Call for Papers: SMU Dedman School of Law’s Workshop for Junior Scholars in Emerging Military Technology [May 27-28, Texas]: Submit by April 15

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Call for Papers

Junior Scholars in Emerging Military Technology Workshop SMU Dedman School of Law Tsai Center for Law, Science and Innovation


Friday and Saturday, May 27-28, 2016


Dallas, Texas


This workshop offers a unique opportunity for junior scholars* writing on the legal, policy, and ethical aspects of military technology to receive detailed commentary on their work from established scholars in a focused workshop setting.

Participants are expected to cover their own travel costs and commit to attend the entire workshop.

SMU will provide hotel accommodations and meals, including an opening reception and workshop dinner.


Eligible junior scholars have seven or fewer years of full-time teaching experience.

Practitioners considering joining the legal academy are eligible to submit. Joint work is eligible so long as all authors are junior scholars.

Only one paper may be submitted by each junior-scholar applicant.

Word Limit

Eligible papers may be works in progress but must be complete drafts of a minimum of 10,000 words and not more than 25,000 words. Papers may not already have been selected for publication or previously published.

Emerging Military Technology Workshop Submission Deadline

15th April, 2016

Submission Procedure

Please submit papers as attachments to an email to Professor Chris Jenks via

The subject of the email should read: Tsai Center Workshop Submission [LAST NAME] In the body of the email, please provide: author[s] name, contact information, affiliation, and title of the paper.

Selection decisions will be made and communicated by the end of April.

Scholars Scheduled to Participate

Includes Professors R.E. Burnett, National Defense University Eric Talbot Jensen, BYU Law School Tim McCormack, Melbourne Law School/US Navy War College Mitch Thornton, SMU Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security Sean Watts, Creighton University Law School.

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