Call for Papers: Open University’s Critical Legal Conference [Milton Keynes, Sep 6-8]: Submit by March 7

The 2018 Critical Legal Conference will be held on 6-8 September 2018 at The Open University in Milton Keynes, with a postgraduate workshop taking place on the afternoon of 5th September.

Theme

Drawing inspiration from the visions, strategies and conflicts that engendered the creation of Milton Keynes, as well as The Open University which was created at the same time and indelibly marks the history of the city, CLC 2018 will encompass the theme of regeneration.

In all instances of regeneration are tensions between new and existing socio-cultural visions and strategies, and the laws, regulations and forms of standardization that seek to govern the pace and nature of regeneration in a given space and time.

Equally there can often be a lack of legal attention and intervention where sometimes it is demanded, as well as forms of de-regulation that seek to attenuate the role and authority of law in favour of, for example, innovation.

Regeneration as a concept or material implementation indelibly marks the notion of what it means to be ‘always under construction’ and therefore the relations that process both creates and destroys.

Dates

Thursday, September 6, 2018 – 09:00 to Saturday, September 8, 2018 – 17:00

Location

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Call for Abstracts

We invite proposals for streams to the 2018 Critical Legal Conference hosted by the Open University Law School within the theme of regeneration.

Proposals should contain the title of the stream, the names and contact details of the convenor(s), and a short outline of the stream that does not exceed 500 words. Please send all stream proposals to OULS-CLC2018@open.ac.uk.

The closing date for streams is the 7th March 2018. Submitters will be notified within a few days of the deadline and the call for papers will open in mid-March.

Registration

Registration for CLC 2018 will open in spring 2018. Information about conference fees and the conference dinner will be available prior to registration opening.

Contact

For an queries, send an email to ouls-clc2018@open.ac.uk.

For more information, visit the official site by clicking here.

 

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