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Call For Special Issue Proposals Canadian Journal of Law and Society Revue Canadienne Droit et Société

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Call For Special Issue Proposals
September 18,2012

Call For Special Issue Proposals Canadian Journal of Law and Society Revue Canadienne Droit et Société

In addition to publishing two regular issues a year featuring top socio-legal scholarship from around the world, the Canadian Journal of Law and Society/ Revue Canadienne Droit et Société is interested in publishing one special issue each year.  We are currently seeking proposals for a special issue to be published in 2014.

Proposals should briefly outline the overall focus of the special issue and suggest a preliminary list of authors and articles.  A brief biography of the editor or editors is also required.

Special issues will be subject to rigorous peer review and, as such, we can not guarantee that every article submitted as part of a special issue will be published.  We will work closely with editors on this decision making process.

Proposals should be submitted to cjls_rcds@carleton.ca. The deadline for proposals is December 15 2012.  All proposals received by that date will be reviewed by the editorial board.  A decision will be made by February 1 2013.

We invite proposals on a wide range of socio-legal topics from scholars around the world.  CJLS/RCDS is a bilingual journal and welcomes proposals and special issues in either French or English.  Special issues can also contain a blend of French and English articles.

Should you have any questions with regards to special issue proposals please do not hesitate to contact a member of our editorial team or visit the journal website at http://www.acds-clsa.org/en/canadian_journal_law_society.cfm.

CLSA Mid Winter Meeting

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CLSA Mid Winter Meeting
November 8,2010

Toronto, February 4-5, 2011

The upcoming Mid-Winter meeting will take place at U of Toronto on Fri Feb 4 and Sat Feb 5.   The mid-winter meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity for members to get together, discuss professional and intellectual issues and socialize in a small, informal context.  All presentations will be on Fri Feb 4 and the Board meeting on Sat Feb 5.  (Board members are asked to attend since this is the main Board meeting of the year.)

 

Mariana Valverde at Toronto is handling logistics for the meeting so please contact her (m.valverde@utoronto.ca) if you have any logistical issues.  Dwight Newman at Saskatchewan (Dwight.newman@usask.ca) is handling the program for presentation of research/other socio-legal issues and should be contacted on anything re the research program.  Please confirm your attendance to Dwight by Dec 15.  At this point we are looking for people interested in presenting a paper on socio-legal research work in progress; presenting in any format on teaching socio-legal studies;  forming a panel on socio-legal research issues; or more generally presenting on socio-legal issues in any creative format.  Graduate students are also encouraged to participate and present, so please pass on the invitation to relevant grad programs.  Please indicate as soon as possible and in any case not later than Dec 15 if you are interested in presenting in some manner in one of the sessions on Friday Feb 4 (which may be important to some to be able to claim for conference travel) – if you have an idea for this, please consider indicating a working title for a proposed presentation (though changes in title at the start of your presentation are encouraged per long traditions of the occasion’s informality) or any creative idea, and Dwight will work those into a research program for the Friday.  Kindly note that you will need to have an up-to-date membership on file before you will be included in the program, so please ensure you have registered as a member through http://www.acds-clsa.org/

More details to follow later with full schedule.
 

Mariana Valverde & Dwight Newman

Future CLSA Meetings

Tue, 2013-01-08 12:20 -- admin

Future CLSA Meetings
October 10,2011
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CLSA Mid-Winter Meeting, 2012. Call for Papers

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CLSA Mid-Winter Meeting, 2012. Call for Papers
October 11,2011

Ottawa, 27-28 January 2012.

Canadian Law and Society Association

Mid-Winter conference and meeting

January 27-28th, 2012

University of Ottawa

 

 

The Canadian Law and Society Association’s (CLSA’s) Mid-Winter meeting will take place at the University of Ottawa on January 27th and 28th, 2012 and will be co-hosted by the Justice Studies and Research Laboratory at the University of Ottawa. The mid-winter meeting provides an opportunity for members to get together to discuss professional and intellectual issues in a small, informal context. All presentations will be held on Friday, January 27th, 2012 and the Board meeting will be on Saturday, January 28th, 2012. (Board members are asked to attend since this is the main Board meeting of the year.)

 

Please confirm your attendance with Marie-Ève Sylvestre (marie-eve.sylvestre@uottawa.ca) or Dominique Robert (dominque.robert@uottawa.ca) by December 15th, 2011. Please contact Maritza Felices-Luna (maritza.felices.luna@uottawa.ca) for presentation submissions and details regarding the program.

 

We invite presentations relating to any ongoing socio-legal research, although we are particularly interested in presentations dealing with issues of social justice in the context of the current sociopolitical-economic climate. This includes papers that examine the federal government’s current law-and-order campaign from a variety of perspectives, such as those that discuss public policy with respect to the recent omnibus crime bill or that highlight Canada’s social justice community as it works to resist this agenda. Graduate students are also encouraged to participate and present; so please pass on the invitation to relevant graduate programs.

 

Please indicate as soon as possible, and no later than December 15th, 2011, if you are interested in presenting in some manner in one of the sessions on Friday, January 27th, 2012. Please indicate a working title for a proposed presentation (though changes in the title at the start of your presentation are encouraged as per long traditions of the occasion’s informality) or any creative idea, and we will develop a research program for the Friday. Kindly note that you will need to have an up-to-date membership on file before you will be included in the program, so please ensure you have registered as a member through http://www.acds-clsa.org

 

More details to follow later with full schedule.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Legal History Panels for CLSA 2012 / DÉCLARATIONS D’INTÉRÊT: Sessions de l’histoire et du droit 2012

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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Legal History Panels for CLSA 2012 / DÉCLARATIONS D’INTÉRÊT: Sessions de l’histoire et du droit 2012
October 19,2011
 

The 2012 Canadian Law and Society Association meeting, to be held on 27-29 May, will overlap with the meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, to be held 28-30 May. Both meetings will be part of Congress 2012, to be hosted by the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University. Although the theme for the general CLSA program has not been set and the call for papers has not yet been issued, it seems like a good opportunity to create some bridges between these two associations. There may be a possibility of arranging the CLSA programme on 27 May so as to make it easier for those planning to attend the CHA meeting to participate in the CLSA meeting as well. It also might be possible to offer sessions co-hosted by the two associations.

 

The CHA recently called for papers with a deadline of 19 October. It has been CLSA’s practice not to require paper proposals until the end of January, when the CHA’s program will already be fixed. Given this situation, it would be very helpful if those who are contemplating submitting legal history proposals to the CLSA meeting were to send early expressions of interest, so that we can try to coordinate the two programmes. Therefore, if you are interested in a) submitting a legal history paper or a full panel to the CLSA meeting; or b) participating in a session co-hosted by CLSA and CHA (which might occur any time between 27 and 30 May), would you please advise the CLSA’s programme coordinator of your intentions before 31 October. Please do indicate as well whether you plan to attend the CLSA meeting, the CHA meeting, or both.

 

Again, to be clear, this is a call for expressions of interest in finding some points for connection between the CLSA annual meeting program and the CHA's annual meeting.  The call for papers for the CLSA annual meeting will appear in November.

 

The CLSA’s programme coordinator for 2012 is Lyndsay Campbell (University of Calgary), who may be reached at lyndsay@iii.ca or 403.220.8889.

 

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La conférence annuelle de l’Association canadienne droit et société (ACDS) aura lieu à l’Université de Waterloo et l’Université Wilfred Laurier les 27 au 29 mai  2012.  Cette année, il y aura un chevauchement entre cette conférence et celle de la Société historique du Canada (SHC).   Le thème du programme n’ayant pas encore été déterminé et l’appel à communication n’a pas encore été circuler.  Nous le considérons donc cette conférence comme un moment propice de créer des liens entre ces deux organismes.  Ce serait possible, par exemple, d’organiser une journée ou une série de sessions consacrée au ‘droit et histoire.’ Ceci permettrait aux participants et participantes des deux organisations d’assister toutes les sessions qui s’adressent aux chercheur-E-s qui travaillent à l’intersection du droit et de l’histoire.

 

Noter, svp, que ce n’est qu’une demande de déclaration d’intérêt pour forger des ponts entre l’ACDS et la SHC durant leurs réunions annuelles respectives.

 

L’appel à communication générale pour l’ACDS sera circulé d’ici la mi-novembre. 

 

En bref (1) si vous croyez soumettre à l’ACDS une proposition individuelle ou un panel entier, qui se situe aux points de rencontre de l’histoire et du droit, ou (2) si vous aimeriez participer aux sessions de l’ACDS et de la SHC comme hôtes conjoints (qui se dérouleront entre le 27 et le 30 mai), veuillez, svp, aviser Lyndsay Campbell  (University of Calgary) au lyndsay@iii.ca ou au 403.220.8889.   En effet, pour toutes questions concernant les réunions de l’ACDS, veuillez contacter Lyndsay, qui est la coordonnatrice du programme cette année.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: CSA Cross Listing.

Tue, 2013-01-08 12:17 -- admin

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: CSA Cross Listing.
October 20,2011
 

The Canadian Sociological Association has contacted us to see if we would be interested in "cross-listing" any of our sessions with them at Congress. Some of our panels could be listed in the programme for the CSA (and vice versa), to encourage contact between the societies and the development of new perspectives. The CSA has asked that we let them know, before October 30, of any sessions we anticipate holding that we would like to cross-list. (Our meeting will run from 27-29 May and theirs from 29 May to 1 June.) If you are interested in having your panel or session cross-listed with the CSA, please contact the programme coordinator, Lyndsay Campbell (lyndsay@iii.ca;             403.220.8889      ) before October 31.

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