06 March 2012

NOTICE: Doing, Funding, Teaching – Socio-legal Scholarship

Doing, Funding, Teaching – Socio-legal Scholarship
 
The SLSA is delighted to announce a trio of one-day conferences on doing, funding and teaching socio-legal scholarship. All three events will take place in London in 2012.

Doing socio-legal research: empirical challenges and solutions: 13 March 2012, Nuffield Foundation. Organisers: Linda Mulcahy This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Amanda Perry-Kessaris This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Funding socio-legal research: 14 May 2012, Nuffield Foundation. Organisers: Rosemary Hunter This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Anne Barlow This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Teaching socio-legally: socio-legal studies in the law curriculum: 31 October 2012, venue to be confirmed. Organisers: Penny English This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Chris Ashford This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NOTICE: Economy Transdisciplinary Cognition International Conference

Note that the '4th Economy Transdisciplinarity Cognition International Conference' will take place in Bacau, Romania from 17-18 May 2012:
 
The Conference general theme is Theoretical and methodological practical challenges for the economic-juridical-administrative continuum, organized by George Bacovia University in Bacau, Romania, together with the Cooperative-Commercial University of Moldova, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, Poltava University of Economics and Trade, Ukraine and Bacovia Foundation from Bacau, Romania.

The Conference will be a good opportunity to enhance our collaboration in the academic field, share the results of our research, exchange information, experiences and ideas, and enlarge our knowledge horizon.

Additional information is available at the Conference website.

UPDATE: Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop



The 11th Annual Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop 
at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law
May 23 - 25, 2012 


The workshop has moved from Chicago to Los Angeles     

The Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop is designed for law school faculty, political science faculty and graduate students interested in learning about empirical research. Leading empirical scholars Lee Epstein and Andrew Martin teach the workshop and provide the formal training necessary to design, conduct, and assess empirical studies and use statistical software (Stata) to analyze and manage data.

Participants need no background or knowledge of statistics to enroll in the workshop.
  

Instructor  Lee Epstein,
Provost Professor and Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law and Political Science at University of Southern California, is a leading empirical legal scholar and a Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has co-organized and co-led this annual empirical scholarship workshop for the past ten years.

Instructor Andrew Martin,
Professor of Law and Political Science, and Director of the Center for Empirical Research in the Law at Washington University, specializes in political methodology and has written widely on American political institutions, including the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals. He has co-organized and co-taught the empirical scholarship workshop with Professor Epstein for the last ten years.

Hotel:

Special hotel rate for workshop participants is available at the JW Marriott Hotel, located within the new LA Live complex, right next to the Staples Center.

Click here to book your hotel JW Marriott 

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