Call for Papers
SIRD (Società Italiana per la Ricerca nel Diritto Comparato)
opens an international Call for Papers for Younger Comparatists on
Global Sustainability & Comparative Legal Cultures
Environmental-friendly production, practices and actions to support long-term economic
growth, sustainable consumption, new food patterns, and new policies to save natural resource
and limit pollution, are receiving renewed attention both globally and on a local scale. How do
legal systems consider the Nature’s resilience? How various cultural elements affect sustainability?
How new forms of governance re-shape cultural policies in the Western tradition and elsewhere?
Acknowledging the crucial role of a cross-cultural, comparative approach to global sustainability,
is it possible to promote legal change for a better future, and if so, in which ways?
The 2021 SIRD Call for Papers for Younger Comparatists explores the interaction of
humankind with Earth’s environmental dynamics, to comparatively examine the many pathways
through which legal cultures support and promote Nature’s resilience.
DATE AND VENUE
April 22, 2022, at the Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies
of the University of Milano “La Statale”.
The event is to take place in person, but if the Covid-19 crisis shall still impose
restrictions remote participation will be allowed.
TO WHOM THE CALL FOR PAPERS IS ADDRESSED
This call is addressed to PhD candidates and holders, lecturers, adjunct professors, based
at Italian or foreign Universities.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL
Proposal are received by email (firstname.lastname@example.org ) before April
15, 2021. Please send in an abstract of apx 300 words in Word format (Times New Roman 12),
Jean Monnet Chair - ENFASIS
with essential information about the applicant (Author’s contacts, University affiliation, proposal title).
Selected proposals will receive a notification of acceptance within July 31, 2021.
The deadline for the presentation of a draft paper of no more than 10.000 words with footnotes is February, 1, 2022.
Papers are presented at the event in Italian or English, and must be written in one of these languages.
FEE AND GENERAL ASPECTS
Scientific Council, composed of 5 professors, will select 20 proposals for presentation at the event according to the double-blind peer review.
There is no participation fee for this call.
The three best papers will receive the award of SIRD Younger Comparatists 2022 (400 euro). The award will be announced to the public at the opening of the event.
After the event, selected papers may be considered for publication by SIRD.
The 2021 SIRD Call for Papers for Younger Comparatists is supported by the Jean Monnet Chair ENFASIS (European Novel Foods Agreement and Intercultural Sustainable Systems) held by Prof. Sabrina Lanni, DILHPS of Milan University.
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