Call for Abstracts: The Toronto Group — Toronto, Canada

Osgoode Hall Law School

The Toronto Group for the Study of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law invites the submission of abstracts for the 11th Annual Toronto Group Conference, to be held March 1–2, 2018 at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada.

The 11th annual Toronto Group Conference will ask how international, transnational and comparative law interact: Can or should their distinction be maintained? And, if so, are they conflictual or aligned? In posing these questions, we aim to understand how relations between legal categories can assist in understanding the distribution of rights and responsibilities among actors in global society, and their evolving self-perception, narratives and strategies.


With the continuing turn in legal scholarship toward examining pluralism, informality and hybrid forms of governance and lawmaking, the conference will provide an opportunity for scholars to consider a range of topics on broad themes such as transnational actors operating in international law, comparative approaches to international and transnational law, and the impacts of such legal categories on state and non-state actors, among others. We encourage all proposals relevant to these broad themes from theoretical and practical perspectives, including proposals taking an interdisciplinary approach.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to torontogroupconference[at] by November 5, 2017.

For more information, please see the call for abstracts.

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