Practical information

Where?

The conference days will take place at the University of Antwerp (Belgium), on the Stadscampus in the Antwerp city centre.

When? 

Localizing Human Rights roundtables - 19 - 20 September 2017 (until midday)

Side Event - "Empirical Research in Law and Development: Challenges and Lessons Learned" - 20 September 2017 (afternoon)

Law and Development Research Conference: 21 - 22 September 2017

Costs

conference fee of EUR 150 applies for the Law and Development component (21 - 22 September).

This covers all conference lunches and coffee breaks, a conference dinner (including cultural activity), and the closing reception.

Participants are asked to make their own financial and logistical arrangements for accommodation, flights and visas.

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships are available for participants who are nationals of - and reside  in - the following countries:

Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Vietnam.

Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua,  Peru

Please specify whether you want to apply for a scholarship at the time of submitting your abstract.

Application deadlines

Abstracts for the Law and Development component should be submitted by email to hrdevdays@uantwerpen.be by: 30 April 2017

Abstracts will be selected by: 31 May 2017

Papers (3500 words) should be submitted by: 30 August 2017

Contact

If you have any questions about the Law and Development Research Conference or would like to participate in the side event, please contact hrdevdays@uantwerpen.be

If you are interested in participating in the Localizing Human Rights roundtables, please contact rachelmary.hammonds@uantwerpen.be