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Time: 10.00am - 6.00pm
Venue: Room 3034, Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7LB
The Law Department of Kingston University, with the support of the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), will host a full-day interdisciplinary workshop, which aims to disseminate the research findings of both established and emerging scholars, as well as advanced graduate students that specialise in legal reforms and political challenges brought about by ‘populist' governments in contemporary Latin America.
To that end, researchers from law and social sciences will come together to exchange perspectives and collectively think about their impact upon national legal frameworks, regional organisations (Mercosur, Pacific Alliance), and the role of Latin American countries on the global stage (EU, Brexit, Global South).
Call for Papers
The selection committee welcomes individual paper proposals that reflect innovative and emerging research on legal reforms and political challenges and populism within the region of Latin America. We welcome papers that engage or interpret any of the following thematic yet broadly defined topics: politics; regional integration (inter alia, Mercosur, Pacific Alliance, UNASUR); constitutional reforms; legal reforms; economics; civil society, minorities, and social movements; human rights and violence; policing and the military; associated theoretical debates concerning, but not limited to, democratisation, governance, historiography, participation, and justice.
Submissions should be suitable for 15/20-minute presentations.
Please direct your enquiries and submit your final Individual paper proposals with a title and abstract of no more than 300 words to conference organisers Dr Mauro Pucheta (email@example.com) and/or Dr Daliany Jerónimo Kersh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deadline: 3rd April 2020.
Booking is essential to attend this event.
For further information about this event:
Contact: Dr Mauro Pucheta
Directions to Room 3034, Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7LB:
Dr Mauro Pucheta