Thursday, August 13, 2009
CALL FOR PAPERS: Legal Empowerment and Customary Law
The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Development at Leiden University (VVI) are seeking submissions for an edited volume on the links between customary legal systems and legal empowerment, particularly on how engagement with customary legal systems may promote legal empowerment. The publication aims to enhance knowledge and understanding among academics, policymakers, and donors regarding the functioning of customary legal systems, and in particular their strengths and weaknesses, as tools for legal empowerment.
Send a brief biography and an abstract of no more than 300 words by 15 September 2009. [more information]