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Over 120 researchers and practitioners take part in the 3rd annual conference of the Law and Development Research Network (LDRn)

On 19-21 September 2018, the third annual conference of the Law and Development Research Network (LDRN) was hosted by the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society of Leiden Law School at the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden, The Netherlands. The theme of this edition of the conference, 'Interfaces', highlighted the diverse and interdisciplinary nature of the field of law and development. …
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Save the dates for the next LDRN PhD schools & conferences!

The Law and Development Research Network is pleased to announce the following dates and venues for its next PhD school and annual conferences: 2019 LDRN PhD school: International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands (June 2019 – exact dates to be confirmed) 2019 LDRN annual conference: Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany (25 – 27 September 2019) 2020 LDRN  annual conference: Nelson Mandela University, Port …
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Law and Development Research Network (LDRN) welcomes new partners and members

At the 3rd annual Law and Development Research Network (LDRN) conference, LDRN had the pleasure of officially welcoming eight new institutional partners from Brazil, India and South Africa: Azim Premji University, India Fundação Getulio Vargas - São Paulo Law School, Brazil National Law University, Delhi - Centre for Law, Justice and  Development, India Nelson Mandela University – Department of Public …
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New book series: Elgar Studies in Law, Development and Global Justice

John Harrington (Cardiff University), Celine Tan (University of Warwick) and Wouter Vandenhole (University of Antwerp) - founding members of the Law and Development Research Network - are co-editing a new book series on Law, Development and Global Justice in collaboration with Edward Elgar Publishing.  The series seeks contributions animated by a concern with global, social and gender justice, broadly understood, and …
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New publication: Critical Indigenous Rights Studies

Koen De Feyter (University of Antwerp Faculty of Law, Law and Development Research Group / LDRn executive committee) co-edited Critical Indigenous Rights Studies (2018), together with Giselle Corradi, Ellen Desmet and Katrijn Vanhees, as part of the Routledge Research in Human Rights Law Series. More info
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