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Students tackle vulnerability & 'methodological anxiety' at first LDRn PhD School

During the week of 11 – 15 June 2018, fifteen PhD candidates from Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe gathered for the first annual Law and Development Research Network (LDRn) PhD school, hosted by the Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University, Åbo, Finland. Titled "Vulnerability and Resilience: Questions for the North and South", the week's programme focused on these cross-cutting themes in terms of both …
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Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity: University Centre of Brasília

The Law Faculty of the University Centre of Brasília opens a call for fellowship application under a post-doctoral scheme. The selected candidate who will be attached to the Master's/PhD Program will have the following obligations: Organize two seminars of at least nine hours each per semester. Participate in at least one of the Program's research group. Co-supervise masters' theses.   …
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Call for papers: Bilingual Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies - Law, Governance and Development: Critical and Heterodox Approaches

The myriad legal and policy instruments in the governance of development have shifted and evolved in significant ways in recent years, posing challenges to scholars, policy-makers and practitioners on how to effectively map, analyse and critique their nature and effects. Contributions are being sought (in French and English) for a bilingual Special Issue to explore these questions from heterodox and …
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