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Fifth annual LDRN conference | Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (hosted online) | 24 – 26 November 2021

November 24, 2021 - November 26, 2021

The fifth annual conference of the Law and Development Research Network (LDRN) – “Beyond the Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities for Law and Development” – will be hosted online by the Nelson Mandela University Faculty of Law, South Africa, on 24 – 26 November 2021.

Download the call for papers here!

The conference will be organized along two tracks: one general conceptual track, and one thematic track. In the thematic track,seven sub-streams are proposed:  (1) governance, human rights, and the rule of law ; (2) global health and access to health care services; (3) environment, sustainable development and climate change; (4) the law of the sea and development; (5) land; (6) human mobility and social protection; (7) international economic law and development finance.

The deadline for abstracts and panel proposals is 15 September, and selection decisions will be communicated by 15 October.

Further information will be made available on the conference website as from mid-August. In the meantime, further questions can be addressed to the organizers at LDRNConference [at] mandela (dot) ac (dot) za

We look forward to seeing you there!


November 24, 2021
November 26, 2021
Event Category:


South Africa


Nelson Mandela University
Law and Development Research Network