The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law (JLP) is devoted to scholarly writing and documentation on all aspects of legal pluralism and unofficial law everywhere in the world and at all times. Published since 1969, first under the title African Law Studies (issues 1-18) it is a refereed, independent, interdisciplinary, international journal. From 2013, the JLP is in volume format (volume 45 onwards).
Since March 2013, the Journal of Legal Pluralism is an official publication of the Commission of Legal Pluralism and is available through the Taylor & Francis group. The three issues per year are available both electronically and in hard copy. Subscriptions to the online version are available at a reduced rate of €31.26 for Commission members and are bundled within the Commission membership fee. A one-year subscription to the print copy of the JLP in addition to the electronic access costs € 53.00 for Commission Members. Institutional subscribers need to go through the Taylor & Francis Group. Please see the JLP's information at the Taylor & Francis website.
For more information please contact the editor-in-chief, Dik Roth: Dik.Roth@wur.nl
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The texts of Numbers 1-56 are also available on the database of HeinOnLine, a subscription website.
Effective March 2013, the Journal of Legal Pluralism is published as an official publication of the Commission of Legal Pluralism and is available through the Taylor & Francis group. There are now three issues per year, available both electronically and in hard copy. Subscriptions to the online version are available at a reduced rate of €31.26 Commission members and are bundled within the Commission membership fee. A one-year subscription to the print copy of the JLP in addition to the electronic access costs € 53.00 for Commission Members. Institutional subscribers need to go through the Taylor & Francis Group. Please see the JLP's information at the Taylor & Francis website here.
Back numbers of African Law Studies and the Journal of Legal Pluralism prior to nr. 48 are available from William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 1285 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14209-1987, United States, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The international Workshop “Denaturalizing Climate Change: Perspectives for critical adaptation research” will be held in Oaxaca, Mexico from September 28 to September 30, 2016. The workshop aims to develop de-colonizing and re-politicizing perspectives on climate change adaptation, de-centering Western perspectives and bringing together critical viewpoints from social research. The deadline to send proposals is January 30, 2016.
The Workshop is organized by Die Junge Akademie (German Young Academy of Scientists) in cooperation with CIESAS Centro de
Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, Mexico and artec Sustainability Research Center, University of Bremen, Germany.
LASSnet Conference, 10-12 December 2016
The fourth edition of the LASSnet conference “Thinking with Evidence: Seeking Certainty, Making Truth” will be hosted by the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance (JNU, Delhi) in collaboration with the National Law University of Delhi (Dwarka), O.P. Jindal Global University (Sonepat) and IIT (Delhi). Date: 10-12 December 2016. Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India.
Abstracts for proposals should be submitted no later than 1 February 2016.
“Setting Forth At Dawn” – a workshop on the Geopolitics and Practices of Writing and Publishing in Africa has announced a call for papers. Deadline for abstracts is 25 January 2016. The workshop is hosted by the College of Law & Governance in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Research & Community Services Jimma University, Ethiopia.
Annual Meeting Law and Society Association, 2-5 June 2016
The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association will be held in New Orleans, June 2-5, 2016. The theme of the meeting is: AT THE DELTA; Belonging, place and visions of law and social change.
The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences is organising its Inter-Congress World anthropologies and privatization of knowledge: engaging anthropology in public in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 4-9 May 2016. The call for papers is now open. Deadline for submission of abstracts is January 31, 2016.
Conference of the Human Rights Integration Network, 9-11 December 2015
On 9-11 December 2015, the Human Rights Integration network organizes an international conference to explore the foundations and implications of human rights fragmentation and integration. The conference will take place in Ghent, Belgium. Registration for the conference is open until 15 November 2015. For more info, check the website
The Latin American Network of Legal Anthropology (RELAJU) held its ninth congress from 30/09/15 to 02/10/15 in Pirenopolis, Brazil with the title “Plural Societies and National States: limits and challenges for the effectiveness of rights”.
For more information see the website of RELAJU (in Portuguese).