Category Archives: Comparative Law

Legal Pluralism – Kunming, China

The Commission on Legal Pluralism holds its next conference, Legal Pluralist Perspectives on Humanity, Development and Cultural Diversity, July 15-23, 2008, in Kunming, China. Continue reading


Islamic Finance – Cambridge, MA

Harvard Law SchoolIslamic Legal Studies ProgramIslamic Finance Project hosts the Eighth Harvard University Forum on Islamic Finance, “Innovation and Authenticity,” April 19-20, 2008, in Cambridge, MA. The call for papers deadline for abstracts was Sept. 1.

Islamic Legal Studies – Cambridge, MA

Harvard’s Islamic Legal Studies Program hosts the second Law of Waqf Conference May 16-18, 2008. The call for papers deadline is September 30, 2007.

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Comparative Legal Systems – Athens, the Hague, Brussels, Istanbul

The Australian Institute of Comparative Legal Systems has four conferences coming up in 2008:

August 30, 2007 Colloquia/Workshops


Steven Dean (Brooklyn Law), The Incomplete Global Market for Tax Information

George Washington

Beate Gsell (Augsburg Law Faculty), Product Liability & Damage to the Product Itself: A Comparison Between Germany and the U.S.


Gerald Magliocca (Indiana-Indianapolis Law)


Chris Guthrie (Vanderbilt Law), Inside the Trial Judge’s Mind

Globalizing Secured Credit Law: Current Problems, New Directions

Globalizing Secured Credit Law:  Current Problems, New Directions, at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California on November 9-10, 2007.

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Corporate Governance – Copenhagen

Copenhagen Conference on Control Enhancing Mechanisms in Corporate Governance, September 18, 2007.

The Centre for Economic and Business Research, the European Corporate Governance Institute, and the Copenhagen Business School are organising a free all-day conference on 18 September 2007 to take stock of the issues of surrounding control enhancing mechanisms and their economic impact at the European level and in international comparison. The conference will use the European Commission’s recently published study as basis for the discussion.