I am delighted to issue a Call for Papers for the company law subject section at the Society of Legal Scholars’ Annual Conference 2013, to be held at the University of Edinburgh next September. The company law stream will be in section B, which meets from Thursday 5th September at 11.30 through to Friday 6th September, 3.30pm. The theme of the conference this year is “Britain in Europe, Europe in Britain”, although papers falling outside of this theme are equally welcome.
Company law, which includes areas in corporate governance, theory and business history, is a key area for academic research, particularly within this protracted period of financial crisis. Company law, broadly defined, underpins many areas of social and economic life and with this in mind papers which embrace other disciplines, particularly labour law (broadly defined) would be especially welcomed. The labour law convenor and I hope to have some joint sessions with the labour law stream in the conference, should appropriate papers be offered.
If you are interested in participating, please send your expressions of interest with the title and a few indicative lines (up to 300 words) by 4 March 2013 to Lorraine Talbot firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions are welcomed from established academics and post graduate researchers alike.
If your paper is accepted, speakers are required to submit their abstract to the Paperbank by the end of July. Speakers are encouraged to submit a written paper to the Paperbank in good time so that they can be read by stream members before the presentations and so that they may be considered for the Best Paper Prize. Please let me know whether you have offered a paper in another section to avoid clashes in the programme later down the line.
I have been asked to remind you that speakers should register and pay for the conference fee in the normal way. Many thanks for your anticipated contribution, with best wishes, Lorraine Talbot, subject section convenor in company law, Warwick University.
The Society's Annual Conference in 2015 will be held on 1 - 4 September at the University of York. Further details are available here.