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2019 Annual International Conference TRANSITIONS OF LEGAL SYSTEMS: 30 YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL

Skopje, North Macedonia
Organization: Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje
Categories: Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2019-11-08 to 2019-11-09 Abstract Due: 2019-06-30

The Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University- Skopje, is announcing a Call for Papers for its Annual International Conference. The 2019 conference topic is “Transitions of Legal Systems: 30 Years after the fall of the Berlin Wall”.Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin wall, Europe has significantly changed. The ideas of protection of human rights, democracy and legal security are the cornerstones of any modern legal system in Central and Eastern European countries. The fall of the wall also changed the face of the European Communities and initiated new processes of integration and transition. While some countries in Europe represent the best practice of transitioning from one into another legal, political and economic reality, others are still struggling with their past and have not yet managed to accommodate to the new legal standards, economic system and political democracy.

Topics to be covered include, amongst others
Access to Justice in Democratic Societies
Critical Overview of Comparative Legal Systems
Legal regulation of economies in Transition
Trends in investor-state dispute settlement
Legal Education, Science and Research in Transition – The Role of Legal
Education and Research in a Modern Society?
Law and Media
Perspectives on Crime and Criminal Justice
New Concepts of Administrative Law and Public Administration
Constitutions in Transition
The Fundamental Freedoms (free movement of goods, services, capital and
persons) and their implementation
Protection of Human Rights in Democratic Societies
Industrial democracy, trade union pluralism and protection of human rights in
the workplace
The International Relations in Transition
Property, its Transfer and Protection in Democratic Societies
Our conference seeks to explore the different paths of transition selected and implemented across the continent. To facilitate a multi-disciplinary dialogue between scholars from social sciences, we encourage papers that also concentrate on best practices and lessons learned during the transition. Authors are invited to submit papers on any subject related to and within the scope of the Conference topic. Submissions from academics, researchers and practitioners at any stage of their career, including PhD students, will be accepted. The language of the conference is English.

 

All submissions will be peer reviewed by an International Academic Committee
of the Conference. Selected papers will be published in a special issue of the Iustinianus
Primus Law Review (http://lawreview.pf.ukim.edu.mk/Aboutus.php) a peer reviewed
journal of the Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty, indexed in EBSCO.

http://pf.ukim.edu.mk/home-about-us/

conference@pf.ukim.edu.mk

Vangel Dokovski