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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Call for Papers

The Sixth Biennial Conference on the Law of Obligations (“Obligations VI”) will be hosted by Western Law on July 18-20, 2012 (in 16 months’ time) in London, Ontario.   

The theme of the conference is 'Challenging Orthodoxy’.  Scholars working in the fields of
contract, tort, unjust enrichment, equity or private law theory are invited to submit proposals for papers addressing the conference theme. The theme is intended to encourage scholars to question some of the common law’s established rules and approaches and to propose novel solutions to old problems.

Presenters whose offers of papers are accepted will be expected to meet their own travel and accommodation costs. The conference will be held at the world-class Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre and rooms will be available at a rate of $125 a night plus taxes.

If you would like to offer a paper, please submit a working title and an abstract (of no more than 350 words) by email to Jason Neyers (jneyers@uwo.ca) before May 13, 2011. Papers will be selected on the basis of engagement with the conference theme and fit with other papers being presented at the conference, as well as on the basis of quality and originality.

Junior scholars and those currently engaged in graduate degrees in law are encouraged to apply.

More information is available at: http://www.law.uwo.ca/TortLaw/ObligationsVI.html.


Jason Neyers, Stephen Pitel & Erika Chamberlain
Conference Convenors

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