Peter A Allard School of Law

The 25th Annual UBC Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Conference

Event Description

Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia is proud to invite graduate students from all disciplines to participate in the 25th UBC Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Graduate Conference.

The Conference allows graduate students and junior scholars to showcase their research, discuss ideas, receive feedback on works in progress, and network with peers.

We strongly encourage innovative thought and research. Below is a non-exhaustive list of expected presentation topic areas, including (but not limited to):

Criminal law, criminalization, criminal justice, abolition, penal reform;

Environmental law, climate justice, climate emergency, food resiliency;

Feminist theory, queer theory, critical race theory, intersectionalities, coalitional spaces;

Indigenous law and theory, anti-colonial studies, TWAIL;

Law and economics;

Law and literature, law and the humanities, language and the law;

Law and public health;

Law and public policy;

Private law, ESG principles, business and human rights;

Public international law, transnational law and human rights;

Social justice, movement lawyering, advocacy and the law;

Socio-legal studies; and

Technology and the law.

All participants must register and pay the $125 (CAD) conference registration fee by March 11, 2024. Those who wish to attend the optional welcome dinner on the evening of May 2, 2024 must also pay an additional $75 (CAD) at the time of registration. 

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