Legal theorists from Central and Eastern Europe will meet in Riga
Madara Marija Ose, PR Officer of the Faculty of Law
The XII Annual Conference of the Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence (CEENJ) entitled "Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2017" is organized by the University of Latvia Faculty of Law with the support of the leading law firms in Latvia – COBALT, Eversheds Bitāns, FORT Legal – and Professor Kārlis Dišlers' Foundation.
CEENJ is an informal network of legal theorists from Central and Eastern Europe with a common goal to analyze and understand fundamental legal problems, theories and concepts that they may have in common. The Conference brings together academics and practitioners in the Central and Eastern European region interested in legal theory, sociology and legal philosophy in order to strengthen cooperation between the participants through exchange of experience and ideas thus strengthening the rule of law. The official language of the conference will be English.
For the second consecutive year, the conference will take place in the Baltics, this time moving north from Lithuania to arrive in Latvia. The conference will take place on September 15 – 16, 2017 in the premises of the Faculty of Law, University of Latvia situated in the very heart of Riga.
All interested legal theorists are kindly invited to submit their application for participation and prepare an abstract of their presentation by May 15, 2017.
Shortly after the conference a special issue of the scientific Journal of the University of Latvia „Law” dedicated to legal theory will be published. Authors participating at the conference will have the opportunity to submit their papers for publication in this special issue. The Journal of the University of Latvia „Law” is indexed in the EBSCO Research Database. For more information on the journal please visit its webpage.
University of Latvia Faculty of Law
Raina Boulevard 19, Riga, Latvia
Conference proceedings are supported by the leading law firms in Latvia –
Law Firm COBALT, Eversheds Bitāns, FORT Legal – and Professor Kārlis Dišlers' Foundation.