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International Conference ' Development of Russian Law-VIII: Legal Policy, Perspectives of the Rule-of-Law and Market Economy in Russia '

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The Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki in cooperation with the Higher School of Economics is pleased to announce the consecutive conference in Development of Russian Law, which will take place in Helsinki on October 23-24, 2015. This conference continues the series of workshops, seminars, and conferences in Russian law, organized by the Faculty of Law since 2008. This annual event is devoted to discussions of the new and important topics within the field of Russian law and legal studies. This year’s focus is on legal policy and economic crisis in the context of the rule-of-law state and market economy in Russia and we encourage submissions of individual papers and full panels in the following themes:

1)    Rule-of-law in Russia in the context of Ukrainian crisis;

2)    Legal policies and market economy in the situation of economic crisis;

3)    Business law and arbitrazh courts reform;

4)    Legal policies, sanctions and market economy: implications for international and home businesses;

5)    Migration policies: new immigration laws and the labour market;

6)    Welfare state and market economy: social security law reform;

7)    Legal and business ethics;

8)    Economic costs of crime.

We welcome legal researchers from across disciplines to join our discussions of Russian law. We especially encourage younger scholars and graduate students to apply. The conference utilizes the bottom-up approach as to call for papers: Any topic within the sphere of Russian law which is considered important and/or crucial for the development of Russian law and legal studies by the applicant is welcome to be submitted as a proposal for conference participation.

The working language of the conference is English. All presentations and discussions are held in this language.

For individual paper submissions, please, include:

  • Name;
  • Affiliation;
  • Contact information;
  • Title of your talk;
  • Abstract (200-400 words).

For session proposals, please, include:

Title of your session;

  • Organiser’s name, affiliation and contact information;
  • Session’s Chair and Discussant;
  • Session abstract (400 words);
  • Each presenter’s name. affiliation and contact information;
  • Each presenter’s title and abstract (100 words).

The proposals shall be sent to: katti-admin@helsinki.fi with the mention of Development of Russian Law-VIII in the subject matter by 1 September 2015.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Marianna Muravyeva, marianna.muravyeva@helsinki.fi