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The British Association for Canadian Studies Legal Studies Group (BACS/LSG) aims to promote education, learning and research, and the general dissemination of knowledge in the field of legal studies with a particular focus on Anglo-Canadian issues. In order to achieve these aims, the group organises regular scholarly international conferences with a comparative legal theme.

Convenor: Dr Bela Chatterjee, University of Lancaster. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Further details about group activities can be found on their website. Please note, however, that information on the 2009 annual conference is out of date, and the correct version appears below.

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Call for Papers – BACS/LSG Conference 2009

St Anne’s College, University of Oxford 28–30 March 2009

‘Being, Becoming and Belonging: Multiculturalism, Diversity and Social Inclusion in Modern Canada’

Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Madam Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella

The British Association for Canadian Studies (BACS) in association with the BACS Legal Studies Group (LSG) is pleased to announce that the 2009 annual conference will take place on 28–30 March 2009. The final day of the conference, March 30th 2009, will be devoted to a special focus on Anglo-Canadian legal issues, encompassing questions of Human Rights, Religion, Civil Society and Democratisation in relation the key themes of Multiculturalism, Diversity and Social Inclusion. The legal conference themes are to be construed broadly, and papers may relate to any or all of the following themes: Peace and Security; Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights; Managing Diversity. Papers are welcomed in French or English from any disciplinary/interdisciplinary approach addressing these key issues - please send expressions of interest and/or abstracts by 31 December 2008 to Professor Jane Wright, University of Essex: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Expressions of interest from postgraduate students and/or practitioners are particularly welcome, however, the organisers regret that they are unable to assist with travel and accommodation costs.


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