Call for Papers

This workshop aims to bring together postgraduate students from Australia and New Zealand who are researching topics relating to Vietnamese legal studies.

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Researching and Writing: Vietnamese Legal Change

10:00am - 3:00pm, Tuesday 16 August 2016
Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton 3053

Hosted by the Asian Law Centre at the Melbourne Law School and Asia-Pacific Business Regulation Group at Monash University

The Asian Law Centre at the Melbourne Law School and the Asia-Pacific Business Regulation Group in the Department of Business Law at Monash University will host the 5th biennial Vietnamese Legal Studies Graduate Student Workshop, “Researching and Writing: Vietnamese Legal Change”, on Tuesday 16 August, 2016.

WORKSHOP AIMS

This Workshop aims to bring together postgraduate students from Australia and New Zealand who are researching topics relating to Vietnamese legal studies.  It will provide students with a supportive, collegial atmosphere and the opportunity to meet students with similar interests.  Students will benefit from feedback received from their peers and selected academic experts in the field, including Professor John Gillespie (Monash University) and Professor Pip Nicholson (University of Melbourne). Dr Bui Ngoc Son, currently based at the National University of Singapore will join us for the day.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Postgraduate students from Australia and New Zealand are invited to present papers on a topic specifically related to their current research.  Students are invited to present papers for a maximum of 15-20 minutes on a topic specifically related to their current postgraduate research.

If you would like to present a paper at this conference, please request an application form from law-alc@unimelb.edu.au.

Applicants will be required to submit a completed application form and forward a 1,500 word précis (summary) of your paper to law-alc@unimelb.edu.au by Wednesday 20 July 2016.

You will be advised if your paper has been accepted by Friday 29 July 2016.

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

Postgraduate students attending the Workshop are expected to organise their own travel and accommodation. Suggested accommodation includes:

Plum Apartments (500M from the Melbourne Law School)
Address: 528 Swanston Street, Carlton
Rate:  $115 per night for a studio apartment (limited twin share rooms available)
$120 per night for a studio apartment with internet
Bookings: 1300 669 629
Email: reservations@plumapartments.com.au

Mercure Melbourne Therry Street (650M from the Melbourne Law School)
Address: 43 Therry Street, Melbourne
Rate: $160 per night (limited twin share rooms available), breakfast an additional $17 per person
Bookings: Ms. Sonia Vickers, Revenue & Sales Manager, 03 9637 6610
Email: sales@mercuretherrystreet.com.au

FUNDING

A contribution (up to A$250.00) towards the cost of travel to Melbourne may be available for interstate postgraduate students who wish to attend the Workshop.  If you would like to apply for such funding, please complete this section on the application form.

ENQUIRIES

Please email the Asian Law Centre at law-alc@unimelb.edu.au for an application form and for any queries you may have.

More Information

Asian Law Centre

03 8344 6847