Commission on Legal Pluralism - conference and course at University of Ottawa, August 2018

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Next biennial course and conference of the Commission on Legal Pluralism: 17-24 August 2018, Ottawa, Canada:

Citizenship, legal pluralism and governance in the age of globalization

The University of Ottawa has graciously offered to host the Legal Pluralism conference and course in August of 2018. The conference will take place from 22 to 24 August 2018, as usual preceded by our course from 17 to 20 August. Please mark these dates in your calendar!

The theme of the conference is ‘Citizenship, Legal Pluralism and Governance in the Age of Globalization’. Please find here an overview of all accepted panels, as well as the Call for Papers. Paper abstracts can be submitted until 31 January 2018 . During the conference we will award a prize for the best paper by a young scholar. Please have a look at Young Scholar Best Paper Award | Commission on Legal Pluralism | knowledge and understanding of legal pluralism for the criteria, feel free to submit a paper or encourage your colleagues to do so.

Prior to the conference, we will organise an international course, covering theories, knowledge and methodologies of legal pluralism. If you are interested in learning more about the course, please have a look here!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at We are hoping to see many of you in Ottawa in August of 2018!