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Call for participation: Researching administrative power workshop

Researching administrative power The dramatic Grenfell Tower fire in London in 2017 illustrates poignantly the need to articulate specific administrative fields (fire inspections, building material regulation, poverty alleviation, housing, financial support to vulnerable communities) and to develop responses across the administrative system (regulation, accountability, learning from past mistakes). Rule-making and implementation of administrative decisions are indeed becoming embedded in … Continue reading

Call for papers: Identity, Security, Democracy: Challenges for Public Law

By Carol Harlow The International Society of Public Law (ICON.S) has recently opened an initiative to gain a higher profile for administrative law within the relatively new organisation. In connection with this, a group headed by Joana Mendes, Professor of Comparative Administrative Law in the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance at the University of … Continue reading

Call for papers: Welfare conditionality

Welfare Conditionality welcomes proposals for papers from those working within and beyond the social sciences on any aspects of welfare conditionality and associated debates for an international conference, Welfare Conditionality: Principles, Practices and Perspectives, to be held at the University of York on 26-28 June 2018. Welfare conditionality makes access to collective public welfare benefits … Continue reading

CAROA 2017: A Caribbean cocktail, stirred but not shaken, on the island of Bonaire

By Nick O’Brien As reported with anticipation in the Curacao Chronicle and other local media on 8 June 2017, the Caribbean Ombudsman Association (CAROA) held its ninth biennial conference on the island of Bonaire in the Dutch Antilles the following week between 11-15 June 2017. The theme of the conference was ‘The Ombudsman – A … Continue reading

Deadline looms for new SLSA Stream: Social rights, citizenship and the welfare state

By Ciara Fitzpatrick The establishment of this new stream at the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference (on 5-7 April 2017, at Newcastle University) reflects the prevalence of current debates on social rights, citizenship, and the welfare state. The convenors consider that there is no area of law more closely aligned with the social and the … Continue reading