Call for papers: ANJeL, in conjunction with James Cook University Faculty of Law, Business and Creative Arts, will host the 12th ANJeL symposium on Japanese Law on Friday 16 May 2014 in Cairns, co-organised by JCU Associate Prof Justin Dabner. Registration is open to all – please spread the word widely. Whilst the primary focus of the symposium will be on “Japanese Law and Business amidst Bilateral and Regional Free Trade Agreements”, papers on any aspect of Japanese law will be considered. While registration is free, contributions to ANJeL are welcome ($60 recommended, receipts provided). Numbers are also limited, so attendees need to register by 28 February 2014, and submit presentation abstracts by 31 January 2014 via email@example.com. Those interested in presenting a paper are encouraged to submit a short abstract of their work by Friday 31 January 2014. Authors will be notified of their acceptance by 15 February 2014. Note it is possible to attend without presenting. Please see the call for papers notice for more information.
The Kyoto and Tokyo Seminars for 2014 will be held over 10-14 February and 17-18 February 2014, co-organised by ANJeL co-director Luke Nottage. Course credit will be offered via ANJeL core institutions. http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/japanese-law/kyoto-seminar/.
A book based on ANJeL’s 2012 Anniversary Conference is hot off the press from Springer and will tentatively be launched on 11 March 2014, to coincide with the third anniversary of Japan’s Triple Disasters. The book, edited by ANJeL Co-Directors Hitoshi Nasu and Luke Nottage together with Simon Butt, is entitled Asia-Pacific Disaster Management: Comparative and Socio-legal Perspectives. Further news can be found on the Japanese Law blog.
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