First Asian Conference on Politics, Economics and Law (ACPEL) 2013

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  • The Inter­na­tional Aca­d­e­mic Forum (IAFOR) in con­junc­tion with its global part­ners is proud to announce the First Asian Con­fer­ence on Pol­i­tics, Eco­nom­ics and Law (ACPEL), to be held from Novem­ber 21 – 24 2013 in the great city of Osaka, Japan.

    Con­fer­ence Theme

    Polit­i­cal Gov­er­nance, Legal Struc­tures and Eco­nomic Sus­tain­abil­ity

    Come to the inau­gural ACPEL 2013, to engage in chal­leng­ing inter­dis­ci­pli­nary dis­cus­sion cen­ter­ing on the lat­est ideas and research find­ing in Pol­i­tics, Eco­nom­ics and Law. This year’s Con­fer­ence ses­sions will be wide-​ranging, cov­er­ing both pol­icy and research. It will bring together experts and lead­ers from the aca­d­e­mic and busi­ness world to address key con­tem­po­rary issues in these social sci­ences, by both reflect­ing on the recent past, and look­ing for­ward; to exchange ideas, and share research find­ings in the excit­ing envi­ron­ment of Osaka, Japan.

    This year’s theme invites schol­ars from their dif­fer­ent research back­grounds and from a vari­ety of dis­ci­pli­nary approaches, to look at the con­fer­ence theme of trust, and its role in the rela­tions between indi­vid­u­als, com­mu­ni­ties, and soci­eties, to include ques­tions of gov­ern­ment, and gov­er­nance in both the pub­lic and pri­vate sphere, and the role trust plays in the cre­ation of a sus­tain­able future.

    ABMC/​ACPEL Keynote Speaker

    Yozo Yokota

    Pro­fes­sor Yozo Yokota is an inter­na­tion­ally renowned jurist and diplo­mat, who hasex­ten­sively advised the United Nations, most notably as their spe­cial rap­por­teur on Myan­mar. He is cur­rently Pres­i­dent of the Japan­ese Cen­ter for Human Rights.

    Con­fer­ence Topics

    ACPEL 2013 encour­ages sub­mis­sions within Pol­i­tics, Eco­nom­ics and Law, and across a vari­ety of related dis­ci­plines and fields. The fol­low­ing themes have been sug­gested by the pro­gramme advis­ers for your consideration:

    Pol­i­tics Streams ℗

    • Polit­i­cal Par­tic­i­pa­tion and Representation
    • Gov­er­nance, Insti­tu­tions and Pub­lic Policy
    • Gen­der, Sex­u­al­ity and Politics
    • Polit­i­cal Econ­omy, Wel­fare and Labour
    • Inter­na­tional Gov­er­nance, Con­flict and Development
    • Polit­i­cal Theory
    • Mul­ti­cul­tur­al­ism
    • Human Rights
    • Social Move­ments

    Eco­nom­ics Streams (E)

    Streams arranged under the JEL codes

    Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Streams (ID)

    • Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Law, Eco­nom­ics and Politics
    • Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Law and Politics
    • Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Law and Economics
    • Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Pol­i­tics and Economics

    Law Streams (L)

    • Civil Law and the Court
      Includ­ing: Torts, Equity and Suc­ces­sion, Court Man­age­ment, Judi­cial Admin­is­tra­tion, Civil Pro­ce­dure, and Civil Litigation
    • Inter­na­tional Law: Con­tem­po­rary Issues and Solu­tions
      Includ­ing: Pub­lic Inter­na­tional Law, Laws of Armed Con­flict and Inter­na­tional Human­i­tar­ian Law, Law of Inter­na­tional Trade, Legal Issues in Inter­na­tional Devel­op­ment, The Law of the Sea, Inter­na­tional Treaties and Con­ven­tions, United Nations Char­ter, Glob­al­i­sa­tion and Gov­er­nance, Ter­ror­ism and Inter­na­tional Law, The Law of the World Trade Organ­i­sa­tion, Indige­nous Peo­ples and Inter­na­tional Law, Pri­vate Inter­na­tional Law, Inter­na­tional Trade Law, and Refugee and Asy­lum Law
    • Cor­po­rate and Com­mer­cial Law
      Includ­ing: Reg­u­la­tory Regimes and the Global Econ­omy, Cred­i­tors’ Reme­dies and Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion, Rev­enue Law, Com­mer­cial Trans­ac­tions, Com­pe­ti­tion Law, Insur­ance Law, Cor­po­rate Gov­er­nance in Con­text: Legal and Eth­i­cal Issues, Sports and Media Law, Cor­po­rate Gov­er­nance and Direc­tors Duties, Share­hold­ers’ Reme­dies, Inter­na­tional Busi­ness Law, Issues in Com­mer­cial Law, Issues in Cor­po­rate Law, Cor­po­rate Enti­ties, Rev­enue Law, Cor­po­rate Social Respon­si­bil­ity and the Law, The Law of Contracts
    • Law of Human Rights and Social Jus­tice
      Includ­ing: Access to Jus­tice, Restora­tive Jus­tice, Race, Gen­der, Sex­u­al­ity and the Law, Asian and Pacific Indige­nous Peo­ples, Women and the Law, Rela­tion­ship Prop­erty Issues in Fam­ily Law, Com­par­a­tive Child and Fam­ily Law, Inter­na­tional Legal Issues of Child Access and Cus­tody, Legal Action and Research for Com­mu­ni­ties and Sus­tain­abil­ity, Con­tem­po­rary Inter­na­tional Indige­nous Issues, Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion and Indi­gene­ity, Indige­nous Gov­er­nance, Indige­nous Land Law, Fam­ily Law, The Law of Resti­tu­tion, Cus­tom­ary Law and Indige­nous Peo­ples Rights, National and Inter­na­tional Human Rights Law, Inter­sec­tion­al­i­ties: Gen­der, Race, Sex­u­al­ity and the Law, Immi­gra­tion and Refugee Law, and Fem­i­nist Legal Theory
    • Pub­lic Law and Pol­icy
      Includ­ing: Pub­lic Pol­icy, Com­par­a­tive Law in the Asia Pacific Region, Issues in Con­sti­tu­tional Law, Issues in Pub­lic Law, Judi­cial Review, Con­sti­tu­tional Law and Admin­is­tra­tive Law
    • Dis­pute Res­o­lu­tion: Con­tem­po­rary Approaches
      Includ­ing: Arbi­tra­tion and Lit­i­ga­tion, Medi­a­tion: Law, Prin­ci­ples and Prac­tice, Man­ag­ing Con­flict and Con­sen­sus, Nego­ti­a­tion and Medi­a­tion, and Issues in Alter­na­tive Dis­pute Resolution
    • Law of Intel­lec­tual Prop­erty, Infor­ma­tion and New Tech­nolo­gies
      Includ­ing: Cyber­law, Law and New Tech­nolo­gies, Intel­lec­tual Prop­erty Law, Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy and the Law, and Legal Issues in the con­trol and Access to Information
    • Laws of Health and Med­i­cine
      Includ­ing: Health and Safety Law, Med­ical Law, Dis­abil­ity Law, Laws of Acci­dent Com­pen­sa­tion, and Men­tal Health Law
    • Labour and Employ­ment Law
      Includ­ing: Inter­na­tional Indus­trial Rela­tions and Labour Law, Legal Issues in the Glob­al­ized Work­place, and Employ­ment Law
    • Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Pol­icy and Law
      Includ­ing: Crim­i­nal Law, Advo­cacy, Transna­tional Crim­i­nal Law, Sen­tenc­ing: Reha­bil­i­ta­tion and Pun­ish­ment, and the Law of Evidence.
    • Legal The­ory, Method­ol­ogy and Ide­ol­ogy
      Includ­ing: Legal Research, The­ory and Meth­ods in an Asian Con­text, Jurispru­dence, Issues in Pri­vate Law, Applied Legal The­ory, Issues of Legal Prac­tice, and Legal Ethics
    • Bank­ing, Secu­ri­ties and Finance Law
      Includ­ing: Inter­na­tional Secu­ri­ties Reg­u­la­tion, Bank­ing Law, Bank­ruptcy and Fore­clo­sure, Cor­po­rate Secu­ri­ties and Finance Law
    • Envi­ron­men­tal and Resource Man­age­ment Law
      Includ­ing: Water Law, Land Law, Energy Law, Min­eral Resource Law, Min­ing and Petro­leum Law, Inter­na­tional Envi­ron­men­tal Law, Envi­ron­men­tal Reg­u­la­tion and Reform, Issues in Devel­op­ment, Asian Envi­ron­men­tal Law in a Global Per­spec­tive, and Resource Man­age­ment Law

    Pub­lish­ing Opportunities

    Authors of accepted abstracts will have the oppor­tu­nity of pub­lish­ing their asso­ci­ated paper in the offi­cial con­fer­ence pro­ceed­ings, and a selec­tion of papers will be con­sid­ered for inclu­sion in the planned IAFOR Jour­nal of Pol­i­tics, Eco­nom­ics and Law.

    ABMC 2013 Sis­ter Conference

    ACPEL 2013 will be held along­side the Fourth Asian Busi­ness and Man­age­ment Con­fer­ence (ABMC 2013), and reg­is­trants for either con­fer­ence will be given the oppor­tu­nity to attend ses­sions in the par­al­lel event at no extra charge.

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