Payson Center to jointly host the 2015 Law and Development Conference with the Law & Development Institute

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The Law and Development Institute (LDI) and Tulane University Law School’s Payson Center for International Development are pleased to announce that the 2015 Law and Development Conference, entitled “New Directions for Law and Development Studies”, will be jointly hosted at Tulane University, New Orleans, USA, on April 17, 2015.

Twenty-one distinguished speakers from North and South Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia, will present papers on the current status of law and development studies, the necessity for new directions, including new analytical frameworks and institutional approaches, and the renewed interest in “developmental states”. Issues of child labor, controversies of property rights, and the need for global financial stability are also discussed.

Professor Frank Upham of New York University School of Law will deliver a keynote speech, entitled “The Paradoxical Role of Property Rights in Development”.

The conference schedule and venue are as follows.

Venue: Qatar Ballroom (2nd floor), Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC), Tulane University

No attendance fee is required, but prior online registration is required for attendance. To register, please go to the Eventbrite registration page. The deadline for registration is April 3, 2015, but the available seats may be filled well before the deadline. Early registration is recommended.

Conference Schedule

Go to the Conference Web page to view the schedule, speaker panel details and travel and lodging information.

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