Robin Cupido (University of Cape Town), Benedikt Schmitz (University of Groningen), and Michiel Poesen (KU Leuven) will be hosting a conference on Taking Stock of Globalisation: the Protection of Economically and Socially Weaker Parties in South African, Dutch, Belgian, and EU Private International Law, which will be held on 16/17 June 2022 in Leuven, Belgium, both in person and online.
The organisers are inviting Dutch- or Afrikaans-speaking junior researchers (PhD candidates, and postdocs/researchers with up to 5 years of experience) to submit an abstract, which should be written in Dutch or Afrikaans and must relate to either South African, Belgian, Dutch, or European Union private international law. Abstracts should not exceed 400 words, and should indicate to which panel they relate most. Applicants whose abstract is selected will be asked to submit a paper in advance of the conference, which they then present in-person or remotely. Abstracts must be submitted to the conference organisers (firstname.lastname@example.org) up until including 27th November 2021. Decisions will be communicated no later than 17th December 2021.
Further information can be found at https://weakerpartyprotection.com/.