Call for Papers: International Junior Faculty Forum 2017

The 11th International Junior Faculty Forum will be held in October 2017 at Stanford Law School.

Sponsored by Stanford Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the International Junior Faculty Forum (IJFF) was established to stimulate the exchange of ideas and research among younger legal scholars from around the world. We live today in a global community– in particular, a global legal community. The IJFF is designed to foster transnational legal scholarship that surmounts
barriers of time, space, legal traditions and cultures, and to create an engaged global community of scholars.

In order to be considered for the 2017 International Junior Faculty Forum, authors must meet the
following criteria:

  • Citizen of a country other than the United States
  • Current academic institution is outside of the United States
  • Not currently a student in the United States
  • Have held a faculty position or the equivalent, including positions comparable to junior
  • faculty positions in research institutions, for less than seven years as of 2017
  • Last degree earned less than ten years before 2017

Those who would like to participate in the IJFF must first submit an abstract of the proposed paper.
Abstracts should be no more than two (2) pages long and must be in English. The abstract should
provide a roadmap of your paper – it should tell us what you plan to do, lay out the major argument
of the paper, say something about the methodology, and indicate the paper’s contribution to
The due date for abstracts is Monday, January 16, 2017, although earlier submissions are

Please submit the abstract electronically to both and with the subject line, International Junior Faculty Forum.
The abstract should contain the author’s name, home institution, and the title of the proposed paper. Please also send a current CV.