Extended call for papers for the RCSL 2024 Bangor Meeting

Bangor University. Photo by Andrew Woodvine
19 Feb 2024

The annual RCSL Conference will take place in Bangor (Wales, UK) from 3 to 6 September 2024.The deadline for submitting proposals for papers, panels and roundtables is 3 March 2024.

There is again travel funding for students. If you want to apply, please, contact Stefanie Lemke.

The call for papers, the submission link and further information can be found on the conference website.

The conference topic is “Representing Law” and alludes to the necessity to represent, symbolise, and communicate law. It covers a range of socio-legal topics RCSL members and others are researching, such as the work of lawyers, the handling of law by public officials, law in the arts and in popular culture. 

The Research Committee on the Sociology of Law (RCSL) is part of the International Sociological Association (ISA) and on this occasion hosted by Bangor University. Founded in 1884, Bangor is a medium-sized research university in a small city surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty. The School of History, Law and Social Sciences has a special focus on socio-legal topics. One of the earliest universities in the United Kingdom to offer criminology degrees, Bangor has now also made a name for police studies. Law at Bangor has historically started from within the social sciences. The latter here at Bangor also include sociology and social policy. 

The local organisation committee consists of members of the School of History, Law and Social Sciences:

  • Professor Stefan Machura 
  • David Ashworth, MA
  • Dr Rhian Hodges 
  • Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock
  • Anne Monnerau, LLM
  • Lois Nash, LLM
  • Isabel Linton (College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences)