Transnational Law Summer Institute
21-30 June 2016
TLSI 2016 enables participants to:
- engage through a sociolegal perspective with two of the central functions in the legal universe, namely, lawyering and judging,
- discuss current trends and ‘hot topics’ with peers and leaders in their fields,
- engage in a critical reading of selected canonical texts in dialogue with the author,
- investigate the context, origin and trajectory of a text and how it sits within an evolving field of intellectual and professional discourse,
- receive feedback on their own research by peers in their field of expertise,
- get exposure to different research, writing and teaching cultures,
- reflect on the challenges of doing interdisciplinary research, collaboration and writing,
- develop strategies of positioning oneself and one’s work in a competitive and transnational scholarly and institutional context,
- engage in academic network building and collaboration,
- take part in a writing and publishing workshop,
- work towards a newly developed course syllabus with collegial yet critical feedback, an
- build lasting intellectual, personal and professional ties with peers on a global scale.
- TLSI is open to all advanced PhD candidates (on at least two years of PhD studies) and early career teachers in law, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, geography and political science.
- A limited number of places at the Institute will be reserved for legal practitioners with relevant experience in advocacy, human rights or development practice, even if they have not completed a doctorate.
- All accepted participants become ‘TLSI Fellows 2016’.
The Transnational Law Institute is hosting a free international conference, 60 Years After Philip Jessup’s Storrs Lectures on 1 & 2 July 2016, which Fellows are welcome to attend, but accommodation will be at your own expense, and you must register separately.
How to apply
Applications open on Tuesday 5 January 2016. Applications for this competitive programme should be made at your earliest convenience, and no later than midnight (GMT) Monday 1 February 2016. Applications should be made using ‘King’s Apply’, which can be accessed via the Transnational Law Institute websitewww.kcl.ac.uk/law/tli
As part of the application process you will need to download, complete and upload two forms. These can be downloaded from our websitewww.kcl.ac.uk/law/tli
2. Travel bursary information form.
3. A 2 page (maximum) personal statement about your research, teaching, public engagement experience, where applicable, and motivation for applying to TLSI.
4. A one page CV which includes education, publications, teaching and other professional experiences.
5. A sample work of scholarly writing from within the last two years of no more than 8,000 words – from either your current research or from a published piece of your work. (If successful, a ‘work in progress’ paper will be required to be submitted by 1 May 2016 for the TLSI writing workshops).
A reference letter from an academic, supervisor or former/present employer, who is familiar with your scholarly and/or pedagogical work. The reference should comment on your suitability for the TLSI programme.
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