One-Day Writers’ Workshop for Early-
Career Environmental Law Scholars
Friday 14 September 2018, Wuhan, China
Institute of Environmental Law (RIEL) at Wuhan University’s School of Law will
hold a one-day Writers’ Workshop at Wuhan University on Friday 14
September 2018. RIEL is the premier environmental law research institute in China and
is the base of the Chinese Journal of Environmental Law and Climate
Law (both published by Brill/Nijhoff).
announced, the objective of the Workshop is to assist each of about a dozen
early-career environmental law scholars to publish a research article on
environmental law in English in an international top-tier journal. Half the
participants will be from China and the other half from the rest of the world.
The working language of the workshop is English.
Workshop is overseen by a committee consisting of Professors Qin Tianbao, Ben
Boer, Ke Jian, Liu Jing, and Alexander Zahar, of RIEL, and Professor Benoit
Mayer, of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
draft articles in English are to be submitted to the committee through
Professor Zahar by Saturday 30 June 2018. The final
selection of the participants will be made on the basis of these drafts. The
results will be announced in early August 2018.
advanced and polished versions of the selected articles are to be submitted to
the committee by 31 August 2018. These articles will be shared among the invited scholars. All
conference participants will be required to carefully read and formulate
constructive comments on all the draft articles as a condition of their
participation in the workshop.
Workshop has been timed to take place one day before RIEL’s annual PhD Forum
(15-16 September 2018). This is an event attended by PhD students from all over
China. The venue for both events is the School of Law at Wuhan University.
RIEL will cover
accommodation and meal expenses for the selected workshop participants,
including for the days of the PhD Forum for those wishing to stay on.
Unfortunately RIEL is not able to cover participants’ transportation costs.
Institute of Environmental Law
Tel. +86 15927