The University of Basel in Switzerland and the University of Buea in Cameroon, with the support of UNCITRAL (United Nation Commission on International Trade Law) and OHADA (Organisation for the Harmonised Business Law in Africa) are organising an international conference entitled “The 1st African Conference on International Commercial Law.” The Conference will be held in Douala, Cameroon, Jan. 13-14, 2011. The Conference will focus on topics related to international sales law, international arbitration and unification of general contract law.
During this conference early career researchers also have the opportunity to present recent research papers relating to the topics of the conference. Early career researchers interested in submitting abstracts are invited to do so before Oct. 1, 2010. The abstract should be submitted as a word or pdf document with 12-point font, 1.5 line spacing and should not exceed 1500 words. The abstract should be sent via email to Jeanalain.Penda [at] unibas.ch. A jury of established academics will select the successful eight abstracts. The researchers of the selected abstracts will be given 10 minutes to present their papers during the “Early Career Researchers Panel.” The travel and accommodation expenses of the selected candidates will be covered.
Who is an Early Career Researcher?
Early Career Researchers are people who are within two years of the start of their research careers when submitting their abstract. They should be currently undertaking a dissertation, Ph.D. thesis or the like, or have received a doctoral degree not earlier than 2008.
For additional information please contact:
Jean Alain Penda at Jeanalain.Penda [at] unibas.ch or
Stephanie Wassem at Stephanie.Wassem [at] unibas.ch