Conference on Leon Petrażycki – St. Petersburg, 14–15 December 2017

A conference on the work of Leon Petrażycki will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 14–15 December 2917. The organizers announce the call for paper below:

The Scientific Legacy of Leon Petrażycki: History and Modernity

St. Petersburg, 14–15 December 2017

Dear Colleagues!

This is call for paper to International Academic Conference The Scientific Legacy of Leon Petrażycki: History and Modernity (on the 150th Anniversary of His Birth) held on 14–15 December 2017 by the St. Petersburg State University (St. Petersburg, Russia) under the auspices of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, Boris Yeltsin’s Presidential Library and the University of Milan (Italy).

Leon Petrażycki (1867–1931) is a prominent legal scholar of the 20th century. His legal writings on theory of law, civil law and legal policy, as well as sociology, psychology, logic and methodology of science were widely acclaimed by the international community, pioneering in such areas as sociology of law, economic analysis of law, legal realism, etc. The St. Petersburg school of legal philosophy is closely related to the name of Leon Petrażycki and his teachings.

We welcome participants to contribute to the program and send a short article on the topic of their presentation of maximum 80,000 characters (spaces included) in Russian or English language by 1 October 2017.

All the articles are to be sent to the Organizing Committee of the Conference:;;

All of the articles will be peer-reviewed and the selected ones will be published in the law journal Pravovedenie.

Best regards,
The Organizing Committee of the Conference

The call for paper can be downloaded as a pdf-file.

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