Call for Abstracts – 1st Tarragona International Environmental Law Colloquium (TIEC) – Rethinking Sustainable Development in Terms of Justice.

The 1st Tarragona International Environmental Law Colloquium (TIEC) jointly organized by the Tarragona Centre for Environmental Law Studies (CEDAT-URV) and the Tarragona Environmental Law Students Association (AAEDAT) will be held on 5-6 May 2016 at Rovira i Virgili University, Faculty of Law, in Tarragona, Spain.

The organizing committee welcomes paper and poster proposals that address the overall theme of the colloquium. In so doing, paper and poster proposals may focus on any of the following topics in this non-exhaustive list:

  • Climate change and law
  • Environmental liability
  • Energy law
  • Indigenous people and the environment
  • Ecological debt
  • Economy and the environment
  • Human rights and the environment
  • Natural resources protection
  • Environmental justice, ethics and global governance
  • Gender and the environment

Those interested in presenting should submit an abstract of no more than 400 words by 31 January 2016, indicating whether it is intended for oral or poster presentation. The official language of the TIEC is English. All abstracts and posters must be presented in English. The authors of abstracts selected for oral presentation will not be expected to submit completed papers. However, we do encourage interested authors to submit completed papers which will be considered for publication in the Catalan Environmental Law Journal (Revista Catalana de Dret Ambiental). See author guidelines [link].

To submit abstracts or for further information, please contact: Mohsen Masjedi (

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