European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI): Opportunity for Legal and Diversity Scholars!


International Workshop on The Law of Diversity

Dates: 30 September - 1 October 2024

Location: European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI), Flensburg, Germany

Convenors: Kyriaki Topidi (ECMI) & Nicolò Paolo Alessi (University of Bern)

Workshop themes:

The focus will be on how legal systems, particularly in the Global North, are adapting through innovative practices such as non-territorial autonomy, legal pluralism, and participatory democracy. It also aims to integrate valuable insights from the Global South, enhancing our understanding and approaches to diversity accommodation.

Call for contributions:

We are looking for thought-provoking abstracts that challenge existing paradigms and offer new perspectives on minority and indigenous rights. This is an exceptional platform to contribute to a comprehensive edited volume that will serve as a crucial resource for scholars and practitioners alike.


Not only is attendance free, but travel and accommodation costs for speakers are also covered. This is an invaluable opportunity to network with leading scholars and contribute to significant advancements in the field of legal diversity.

Important dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 June 2024

Notification of Acceptance: 1 August 2024

Final Paper Submission: 15 December 2024

Deatails on submission guidelines and registration HERE