Call for Papers: Socio-Legal Approaches to Property CRN



Event Date: 

07/13/22 to 07/16/22

Location name: 

Lisbon, Portugal


Socio-Legal Approaches to Property CRN

For the sixth year, the Socio-Legal Approaches to Property CRN will be hosting a series of panels at the Annual Law and Society Association Meeting. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic this year’s conference will be hybrid. Therefore please indicate if you are planning on attending in person or wish to attend virtually. For more information on the LSA format please visit:

Panels to be held at the Law and Society Global Meeting

Lisbon, Portugal from July 13-16 2022

Abstract Deadline to SLAP – November 1st, 2021


We invite original, unpublished submissions from scholars at any stage of their careers. We are interested in empirically-based papers examining any issues related to the treatment of land and other tangible things as property. Topics may include but are not limited to: land tenure; indigenous forms of property; collectives and property pluralism; land use; symbols of property; resource extraction; civil forfeiture, inheritance; embodied property; redistribution of property; social movements; and resistance to property. We will consider all empirically-grounded papers that focus on tangible property, anywhere in the world. All kinds of empirical methods are welcome.

If you have a book you would like discussed in a panel session, then please get in touch as we have hosted several “authors meet readers” session.

To submit your paper for consideration please email John Felipe Acevedo, the following information:

  • A 100-250 word abstract describing the topic, methodology, and findings (or expected findings) of your paper.
  • The paper title.
  • Your contact information including affiliation, discipline(s), and email
  • If you have already submitted your paper to LSA please provide your submission number.

Panel on Structural Racialization of Property

In addition, to the general call Jamila Jefferson-Jones and Taja-Nia Henderson are seeking papers as part of a panel on structural protections of property (racialized as white) are detrimental to the flourishing of persons of color and their actual lives. If you have a project that you believes fits this panel please submit it to Jamila Jefferson-Jones ( and Taja-Nia Henderson ( by the above deadline.


Contact John Felipe Acevedo

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