The 7th Conference of the Postgraduate and Early Professionals/ Academics Network of the Society of International Economic Law (PEPA/SIEL) organised by PEPA/SIEL in collaboration with the Law School of the European University of Cyprus, will take place on April 13-14, 2018 in Nicosia, Cyprus.


SIEL’s Postgraduate and Early Professionals/Academics Network (PEPA/SIEL) aims to, inter alia, foster collaboration and mentoring opportunities for emerging academics and professionals. The organisers invite submissions on any International Economic Law topic including, but not limited to: Law and practice in international economic governance and international organizations; International trade, investment, competition, monetary and financial law; The interaction of IEL branches with other branches of law governing intellectual property, human rights, environment, sustainable development, food safety; Bilateral and regional economic integration and the multilateral trading system; Comparative economic law, focusing on how international economic law interacts with laws, institutions and actors at the domestic level; International economics, philosophy, sociology, politics. International developments and economic law, which may inter alia, refer to Brexit, the OECD-led tax Initiatives, international financial regulation, cryptocurrencies and monetary affairs.


Early academics (students enrolled in Master or PhD programmes) and early professionals/academics (generally within five years of graduating) studying or working in the field of International Economic Law.


Submissions should include a CV (no more than 2 pages) and a research abstract (no more than 400 words). Papers will be selected based on a double-blind review conducted by a senior practitioner or academic and a conference organizer so kindly ensure that your CV will be in a separate file and your abstract will not entail personal details.


Submissions should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by November 3, 2017. Decisions regarding the symposium program will be made no later than November 30, 2017. Selected applicants will be expected to submit their complete paper (not exceeding 5.000 words) by February 28, 2018.

For more information, please visit the official website.

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