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Call for Papers
Health and Human Rights Unit Workshop, School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast
18-19 JUNE 2020



Please send your abstract of up to 500 words to: by 28 February 2020. Limited funding for travel and accommodation is available.

For more information, please, click here.

The upcoming UACES (University Association for Contemporary European Studies) conference at Queen’s University Belfast, 6-9 September 2020.


We warmly invite submission of abstracts on the theme of Health in Europe, to join our panel at the upcoming UACES (University Association for Contemporary European Studies) conference at Queen’s University Belfast, 6-9 September 2020.

The panel will explore all areas of EU health law and policy, including but not limited to:

  • Public health, health determinants and health inequalities in and across member states
  • The role of European actors – the Commission, the Parliament, the agencies, WHO Europe etc. – in health and health governance
  • The impact of the single market upon health systems, for example via competition law, pharmaceutical regulation, migration of health professionals, trade...
  • Governing health emergencies and managing collective health threats in Europe
  • The inclusion of health in broader governance frameworks such as the European Semester, the Pillar of Social Rights, Europe 2020...

We welcome papers from all disciplines, including law, public policy, sociology, economics, public health, global health etc., pertaining to any dimension of Health in Europe. If you are planning to submit a paper on a topic related to the above, and are interested in doing so as part of a pre-formed panel, please send your abstract to Eleanor Brooks (University of Edinburgh – and Mary Guy (Lancaster University – by Monday 6 January 2020. We will select from these a panel of papers and confirm inclusion by Monday 13 January 2020, so that any unsuccessful submissions can be sent to the general call ahead of the 26 January 2020 deadline.


Northern/Ireland Health Law and Ethics Network



If you are based on the island of Ireland, or are a frequent visitor to it, and are working on health law and ethics, you might wish to attend the meeting of this scholarly network. ‘Health law and ethics’ are understood broadly. The Network is co-convened by Dr Mark Flear (Queen’s University Belfast) and Professor David Smith (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland).

The meeting is scheduled as follows:

Houston Lecture Theatre

10:00-17:00 13 December 2019 (precise timings are subject to change)

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

123 St Stephens Green 2


To register your interest in attending or presenting a paper, please get in touch with Dr Ivanka Antova, Organising Officer, at, marking the email ‘Health Law and Ethics Network’. Proposals for papers should provide a title and be accompanied with an abstract of not more than 300 words.

The deadline for registration of attendance and submission of paper proposals is Friday 29 November 2019.

As many papers as possible will be accommodated. The final meeting schedule will be determined by the total number of papers presented.


International Autumn School
on Health Law & Bioethics

 6-8 November 2019

Santander, Spain.


The fifth edition of this specialized workshop provides an overview of different issues to enhance the preparation of participants. It is focused on both theoretical and practical aspects of health systems and health law exploring current legal and policy issues which impact on the rights and responsibilities of patients, health providers, and policy makers.

The workshop is addressed to participants with different backgrounds such as healthcare practitioners, policy makers, health lawyers, nurses, and other interested people in health systems and patients´ rights.

Seminar is free of charge for the workforce of the public health system of Cantabria and universities of the Cantabria International Campus (Universidad de Cantabria-UC- and Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo-UIMP-). Fee waivers for registration and/or scholarships for accommodation can be also granted on request from interested people. 

Since the seminar will be developed in an interactive way, only a maximum number of 25 participants will be admitted to the workshop. Reading materials will be delivered and a certificate will be issued to participants. You can email to or for further information. The seminar will be held in English at the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (Campus Las Llamas) Avda. Los Castros s/n, Santander, Spain. Link to registration form.

Click here to download Scientific Program.

Vacancy for a doctoral student

Vacancy for a full-time doctoral student in health law.

More information can be found here:

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law

From May 11-14, 2020 the 14th UNESCO Chair in Bioethics World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law will take place in Porto, Portugal.

For further information please check the conference website at


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