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Posted: Feb 15, 2011

Call for papers: The regulation of nanotechnologies

(Nanowerk News) Call for Papers for a European Journal of Law and Technology (EJLT) Special Issue on "The Regulation of Nanotechnologies".
The objective of this special issue will be to discuss the impact of nanotechnologies on consumer behaviour, policy and law which relate to European issues as well as within the international context. The papers may pertain to a range of nano-applications such as in foods and feed, medical products, chemicals and other consumer products. Contributions that cover various aspects of risk in nanotechnologies as well as policy and regulatory instruments are particularly welcome.
The editors of this special issue welcome contributions reflecting different perspectives, methodological approaches, international and cross-cultural contexts.
Articles must generally be between 5000 to 8000 words and conform to the EJL submission guidelines. For details for submission refer to the journal website:
Key Dates

31 March 2011 Abstract Submission & Short author bio (500-800 Words)

30 April 2011 Notification of acceptance

20 August 2011 Submission of full papers


Joel D'Silva, Research Fellow, Department of International and European Law, Faculty of Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tiensestraat 41 Bus 3414, Leuven 3000, Belgium.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +32 16 32 87 75; Fax: +32 16 32 54 82.

Dr. Diana Bowman, Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia and Department of International and European Law, Faculty of Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

Email: [email protected];

Phone: +61 3 8344 0885; Fax: +61 3 9348 1174.

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