School of Social and Political Science

Call for abstracts - Early-Career Researcher Workshop - Multidisciplinary Research Methods in EU Law

26 - 27 May 2022
09:00 - 17:00


A growing number of disciplines are seizing EU law and policymaking as their objects of inquiry, resulting in a proliferation of methodological prisms. Once dominant in law, the doctrinal approach has progressively lost ground to multi- and inter-disciplinary approaches allying law and sociology, anthropology, political science, history, economics, humanities, social psychology, gender and critical studies, and other areas. Qualitative and quantitative research designs now regularly embed interviews, archival work, statistics, or data and computational analysis to offer novel and critical insights into EU law and policymaking.

What can multi- and inter-disciplinary methods contribute to research into EU law and

Interested applicants should submit a short abstract (max. 500 words) and a short academic CV to by 6 March 2022. Those selected to participate will be informed by the end of March 2022. Participants will then send written papers/summaries (max. 5,000 words) of their project by 29 April 2022. The papers will be circulated to all participants to read in advance of the workshop.

Further information available here.