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Submit a proposal for

Special Territorial Status and Extraterritoriality.

Call for Papers

Special Territorial Status

and Extraterritoriality

20-24 January 2019, Longyearbyen, Svalbard

The deadline for abstracts is 30 June 2018.


This conference explores tangible consequences of territories subject to exceptional forms of governance or jurisdiction. We welcome presentations addressing any region of the world as well as innovative perspectives that highlight the complex intersections of multiple peoples, places, and polities. Presentations last 15 minutes, followed by question time.

Proposing a presentation.

To propose a presentation, fill in the form to the right.

Abstract: The abstract of your talk must be between 150-200 words total, including title. Shorter or longer submissions may be ignored. Do not format the text using italics, bold, or underlined words, and avoid discipline-specific jargon and citations to other works.

Biographical Note: Your biographical note (maximum 100 words) should be written in complete sentences and include your research areas, academic degree, and affiliation as applicable. If the presentation has more than one author, the corresponding author should provide biographical notes for the other authors as well.