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School of Law

Workshop on Comparative Methodology

8 March 2017

Time: 3:00 - 7:00pm
Venue: Room 313, Third Floor, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road E1 4NS United Kingdom

Organised by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC).


  • Introduction to the problem of comparative methodology (Maurice ADAMS, Tilburg University)
  • ‘Path dependency’ in the methodology of comparative disciplines (David NELKEN (Kings’s College))
  • Methodology of Comparative Politics (Sean HANLEY (UCL)). Reply by Sionaidh DOUGLAS-SCOTT, Law Department QMU
  • Methods in Comparative Cultural Studies (Greta OLSON (Giessen/Bonn)). Reply by Jacco BOMHOFF (Law Department, LSE).

In the academic year 2017-18 this workshop will be followed by a series of lectures on the following disciplines (lecturers to be confirmed):

  • Comparative Philosophy
  • Comparative Religion Studies
  • Comparative Linguistics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Comparative Sociology
  • Comparative Anthropology
  • Comparative History
  • Comparative Economics.


For directions to the venue, please refer to the map.

How to book

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