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Call for Submissions

The editors of the PWPM – Review of International, European and Comparative Law (PWPM) are now inviting submissions on areas of interest in international, EU, and comparative law for volume XX (2022), to be published in June, 2022.

For consideration for inclusion in the forthcoming volume (vol. XX, 2022), authors should submit their paper before January 31, 2022.

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International competition for young academics and scholars

The results of the international competition

The editorial board of the PWPM is pleased to announce that the international competition for young academics and scholars for an outstanding academic article in one or more relevant fields: international law, EU law and comparative law has just come to an end. The Panel Jury decided to grant two awards:

The winning paper “Facebook in Myanmar: the challenges and promises of applying the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to a social media company,” was written by Mr Maciej Gajos, PhD Candidate at the Department of International and European Law at the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics at the University of Wroclaw.

The second award goes to Ms Priyanka Jain, PhD Candidate at the University of Luxembourg and a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute, Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law for the article, “The legal standing of qualified entities in the context of the recent Representative Actions Directive”.

Both papers will be published shortly.

The final decision was rendered by the Jury Panel composed of:

Prof. Werner Scholtz from the University of Southampton
Prof. Agnieszka Grzelak from the Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego in Warsaw
Prof. Michał Kowalski from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow

We would like to thank all participants in this competition and congratulate the winners!

International competition for young academics and scholars - the call for papers

The editorial board of the PWPM is pleased to announce an international competition for young academics and scholars for an outstanding academic article in one or more relevant fields: international law, EU law and comparative law. Papers submitted to the competition should be written in English. 

The competition is open to all (no territorial restrictions apply) young researchers (defined as a person not older than 35) who conduct scientific research in the areas covered by the journal. The winning papers will be published in the PWPM and the authors of the two best articles will receive cash prizes. 

The cash prizes for the authors of the two best articles are: 1st prize – €500; 2nd prize – €300

All submissions will be considered for publication under the general rules applied by the journal. First, reviewers will be asked to supplement reviews with their assessment of the paper on a scale of 1 to 10 (where 1 means – very bad and 10 means outstanding). Then out of the papers submitted for the competition and accepted for publication three that receive the best scores from both reviewers will selected. The Jury Panel consisting of three members of the Scientific Board of the journal will be responsible for selecting the prize-winning papers.

In evaluation members of the jury will be taking into account: the impact of the paper on the development of relevant fields of law, the methodology of the research conducted, the novelty of the research topic, the quality and clarity of the scientific argument, and the demonstrated knowledge of the subject literature.

All details about the competition can be found in the Rules.