SOCIO-LEGAL JOURNALS WRITING WORKSHOP

GHANA INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED LEGAL STUDIES, ACCRA

11th & 12th OCTOBER 2018

PROGRAMME


DAY 1

10:30am Registration

12 - 1pm Lunch

1pm Welcome
Setting the Agenda, John Harrington

1:20 - 2pm Socio-Legal Research
Meaning, Content, Methodology and Application:
Diamond Ashiagbor, David Kershaw, John Harrington

2 - 3:30pm Engaging the Participants
Small group interactive exercises with one Editor acting as facilitator for each group. Thereafter, Group representative presents precis of group discussion to all participants

3:30 - 4pm Tea

4 - 5pm Understanding Editorial Policies and Processes
Feedback, handy tips for publication success with Q & A
All Editors

5 - 5:45pm Keynote Lecture
‘Challenges to Law and Society Scholarship: Past, Present and Future’ Professor Nana Samuel KB Asante

7pm Dinner 

DAY 2

10 - 12:30pm Feedback
Individual discussion and supportive criticism on papers with responsible editor (30 minute slots) Other group members discuss their papers and feedback together.
(Coffee available at 10.45am)

12:30 - 1:45pm Lunch

1:45 - 3:15pm Group Discussions
Reflecting on specific feedback, on publication issues, and on effectiveness and future of writing workshops In groups with responsible editor

3:15 - 3:45pm Tea

3:45 - 4:45pm Plenary Forum
Group representatives present conclusions and questions for debate. Victor Chimbwanda, Editors

4:45 - 5:15pm Concluding Remarks
Editors

5:15pm Close