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16 March 2018

Call for Abstracts: FLARE 2018, Timber Legality Research Symposium

The fourth annual meeting of the Forests and Livelihoods: Assessment, Research and Engagement (FLARE) network will take place in Copenhagen in October 2018. A specific event on timber legality will be held on October 17th.

Abstracts are welcomed that share contemporary research on timber legality, specifically:

  • compliance and verification of logging and trade
  • governance changes and challenges in forests, trade networks or markets
  • livelihood/justice changes and challenges in forests, trade networks or markets

Interested presenters are strongly encouraged to propose panels of 3-5 presentations. Panels will be preferred over individual paper presentations.

The Timber Legality Research Symposium is an output of ProdJus (Supranational Forest Governance in an Era of Globalising Wood Production and Justice Politics) and will be held in association with the FLARE network (Forests & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) and adjacent to the FLARE Annual Meeting October 17-20, 2018. Scientific findings will be relevant for:

  • policy makers
  • civil society stakeholders
  • industry stakeholders
  • scholars

For more information and abstract submission instructions, click here. The deadline for abstract submission is April 1, 2018.