Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea – A UiT Aurora Centre

NCLOS Conference 2022

Call for papers!
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Call for papers!

The Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS), at the Faculty of Law of UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, is pleased to announce the call for papers for its annual Conference, which will be organized in Tromsø, Norway, November 23-24, 2022. 

The Conference brings together established scholars and post-doctoral and doctoral researchers from across the world to share research and provide a forum for in-depth and inspiring discussions on the Conference theme “Ocean Space”. In addition, leading experts are invited to give keynote presentations.

We invite papers addressing the Conference theme "Ocean Space", broadly constructed. Examples of topics that would fall within the scope of the Conference includes the spatial architecture constructed by the law of the sea; challenges posed by ocean connectivity of currents, species, domains etc.; integrated ocean management; marine spatial planning; protection and preservation of the marine environment in the land-sea interface; limits and possibilities of thinking land and sea together within and beyond the LOSOG framework; effects of emerging issues threatening the marine environment, such as climate change, marine plastic pollution, ocean acidification etc.


Inquiries with respect to abstracts should be directed to Signe Busch at

Inquiries with respect to administrative matters should be directed to Christin Skjervold at

Call for papers as PDF here!

Starts: 23. Nov 2022 kl. 08.15
Ends: 24. Nov 2022 kl. 16.00
Where: The Faculty of Law, UiT
Location / Campus: Tromsø
Target group: Ansatte, Besøkende, Inviterte
Contact: Signe V. Busch
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