World Customs Organization/World Bank Conference on informal trade and borders, Brussels, 3-4 June 2013

Call for Papers and Research Conference

World Customs Organization – World Bank
Brussels, 3-4 June 2013

Informality, international trade and customs


The World Customs Organization and the World Bank have issued a Call for Papers and will host a research conference on the theme of informality related to international trade and border administration, in Brussels on 3-4 June 2013.

Submissions may be written in French or English. Interpretation will be available during the conference. The deadline to submit a proposal is January 30, 2013.

Funding for the presenters’ stay will be paid. Airplane tickets may also be paid depending on the availability of donors funding. The publication of a collective book is envisaged.

Professor Keith Hart will deliver a keynote address.


The selection committee is composed of:

Keith Hart (University of Pretoria, University of London),

Thomas Cantens (World Customs Organization and Centre Norbert Elias Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales),

Robert Ireland (World Customs Organization),

Cristiana Panella (Royal Museum for Central Africa),

Gael Raballand (World Bank)

To respond to this call, you can contact one member of the selection committee: Thomas Cantens (, Keith Hart (, Robert Ireland (, Cristiana Panella (, Gael Raballand (

Feel free to circulate the Call for Papers to other scholars you know who might be interested in the Research Conference.

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