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Professor Gunther Teubner awarded John G Diefenbaker Award 2002

Professor Gunther Teubner, visiting centennial professor in the Law Department, LSE, and a professor of private law and legal sociology, University Frankfurt, has been awarded the John G Diefenbaker Award 2002 by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Professor Teubner will spend a period of up to 12 months at York University's Osgoode Hall Law School, conducting research into legal and constitutional theory and the way in which it responds to digitisation, privatisation and globalisation.

Professor Teubner was nominated for the award by Osgoode Hall Law School and the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies, which is jointly operated by York University and the Université de Montréal.

Established in 1991, the annual John G Diefenbaker Award is given to a German scholar and allows them to spend up to 12 months in Canada to pursue research in social sciences and humanities. Candidates must be nominated by university departments or research institutes in Canada.

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For further details on Professor Gunther Teubner, contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

For more information on the John G Diefenbaker Award, contact Carol Bream on 613 566 4414 or email carol.bream@candadacouncil.ca|

10 May 2002

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