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Call for Chapters: Research handbook on EU data protection

Published: 16th April 2020 Last updated: 16th April 2020

Aim of this book is to provide a scholarly, state-of-the-art overview of research and the scope of current thinking in the field of European data protection. The book will be of interest to academics, students, legal scholars and post-graduate researchers. working in the areas of privacy, data protection, big data, Information Technology, EU and human rights law.

Call for Chapters

  • Proposals Submission Deadline: 10 May 2020
  • Full Chapters Due: 29 November 2020
  • Reviews Due: 17 January 2021
  • Final submission Date: 19 March 2021

Target Audience

The book will be of interest to academics, students, legal scholars and post-graduate researchers. working in the areas of privacy, data protection, big data, Information Technology, EU and human rights law.

Objective

Aim of this book is to provide a scholarly, state-of-the-art overview of research and the scope of current thinking in the field of European data protection. Individual chapters shall present expert scholarly analysis and offer a vital reference point for advanced research. We welcome contributions on the following indicative topics:

Recommended Topics

  • Right to data protection as fundamental right
  • Data protection and digital contracts
  • Interplay between data protection and competition
  • Interplay between data protection and consumer law
  • Enforcement of data protection
  • Extra-territorial scope of the GDPR
  • Role of consent
  • Public vs Private interests regarding processing grounds
  • Data protection certification
  • Data protection standards
  • Processing grounds in general
  • Purpose limitation and further processing
  • Data collection vs data use
  • Targeted advertising under legitimate interest
  • Data protection and AI

Submission Procedure

Authors are invited to submit via by 10 May 2020, a chapter proposal of 1.000 to 1.500 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of their proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by 14 June 2020 about the status of their proposals and will be sent chapter guidelines.

Full chapters are expected to be about 10.000 words and be submitted by 29 November 2020.

All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project. Chapter reviews are due by 17 January 2021 and final chapters shall be submitted by 19 March 2021.

Publisher

This book is scheduled to be published by Edward Elgar, as part of their Hanbooks series (https://www.e-elgar.com/book-type/elgar-handbooks). For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit https://www.e-elgar.com/. This publication is anticipated to be released in late 2021.