Category Archives: Conferences and Seminars

Call for Papers: ‘Misuses of Power in Both Private and Public Law: Dual Perspectives on Corruption’: Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law, XXth International Congress, Fukuoka, Japan, 25 July 2018

“We invite younger scholars to participate in the first-ever Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law, to be held in Fukuoka, Japan on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, from 9:00am to 12:00pm as part of the larger quadrennial Congress of Comparative Law organized by the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) … Workshop 7: Misuses of Power […]

‘Research, Innovative treatments and Barriers for innovation including liability’: Keele University, 14 September 2017

This seminar is part of an ESRC funded series which will examine the relationship between the regulation of research, and of innovative treatments and the effects on innovation. Issues to be addressed include the distinction between innovative treatment and research; the responsibilities of the scientist versus the clinician in translation of innovative therapies; the relative […]

Call for Papers: Fake News and Weaponized Defamation: Global Perspectives, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, 26 January 2018

“… ‘Weaponized defamation’ refers to the increasing invocation, and increasing use, of defamation and privacy torts by people in power to threaten press investigations, despite laws protecting responsible or non-reckless reporting. In the United States, for example, some politicians, including the current president, invoke defamation as both a sword and shield. Armed with legal power […]

13th Annual International Conference on Contracts (KCon XIII), Barry University School of Law, Orlando, Florida, 23-24 February 2018

Barry University School of Law is pleased to host the International Conference on Contracts – a two-day conference designed to afford contracts scholars and teachers at all experience levels (including those preparing to enter the academy and those whose primary teaching appointment is not in a law school) an opportunity to present/demonstrate and discuss (formally […]

Obligations IX, Melbourne Law School 17–20 July 2018: Registration is now open

“Obligations IX is a three-day conference (Wednesday to Friday) plus an opening lecture on the Tuesday evening. Registration includes drinks and a light meal on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments from Wednesday to Friday, plus closing drinks on Friday …” (more)

Obligations IX, Melbourne Law School 17–20 July 2018: Paper titles now announced

The Ninth Biennial Conference on the Law of Obligations will be held at Melbourne Law School from 17–20 July 2018. The conference will be co-hosted by Melbourne Law School and the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford, and will be co-convened by Professor Andrew Robertson (University of Melbourne) and Dr James Goudkamp (University […]

Call for Papers: Re-imagining Land Law: Birmingham Law School, 26 September 2017, 10am-5pm

It is a truth universally acknowledged that land law is dry, boring and to be overcome rather than studied. And yet despite such low expectations land law provides one of the clearest opportunities to consider the cultural and political context of legal regulation and to develop an insight and criticality about the basic principles of […]

Call for Papers: Symposium on Personalized Law: University of Chicago Law Review and the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics, 11-12 May 2018

We are pleased to announce the 2018 University of Chicago Law Review symposium on ‘Personalized Law’. The event will be co-sponsored by the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics and aims to explore questions surrounding the potential for personalized law. With the rise of big data, the costs associated with creating and administering personalized legal […]

Call for Papers: Modern Studies in Property Law, University College London, 10-12 April 2018

The 12th Biennial MSPL Conference will be held at the newly refurbished Bentham House, home of the UCL Faculty of Laws, from Tuesday 10th April to Thursday 12th April 2018. A dedicated Post-Graduate Research strand will be held on Thursday 12th April: further details and a call for papers for this strand will be released […]

Good Faith in Contract Law: University of Exeter, 29 July 2017, 9:30-16:30

The debate as to whether or not English contract law should recognise a general duty of good faith has been reignited by the recent decisions of Mr Justice Leggatt in cases such as Yam Seng Pte Ltd v ITC Ltd. This conference brings together leading academics to explore the competing arguments, offering both an international […]