Category Archives: Conferences and Seminars

‘New Private Law and the Future of Law and Economics’

“I recently had the pleasure of attending the ‘Future of Law & Economics and the Legacy of Guido Calabresi’ conference held at Boston University School of Law. It examined the methodological, institutional, and conceptual issues raised by Judge Calabresi’s new book, The Future of Law and Economics. After two fun days, packed with delightful anecdotes […]

CIPPM Workshop on Trading with the Consumer in the Digital Age: Legal Developments, Current Challenges and the Road Ahead: Bournemouth University, 20 June 2017

Digital trade has become a vital part of today’s world economy as a growing number of transactions are conducted online and through different means of communications technology. The consumer has been at the forefront of the growing digital economy as B2C e-commerce transactions have gained significant momentum. This growth has also meant that different technological […]

Registration now open: SLS 2017 108th Annual Conference, University College Dublin, 5-8 September 2017

“The 108th Annual Conference of the Society will be held in Dublin for the first time ever at the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin (UCD) from lunchtime Tuesday September 5 to lunchtime Friday September 8 2017 …” (more)

10th Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory Melbourne Law School, 7-8 December 2017

The 10th annual Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory will be held at the Melbourne Law School on 7-8 December 2017. The Forum brings together postgraduate research students and early career researchers, who, across various disciplines and diverse fields of scholarship, engage with law and its political, theoretical and methodological questions. The Forum provides a […]

Philosophical Foundations of Equity Law, King’s College London, 29-30 June 2017

The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London and the Centre for Private Law at Harvard University are delighted to present Philosophical Foundations of Equity Law, a conference bringing together many world-leading scholars on the Law of Equity and explore the fundamental structure of Equity, the values it instantiates and its relationship to other […]

BACL/ISCL: ‘Comparing UK and Irish law: A special relationship?’, University College Dublin, 5 September 2017, 9.30-12.00

Session 1 (9.45-10.45): Lorna Fox O’ Mahony: ‘Land law ideologies and the British-Irish Question, from the Famine to post-Brexit’; Blanaid Clarke: ‘Enforcement against Individuals for Failings in Banks’; Session 2 (11.00-12.00): Daithi Mac Sithigh: ‘Reversing the polarity of the neutron flow: Legislation on languages in the UK and Ireland’; Cliona Kelly: ‘Consumer Rights Reform in […]

Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the Irish Association of Law Teachers, 24-26 November 2017

The Irish Association of Law Teachers is delighted to announce that the IALT Conference 2017 will take place at Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa, Co Meath from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of November 2017. As usual, the conference will have a strong academic tone, with a series of keynote and plenary sessions, alongside parallel […]

Call for Papers: Modern Studies in Property Law 2018: 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 […]

The Inevitability of the Decline of the Concept of Title in the American Law of Personal Property Security Rights: Henry Gabriel, Oxford, 7 June 2017

Although originating from principles of English contract and property law, the American law of personal property security rights, responding to the commercial needs and practices of eighteenth and nineteenth century America, developed in various jurisdictions to offer a set of security devices that met with mixed receptions … (more)

The Frontiers of Public Law: Melbourne Law School, 11-13 July 2018

“The conference may be of interest to private lawyers. As has become customary, the interrelationship between public law and private law forms one aspect of the overarching theme, while more generally the convenors aim to encourage discussion and debate of public law issues among those drawn from different legal disciplines. Furthermore, in 2018 the Public […]