Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

Call for Papers: The Present and Future of Music Law and Practice: University of Central Lancashire, 1 July 2019

The inextricable link between law and the commercial exploitation of music is both complementary and confrontational. The music industry’s susceptibility to factors outside of its control, such as economy,culture and technology, mean that the mode and manner of how music is made, obtained, consumed and exploited is in a perpetual state of flux. At the […]

A Comparative Approach to Inheritance Rights of Cohabitants: Filippo Viglione, IALS, 16 May 2019

In this seminar Filippo Viglione will discuss the various solutions being adopted with regard to the legal consequences of non-marital cohabitations, specifically in relation to inheritance rights and he will compare the different models that are gaining ground in the western legal tradition, allowing protection of the surviving cohabitant’s succession beyond the possibility of inheriting […]

‘Should robots be given legal personhood?’

“On 7 February 2019, the SSH Synergy conference 2019 took place in Bussum. The aim of the SSH Synergy conferences is to bring together academics from all disciplines of Social Sciences and Humanities, policy makers and professionals from civil society organisations involved in SSH research in order to discuss themes of current interest. In 2019, […]

Pensions: Law, Policy and Practice Conference: UCL Faculty of Laws, 21 June 2019

State pensions are the largest item in the UK social security budget, estimated to cost £91.6 billion in 2016/17, with 12.9 million recipients paid an average of £7,100 each. Enormous wealth is also managed by the trustees of occupational pension schemes on behalf of members to whom distributions are eventually made as a form of […]

ICCL Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2019: Durham Law School, 10 June 2019

The Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law (ICCL) at Durham University invites submissions from postgraduate research students and early career researchers for its Annual Postgraduate Research Conference themed ‘Commercial Law: New Challenges and Opportunities’. This Conference is organised by postgraduate researchers, chaired by academic specialists, and provides a fantastic opportunity for postgraduate students to practice […]

The Civil Procedure Rules at 20: University of Oxford, 10 June 2019

The University of Oxford is hosting a conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Civil Procedure Rules coming into force on Monday 10 June 2019. The conference will be held at Oxford’s Bonavero Institute of Human Rights and has been organised with the generous support of Herbert Smith Freehills … (more)

Frontiers of Private Law and its Theory: University of Amsterdam, 24-27 June 2019

The CSECL International Summer School serves as a platform for junior scholars to explore cross-cutting themes of private law and its theory, and provides participants with a unique opportunity to present their own work and receive meaningful feedback from their peers and the advanced scholars teaching the programme. This year’s Summer School is themed ‘Frontiers […]

Call for Papers: Obligations X – Private Law Inside and Out: Harvard Law School, 14-17 July 2020

“The Tenth Biennial Conference on the Law of Obligations will be held at Harvard Law School from July 14–17, 2020. The conference will be co-hosted by Harvard Law School and Melbourne Law School, and will be co-convened by John Goldberg, Andrew Robertson and Henry Smith. The biennial Obligations Conferences bring together scholars and practising lawyers […]

Call for Papers: Data-Driven Personalisation in Markets, Politics and Law: Southampton Law School, 28 June 2019

We will be holding a workshop on the topic of ‘Data-Driven Personalisation in Markets, Politics and Law’ on Friday 28 June 2019 at Southampton Law School. This is an important emerging area of law that goes well beyond data protection law, raising questions for criminal law, consumer protection, competition and IP law, tort law, administrative […]

The Contents of Commercial Contracts: Terms Affecting Freedoms: University College London, 9-10 May 2019

“The contents of commercial contracts continue to attract much attention from all angles: from drafters keen to ensure that contracts are clear and enforceable; from litigators disputing the meaning, scope and validity of terms; and from academics interested in the purpose and nature of the exercises involved. The focus of this conference will be upon […]