Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

‘Private Law Inside and Out’, Harvard Law School, 14-17 July 2020: Registration opens

The Tenth Biennial Conference on the Law of Obligations will be held at Harvard Law School from July 14–17, 2020. The conference is co-hosted by Harvard Law School and Melbourne Law School, and is being co-convened by John Goldberg, Andrew Robertson and Henry Smith … (more)

‘“New Frontiers in Torts” Symposium at Southwestern’

“The Southwestern Law Review Symposium, ‘New Frontiers in Torts: The Challenges of Science, Technology, and Innovation’, will take place on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. The Symposium is the inaugural event of Southwestern Law School’s Panish Civil Justice Program, which was endowed by one of the country’s leading trial […]

‘The 2019 Hague Judgments Convention – A Game Changer?’

“The Hague Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters will form the object of a conference (in English) scheduled to take place on 23 April 2020 at the Catholic University of Milan. Speakers include …” (more) [Thalia Kruger, Conflict of Laws .net, 22 January]

‘Inaugural Lecture by Alex Mills (UCL): The Privatisation of Private (and) International Law’

Speaker: Professor Alex Mills (Faculty of Laws, UCL). Chair: Professor Campbell McLachlan QC (Victoria University Wellington). Date and time: 6 February 2020, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Location: Bentham House, UCL Laws, London, WC1H 0EG, United Kingdom. Abstract: The boundary between public and private legal relations at the international level has become increasingly fluid … […]

‘Development of Private International Law in the UK post Brexit’

“With Brexit having taken place on 31 January 2020 this workshop comes at an ideal time to focus on how private international law in the UK should develop once the implementation period for the UK leaving the EU has finished (which under UK law should be on 31 December 2020). Several eminent speakers will address […]

‘Conference Report: Conflict of Laws 4.0 (Münster, Germany)’

“Digitization, Artificial Intelligence and the blockchain technology are core elements of a historic transformation of modern society. Such transformations necessarily challenge traditional legal concepts. Hitherto, the academic discourse is much more intense in the area of substantial private law than it is in the area of Private International Law. Thus, a conference on the specific […]

Call for Papers: Reimagining the Teaching of Torts, a one-day workshop: Birmingham Law School, Friday 17 April 2020

An exciting, rich, and diverse corpus of theoretical and doctrinal work currently exists within the discipline of Tort law, however, there has been comparatively little work done on how we ‘teach’ Tort: the pedagogical methods we utilise to make our teaching more inclusive; the ways we include critical perspectives into our lectures, and attempts to […]

Call for Papers: ‘The Role of the Law of Unjust Enrichment in Asia’, CUHK Graduate Law Center, Central, Hong Kong, 26 June 2020

The law of unjust enrichment is more or less recognized in all modern jurisdictions. The name suggests that nobody should enrich herself at the expense of another party. Details of even very fundamental aspects of the law of unjust enrichment are, however, highly disputed everywhere. In particular, in Asia the law of unjust enrichment seems […]

‘Issues and Developments in Entertainment Law: an intellectual property perspective’: Richard Arnold, Westminster Law School, 4 February 2020

“Sir Richard Arnold, Visiting Professor at Westminster Law School and recently appointed as a Court of Appeal judge, will be delivering his Annual Lecture on 4 February 2020. This is Sir Richard’s fourth annual lecture and the title is ‘Issues and Developments in Entertainment Law: an intellectual property perspective’ allowing Sir Richard scope to cover […]

‘Clarity or Ambiguity in Reform? Probate litigation after the Wills Act of 1837’: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, 13 December 2019

Date: 13 Dec 2019, 17:30-19:00. Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR. Description: ‘Clarity or Ambiguity in Reform? Probate litigation after the Wills Act of 1837’. Speaker: Professor Lloyd Bonfield, New York Law School. Registration: This seminar is free but those wishing to attend are asked to book in advance […]