Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

‘Summer School on Transnational Tort Litigation’

“The Department of Juridical Sciences of the University of Bologna, Ravenna Campus, has organized a Summer School on Transnational Tort Litigation: Jurisdiction and Remedies, to be held in Ravenna, on July 15-19, 2019. The Summer School deals with transnational jurisdiction, private international law and remedies available in tort cross-border litigation, with both a theoretical and […]

‘Canada’s Second Biennial Obligations Conference’

“On May 10 and 11, the University of New Brunswick School of Law hosted the second biennial Canadian Law of Obligations (CLO) conference. Legal scholars from across Canada, as well as the United States and England, presented their works-in-progress on the theme of Obligations and Access to Justice. Whereas 2017’s conference at UBC in Vancouver […]

William Twining in conversation with David Sugarman: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 21 May 2019

William Twining discusses his intellectual memoir, Jurist in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2019), in conversation with David Sugarman. Jurist in Context tells the story of the development of William’s thought and writings in the context of Africa, the UK and the USA. It addresses in an open and self-critical fashion, topics which have been central […]

What’s Real? – IP from a Property Theory Perspective: Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1 June 2019

IPIL’s National Conference, traditionally held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has through the years provided scholars a unique setting to develop, debate and deploy commentary and policy proposals concerning intellectual property and information law … (more)

‘Save the date: IC2BE final Conference 21 and 22 November 2019, Antwerp’

“The final conference for the EU-funded IC2BE project will take place in Antwerp on 21 and 22 November 2019. This project is the follow-up of the EUPILLAR project, which was concluded in 2016. IC2BE investigates in eight Member States the application of the European Private International Law Instruments of the second generation, ie the unified […]

Call for Papers: The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 11 October 2019

“This conference follows up on research undertaken at IALS during the 2016-2018 period. It invites new participants to the project and new topics to be added. A special focus will be on law and technology, the role of artificial intelligence, so called smart contracts, blockchain and other forms of digital interaction and digitisation in commercial […]

Call for Abstracts: 4th European Privacy Law Scholars Conference (PLSC Europe), University of Amsterdam, 24-25 October 2019

Following the format of PLSC in the United States, PLSC Europe is a conference for discussing work in progress. There is no opportunity or obligation to publish connected to the conference. Our goal is simply to improve and provide support for in-progress scholarship. To do so, PLSC Europe assembles privacy law scholars as well as […]

Call for Expressions of Interest: Modern Studies in Property Law Conference, Northumbria University, 15-17 April 2020

The 2020 conference will follow the pattern of previous Modern Studies in Property Law conferences with a mix of plenary, discussion and panel sessions, and will also incorporate the social and human side of property law through the consideration of emerging technologies and the involvement of spokespersons and presentations from social housing schemes, shared equity […]

Call for papers: Intersections in Private Law: University of Sydney Law School, 16 August 2019

A second biennial colloquium at the University of Sydney Law School on Friday 16 August 2019 on Intersections in Private Law. There is much to be explored and discussed in how different fields of private law interact with each other – contract law with tort or equitable principles, tort with unjust enrichment – and with […]

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 […]