Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

Foundations of the Common Law 1215-1914: Launch of the Online Library: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, 3 October 2018, 5pm

“The free access Foundations of the Common Law Library is a funded research infrastructure project co-ordinated by AustLII, which will build on the CommonLII platform the most comprehensive historical legal resource for the first 800 years of the whole common law world (1215-1914). With the collaboration of ten free access international Legal Information Institutes, including […]

‘Workshop and Memorial in honour of Professor Patrick Atiyah (1931-2018)’

“Professor Atiyah was Professor of English Law at Oxford from 1977-1988 and was best known for his work on contract and tort. The Faculty and Professor Atiyah’s family welcome anyone who may have known or worked with him during his career to join us in remembering and celebrating his life and scholarship …” (more)

‘The “Private” in Private International Law – 2018 Maastricht Private Law Lecture by Prof dr Symeon C Symeonides’

“The Maastricht Private Law Lecture, hosted by the Maastricht Department of Private Law, is an annual event at which a most distinguished scholar is invited to give a lecture on a topic related to the wide field of private law. An interactive seminar with PhD-researchers will follow on the next day …” (more) [Catalina Goanta, […]

Edinburgh/Oxford Obligations Workshop: Edinburgh Centre for Private Law, 5 October 2018

Programme: 9:15am – 10:15am David Fox (Edinburgh), Monetary Union in Britain in 1707 and Its Impact on Monetary Debts (Matt Dyson replying); 10:15am – 10:45am Tea/Coffee; 10:45am – 11:45am Donal Nolan and James Goudkamp (Oxford): Contributory Negligence on the Roads (Martin Hogg replying); … (more)

The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 12 October 2018

This conference presents research undertaken during 2016-2018 at CCL, IALS. It focuses on the interface between public and private law, the new frontiers of commercial law and will have a special section on the notion of hardship in international commercial contracts (including public/private contractual relationships) and related rules and remedies … (more)

‘Conference: “Her­mann Kan­torow­icz (1877-1940): the battle for legal science” conference (University of Helsinki, 25-26 October 2018)’

“Legal historian, Mediaevalist, legal theorist, legal philosopher, comparative-international lawyer, criminal law expert, philologist, social scientist, political theorist, political activist – all labels that could be attached to Hermann Kantorowicz. Born in 1877, his first major work was published in 1906 under the pseudonym Gnaeus Flavius, the legendary plebeian who demystified Roman law and brought it […]

Call for Papers: ‘Reputation as Property’

In this workshop, organised in association with the Private Law Group at Trinity College Dublin, we seek to bring together property and torts scholars to discuss both theoretical and doctrinal approaches to the question of whether reputation is property or not. We are interested in examining the contexts in which reputation as property already exists […]

Medical Litigation Conference, NUI Galway, Saturday 20th October, 9am-4.30pm

The School of Law NUI Galway and Dr Stephen Kearns, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bon Secours Hospital, Galway, are delighted to host a one-day conference on medical negligence litigation at NUI Galway on Saturday 20th October, 2018. The conference is aimed at medical and legal practitioners and will address key issues in medical negligence … (more)

Public/Private Divide in the 21st Century: Northumbria University, 12 September 2018

This one day conference will consider the public/private divide and its peculiar nature. The public/private divide has long engaged academics both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, since the recognition of a discrete body of English public law in the 1960s, academics have struggled with an essential contradiction; the idea of public law […]

Obligations X: 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 address the theme Private Law Inside and Out. Further details will be provided in early 2019 (more).