Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

Privacy protection in the 21st century: Tilburg University, 14-15 May 2019

In privacy protection, the traditional distinction between private and public physical spaces is becoming less useful in determining what really is protection-worthy. The walls of the home are ‘evaporating’ and it is becoming increasingly more difficult to use them to shield in-home activities. At the same time, through ubiquitous datafication and mobile devices, the home […]

‘Conference on “The CISG at Middle Age” at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’

“The conference presents the opportunity to consider whether the widespread state ratification of the CISG indicates success in international law development, or whether the common practice of opting out of the CISG in private contracts demonstrates that its impact has been limited at best …” (more) [Charles Kotuby, Conflict of Laws .net, 18 January]

Call for Papers: Reimagining Contract in a World of Global Value Chains: Sciences Po, Paris, 9-10 May 2019

What does this mean for contract law? No single contractual approach or theory is fully equipped to provide an analysis of the major implications. Rather, it seems about time to initiate a dialogue between competing or complementary contractual theories to explore their respective understanding of and contribution to GVCs. Through this, we hope to see […]

Call for Papers: Canadian Law of Obligations Conference: University of New Brunswick, 10-11 May 2019

On May 10 and 11, 2019, the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law is hosting the second Canadian Law of Obligations conference. We invite abstracts on any subject related to the law of Obligations in Canada (that is, the law of torts, contracts, trusts and restitution). We particularly welcome papers addressing the conference theme: […]

Call for Papers: ASCL Younger Comparativists Committee, Montreal, 10-11 May 2019

The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) is pleased to invite submissions for its Eighth Annual Conference, to be held on 10-11 May 2019, at McGill University Faculty of Law in Montreal, Québec. The purpose of the conference is to highlight, develop, and promote the scholarship of younger scholars […]

‘Call For Papers – Postgraduate Research Workshop on Comparative Law – 11-12 April 2019 Lancaster University’

“The BACL Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law is designed for doctoral students working on dissertations in the field of comparative legal studies and related subjects. In a round-table setting, the 2-day workshop will address both the benefits and methodological problems of postgraduate research in comparative law. Participants will be provided with an opportunity to present […]

European Intellectual Property and its Limits: Bournemouth University, 16 January 2019

“This inaugural symposium titled European Intellectual Property and its Limits aims to address some of the issues which are at the centre of intense legislative and judicial scrutiny such as the unitary patent and the unified patent court, the completion of the EU trade mark reform package, and the approval of the highly contentious directive […]

Equitable Fraud – Journal of Equity Annual Conference 2019 – Singapore Management University, 14 February 2019

The 2019 Journal of Equity Annual Conference, co-organised with the Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia (Singapore Management University), will take place on 14 February 2019 at Singapore Management University, School of Law. The 2019 conference will address the theme ‘Equitable Fraud’ and feature five papers that examine current developments of ‘equitable fraud’ in […]

Call for Papers: Economics and Philosophy in Private Law Theory: 10th MetaLawEcon workshop, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, 5-6 July 2019

“… Where does this debate about the role of economics and philosophy in private law scholarship stand now and where should it go? This is the main question we shall address in an interdisciplinary workshop at the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. More specific issues to discuss include the following: What do, and should, private […]

‘Contract Law and the Legislature: Autonomy, expectations, and the making of legal doctrine’: York Law School, 11-12 January 2019

“This two-day workshop seeks to revisit, reframe, and reconsider key debates about the nature and shape of contract law in the light of the impact that statutes have had on its development. Although theoretical scholarship on contract looks primarily to court decisions for principles and structure, statutes are also an important means through which political, […]