Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

Call for Papers: ‘Communities and Community Practices’: Paris 11 June 2019 and Montréal 11 October 2019

In preparation for the publication of a collective work on the theme ‘Communities and Community Practises’ and the organization of an international symposium on 11 June 2019 in Paris, the Center for Business Law and New Technologies (DANTE) of the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, and the Private Law Think Tank (GRDP) of the Université du […]

Call for Papers: Socio-Legal Approaches to Property: Panels to be held at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 30 May – 2 June 2019

Abstract Deadline – October 25th 2018. We invite original, unpublished submissions from scholars at any stage of their careers. We are interested in empirically-based papers examining any issues related to the treatment of land and other tangible things as property … (more)

Sixth Annual International and Comparative Urban Law Conference: UNSW, Sydney, 11-12 July 2019: Call for Conference Participants

Since 2014, this annual Conference has welcomed leading scholars from a range of urban law perspectives to present their research. Now in its sixth year, the Conference will build on this tradition, again providing a dynamic forum for legal scholars from around the globe to share diverse international, comparative, and interdisciplinary perspectives on the intersection […]

‘Adapting to changing circumstances in contracts and English contract law’: George Leggatt, Aston University, 19 October 2018

Aston Law School is pleased to welcome members of the legal community and friends of the university to the second lecture in Aston University’s lecture series in memory of Professor Jill Poole. The lecture is to take place on Friday 19th October 2018 and will be delivered by Lord Justice Leggatt … (more)

‘Call for papers: Journal of Private International Law Conference 2019′

“The Journal of Private International Law is inviting abstracts for its 8th conference to be held at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich from 12-14 September 2019. Abstracts of up to 500 words from scholars, at any stage of their career, should be sent to by Monday 7 January 2019 …” (more) [Brooke Marshall, Conflict of Laws […]

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)