Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

‘IFIM Holiday Seminar – Tales of the New Doctors of Law’

“December brought another fascinating conference, this time organised by the Institute of Intellectual Property and Market Law (Institutet för immaterialrätt och marknadsrätt) of Stockholm University, which has a tradition of inviting junior academics and lawyers to speak in its annual Holiday seminar. The 2020 seminar featured researchers who successfully defended their PhD theses in 2020: […]

Call for Papers and Posters: ‘A Sacred Covenant? Historic, Legal and Cultural Perspectives on the Development of Marital Law’: virtual event, 20 May 2021

We seek to explore the changing legal and cultural definitions of marriage in any geographical location or jurisdiction across the period c 1450 – present day, paying particular attention to the changing perspectives on age, same-sex marriage, polygamy, divorce, and remarriage. This conference will create an exciting space where historical, literary, medical, artistic, and cultural […]

Call for Papers and Participation: ‘New Technologies in Courts’: Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 22 October 2021

The Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Department of Law hereby announces the organization of an international conference with the title ‘New Technologies in Courts: Advantages and Limits’. The main topic of the conference is constituted by the legal-science implications of novel information technology and communications (IT&C) solutions applied to the challenges faced by courts and […]

‘Call for papers for Modern Studies in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management 2021’

“The following is posted as a courtesy to YIP Man (Associate Professor, Director of Centre for Commercial Law in Asia, Singapore Management University School of Law): ‘The fourth conference in the “Modern Studies in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management” series will take place virtually via Zoom on 22-23 July 2021. The daily conference […]

‘Virtual Workshop (in English!) on 13 January 2020: AG Maciej Szpunar on Extraterritoriality’

“Since the summer, the Hamburg Max Planck Institute has hosted monthly virtual workshops on current research in private international law. That series, so far held in German, has proven very successful, with sometimes more than 100 participants. Starting in January, the format will be expanded …” (more) [Ralf Michaels, Conflict of Laws .net, 5 January]

‘Webinars everywhere! A look from my Article 17 obsessed eyes’

“For all its hardships, the pandemic has been a fruitful time for webinars. While they are not a complete replacement for real world seminars, there is a distinct advantage to being able to attend many conferences, seminars and lectures from home and still feel part of the IP community. Here is a summary of some […]

‘Virtual event: Civil Justice Fest’

Civil Justice Fest, November 2020, Law & Economics Center, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University. Uploaded November 2020. Managing Dockets and Judicial Resources During COVID-19 While Preserving Standards of Fairness and Justice Looking Forward: Civil Justice Issues in the Next Administration and New Congress The Expanding Scope of Public Nuisance and Locality Litigation: The […]

‘Virtual conference: English Law and Colonial Connections’

“Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Lodz and Northumbria University, Newcastle, this online symposium will take place across two afternoons (GMT) on January 26 and 27, 2021. This symposium aims to bring together researchers with interests in legal history and history more broadly. The symposium theme has no specific periodization or […]

Call for Papers: Privacy Law Scholars Conference, 3-4 June 2021

The Program Committee of the Privacy Law Scholars Conference invites submission of abstracts for the 14th annual conference (PLSC 2021) to be held virtually on Thursday and Friday, June 3 and 4, 2021. PLSC is a paper workshop conference. It offers no opportunity or obligation to publish. The goal is to provide support for in-progress […]

‘The End to Testamentary Freedom’ by Richard Hedlund (online), 13 January 2021

Testamentary freedom is a hallmark of modern English succession law, allowing testators to freely choose whom to benefit and exclude from inheriting their estate by writing a will. However, in 1938 the UK Parliament introduced the Inheritance (Family Provision) Act, which introduced the so-called family provision rule, allowing close family members to apply to court […]