Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

Call for Papers: Corporate Responsibility and Liability in relation to Climate Change: Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law, 19-20 May 2022

We cordially invite paper proposals dealing with corporate responsibility and liability for climate change from a wide variety of areas of law, such as tort law, contract law, international law, arbitration law, European law, corporate law, criminal law, human rights law, energy law, and soft law. Papers dealing with a regulation, governance or foundational perspective […]

Professor Jill Poole Memorial Lecture – ‘“It’s Just Not Fair!” Fairness and Discretion in Business Law’: 28 April 2021, 18:00-19:00

Aston Law School invites you to the delayed 2020 Professor Jill Poole Memorial Lecture, to take place online on Wednesday 28 April 2021 at 18.00. The lecture – ‘“It’s Just Not Fair!” Fairness and Discretion in Business Law’ – will be delivered by Mr Justice Snowden (Vice-Chancellor of the County Palatine of Lancaster and Supervising […]

‘A Virtual Conversation about the Lost Translators of 1808 and the Birth of Civil Law in Louisiana’

“On 27 April, at 5.30 pm CST (US and Canada) the Tulane Law School and the Center for International and Comparative Law invite you to a virtual conversation about the Lost Translators of 1808 and the Birth of Civil Law in Louisiana in celebration of the release of Vernon Palmer’s new book and his 50 […]

‘Scheduling the Juris Diversitas General Conference’

“The General Meeting of Juris Diversitas, originally scheduled for June 2020 in Catania (Sicily, Italy) will be organized online, on Zoom, June 9-11, 2021. The theme is The Dark Side of the Law (La face cachee du droit). It will feature over 70 presentations, 7 panels, and 3 keynotes, with over 100 presenters …” (more) […]

‘Call For Papers: ALPS Virtual Conference’

“The Association for Law, Property & Society (ALPS) is an organization for those engaged in scholarship on all aspects of property law and society. Its annual meeting brings together scholars from different disciplines and from around the world to discuss their work and to foster dialogue among those working in property law, policy, planning, social […]

Call for Papers: ‘Regulation of abusive informal debt collection practices – could the Scandinavian model serve as a model for EU regulation?’: University of Copenhagen, 3 September 2021

The conference will gather a strong core of highly accomplished scholars and practitioners whose experience in financial services and consumer law enables them to address one of the more important challenges of our time: providing an adequate level of consumer protection against abusive IDCPs, without hindering the right of creditors to recover their debts. The […]

‘Social and Scientific Uncertainties in Environmental Law’: 8-10 September 2021

Environmental law aims to provide regulatory mechanisms to protect the environment, and this requires sufficient knowledge of the environmental effects of human activities, the functioning, services and carrying capacities of ecosystems, and the technical and societal options available to mitigate adverse effects and develop energy, food, urban and mobility systems towards environmental sustainability … (more, […]

‘Known Unknowns: Legal Responses to Intractable Uncertainties’, 23 April 2021, University of Bristol

This one-day online symposium will investigate, from a comparative historical perspective, the ways in which the law frames and responds to problems of intractable factual uncertainty. Where our ordinary evidential rules simply cannot produce a satisfactory answer to a factual question, the substantive law must choose how to proceed. This might, for example, involve the […]

Hoevenaars and Kas, ‘Conference Report: “Frontiers in Civil Justice”, 16 and 17 November 2020, Erasmus University Rotterdam’

“Civil justice remains in constant flux. The design of a sustainable civil justice system for the 21st century is continuously discussed both at national and international level. Particularly at international level, several soft law instruments have been adopted in recent years such as the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the European Law Institute (ELI) […]

Virtual Book launch: Rob Herian, Capitalism and the Equity Fetish: Desire, Property and Justice – Wednesday 21 April, 1pm-2pm

The Equity & Trusts Research Network is hosting a virtual book launch for Dr Rob Herian’s new book, Capitalism and the Equity Fetish (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021). As the blurb on the back states, ‘the book aims to address several questions, including how capitalism has imagined and shaped equity and civil justice since the nineteenth century; […]