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SGEL Spring Lecture Series 2022

Join us for the SGEL Spring Lecture Series for inspiring conversations on global economic law, sustainability & social justice! More details and registration on our Events page. www.sgel.uva.nl

Transparency and Participation in the Face of Scientific Uncertainty

27/28 January 2022 The EU Treaties contain a clear call for an open, transparent and regular dialogue between EU institutions and bodies, and representative associations and civil society. Although openness and its corollaries of transparency and participation are foundational values of the EU, theoretical and practical challenges still persist and hamper the effective fulfilment of …

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The Transformative Law of Political Economy in Europe: Mobilizing Legal Institutional Imagination

27-28 January 2022 Organised by Klaas Eller (UvA), Poul F. Kjaer (Copenhagen Business School) , Anna Beckers (Maastricht University) Different strands of recent legal scholarship in Europe and beyond take law as constitutive for economic modes of production and reject the idea of ‘the market’ following a predetermined trajectory to which law is (mostly) external. …

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Judicial control of Administrative Cooperation in Tax Matters, Taxpayers’ Rights and the Notion of “Foreseeable Relevance” in light of the CJEU’s case law

Webinar, 8 February 2022, 14:00-17:00cet Organizers:Mariolina Eliantonio and Marina Serrat Romani, Maastricht University The aim of the event is to reflect, from a holistic perspective, on the evolution of the case law of the CJEU from Berlioz I to the recent État du Grand-duché de Luxembourg v L case from both a substantive tax law and a more …

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Sensing Practices & Representations of More-than-human Worlds

17-18 March 2022 Jointly organized by: Dr. Marie Petersmann (Tilburg University) m.c.petersmann@tilburguniversity.edu Dr. Andrea Leiter (University of Amsterdam) a.b.leiter@uva.nl Abstract This conference is the culmination of a series of events on ‘Theory Hacks’ that took place over 2021 to facilitate discussions between legal researchers specialized in the environmental and digital humanities and tech-developers who participated …

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Towards a Sustainable Global Economic Law: Shifts, Ruptures and Social Justice

16-17 December 2021 What should ‘sustainable global economic law’ (SGEL) look like in the context of looming ecological catastrophe, wild levels of inequality and wealth concentration, and strong demands for social, racial and gender and environmental justice? Law provides the very infrastructure that sustains capitalism, which is inextricably linked to politically-sanctioned, large-scale destruction of nature, …

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Call for Applications

Dec. 17, 2021, 10-12pm and 3-4:30pm. Towards a Sustainable Global Economic Law? Shifts, Ruptures and Social Justice What should a ‘sustainable global economic law’ (SGEL) look like, in a context of looming ecological catastrophe, wild levels of inequality and wealth concentration, continuous technological disruption, and strong demands for social, racial, gender and environmental justice?  On …

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Netherlands: towards mandatory human rights due diligence legislation

The conference ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in the Netherlands: towards mandatory human rights due diligence legislation’ will take place on 12 November 2021 at the The Hague Humanity Hub. The regulation of multinational corporations, especially in situations of negative impact, poses challenging questions. Current developments show a transformation of voluntary and sector driven guidelines into legally …

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