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Effective judicial protection in the EU: reality or illusion?

Workshop report “Article 47 of the EU Charter and effective judicial protection: The Court of Justice’s perspective”, 15 – 16 April 2021. On 15 and 16 April 2021, the GLaw Research Network held the online workshop ‘Article 47 of the EU Charter and effective judicial protection: The Court of Justice’s perspective’. The two-day workshop has …

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Lex-Atlas: Covid-19 A global academic project mapping legal responses to Covid-19

Researchers from the Open University (Tom Herrenberg, Ronald Janse and Mirjam van Schaik) work together with researchers from Tilburg University (Maurice Adams) and the University of Amsterdam (Samantha Daniels) in order to map legal responses to the Covid-19 pandemic in the Netherlands. The researchers write the country report for the international project ‘Lex-Atlas: Covid-19 A …

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10th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference

Henrique Marcos, Antonia Waltermann, and Jaap Hage are presenting their research at the 10th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference taking place on 18 – 20 March 2021. In their paper ‘From Sovereignty to International Cooperation: Lessons from Legal Logic and Social Ontology‘, the authors connect state sovereignty to fragmentation and the potential for inconsistencies and …

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Call for panels: Transformative effects of Covid-19 on Law and Globalisation

Conference Transformative effects of Covid-19 on Globalisation & Law 16-17 September 2021 It is hard to name an area of life that the Coronavirus pandemic has not affected – from travelling to doing groceries and from grieving to global politics. Yet, as we brace to enter the second year with Covid-19, we can see that …

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Global disputes, local courts?

Conference report “The Netherlands: a forum conveniens for collective redress?”, 5 February 2021 By: Tim Draband, research intern at the Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI) Why would environmental damage in Nigeria be litigated in The Hague, The Netherlands? Or a worldwide Volkswagen “Dieselgate” in Amsterdam? Are Dutch courts better equipped to deal with complex …

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Towards EU carbon farming legislation: what is the role of the ETS?

Jonathan Verschuuren, Professor of International and European Environmental Law at Tilburg Law School This is the first in a series of blogposts on a new project which we, at Tilburg Law School, have embarked on.[1] The projects starts from the recognition that the Paris Climate Agreement goals can only be achieved when greenhouse gas emissions …

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Webinar: EU Environmental Principles and Scientific Uncertainty before National Courts—The Case of the Habitats Directive

On 11 – 15 January 2021, a series of webinars devoted to the upcoming volume “EU Environmental Principles and Scientific Uncertainty before National Courts—the Case of the Habitats Directive” (Hart 2021) took place. The event comprised multiple engaging sessions, where the authors of chapters discussed approaches of Member States’ courts to evaluation of scientific evidence. …

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Meat the law series: kick-off event with prof Randall S. Abate

The lecture will take place via zoom on 18 January 2021, 15:30-17 h. All information registration available here. Meat the law is a seminar series organized by the Amsterdam Centre for Transformative private law and Sustainable Global Economic Law. Meat consumption and production have been at the centre of growing critical scrutiny over the past …

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Africa’s lawyers: between imperial legacies and transformations in global capitalism

VSR Keynote Lecture 2021 – Hosted by Tilburg Law School 13:30-15:00 h, Friday 15 January Keynote Speaker: Dr Sara Dezalay (Cardiff) Politico-ideological projections on the prominence taken by Africa as the “world economy’s last frontier” raise particularly acute challenges for the researcher interested in the relationship between law, politics and globalization on the continent. Combining …

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