Workshop: Constitutionalizing in the Anthropocene

Hosted by Tilburg Law School
Wednesday 2 December through Friday 4, from 17:00 to 21:00 CET.  

Wednesday 2 December – Technologies and modalities of regulation:

  • Professor Alejandro Camacho (Chancellor’s Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law, US): The Future of Conservation? Law and Ethics in the Anthropocene
  • Professor Liz Fisher(Professor of Environmental Law, Oxford University, UK): Imagining the Rule of Law in Precarious Times
  • Professor Louis Kotzé (Professor of Law at North-West University, South Africa): The Principles of Earth System Law

Thursday 3 December – Institutional architectures and complexity:

  • Professor Jaye Ellis (Professor of Law at McGill University, Canada): Forms of Law in the Anthropocene
  • Professor Rakhyun Kim (Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Governance at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, NL): Earth System Law for the “Day After Tomorrow”’
  • Dr. Johan Horst (Postdoctoral Researcher at the Integrated Research Institute ‘Law & Society’ at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany): The Emancipatory Potential of Law in the Anthropocene

Friday 4 December – Conceptual and foundational transformations:

  • Professor Frédéric Neyrat (Professor of Planetary Humanities at Wisconsin-Madison University, US): Planetary Sovereignty: How to Avoid the Terrifying Terra-Fire?’
  • Professor Karen Morrow (Professor of Environmental Law at Swansea University, UK): Planetary Sovereignty: What does it mean for the human-nature relationship?
  • Professor David Chandler (Professor of International Relations at Westminster University, UK): The Black Anthropocene