The University of Antwerp Faculty of Law is pleased to announce its
third year of organizing the Faculty Lectures series.
The Faculty Lectures series aspires to operate as a vehicle for bringing to the fore the
activities of the research groups by means of inviting a
faculty-scale audience for lectures
to be delivered, preferably in English, by domestic and international guests.
Guest speakers will elaborate
on current legal topics covering a wide spectrum of
The usual format consists in a 45-minutes presentation followed by a 30 minutes open
discussion moderated by a member of our academic
Occasionally the lecture format will include a respondent who will present a brief
comment on the lecture.
The Faculty aims at a minimum of 6 public lectures per academic year, which will be announced in due time.
For further details please consult the program.
Woensdag 8 mei 2013, 12.30-13.30
K.103 (Aula Rector Dhanis, Kleine Kauwenberg 14)
Professor HEIKE KRIEGER,
of Public and International Law at the Freie Universität Berlin and a sitting Judge on the Berlin State Constitutional Court
Multilayered human rights protection in a federal state: experiences in the Berlin Constitutional Court”
Dinsdag 7 mei 2013, 12.00-14.00
K.201 (Aula Rector Dhanis, Kleine Kauwenberg 14)
Professor dr. Jean-Michel SERVAIS,
Universiteit van Luik en Gerona, Spanje. Voormalig Secretaris-Generaal en Ere-voorzitter van de Internationale Arbeidsorganisatie.
"The Future of the European Social Model in a world of globalized labour"
Woensdag 6 maart 2013 (10 - 12 uur)
Annexe (Lange Winkelstraat / Rodestraat 14)
Professor Stefano GIUBBONI,
Associate Professor of Labour law at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Perugia
Citizenship and social rights in the European Union: growing tensions and possible re-conceptualization
Professor Stefano Giubboni is Associate Professor of Labour law at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Perugia. From 2002 to 2007 he has held a position as Associate Professor of Labour Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Florence. He also served as a national expert (2005-7) and a member of the steering group (2008-10) of TRESS network (
Training and Reporting on European Social Security)
. He is the author of Social Rights and Market Freedom in the European Constitution: A Labour Law Perspective
(Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2006) and a co-editor of the European Journal of Social Law. His research foci include the impact of European integration on national labor rights, the relationship between market and
welfare systems, the regulation of flexible work forms in Europe, the changes of the Social State from a comparative viewpoint, the issue of safety and occupational injuries and employer liability.
Maandag 12 november 2012, 12.00-13.30
, lokaal S004 (Voormalige Klooster van de Grauwzusters
Lange Sint-Annastraat 7):
Dr. Ruhi PAUL
, Assistant Professor of Law at the National Law University, Delhi
'Mediation and Conciliation in India'
Professor Paul's areas of interest are Alternative Dispute Resolution and Procedural Laws. Before joining this University, she was teaching at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. She is pursuing Ph.D. in Mediation. She has been actively engaged in various research projects which included Sub-National Governance, Legal Assistance Programme for Land, among others at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. She has participated in various national seminars and her research papers are published in various leading journals and books.
Repliek door Prof.dr. S. RUTTEN
Vrijdag 16 November 2012, 12.30-14.00,
lokaal D014 (Grote Kauwenberg 18):
Dr. Simon DEAKIN,
Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge
Simon Deakin is Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge, specializing in labour law, private law, company law, law and economics, and EU law. He is a programme director in the Cambridge Centre for Business Research, and an associate Faculty member of the Judge Business School. His books include Tort Law (5th. ed. with Basil Markesinis and Angus Johnston), Labour Law (4th. ed. 2005, with Gillian S. Morris) and The Law of the Labour Market: Industrialization, Employment, and Legal Evolution (2005, with Frank Wilkinson). He is a member of the editorial boards of the British Journal of Industrial Relations, the Industrial Law Journal (UK), and the Cambridge Journal of Economics. He was elected to a Fellowship of the British Academy in 2005. In May 2010, Professor Deakin (writing with John Armour, Priya Lele and Mathias Siems) received the Allen & Overy Law Prize in the 2010 Working Paper Competition run by the European Corporate Governance Institute. He was also a recipient of the ECGI Law prize in 2009.
Dinsdag 27 november 2012, 12.00-14.00,
lokaal Annexe (Rodestraat 14):
Dr. Gonçalo MATIAS,
Assistant Professor of Law at the Catholic University of Portugal
“Constitutional implications of the financial crisis in Europe”
Gonçalo Matias obtained a Law degree and a Master of Laws from the School of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University. He lectures courses in the area of Public Law. He is the Associate Dean for International Affairs of the Lisbon School of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Georgetown University Law Centre. He is an invited professor at the Washington University in St. Louis Law School. He is a legal advisor to the President of the Portuguese Republic.