Events-2011

Events organised by CDCT
year 2011


The seminar will be held by Masako Kamiya, Professor at Gakushuin University, Tokyo, during her stay at the Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law in the period 13-23 October. A graduate of Tokyo University, she obtained her Ph.D at the University of Cambridge and has held several important academic positions in Japan and abroad. Her …

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Professor Harissos Tagaras, member of the European Union Civil Service Tribunal, will hold a seminar entitled: “Le tribunal de la fonction publique de l’union européenne: aspects institutionnels et jurisprudentiels” and organized by Scuola di Dottorato in Scienze Umane e Sociali, Dottorato in Diritto, Persona e Mercato, on May 27th, 2011, from 5 pm to 7 …

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Professor Teemu Ruskola (Emory University Law School) will hold a seminar entitled “China for example: undoing international legal history” taking place at the Istituto Universitario di Studi Europei, Via Maria Vittoria 26, Torino, on June 20th 2011, from 9:15 am to 11 am. International law is a foundational element in the political ontology of the …

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How far can the international lawyer go stretching legal English in order to translate ideas which are unfamiliar to the common law system? Silvia Ferreri (Torino), Simon Whittaker (Oxford), Gerhard Dannemann (Berlin) Cristopher Williams (Foggia), Michele Graziadei (Torino), Ruth Sefton-Green (Paris), Anna Veneziano (Teramo), William Robinson (London) will hold a seminar entitled “How far can …

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Consumers’ Law demand to make a distinction between those decisions which are “reasonably” free and those which are the result of mistake or manipulation. The drafting and enforcement of statutes in this sector cannot avoid to apply those models of cognitive and decisional systems which behavioural psychology offers. Discussants: Raffaele Caterina, Paolo Cassinis, Nicolao Bonini, …

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“Law and social issues in India: dowry, violence against women and sex-selective abortion”: Asha Saxena – Advocate, High Court of Delhi will discuss the legal reforms accomplished in India to hinder violence against women, dowry and sex-selective abortion. Attachments:

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On April 12th, 13th, 14th, 2011, at Archivio di Stato, Piazza Mollino, Torino, the conference: “LA TERRE ET L’HOMME – THE LAND AND THE MAN (la propriété de la terre dans la vision des cultures traditionnelles)” will take place. Lecturers: Michele Graziadei, Jacques Leroux, Étienne Le Roy (April 12th); Gianmaria Ajani, Marc Gumbert, Rodrigo Míguez …

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The research project “Spin or fair speak – when foods talk” at the Copenhagen Business School is a co-operation between researchers in cognitive sciences, semiotics, sensory, marketing, and law. It aims at providing a new, shared frame of reference for assessing the impact of in-store food-to-consumer communication from a fairness perspective. Attachments:

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