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Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law (ACT)

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Results: 1 - 30 of 120
  • Antonio Davola joins ACT on 1 February 2021
    26 Jan 2021
    Dr. Antonio Davola, LLB with honors (University of Pisa, 2015), LLM (Yale Law School, 2018) PhD with honors in “Law and Technology” (Sant’ Anna School of Advanced studies, Pisa, 2019) is Adjunct Professor and ...
  • PhD candidate Nena van der Horst joins ACT on the 1st of January 2021
    31 Dec 2020
    Nena van der Horst is a Dutch scholar with a background in law and economics. She obtained both her master’s degree in law (cum laude) and her master’s degree in economics at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. She ...
  • Photos: Vlad Hilitanu/Unsplash, Antonel/iStock
    Call for interest: UvA academics teaming up for a more sustainable Amsterdam
    11 Dec 2020
    How can your research contribute to a doughnut-proof Amsterdam? In April of 2020, Amsterdam adopted a five-year circular economy strategy that relies on the doughnut model created by Kate Raworth. We invite ...
  • Interview with Prof. Rolef de Weijs (UvA) on his book 'Limits to Finance" (Grenzen aan Financieringsvrijheid)
    8 Dec 2020
    In the legal and business economic literature, there remain many under explored areas of finance. This publication fills this gap with an integrated handling of law and corporate finance. By means of the method of ...
  • Media interviews on climate change litigation in the media by dr Laura Burgers
    7 Dec 2020
    Upon defending her PhD thesis on climate change litigation, Laura Burgers shows presence in the media, including NRC Handelsblad, De Volkskrant and Al Jazeera
  • Frontiers in Civil Justice Streaming Conference
    16 Nov 2020
    Anna van Duin and others will present a joint paper on (the lack of) effective remedies to remove unlawful online content at the conference 'Frontiers in Civil Justice'. They will present empirical findings on ...
  • Laura Burgers publishes a book The Voice of the North Sea
    9 Nov 2020
    Laura Burgers essay from 'The Dizzying Journey of Sam the Sea Trout, or: From Human Rights to Marine Rights', are published in a beautiful little collection entitled 'The Voice of the North Sea'. There are also ...
  • The Transformative Private Law Blog: An Introduction
    1 Oct 2020
    After months of hard work and preparation we may now welcome you to the Transformative Private Law blog. The transformative private law blog sets out to be a platform for the discussion, debating and (re)thinking of ...
  • PhD Candidate Jelle van Dijk joins ACT in September 2020
    1 Sep 2020
    Jelle van Dijk is a Dutch legal scholar who will join the University of Amsterdam as a PhD candidate and teacher in the courses Financial Law and Insolvency law. He previously obtained both his LLB (cum laude) and ...
  • Assistant Professor dr. Klaas Eller joins ACT
    31 Aug 2020
    Klaas Hendrik Eller is an Assistant Professor of European Private Law at the Amsterdam Center for Transformative Private Law (ACT). He obtained his PhD from the University of Cologne (“The Constitution of Global ...
  • Assistant Professor Rodrigo Vallejo joins ACT in October 2020
    10 Aug 2020
    Rodrigo Vallejo will join the University of Amsterdam as an Assistant Professor in Private Law as part of the Centre for Transformative Private Law (ACT) and the Sustainable Global Economic Law project (SGEL) in ...
  • Per August 2020, Kinanya Pijl joins the ACT as an Assistant Professor in Private Law
    21 Jul 2020
    Kinanya Pijl is a Dutch legal scholar working on the role of law in sustainable finance. For her doctoral research project, Kinanya has conducted extensive empirical research in the banking sectors in the ...
  • Bronwen Morgan (UNSW Law)
    Locally embedded, internationally energised
    16 Jun 2020
    In conversation Bronwen Morgan (UNSW Sydney) tells us about her passion for socio-legal research and developing new legal forms for economic transactions, human needs vs human rights, the importance of experiments of ...
  • Economics of Care: from rubric to lived experience
    7 Apr 2020
    After her public lecture and participation in the conference on 'Epistemologies of Care - Rethinking Global Political Economy,' Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts Amherst) speaks to us about 'being born again' ...
  • Deep seabed mining - utopia or political economy in the making?
    17 Jan 2020
    Isabel Feichtner (University of Würzburg) has been following the international negotiations on deep seabed mining from an international law and political economy perspective for several years. In this interview she ...
  • Yannick van den Berg, Sustainable Global Economic Law, Amsterdam Law School
    SGEL PhD candidate Yannick van den Berg
    21 Oct 2019
    In September 2019, Yannick van den Berg started his PhD research at the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance and the Centre for the Study of European Contract Law. Yannick will be doing research in the ...
  • Prof. Simon Deakin, Cambridge University
    Simon Deakin on how to build a dataset of labour laws with global reach
    13 Aug 2019
    Following his guest lecture on "The Economic Significance of Laws Relating to Employment Protection and Different Forms of Employment", Simon Deakin (University of Cambridge) speaks to us about the algorithmic nature ...
  • Blog Post on the CSECL Conference: A New Deal for Civil Justice? The New Deal for Consumers and the Justiciability of EU Consumer Rights
    15 Jul 2019
    Please find below a blog post on the CSECL conference titled, 'A New Deal for Civil Justice? The New Deal for Consumers and the Justiciability of EU Consumer Rights.' The conference has focused on issues of civil ...
  • PhD candidate in European Private Law / European Public Law / Public International Law
    25 Jun 2019
    The Amsterdam Law School of the University of Amsterdam has an opening for a PhD position. The PhD project will be focusing on interactions between two of the three sub-disciplines of European Private Law, European ...
  • CSECL hosts scholars and students from Yale University, Paris II and ESSEC
    19 Jun 2019
    On 28 June, Friday, the CSECL will host the participants of the joint summer program, which brings together faculty and students from Yale University, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), and ESSEC Business School. ...
  • Ruth Dukes, University of Glasgow School of Law
    Ruth Dukes on the Economic Sociology of Labour Law
    11 Jun 2019
    Ruth Dukes (University of Glasgow) speaks to us about the historical, political, economic and societal aspects of labour law and the rapidly developing field of 'Economic Sociology of Labour Law.' She also explains ...
  • The Politics of Justice in European Private Law
    22 May 2019
    High-profile academics discuss Hans-W. Micklitz's latest book titled The Politics of Justice in European Private Law.
  • Politics of Method in EU Law
    18 Mar 2019
    The conference “Politics of Method in EU Law" will take place on 20 and 21 June 2019. The esteemed speakers shed light on the distributive implications of methodological choices in the study of EU law.
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Judges in Utopia - Civil Courts as European Courts
    17 Dec 2018
    This conference aims to reflect with legal scholars and practitioners on the reconceptualisation of the role of civil courts in today’s European private legal order. Specifically, the conference’s focus lies on the ...
  • Judges in Utopia: new website
    5 Nov 2018
    ‘Judges in Utopia: Judicial law-making in European private law’, the five year NWO Vidi-supported research project, has a new website including a blog and details of all related publications and events.
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: A New Deal for Civil Justice? The New Deal for Consumers and the Justiciability of EU Consumer Rights
    22 Oct 2018
    The 2019 CSECL conference revolves around the New Deal for Consumers that was proposed by the European Commission on 11 April 2018. It focuses on issues of civil justice that the New Deal aims to address – as well ...
  • Prof. Marco Loos appointed to the Advisory Council of the Rent Control Commission
    26 Sep 2018
    Professor Marco Loos has been appointed by the Minister of Home Affairs as independent member of the Advisory Council of the Rent Control Commission, effective as of 1st October 2018.  The Rent Control Commission ...
  • Prof. Marco Loos takes part in the European Commission's National Consumer Dialogue
    18 Sep 2018
    On 8 October 2018 CSECL's Professor Marco Loos will join an expert panel at the National Consumer Dialogue in The Hague to discuss the New Deal for Consumers proposed by the European Commission
  • PhD vacancy in European Private Law
    4 Sep 2018
    The Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) invites applications for a PhD position from candidates who can actively contribute to Amsterdam Law School's dynamic research community. For 38 hours per ...
  • New PhD candidate Tawnee Hill
    29 Aug 2018
    We are delighted to welcome Tawnee Hill who joins CSECL as a PhD candidate from 3 September 2018.