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Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law (ACT)

Results: 1 - 23 of 23
Results: 1 - 23 of 23
  • Jessica Sblazer Joins ACT as Visiting Researcher
    1 Jul 2021
    ACT welcomes Jessica Sblazer as a visiting researcher from 1 July to 1 November 2021
  • A sustainable city, drawn by a member of the SUSA-team
    Call for Stories: What prevents you from living life or doing business in Amsterdam without harming the planet or other people?
    25 Jun 2021
    Scholars United for a Sustainable Amsterdam (SUSA) is a collective of academics who aim to work together with Amsterdam citizens, businesses and institutions to explore how Amsterdam can be made more sustainable. The ...
  • Interview with N-EXTLAW Researcher Vladimir Bogoeski
    19 May 2021
    Dr Vladimir Bogoeski is a postdoctoral researcher with ACT and is part of the N-EXTLAW Project team. He examines how private law currently structures work relations, focusing on worker cooperatives as an alternative ...
  • Brown paper bag
    Next Brown Bag Lunch on Legal Professions: ‘Working for EU Institutions’.
    29 Apr 2021
    The European Private Law Masters invites you to the next ‘Brown Bag Lunch on Legal Professions’, this time themed ‘Working for EU Institutions’. The event series aims at bringing current students of the programme and ...
  • New Brown Bag Lunch Series on Legal Professions | Hosted by the European Private Law Masters
    16 Feb 2021
    New Brown Bag Lunch Series on Legal Professions. Hosted by the European Private Law Masters Kick-off event ‘Careers in an international law firm’ on Friday, Feb 19 The European Private Law Masters hosts a new ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vladimir Bogoeski joins ACT on 1 January 2021
    1 Jan 2021
    Vladimir Bogoeski is a postdoctoral researcher at the Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law. He is part of the N-EXTLAW Project (Law as a vehicle for social change: Mainstreaming non-extractive economic ...
  • 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' ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...