6 December 2017
8 December 2017

Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and dispute settlement after WW I

A Conference under the Patronage of Their Excellencies, the Ambassadors of France and Germany in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Jointly organised by the two research departments, the conference “Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and dispute settlement after WWI” is designed to investigate both the notion of “peace through law” and...

14:30 / 26 October 2017

Do you speak Open Science?

Research is becoming progressively more open, transparent and accessible to society. Open Science is all about making publications free to access (Open Access), rendering data and code available to re-use and share (Open Data, Open Source) and changing towards more transparent and collaborative practices.
Do you speak Open Science? You might...

14:00 / 12 October 2017

Jurisdiction, Conflicts of Laws and Data Protection in Cyberspace

Jointly organised with the Brussels Privacy Hub, the Conference ‘Jurisdiction, Conflicts of Laws and Data Protection in Cyberspace’ intends to contribute to the ongoing discussion on the challenges to the protection of privacy in the Digital Age.

Thanks to the Internet, people who are thousands of miles apart can effortlessly engage in social...

25 September 2017
26 September 2017

"A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Dispute Resolution in the Law of International Watercourses and the Law of the Sea"

The settlement of interstate fresh water and maritime disputes is currently undergoing a period of great change, creating both challenges and opportunities. The Conference will bring together internationally renowned experts to evaluate the progress made thus far in these two distinct, yet related, fields, and to discuss the potential for future...

8 September 2017

Conference Panel sponsored by the MPI Luxembourg
Identifying and Implementing Erga Omnes Obligations: The Role of Procedure (Forum 3)

13th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL): “Global Public Goods, Global Commons and Fundamental Values: The Responses of International Law”
University of Naples Federico II
The conference website can be found here: http://www.esil-sedi.eu/node/1469

30 March 2017

Brexit: An opportunity for Frankfurt to become a new hub of litigation in Europe?

On March 30, 2017, the Minister of Justice of the Land Hessen (Federal State of Hesse), Eva Kühne-Hörmann, will organise a conference in Frankfurt to present the „Justizinitiative Frankfurt“ (Justice Initiative Frankfurt). This initiative was launched by Professor Hess, Professor Pfeiffer (Heidelberg University), Professor Duve (Freshfields...

24 November 2016
25 November 2016

“DEBACLES – Illusions and Failures in the History of International Adjudication”

Encouraged by the post-Cold War rise of international adjudication, most international lawyers — with some notable recent exceptions — have focused their attention on judicial 'success stories.' They have thereby revitalized a liberal-modernist narrative that views the constant expansion and improvement of international adjudication as...