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Results: 1 - 20 of 522
  • 20 Feb 2020
    UvA students compete at European Law Moot Court regional finals

    After successfully submitting their written briefs in the fictional European Law Moot Court (ELMC) case of 'The Most Magnificent Order of the Cassowary v. The Kingdom of Antares,' the University of Amsterdam’s team ...

  • 18 Feb 2020
    UvA team wins prizes at national Jessup moot court competition

    On 30 and 31 January, students of the Amsterdam Law School’s Public International Law LLM programme participated in the national rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court competition. Team members Gabriela ...

  • 18 Feb 2020
    Call for 'Diverse Europe' visiting scholars

    For the visiting period from September to December 2020, the ACES 'Diverse Europe' Theme Group offers stipendiary visiting scholarships to excellent scholars who are conducting research related to diversity and ...

  • 5 Feb 2020
    The legal dimension of the Coronavirus outbreak & measures to containing it

    In three recent articles and interviews, ACELG researcher in (international) health law and public health Anniek de Ruijter discusses a range of legal aspects regarding the outbreak of the coronavirus and pandemic ...

  • 28 Jan 2020
    ACIL research informs UNCITRAL discussions on possibilities of ISDS reform

    A recent paper by ACIL researchers Stephan W. Schill and Geraldo Vidigal is one of four papers referred to by the Secretariat of UNCITRAL to base their Note on the reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement.

  • 23 Jan 2020
    Launch Event of the Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law (ACT)

    On the 1st of January, CSECL became ACT, that is, Amsterdam Center for Transformative Private Law. We will celebrate the transformation of our research group at the ACT Launch Event, on the 14th of February 2020 at ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Kati Cseres and Or Brook win funding for rethinking EU and National Competition Law Enforcement

    Kati Cseres (ACELG) and Or Brook (University of Leeds) won funding from the UK’s ESRC Impact Acceleration Account for their project ‘The Priority-Setting Project: Rethinking EU And National Competition Law ...

  • 17 Jan 2020
    Deep seabed mining - utopia or political economy in the making?

    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 ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    The World as its Ambition

    Our guest speaker Elaine Fahey (City, University of London) speaks to us about her work in mapping the EU's global ambitions, the EU's promotion of convergence and its struggle with increasing institutionalisation.

  • 11 Dec 2019
    On the privilege of researching on the fault lines between law, history and political sociology

    ACES-ACELG visiting fellow Antoine Vauchez (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne) speaks to us about the influence of the Italian mafia on his early research career, the beauty of his progression as a researcher ...

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Secondary Criminal Liability for International Crimes and Serious Human Rights Violations

    Marc Tiernan joined ACIL and the department of Criminal Law as a PhD Candidate in December 2019. His research forms part of a broader project on “The Outer Limits of Secondary Liability for International Crimes and ...

  • 29 Nov 2019
    Responsible use of AI technologies in the military context

    UvA / Asser / ACIL / LACMO members Berenice Boutin, Terry Gill and Tom van Engers have been awarded an NWO grant for their four-year research project ‘Agency and Compliance by Design in Military AI Technologies.’ ...

  • 27 Nov 2019
    Big Data Human Trafficking project wins Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019

    ACIL / International Criminal Law researcher Jill Coster van Voorhout won the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019 (category Alpha/Gamma) for her project to identify human trafficking activities in bank data. ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    ACIL team presents to United Nations General Assembly

    Invited by the Permanent Mission of Brazil at the UN, ACIL researchers André Nollkaemper and Natasa Nedeski presented the Guiding Principles on Shared Responsibility in International Law to the General Assembly of ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    ACELG students Sylwia Kałaska and Alexandros Ntallas
    Recognition for ACELG students master theses

    Sylwia Kałaska and Alexandros Ntallas, two students supervised by ACELG members, were both publicly recognised for the outstanding qualities of their master theses.

  • 18 Nov 2019
    Brexit Brits in the Netherlands

    ACELG professor Annete Schrauwen was interviewed by the Brexit Brits Abroad podcast to discuss the (legal) situation of British citizens in the Netherlands.

  • 15 Nov 2019
    Kalliopi Skourtou
    Transnational Corporations as Human Rights-Holders

    In September 2019, Kalliopi Ioanna Skourtou started her PhD research at the Amsterdam Centre for International Law. Her PhD research is entitled “Transnational Corporations as Human Rights-Holders. A Critical ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Dutch Computable Award 2019 for Big data human trafficking project
    Big data human trafficking project wins Computable Award 2019

    Jill Coster van Voorhout's project to detect human trafficking activities in big bank data was awarded the Dutch Computable Award 2019. Jill developed the project together with ABN Amro bank and the Dutch Ministry of ...

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Grietje Baars (City, University of London)
    Grietje Baars on International Law and (the history of) Corporations

    After their SGEL lecture, Grietje Baars (City, University of London) speaks to us about the long-standing interrelation between international law and (the history of) corporations and their outlook on a societies ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    Jan Broulik
    Distortion of competition policy by private interests

    Jan Broulík joined ACELG this summer as Assistant Professor in European Law. He will be teaching and coordinating a variety of master and bachelor courses, and especially competition law.