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Results: 1 - 20 of 603
  • This PhD student won with his pitch on Artificial Intelligence to cure cancer
    16 Sep 2021
    Last week, 12 PhD candidates competed in UvA's first 3MT® pitch competition ever and were challenged to convey their PhD research to a lay audience through a three-minute video.
  • Dr Eliana Cusato wins ESIL Young Scholar Prize 2021
    15 Sep 2021
    Dr Eliana Cusato, Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral research fellow at ACIL, is the winner of the 2021 Young Scholar Prize of the European Society of International Law for her paper on ''Problematising climate ...
  • Why we are investigating the problem of an overflowing 'shopping bag of legal issues’
    14 Sep 2021
    There are many vulnerable groups in our society who ask for (legal) assistance and carry a literal and figurative 'shopping bag of judicial papers' with them every day. This shopping bag symbolises the complexity of ...
  • Emerging Voices in EU Law Workshop
    13 Sep 2021
    Applications are welcome for this workshop taking place on 18 November 2021, as part of the ACELG annual conference. PhD and early career scholars will have the opportunity to present and receive feedback on their ...
  • Data Science Day Workshops - Register Now!
    12 Sep 2021
    The DSC is hosting two free workshops on Thursday 7th October. These are open to all UvA staff. Register now!
  • Céline Joisten Joins ACT as Visiting Researcher
    9 Sep 2021
    Céline Joisten is a PhD student at the University of Liège in Belgium (ULiège). She is interested in the concept of “certainty” through tort law and, more specifically, certainty in the sine qua non condition. ...
  • Amsterdam's first women's legal advice centre is a fact
    8 Sep 2021
    Wednesday 8 September was the official opening of the first women's legal advice centre of Amsterdam. Women are immediately invited to visit the store for free legal advice.
  • Interested in watching UvA's best PhD pitches? Join here!
    6 Sep 2021
    Whether you’re networking, interviewing for a job, or just having a conversation with a friend, it is essential to have an ‘elevator pitch’ to describe your dissertation work. Tomorrow, 7 September 2021, 12 PhD ...
  • Hannah van Kolfschooten speaks about a healthy food environment in radio show Nieuwsweekend
    4 Sep 2021
    On 4 September 2021, Hannah van Kolschooten was being interviewed by the radio show Nieuwsweekend (NPO Radio 1) about the consequences of an unhealthy food environment and the legal options for municipalities to ...
  • New visitor Roland Klein joins ACIL
    3 Sep 2021
    Roland Klein joined ACIL as a visiting fellow in September 2021 and will be with us for a period of three months. His PhD project is entitled ‘International Law and Export Controls of Digital Dual-Use Items’.
  • New leadership for the International and European Law Master programme
    2 Sep 2021
    The Dean of the Law Faculty has appointed Stephan Schill as co-programme director, together with Annette Schrauwen, for the Master programme International and European Law. As of 1 September, Annette will be ...
  • ACIL welcomes PhD candidate, Sabrina Schaefer
    2 Sep 2021
    Sabrina Schaefer joined ACIL as a visiting fellow in September 2021 and will be with us for a period of three months. Her research concentrates on international treaty law and its intersection with European as well ...
  • Juan Manuel Vazquez
    How do you audit Uber drivers and Airbnbers?
    23 Aug 2021
    Citizens who earn money through online platforms, such as Airbnb and Uber, often do not pay taxes on this income by themselves. To combat this fraud, governments are imposing increasingly strict reporting rules on ...
  • Call for Abstracts on Ecocide
    10 Aug 2021
    The call for criminal liability for the causation of harm to the environment has been gaining renewed traction. France is drafting a law on so-called ecocide and in June 2021, the European Parliament, in its ...
  • Giacomo Tagiuri
    Markets have cultures, and why it matters to EU Law
    9 Aug 2021
    Giacomo Tagiuri joined ACELG in August 2021 as an assistant professor in European Law. He specializes in EU economic law, which he approaches from an interdisciplinary perspective; drawing on economic sociology, ...
  • Dr. Johanna Aleria Lorenzo
    ACIL welcomes Dr. Johanna Aleria Lorenzo
    3 Aug 2021
    Dr. J.A.P. (Johanna) Lorenzo joined the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL) in August 2021. Her research and publications concentrate on development and global governance issues arising from the ...
  • 'African and Proud' by Nathalie Dijkman
    Our latest expo African and Proud shows the underexposed side of Uganda
    2 Aug 2021
    At the Amsterdam Law Hub we believe in the power of art and culture, so from now on you can also visit us for exhibitions within our theme: justice. Director of the Law Hub, Nathalie Dijkman, kicks off with her ...
  • Conspicuous by its absence: health in the European Commission’s Artificial Intelligence Act
    30 Jul 2021
    In a recent blog post, Hannah van Kolfschooten, PhD-candidate at The Law Centre for Health and Life, shared her thoughts on the legislative proposal for the Artificial Intelligence Act that the European Commission ...
  • Vacancy: PhD position Professional Responsibility and Autonomy in AI Health Decision-making
    22 Jul 2021
    We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-organized PhD researcher, who has preferably graduated in a research Master, specialized in health law or with comparable health law expertise and experience, is ...
  • ACELG welcomes Merve Sizer
    20 Jul 2021
    ACELG welcomes Merve Sizer as a research visitor from 21 July 2021. Merve is a PhD student at Ankara University Faculty of Law and a fourth-year lawyer registered at the Ankara Bar Association in Turkey. Her master ...