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Second Antwerp-Glasgow Doctoral Colloquium, May 7-8, 2009

This year's colloquium invites doctoral researchers from Antwerp and Glasgow to discuss their work in progress on the following topic: "The Common Good in Law". The colloquium will take place at the Antwerp Law School on the 7th and 8th of May 2009.

 

 

 

Program

Program

The Common Good in Law
Second Antwerp-Glasgow Doctoral Colloquium


Program


Thursday May 7th
(Room D424)


13.30-14.30: Prof. Ruth Dukes (Glasgow Law School): Opening Lecture: The Commong Good in Labour Law

First Panel:
14.30-16.00: International Private Law and the Common Good
Chair: Dr Bart Volders (Antwerp)
Papers:
Marie Collard (Toulouse and Antwerp): The Common Good in the Relation between Private Parties
Alen Balde (Glasgow): The Role of Private Parties Interests in Formulating the “Common Good” within the Area of Antitrust Law
Atabong Tamo (Antwerp): Multinational Corporate Governance, Whose Thing Is It?


Coffe Break

Second Panel:
16.30-18.00: Legal Theory and the Common Good
Chair: Prof. Emilios Christodoulidis (Glasgow)
Papers:
Marco Goldoni (Antwerp) & Christopher McCorkindale (Glasgow): The Role of the Courts in Hannah Arendt’s Political Constitutionalism
Josemaria Carabante Carabante & Antonio Ferrer (Universidad Complutense Madrid): Postmodernity and the Common Good: Rorty and Maritain
Honor McAdam (Glasgow): Law, Morality and the Common Good


Friday May 8th
Rooms R212 and R213

Third Panel:
10.00-12.00: Public Law and the Common Good
Chair: Prof. Patricia Popelier (Antwerp)
Papers:
Quoc Loc Hong (Antwerp): The ECJ. A Political Court in Search of the Common Good
Petr Novotny (Antwerp): Balancing the Common Good
Anne Meuwese (Antwerp): Transatlantic Diffusion and Side Effects of “Better Regulation”
Mohammad Abrar (Glasgow): Neighbouring Rights and Public Interest

Lunch


Fourth Panel:
13.00-15.00: Human Rights and the Common Good
Chair: Prof. Wouter Vandenhole (Antwerp)
Papers:
Frankie McCarthy (Glasgow): Article 1 of the First Protocol to the ECHR: the Role of an Economic Right in Promoting the Common Good
Nlerum Okogbule (Glasgow): Re-Appraising the Impact of Globalisation on Human Rights
Gregor Clunie (Glasgow): Globalisation and the Corporatisation of the Common Good
Vidyaranya Chakravarthy (Antwerp): Should We Trust Google?

Coffe Break

Fifth Panel:
15.30-17.00: The Common Good in International Public Law
Chair: Prof. Koen De Feyter (Antwerp)
Papers:
Ania Salinas (Glasgow): Justice as an Integral Part of Peace and the Transitional Soceities’ Common Good
Geeta Oboy (Warwick): The Role of Judicial Education
Hakeem Yusuf (Glasgow): Undemocratic Paradox and the Common Good: An Unaccounted Judiciary and Challenges of Political Transition in Post-Authoritarian Nigeria


17.00-18.00: Prof. Hans Lindhal (Tilburg): Plenary Closing Lecture:  “A-legality: The Question of Legal Boundaries”


19.00: Reception: Blindestraat 14