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Vilnius University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) are happy to invite you to an international seminar where interim findings and results of the CREA project will be presented and other cutting-edge topics of state of play and challenges of algorithmisation of dispute resolution will be debated. The seminar, called “Algorithmisation of Dispute Resolution” will be … Continue reading Algorithmisation of Dispute Resolution
LSTS is looking for motivated researchers to join its research units on: (a) human-robot collaboration and personal data protection law (application deadline: 15 July 2018), (b) smart technologies (energy and transport) and personal data protection law (application deadline: 15 July 2018), (c) data protection and privacy impact assessments (application deadline: 15 July 2018), and (d) … Continue reading Vacancies for doctoral students at LSTS
This February (2018) LSTS prof. Mireille Hildebrandt will teach an 'intensive course' at University of Toronto, Faculty of Law on Data Driven Law. The course will build on her explorations of the entanglements between law and smart technologies, inquiring further into the impact of data-driven environments on democracy, law and the Rule of Law. The … Continue reading Teaching Data Driven Law
Registrations are now open for the 2017 edition of the Privacy Camp, an annual civil society bringing together digital rights advocates, members of NGOs, civil rights groups as well as academics and policy-makers from all around Europe and beyond to discuss the most pressing issues facing human rights online. The 2017 edition will take place … Continue reading Privacy Camp 2017 – Controlling Data, Controlling Machines: Dangers and Solutions
The Brussels Privacy Hub is organising the 1st European Data Protection Law Summer School, an innovative course on privacy and personal data protection law at the heart of Europe. Under the title 'Getting to Grips with the GDPR', the programme will explore legal and institutional challenges in the European Union, and provide participants with in-depth … Continue reading European Data Protection Law Summer School
Criminological Encounters is a new international, interdisciplinary and open-access journal that aims to facilitate critical dialogues between scholars of criminology and our interlocutors in other social, academic, and professional domains about contemporary issues of crime, harm, in/justice, law, and society. The journal is being launched with a first Call for Papers. Criminology is famously described … Continue reading Introducing Criminological Encounters