It is our great pleasure to announce that on 26 January 2016 the VUB-LSTS will be hosting the 10th-anniversarity edition International Conference on the Interaction of Knowledge Rights, Data Protection and Communication KnowRight 2016. KnowRight conferences have been held since 1995; KnowRight 2016 is already the 10th. It will focus on the interaction between data … Continue reading KnowRight 2016: Data Protection in Practice – call for papers now open
LSTS researcher Erika Ellyne has started a one-year stay at the Law School of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she will be doing research on patent law together with Prof. Dr. Shubha Ghosh. The visit was rendered possible by a Gustave Boël Sofina Fellowship grant of the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF).
On 25 and 26 June 2013 will take place in Barcelona the 9th International Conference on Internet, Law & Politics (IDP 2013), devoted to 'Big Data: Challenges & Opportunities'. The event's first day will include amongs its highlights a keynote by Mireille Hildebrandt ('Slaves of Big Data. Are we?'), and the presentation by LSTS researcher … Continue reading Big Data: Challenges & Opportunities
On Friday 24 May 2013 LSTS researcher Niels Van Dijk will publicly defend his PhD 'Grounds of the immaterial. A transversal approach of legal philosophy in intellectual rights', co-promoted by Prof. Dr. M. Hildebrandt and Prof. Dr. S. Gutwirth. The defence will take place at 5pm in Room D.0.08, at VUB. More information can be … Continue reading Grounds of the immaterial: A transversal approach of legal philosophy in intellectual rights