LSTS: 15 years of science and fun

The Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) Research Group of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) celebrates in 2018 its 15 years of existence. To mark the occasion, we invite all our friends to join us at a special LSTS-café on Tuesday 27th February 2018 at La Tricoterie, from 8:30 pm to 2:00 am, with music … Continue reading LSTS: 15 years of science and fun

LSTS books of 2017

The Research Group on Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) has assembled its list of most influential readings of 2017. For the second time already, members and affiliated researchers have reflected and share their views on their reading experiences and sources of inspiration, in what is already starting to … Continue reading LSTS books of 2017

The Emergence of Personal Data Protection as a Fundamental Right of the EU

The book 'The Emergence of Personal Data Protection as a Fundamental Right of the EU', by LSTS researcher Gloria González Fuster, has been published by Springer. The work explores the coming into being in European Union (EU) law of the fundamental right to personal data protection. Approaching legal evolution through the lens of law as … Continue reading The Emergence of Personal Data Protection as a Fundamental Right of the EU

Free circulating statements: anthropological notes on food-related health claims in the EU

On Tuesday 17 December 2013, LSTS will welcome Kim Hendickx, of the Université de Liège's Spiral Research Group, for a seminar around his work in progress on the subject of "Free circulating statements: anthropological notes on food-related health claims in the EU". The event, organised in the context of VUB's Food Law Hub activities, will take … Continue reading Free circulating statements: anthropological notes on food-related health claims in the EU

Publications round-up

Some recent LSTS publications: - Baraliuc Irina, Sari Depreeuw and Serge Gutwirth, 'Copyright enforcement in the digital age: a post-ACTA view on the balancing of fundamental rights', International Journal of Law and Information Technology, DOI: 10.1093/ijlit/eas024. - Bellanova, Rocco and Gloria González Fuster, 'Politics of Disappearance: Scanners and (Unobserved) Bodies as Mediators of Security Practices', … Continue reading Publications round-up

The things of law

On 3 July 2013 LSTS director Serge Gutwirth will give a presentation on 'Les choses du droit', in the context of the Colloquium 'Gestes spéculatifs'. Taking place from 28 June to 5 July at the Centre Culturel International de Cerisy-la-Salle, the Colloquium is co-directed by Didier Debaise and Isabelle Stengers, and its list of speakers notably … Continue reading The things of law