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On Monday 11th September 2017 Mathias Vermeulen will publicly defend at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) his PhD thesis ‘Public Privacy: A European Fundamental Rights Analysis Of The Right To Private Life In An Age Of Smartphones, Drones And Social Media. The defense will take place at 16:00 in auditorium D0.08. Please find the official invitation here.


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On Thursday 15 June 2017 Raphaël Gellert will publicly defend his PhD thesis ‘Understanding the Risk-based Approach to Data Protection: An Analysis of the Links between Law, Regulation and Risk‘ at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). The event will start at 18:00 and take place at Auditorium D.2.01. Please find the official invitation (including the email address to contact in order to confirm attendance) here (pdf).

screen-shot-2016-10-03-at-09-31-16On Thursday 13 October 2016 Katja De Vries will publicly defend her PhD thesis ‘Machine learning/Informational fundamental rights: Makings of sameness and difference’. The event will start  at 17:00 in auditorium E.0.04 (VUB Etterbeek Campus). If you wish to attend, please inform Please note also that on the same day, and not far away from there, will take place the ANYWARE’ Interdisciplinary Seminar, for which registration is now closed.

nielsphd 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 found in the official invitation (pdf).