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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).

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On Monday 18 November 2013, LSTS members Niels van Dijk and Raphaël Gellert will give a presentation titled ‘A Risk to a Right?” Beyond Data Protection Risk Assessments’ in the context of Metajuridica department’s Research Gatherings. The presentation will deal with the conceptual novelty of ‘a risk to a right’, and with some of the many question it raises several questions: How can policy makers, regulators and lawyers know about risks to fundamental rights and freedoms before a project or a technology is implemented? Who will get to decide what constitutes a risk to a right, and according to which methodologies and principles? Which are the rights and freedoms in this context? The event will take place on Monday 18 November between 12:30 and 14:00 at VUB (room 4C306).

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LSTS researcher Raphaël Gellert will co-teach a seminar entitled ‘Perspectives croisées sur le risque : sécurité, science et technologie, protection des données personnelles’ (Cross perspectives on risk: security, science and technology, protection of personal data). He will teach the seminar during the first trimester of academic year 2013-2014 at Sciences Po Lille. His fellow teacher is Mara Wesseling, Post-doc researcher at Sciences Po Paris.