Dispute Resolution in Modern Societies

28 May – 2 June 2018   print this page

Course directors:

Vesna Rijavec, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Jon T. Johnsen, University of Oslo, Norway
Paul Oberhammer, University of Vienna, Austria
Alan Uzelac, University of Zagreb, Croatia
C. H. (Remco) Van Rhee, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
Elisabetta Silvestri, University of Pavia, Italy
Burkhard Hess, Max Planck Institute, Luxembourg, Germany

Course description:

The course and conference Public and Private Justice is interdisciplinary in nature. It not only deals extensively with the legal aspects of civil litigation, but also touches upon other disciplines such as history, political science, philosophy and sociology. The main aim is to analyse the role and functioning of the law and its institutions as mechanisms for the regulation of social conflicts in present-day Europe. The course also covers topics that have an impact on a global scale. The emphasis of the course lies in the real day-to-day functioning of those mechanisms in the light of the applicable normative framework. The course focuses on the resolution of civil disputes, both in general and in specific areas (e.g. commercial and family litigation). This year's conference deals with European Rules of Civil Procedure which are the result of a joint effort of UNIDROIT and ELI. Evidence, service of documents, costs, interim measures, obligations of the parties and lawyers, judgments and res judicata are just examples of the topics that will be covered during this year's conference.

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Course lecturers:

Magne Strandberg, University of Bergen, Norway
Jorg Sladič, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Verica Trstenjak, University of Vienna, Austria
Juraj Brozović, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Barbara Preložnjak, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Alan Uzelac, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Aleš Galič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Andrej Auersperger Matić, European Parliament Legal Service, Belgium
Laurens de Vor, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
Frédérique Ferrand, University of Lyon, France
Mareike Fröhlich, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
Fernando Gascon Inhausti, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Zvonimir Jelinić, University of Osijek, Croatia
Emmanuel Jeuland, University of Paris, France
Bartosz Karolczyk, Kozminski Academy in Warsaw, Poland
Wendy Kennett, University of Cardiff, United Kingdom
Xandra Kramer, Erasmus University Rotterdam/Utrecht University, United Kingdom
Gaby Lalchand, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
Floris van de Pol, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
C. H. (Remco) Van Rhee, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
Stefaan Voet, Ghent University, Belgium
Lorenzo Zanetti, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Tatja Zoroska Kamilovska, Faculty of Law, Skopje, Macedonia