NANTERRE: Annual Meeting

10.06.2017 16:05
Auditório Carvalho Guerra | Campus Foz

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10.06.2017 16:05 NANTERRE: Annual Meeting Link:

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Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto | Campus Foz | Auditório Carvalho Guerra
Carvalho Guerra Auditorium

Group 1


       Moderator: KERSTIN PEGLOW 

  • AUSTRIA – University of Salzburg
  • BELGIUM – University of Antwerp
  • FRANCE – Paris-Nanterre
  • FRANCE  – University of Nantes
  • GERMANY – University of Bochum

Group 2


      Moderator: STEPHANIE DIJOUX 

  • GERMANY – University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • GERMANY – University of Freiburg
  • GERMANY – University of Potsdam
  • GERMANY – TU Dresden
  • INDIA – Gujarat National Law University

Group 3


       Moderator: RAQUEL CARVALHO 

  • KAZAKHSTAN – Eurasian National University, Astana
  • KOSOVO – University of Prishtina
  • LATVIA – University of Riga
  • LITHUANIA – University of Vilnius
  • MACEDONIA – S. Cyril and Methodius University

Group 4


     Moderator: OTMAR SEUL

  • POLAND – University of Bialystok
  • POLAND – University of Lodz
  • PORTUGAL – Universidade Católica Portuguesa
  • PORTUGAL – University of Lisbon
  • PORTUGAL – University of Porto

Group 5



  • PORTUGAL – University of Minho
  • SWITZERLAND – University of Fribourg
  • SWITZERLAND – University of Zurich
  • UNITED KINGDOM – University of West London


09:30-10:00 Opening Speech
* Otmar Seul
* Catarina Santos Botelho (International Mobility Coordinator – Law) Porto Faculty of Law - Universidade Católica Portuguesa 
  Coffee Break
10:30-12:30 ROOM 1 - Interculturalism and Legal Studies - MARIA JOÃO TOMÉ
Internationalization of academia in times of migration crisis - Elzbieta Kuzelewska, University of Białystok, Poland
Interculturality as specificity of the integrated french-german legal studies Paris-Nanterre/Potsdam - Otmar Seul, University of Paris Nanterre, France
Ancient legal history : Cultural conflicts and the lawmaking process in the Late Roman Empire Soazik Kerneis, University Paris Nanterre, France
Law and interculturalismo: are there any general principles of law commonly recognized by civilized nations? - Izabela Skomerska-Muxhowska, University of Lodz, Poland
ROOM 2- Interculturalism, Family and Religion ELISABETE FERREIRA
Freedom of Religion and Right to marry in a multicultural society – let`s talk about the Portuguese marriage legal system - Rute Teixeira Pedro, University of Porto, Portugal
Intercultural societies and the ban of religious symbols: is State paternalism a legitimate aim? - Benedita Mac Crorie (with Anabela Leão), University of Minho, Portugal
14:00-16:00 ROOM 1 - Interculturalism, Law and Rights - LUÍS TERRINHA
One right to property to fit them all? Acknowledging cultural differences in the judicial interpretation of the right to property by the Inter-American Court - Elena Abrusci e Daniela Méndez Royo, University of Nottingham, UK
Free uses in Anglo-American Copyright and in Continental Copyright: An intercultural approach - Maria Vitória RochaUniversidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
Is it still legitimate in a multicultural society to restrict the freedom of speech or assembly of aliens with regard to the control of their political activities? - Ulrike Brandl, University of Salzburg, Austria
ROOM 2 - Interculturalism and Criminal Law DANIELA BATISTA
Problematik der Organtransplantation in Polen aus kriminologischer und strafrechtlicher Perspektive - Ewa Guzik-MakarukUniversity of Białystok, Poland
Multiculturalism and the criminalization of domestic violence in Portugal - Elisabete Ferreira, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
Gipsy ethnicity and Portuguese criminal law. Some considerations - Sandra Tavares, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
  Coffee Break
16:30-18:30 ROOM 1 - Interculturalism and Diversity - SANDRA TAVARES 
The principle of respect for national identities of the Member States as reflection of interculturalism in EU law - Anna Czaplinska, University of Lodz, Poland
Language pitfalls in the EU legislation and how to deal with this challenge - Giorgio Gallizioli, Former European Comission adviser
Law and Language: example of Latvia - Anita Rodina, University of Latvia, Latvia
Law and Culture as a Tool in Comparative Law Benjamin Verheye - Institute for Property Law, KU Leuven
ROOM 2 - Interculturalism, State and Society - CATARINA BOTELHO
Harmonization of company law in Europe: the legal challenges of a “multicultural”European single market - Daniela BaptistaUniversidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
Quo Vadis: Cultural conflict between the public, private, social and cooperative sectors or on the way to a cultural and legal blurring of their autonomy? - Rute Saraiva, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Questioning the attitude of the State towards cultural diversity and cultural identities: a Constitutional Law approach - Anabela Leão, University of Porto, Portugal


0:00-12:00 ROOM 1 - Interculturalism and Tradition in non-european countries - OTMAR SEUL
The Maputo Protocol and the Reconciliation of Gender and Culture in Africa - Jing Geng, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
ILO Conventions and Recommendations on child labour – a comparative intercultural overview between Portugal and Mozambique - Duarte Abrunhosa e Sousa, University of Porto, Portugal

Closing ceremony

June, 8th: dinner at the panoramic restaurant (University campus
June, 9th: bus tour of the city of Porto + dinner at a very nice restaurant in the area of Foz, near the University campus)
Registration HERE
Full social programme: 75 € / pax Only June, 8th: 18 € / pax Only June, 9th: 60 € /pax