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2014.08.26 | Research news, IntraLaw

Top U.S. lawyer to contribute to Arctic research at AU

Professor (LLD) Edward Canuel, an American diplomat and professor at the U.S. Military Academy (West Point) in New York, has been appointed honorary professor at Aarhus University. His focus: comparative law and socio-economic legal studies, with special emphasis on the Arctic. Edward’s inaugural lecture will take place on 24 October.

2014.05.27 | Public/media

Foreigners are keen to read about a Danish lawyer

Jens Evald’s biographical work about the great Danish jurisprudential thinker Alf Ross is now being published in England and the U.S. The book caused a great deal of debate when it was first published in Denmark in 2010. Not least due to the book’s assessment of Ross’ impact on contemporary law.

2014.04.28 | People

Tine Sommer new head of the Department of Law

Professor Tine Sommer will be new head of the Department of Law for the next three years. As of 1 June 2014, she will be taking over the position from Professor Michael Steinicke, who will be returning to his professorship.

Michael Steinicke’s areas of research are primarily public procurement law, EU law and international and Danish market and competition law.

2014.03.10 | Public/media

Head of Department Michael Steinicke is resigning from his position

Head of the Department of Law Michael Steinicke wants to dedicate more time to his research, and he has therefore chosen to resign from his position as head of department as of 1 June 2014.

2014.02.14 | Research news

The first overall legal study of PET

Many foreign intelligence agencies are divided into both a security and an intelligence department. And Denmark would also benefit from adopting this division. Such is the conclusion of a new PhD dissertation from School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, which constitutes the first overall legal study of the Danish Security and…

2013.12.11 | Awards

Professor of Law Tine Sommer receives the 2013 Jorck Foundation Research Prize

Professor Tine Sommer from the Department of Law receives the Jorck Foundation Research Prize of DKK 200,000 in recognition of her research on complex biomedical patents and new environmentally sound technologies.

2013.10.25 | Research news

New financial research group at the Department of Law

A new financial and interdisciplinary research group, the Research Group on Law and Finance, has recently been established at the Department of Law. The group will focus their research on the management of insolvent financial firms and on financial counselling and professional liability.

2013.10.03 | Research news

Companies must make demands on suppliers regarding CO2

World leaders are unable to agree on a joint global climate policy. If we seriously want to reduce the world’s CO2 emission, we should be focusing instead on the contracts made by companies in Europe and the USA with their suppliers in developing countries. Research from the Department of Law shows that large amounts of CO2 could be saved.

2013.09.30 | Society and politics

Greenland and the Arctic are caught in a legal minefield

The environment and the inhabitants are at risk of losing out as a result of the exploitation of Arctic resources. Researchers at Aarhus University have been set the task of finding legal issues in order to ensure that societies and the environment will not suffer.

2013.08.23 | Aarhus BSS, Business and finance

New management board education to strengthen SMEs

This fall Aarhus University offers a new management education that is tailored for SMEs. The work of the board of directors in SMEs differs greatly from the board work required in public limited liability companies (PLCs), and it therefore requires special training. Aarhus University’s management programme, which takes place over the course of 10…

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Thu 08 Feb
16:00-17:00 | Bygning 1414, lokale 317, Juridisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet
Thinking about doing a PhD in Law?
Come to the information meeting at the Department of Law and find out more about the PhD degree programme in law, hear current PhD students talk about their experiences, and get inspiration for subjects, projects and the PhD process. The next application deadline is 9 April 2018.
Fri 13 Oct
10:15-12:00 | Vandrehallen, Building 1410, Department of Law, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 16, 8000 Aarhus C
The preliminary ruling procedure in a changing environment: A view from the European Court of Justice
Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union, Allan Rosas, delivers a lecture on recent developments in the legal, political and economic environment, and their implications for the Court. Furthermore, the lecture will address the ways, if any, that national courts in Member States and the Court of Justice have adapted to these developments.
Thu 28 Sep
11:00-18:00 | Aarhus University
INTRAlaw Conference: Law in transition (28-29 September)
To an increasing extent, legal norms are established as a result of activities in international and supranational organizations, transnational corporations and through collaboration between public law and private law entities at all levels. The aim of the conference is to shed light on the impact of these new tendencies.
Thu 07 Sep
17:00-18:00 | Bygning 1414, lokale 311/312 (frokoststuen), Juridisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet
Thinking about doing a PhD in Law?
Come to the information meeting at the Department of Law and find out more about the PhD degree programme in law, hear current PhD students talk about their experiences, and get inspiration for subjects, projects and the PhD process. The next application deadline is 9 October 2017.
Tue 20 Jun
08:55-08:56 | Aarhus University
Extended Call for Papers: The Responsibility of Home States, the European Union, and International Organizations in the area of Business and Human Rights and Testimonies from Communities and Individuals Impacted by Business Activities
This call for papers concerns the second day of the workshop, which takes place on 2-3 October 2017.
Thu 15 Jun
09:06-09:06 | Aarhus University
Extended Call for Papers: The Responsibility of Home States, the European Union, and International Organizations in the area of Business and Human Rights and Testimonies from Communities and Individuals Impacted by Business Activi
This call for papers concerns the first day of the workshop, which takes place on 2-3 October 2017.
Mon 15 May
00:01-23:59 |
Call for Papers: Business and Human Rights workshop in Aarhus in October
Call for Papers for the workshop at Aarhus University on 2-3 October about the Responsibility of Home States, the European Union, and International Organizations in the area of Business and Human Rights and Testimonies from Communities and Individuals Impacted by Business Activities
Fri 24 Mar
10:00-13:00 | Mogens Zieler Stuen, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2, Aarhus University
Perspectives on Children’s Rights in Denmark
Joint event for UNCRC Policy Center and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
Fri 06 Jan
13:00-15:30 | Aarhus University, building 1342, lecture hall 455
PhD Defence: The Obligation to Investigate in Armed Conflict and Peace Operations
Vito Todeschini defends his PhD thesis about the scope and content of the obligation to investigate – what should be investigated and how? – and the differences in armed conflict and peace operations.
Fri 09 Dec
09:00-17:00 | The Department of Law, Aarhus University
New trends in transnational law - day 2
The research center INTRAlaw (INternational and TRAnsnational tendencies of LAW) is happy to invite you to this workshop about new trends in the development of the law with a special focus on the Nordic perspective. Deadline for registration is 4 November. We look forward to seeing you.

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