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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.

2014.03.17 | Sports Law RU, Research news

Denmark’s first research group on sports law has been established

Never before has there been a research group in Denmark or the Nordic countries that focuses in sports law – but now one has been established at School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University. The global influence of sports demands a specialised focus on sports law, explains Professor Jens Evald, who is behind the new research group,…

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…

2013.08.19 | Research news

Doctoral dissertation on new technologies and patent law

On Friday 30 August 2013, Tine Sommer will defend her doctoral dissertation bearing the title Can Law Make Life (too) Simple? From gene patents to the patenting of environmentally sound technologies.

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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.
Fri 09 Dec
08:30-16:15 | Aarhus University, AIAS, building 1630, Høgh Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C. Denmark
Biotechnology for a longer life
How realistic is the dream of extending human longevity with several decades? What is the secret of long life? What are the societal implications of an ageing population? This conference brings together policy makers, researchers and health care professionals to predict the near future and discuss how we as individuals and as a society should prepare for it.
Thu 08 Dec
09:00-17:00 | The Department of Law, Aarhus University
New trends in transnational law - day 1
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.
Thu 06 Oct
09:00-16:00 | Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
To pursue or not to pursue CSR Goals - legal risks and liabilities
The conference: To pursue or not to pursue CSR goals? is organized by the Centre for Enterprise Liability (CEVIA), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, INTRAlaw, Department of Law, Aarhus University, the CSR LRN and the SMART project, University of Oslo. Researchers from these research groups and other invited expert participants will convene for a two-day conference at the University of Copenhagen in October.
Fri 30 Sep
09:00-15:00 | Aarhus University
Interaction between human rights: 50 years of the Covenants - day 2
INTRAlaw (International and Transnational Tendencies in Law) is organising an academic workshop on the theme of "Interaction between human rights: 50 years of the Covenants". See the programme and speakers here.
Thu 29 Sep
09:00-18:00 | Aarhus University
Interaction between human rights: 50 years of the Covenants - day 1
INTRAlaw (International and Transnational Tendencies in Law) is organising an academic workshop on the theme of "Interaction between human rights: 50 years of the Covenants". See programme and speakers here.
Tue 27 Sep
13:00-15:30 | Aarhus University, building 1324, lecture hall 011
PhD defence: "Legal Implications of Weapons Systems with Autonomous Attack Capabilities"
Iben Yde will defend her PhD thesis titled: "The Legal Implications of Weapons Systems with Autonomous Attack Capabilities − Towards an Understanding of the Changes in Human Influence on Target Selection and Engagement".
Fri 10 Jun
12:00-13:30 | Aarhus University, building 1324, lecture hall 011
PHD DEFENCE: Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration in the Construction Industry
DIMITAR HRISTOFOROV KONDEV: Public defence of the PhD thesis: Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration in the Construction Industry Topic of the lecture: ‘Establishing consent to Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration in the Construction Industry’

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