Legal Theory and Human Rights (Workshop, 18 December 2010, Venice - Lido)

On 18 December 2010, EIUC hosted the workshop entitled ‘Legal Theory and Human Rights’ at the Monastery of San Nicolò in Venice-Lido(Italy).

The aim of the workshop was to facilitate an exchange of ideas between young legal scholars preoccupied with the fields of legal philosophy and human rights and to explore diverse theoretical questions connected to the area. This unique and interdisciplinary initiative aimed to bring together practical matters of fundamental rights law with the philosophical foundations and to direct attention to the often neglected theoretical aspects of human rights law.

The presentation of each participant was followed by common discussion which contributed to the development of the research papers and their possible publication afterwards.

List of participants:  

  • Antal Szerletics (Organizer, E.MA Teaching Fellow, EIUC, Venice): Paternalism as Caring. Read the abstract.
  • Péter Cserne (Senior Research Fellow, TILEC - Tilburg Law and Economics Centre, The Netherlands): Law and Morality in the Regulation of Contracts
  • Pietro Denaro (Researcher, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Dipartimento di Studi su Politica, Diritto e Società): Justice and the Virtues
  • Leticia Morales (Doctoral Candidate, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona): A Democratic Argument for the Constitutional Protection of Economic and Social Rights. Read the abstract .
  • Máté Paksy (Lecturer, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest): On Hartian Questions of Legal Philosophy
  • Lidka Rodak (Lecturer, University of Silesia, Department of Theory and Philosophy of Law): Methodological Study in the Comparative Jurisprudence of Courts
  • Daniele Ruggiu (Research Fellow, Interdepartmental Research Centre for Environmental Law Decisions and Corporate Ethical Certification, University of Padua): Citizenship and Formalised Processes of Identity Building. Read the abstract.
  • Andraz Tersek (Researcher, University of Primorska, Institute for Natural Science and Technology, Koper, Slovenia)

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