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Results: 61 - 80 of 166
Results: 61 - 80 of 166
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    Tamar de Waal wins VWR dissertation prize
    18 Jun 2019
    Tamar de Waal, assistant professor (university lecturer) of Legal Philosophy, has won the dissertation prize awarded by the Association for Philosophy of Law (Vereniging voor de Wijsbegeerte van het Recht, VWR). The ...
  • Winner Thesis Prize 2019 Jan van Vegchel
    Jan van Vegchel wins 2019 UvA Thesis Prize
    18 Jun 2019
    Information Law alumnus Jan van Vegchel is the winner of the 2019 UvA Thesis Prize. He investigated ways that members of the public might counter inaccurate media publications about them by invoking a “right of ...
  • UvA Honours win all prizes in Amsterdam Law Trials 2019
    17 Jun 2019
    A stellar performance by the honoursstudents of the Amsterdam Honours College of Law as they won all prizes in the 2019 edition of the Amsterdam Law Trials!
  • Kees Cappon’s Farewell Lecture
    12 Jun 2019
    Kees Cappon, professor of Historical Perspectives on the Institutional Foundations of the Law in Europe, will present a farewell lecture on 20 June 2019. The lecture will be devoted to the rule of law, the concept of ...
  • Clarity Now wins Justice Challenge
    27 May 2019
    Emma Morgan, dr Nienke Doornbos, and their start-up Clarity Now were declared the winners of the Justice Challenge this past Friday 24 May at the conclusion of the Amsterdam Law Hub’s start-up pitch event. Eight ...
  • Reaction to NRC publication
    15 May 2019
    On Wednesday the 15th of May the NRC published an article about the long-term undesirable conduct of one of the professors appointed at our faculty. In accordance with the decision of the Court of Amsterdam issued on ...
  • Nomination of study of proactive detection of human trafficking using bank data
    13 May 2019
    Computable trade journal has nominated the study by Jill Coster van Voorhout (Criminal Law) of the detection of human trafficking using bank data. Set up in collaboration with ABN AMRO and the Inspectorate of the ...
  • hoogleraar FdR Belastingheffing van concerns, i.h.b. reorganisaties
    Jan van de Streek: ‘This is not an affair that should be swept under the carpet’
    7 May 2019
    The consternation prompted by Jan van de Streek and Martijn Nouwen’s revelations about the dividend withholding tax memos erupted a year ago. At 7 May 2019, a court will deliberate on whether the government needs to ...
  • Prof Ingo Venzke, Venzke, professor International Law and Social Justice
    Inaugural Lecture Ingo Venzke: 'Break with current policy'
    7 May 2019
    'International Law and its institutions have contributed to high levels of inequality within and between countries.' That is the main thrust of the inaugural lecture Ingo Venzke will deliver on 16 May 2019. He argues ...
  • Natali Helberger
    Natali Helbelger: Being named to the KNAW felt like receiving a knighthood
    30 Apr 2019
    Natali Helberger, professor of Information Law, has been inducted into the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences KNAW. Its members, eminent academics from a wide range of disciplines, are chosen based on ...
  • Jacobine van de Brink
    Jacobine van den Brink in Annual Report of the Netherlands Court of Audit
    16 Apr 2019
    The 2018 Annual Report of the Netherlands Court of Audit (Algemene Rekenkamer) contains an interview with Jacobine van den Brink. She participated in meetings of experts involved in research into revolving funds ...
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    UvA team wins Vis Moot Court (East)
    9 Apr 2019
    A team from the Amsterdam Law School has won the Willem C. Vis East Moot Court Competition. More than 130 international teams take part in the Moot Court (International Commercial Arbitration and International Sales ...
  • Dutch Banks at the UvA to discuss tackling labour exploitation
    9 Apr 2019
    Jill Coster van Voorhout (Criminal Law) and her colleagues from ABN AMRO and the Inspectorate SZW played host at the Amsterdam Law School to all the major Dutch banks plus various investigation and enforcement ...
  • Essay collection “Getting people off the fence about vaccination” presented to State Secretary Paul Blokhuis (VWS)
    1 Apr 2019
    At the 26 March kick-off of the "Vaccination Alliance”, Roland Pierik (Paul Scholten Centre) presented State Secretary Paul Blokhuis (WVC) with a collection of essays that translates, roughly, as “Getting people off ...
  • Information session on the National Science Agenda at the ALS
    1 Apr 2019
    The NWO has issued a fresh appeal for project proposals for the National Science Agenda. Proposals are being accepted for all 25 NWA routes, and some routes are directly relevant to research at the Faculty.
  • Ruth de Bock: “People need access to justice”
    1 Apr 2019
    After occupying the Bregstein chair for a three-year term, Ruth de Bock (1964) - professor, Advocate General at the Dutch Supreme Court, philosopher - is preparing her farewells. De Bock has been endeavouring for ...
  • Yvonne Donders
    “Human rights represent much more than mere legal claims”
    1 Apr 2019
    Starting 1 July, Professor of International Human Rights Yvonne Donders (1972) will be at the UvA a bit less often. She will be embarking on a six-year term as a member of the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights ...
  • The birth of artificial intelligence
    New Research Priority Area: Human(e) AI
    26 Mar 2019
    In reaction to the meteoric rise of artificial intelligence, the research area Human(e) AI has been granted Interfaculty Research Priority Area status by the University of Amsterdam. Natali Helberger was one of the ...
  • Robot thinking with mathematic formulas in the background
    'AI can unintentionally result in discrimination'
    19 Mar 2019
    'Although a majority of organisations do not set out to discriminate, they may be unaware, however, that the systems they rely on can have discriminatory effects', writes Professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius in ...
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    ACES now a Research Priority Area
    19 Mar 2019
    The UvA has granted the Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies (ACES) the status of Interfaculty Research Priority Area. Director of the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG) Christina ...