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Our first year PhD students will present the initial stage of their work during the Amsterdam Law School’s Annual PhD workshop on Wednesday, 29 May 2019. Senior faculty members will act as discussants for all papers. The day will be concluded by a guest lecture by Elaine Mak (Utrecht University) entitled “Towards a European judicial culture? Insights from interdisciplinary and comparative legal studies".

Event details of PhD Workshop
Date 29 May 2019

The workshop will be concluded with a keynote address by Professor Elaine Mak (Utrecht University) and followed by a drinks reception. Further details on the program will follow shortly. All FdR staff members are warmly invited to attend and participate.


Programma PhD workshop


09.30-09.45 Welcome and introduction

09.45-11.15 Session 1 - Panel I (Room A3.15)

  • Chair: Max van Drunen
  • Joëlle Trampert – The outer limits of state liability for assisting international crimes and serious human rights violations
  • Discussant: Prof. Terry Gill
  • Pinar Palabiyik – International criminal law and the violations of the rights to food, water, housing, health and just and favourable conditions of work
  • Jos Delnoij – Integrity for lawyers
  • Discussant: Prof. Pieter Ian Kuijper                                                                                         

11.15-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-12.30 Session 2  - Panel II (Room A3.15)

  • Chair: Tatevik Manucharyan
  • Sophie Dura – The evolution of social rights protection in the EU
  • Roman Teshome – The protection of economic, social and cultural rights in the process of development induced displacement and resettlement: challenges and the way forward      
  • Discussant: Prof. Goran Sluiter                                                                                                         

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.45 Session 3 (parallel panels)

  • Panel III (Room A3.15)
  • Chair: Wiebe Hommes           
  • Elke Olthuis – Personal attitudes, professional judicial decision-making and professional values.
  • Valeria Ferrari – Unlocking the gateways between law enforcement and distributed ledgers technologies. A study on the enforcement of anti money laundering policies over cryptocurrencies
  • Discussant: Prof. Ruth de Bock


  • Panel IV (Room A3.01)
  • Chair: Eva Vermeulen
  • Tawnee Hill – Experimenting towards a 21st century democratically accountable European collaborative platform economy        
  • Yasin Uslu – The need for revision of the permanent establishment concept in the age of digital economy
  • Discussant: Dr. Balázs Bodó

14.45-15.00 Coffee break

15.00-16.30 Keynote lecture Prof. Elaine Mak (Room A3.15)

Towards a European judicial culture? Insights from interdisciplinary and comparative legal studies

16.30 Drinks reception