Research Tilburg Law School

Our mission is to understand and improve the role of law in tackling societal problems now and in the future.

Research Tilburg Law School

The research mission of Tilburg Law School is to understand and improve the role of law in tackling societal problems now and in the future, particularly those connected with globalization and rapic economic, social, cultural and technological change. We shall do this by engaging in ground-breaking research which pushes forward the horizons or juridical disciplines and national justice systems. In this way we hope to lay bare the fundamental principles of the law.



News

  • 04 Sep 2014Press release

    Stateless people are denied essential rights
    Stateless people are more vulnerable to human trafficking. Stateless people should be granted the nationality of the country they have made their home. These are some of the findings Tilburg University researchers will present at the First Global Forum on Statelessness on 15-17 September in The Hague, the Netherlands. The Forum has been organized by Tilburg University and UNHCR. Sixty years after the adoption of the United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, at least 10 million people are stateless worldwide. Read more

  • 29 Aug 2014Direct link

    Dr Sophie van Bijsterveld appointed Professor of Religion, Law and Society
    On 1 September 2014, Dr S.C. (Sophie) van Bijsterveld was appointed Professor of Religion, Law and Society at the Radboud University Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies. Read more

  • 25 Aug 2014News

    Nicolette van Gestel appointed Crown member SER
    The Dutch Government has appointed professor Nicolette van Gestel (1957) as new Crown member of the Social Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER). Read more

  • 07 Aug 2014Press release

    International Conference on Ending Statelessness
    Sixty years after the adoption of the United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, at least 10 million peope are stateless worldwide, including the Netherlands. The First Global Forum on Statelessness will address this problem on 15-17 September 2014 at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands. Organized by the Statelessness Program of Tilburg University and UNHCR, the conference is aimed at finding solutions to end statelessness in the world. Read more

  • 31 Jul 2014News

    Honorary doctorate Leuphana University Lüneburg for Prof. Deborah Hensler
    In recognition of her achievements in the empirical study of the legal process, Prof. Deborah Hensler has been awarded an honorary doctorate in law (Dr. jur.) by the Faculty of Business & Economics of Leuphana University Lüneburg. Hensler holds a Personal Chair in Empirical Studies on Mass Claims Resolution at Tilburg Law School as well as the Judge John W. Ford Chair of Dispute Resolution at Stanford Law School. Read more

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