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  • Back to Campus event: Wicked Problems 19 Aug 2016News Back to Campus event: Wicked Problems
    We will take you on a journey of gaining more insight into the concept of wicked problems by using the Volkswagen case.

    Register now for an interesting and 'wicked' evening to expand your knowledge, skills and network!

  • Just published: 'The Power of Legality. Practices of International Law and their Politics' 15 Aug 2016News Just published: 'The Power of Legality. Practices of International Law and their Politics'
    Today, legality commands substantial currency in world affairs, yet growing reference to international legality has not marked the end of strategic struggles in global affairs. Rather, it has shifted the field and manner of play for a plurality of actors who now use, influence and contest the way that law's rule is applied to address global problems.

  • Successful Sixth Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance 15 Aug 2016News Successful Sixth Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance
    On 6-8 July 2016 Tilburg Law School successfully hosted the Sixth Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance, which comprised 320 participants, 261 papers, 72 panels, and 4 roundtables (reggov2016.eu). Benjamin van Rooij (University of California, Irvine) delivered the keynote address on "Regulatory Empowerment".

  • Record numbers attend 5th Statelessness Summer Course 12 Aug 2016News Record numbers attend 5th Statelessness Summer Course
    Tilburg University hosted the 5th edition of the annual Statelessness Summer Course from 1-5 August, organised by the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (www.institutesi.org) in collaboration with Open Society Justice Foundations. This year, the course drew a record number of 45 participants.

  • Call for papers TILTING perspectives 2017: Regulating a connected world 08 Aug 2016News Call for papers TILTING perspectives 2017: Regulating a connected world
    Conference 17-19 May 2017, Tilburg University
    Initial deadline for proposals and abstracts: 20 November 2016



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