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  • Reducing the vulnerability of domestic workers by increasing their visibility 15 Jul 2016Direct link Reducing the vulnerability of domestic workers by increasing their visibility
    Due to their vulnerability domestic workers are particularly prone to labour exploitation. Reducing their vulnerability is crucial in addressing and preventing trafficking in human beings, argues Eefje de Volder.

  • Now available: inaugural address Prof. Lavrijssen on safeguards for energy consumers 05 Jul 2016News Now available: inaugural address Prof. Lavrijssen on safeguards for energy consumers
    On Friday June 17th, Prof. Saskia Lavrijssen held her inaugural address entitled Waarborgen voor de energieconsument in de energietransitie (Consumer safeguards in the energy transition). The full text is now available online (pdf, in Dutch).

  • Call for Papers Tilburg Law Review: 'Translating Law' 27 Jun 2016News Call for Papers Tilburg Law Review: 'Translating Law'
    Tilburg Law Review (TiLR) invites article submissions for its fall 2017 special issue on 'Translating Law'. We imagine this double issue primarily as a collection of articles in law and humanities, but we welcome submissions from other disciplines as well. This issue will also contain the Montesquieu Lecture that Boaventura de Sousa Santos will deliver at Tilburg University in the spring of 2017.

  • Hackers, authorities and companies can work together on law and policy 27 Jun 2016News Hackers, authorities and companies can work together on law and policy
    Hackers, authorities and private companies can and should work together more closely on the development of technology law and policies. That is what Michael Dizon concluded in the PhD thesis that he will defend at Tilburg University on June 28th, 2016. Building on shared values, the various parties could work as equal partners.

  • Caught in the wire: European border fences threaten wildlife 23 Jun 2016Press release Caught in the wire: European border fences threaten wildlife
    PRESS RELEASE 23 June 2016 - The ongoing refugee crisis in Europe has seen many countries rush to construct security fences along their borders. These fences, however, do not only affect people, but unintentionally block the movements of wild animals as well.



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