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J. (Han) Somsen


Full Professor

Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law

 

Expertise

Professor Somsen is vice dean of Tilburg Law School and an expert in the field of technology regulation. Within this rapidly developing field, he concentrates mostly on medical and agricultural biotechnology. In addition, he frequently publishes on issues of EC environmental law.

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Publications

Most recent publications

  • Somsen, H. (2012). Noot bij: HvJ (2011-10-18), (Brüstle: Embryonale fout met grote gevolgen) Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees Recht, 2012-18, p.33-39. Further information
  • Fleurke, F.M., & Somsen, H. (2011). Precautionary regulation of chemical risk: How REACH confronts the regulatory challenges of scale, uncertainty, complexity and innovation. Common Market Law Review, 48(2), 357-393. Further information
  • Somsen, H. (2011). When regulators mean business: Regulation in the shadow of environmental Armageddon. Rechtsfilosofie & Rechtstheorie, 40(1), 47-63. Further information
  • Somsen, H. (2011). Architectuur, regulering en de nostalgie van zero tolerance. In P.H.P.H.M.C. van Kempen, A.J. Machielse, H.J.B. Sackers, & P.C. Vegter (Eds.), Levend strafrecht: Strafrechtelijke vernieuwingen in een maatschappelijke context - Liber Amicorum Ybo Buruma (pp. 529-636). Deventer: Kluwer. Further information
  • Goodwin, M.E.A., & Somsen, H. (2010). Regulating for climate change in developing countries: Appropriate regulatory strategies in the context of technology transfer. Nordic Journal of International Law, 2(1), 111-119. Further information

Klik hier voor de uitgebreide publicatielijst (alleen publicaties uit de Tilburg University Repository)

 

Publications

Most recent publications

  • Somsen, H. (2012). Noot bij: HvJ (2011-10-18), (Brüstle: Embryonale fout met grote gevolgen) Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees Recht, 2012-18, p.33-39. Further information
  • Fleurke, F.M., & Somsen, H. (2011). Precautionary regulation of chemical risk: How REACH confronts the regulatory challenges of scale, uncertainty, complexity and innovation. Common Market Law Review, 48(2), 357-393. Further information
  • Somsen, H. (2011). When regulators mean business: Regulation in the shadow of environmental Armageddon. Rechtsfilosofie & Rechtstheorie, 40(1), 47-63. Further information
  • Somsen, H. (2011). Architectuur, regulering en de nostalgie van zero tolerance. In P.H.P.H.M.C. van Kempen, A.J. Machielse, H.J.B. Sackers, & P.C. Vegter (Eds.), Levend strafrecht: Strafrechtelijke vernieuwingen in een maatschappelijke context - Liber Amicorum Ybo Buruma (pp. 529-636). Deventer: Kluwer. Further information
  • Goodwin, M.E.A., & Somsen, H. (2010). Regulating for climate change in developing countries: Appropriate regulatory strategies in the context of technology transfer. Nordic Journal of International Law, 2(1), 111-119. Further information

Klik hier voor de uitgebreide publicatielijst (alleen publicaties uit de Tilburg University Repository)

 

Teaching


J. (Han) Somsen teaches the following subjects:

Other activities

member of the International Law Association Committee on International Law and Biotechnology

European advisor "Water Law" (LawText)

Founder and editor of "Law, Innovation and Technology" (Hart)

series editor of Biotechnology Regulation Series (Edward Elgar)

associate fellow at the School of Law of Warwick University

Member of the "Brainstorming group Tilburg Global Law Network" (faculty advisory board).

Contact details
Room M 231
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg 
Phone+31 13 466 2694
Secretary+31 13 466 2739
Fax +31 13 466 3750
Email han.somsen@tilburguniversity.edu

Full Professor
Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law

Working days
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Last amended: 28 March 2013

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