2018 Workshops

This year’s Legal Theory Festival will take place on 4-8 June 2018. You can find a map including the location of each venue HERE.

The Workshops are free and open to all but registration is required: please register HERE

This year’s Workshops are:

Monday 4 June 2018, 3-5pm

Globalisation, the Rule of Law, and the Danger of Taking Legal Pluralism Too Far

Speaker: Matthew Grellette (McMaster University)

Location: David Hume Tower, Room LG.06

Organiser: Edinburgh Centre for Legal Theory

Tuesday 5 June 2018, 8.30am-4.45pm

Virtue Ethics, Markets, and the Law

Speakers: Chapin Cimino (Drexel University); Dominic Burbidge (Oxford); Irit Samet-Porat (KCL); Prince Saprai (UCL); René Urueña (Universidad de los Andes)

Location: David Hume Tower, Room LG.08

Organiser: Joaquín Reyes (Edinburgh)

Wednesday 6 June 2018, 8.30am-5pm

40 Years of Neil MacCormick’s “Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory”

Speakers: Luís Duarte d’Almeida (Edinburgh); John Gardner (Oxford); Eveline Feteris (Amsterdam); Claudio Michelon (Edinburgh); Zenon Bankowski (Edinburgh)

Location: Old College, Raeburn Room

Organiser: Edinburgh Centre for Legal Theory

Thursday 7 June 2018, 8.30am-5pm

Conceptual Analysis and the Future of Jurisprudence

Speakers: Teresa Marques (Universidad de Barcelona); Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco (Surrey); Kevin Toh (UCL); Scott Shapiro (Yale University)

Location: Old Surgeons Hall, Room G10 (Drummond Library)

Organiser: Ismael Martínez (Edinburgh)

Friday 8 June 2018, 12:30-5pm

 Book Symposium: Hans Lindahl – “Authority and the Globalisation of Inclusion and Exclusion”

Speakers: Hans Lindahl (Tilburg); Emilios Christodoulidis (Glasgow); Neil Walker (Edinburgh); Claudio Michelon (Edinburgh)

Location: Old Surgeons Hall G.10 (Drummond Library)

Organiser: Neil Walker (Edinburgh)