Dear PhD student,

You are invited to participate at the VI. Doctoral scientific international conference in 2017, organized by the European Faculty of Law and Graduate School of Government and European Studies. Doctoral conference will be held on 18 May 2017 at the European Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Cankarjevo nabrežje 11.

The papers presented at the doctoral conference will be published in the Proceedings, and some selected papers will be published as scientific articles in the journal Dignitas.

Presentation of the papers will be held in slovenian or english language.

Deadline for the application: 3.3.2017
Deadline for the conference paper: 3.5.2017.

Ljubljana, 21.-20. November 2015

We invite you to take part in the International Conference on Legal Theory and Legal Philosophy. The conference will take place on 20 and 21 November, 2015, at the European School of Law (Cankarjevo nabrežje 11, Ljubljana) right in the heart of Ljubljana Old Town. The title of the conference is "In surch of Basic European Values".


Final program

Within the framework of a research project on the "Post-modern Challenges of Transnational Law for the European Union", run by prof. Matej Avbelj, the Graduate School od Government and European Studies with support of the Slovenian Research Agency organizes a Workshop "The Concept and Conceptions of Transnational and Global Law". Workshop will be held on Thursday,  June  18th, 2015 at 16:30h, on Cankarjevo nabrežje 11, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Lecture room P4).


Professor Neil Walker (University of Edinburgh)

Professor Mattias Kumm (NYU School of Law in WZB Berlin)

Professor Gianluigi Palombella (University of Parma)

Dr Jose Manuel Baretto (University of Bonn)

Professor Matej Avbelj (GSG Kranj)

The attendance at the workshop is free of charge, but subject to prior registration by June 10th 2015 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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