On 13 November 2013, Matej Avbelj, PhD, gave a lecture entitled The Challenges of Transnational Law for the European Union – Reflection on a Paradigm Shift at the Mississippi College School of Law's International and Comparative Law Centre. On 14 November 2013, he visited the Michigan University School of Law in Ann Arbor to participate in the Second Annual ASIL-ESIL-Rechtskulturen Workshop on the topic of Politics and Principle in International Legal Theory. His contribution was entitled Global Legal Pluralism as a Principled Framework.