2012 LRNC Programme

“The Impact of International Instruments on National and European Law”
Budapest, 20-21 September 2012

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Keynote Speech
9.30 – 10.30 Faculty Council Hall, Main Building
Prof. Miklós Király
(Dean, Faculty of Law, ELTE University, Head of Department of International Private Law and European Economic Law)
Scope and application of the Common European Sales Law and the International Sales Convention – parallels and differences

Coffee break: 10.30-11.00

Morning Session
11.00 – 12.30
Panel 1:
Trade, Business and Labour Law
Prof. Juliette Sénéchal (University Lille – Nord de France)
Content of Contracts in the Proposal for a Regulation on a Common European Sales Law dated 11 October 2011: Which is the Impact of the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Good dated 11 April 1980
Prof. Attila Menyhárd
(ELTE University)
Impacts of European Instruments on National Private Law and Their Limits

Lunch: 12.30-14.30

Afternoon Session
14.30 – 16.00
Dr. Herman H. Voogsgeerd
(University of Groningen)
The impact of ILO core conventions on National and European law
Dr. A.H. (Betty) Santing-Wubs
(University of Groningen)
The European Directive on ADR and the European Regulation on ODR: some issues concerning the Netherlands

Coffee break: 16.00-16.30

Evening Session
16.30 – 18.30
Panel 2:
Human Rights and Democracy
Dr. Tobias Nowak (University of Groningen)
Germany and the politics of rights resistance
Prof. Zoltán Fleck
(ELTE University)
Trust and European citizens: Hungarian road to rights-consciousness?
Dr. Nicolle Zeegers
(University of Groningen)
The European Citizens’ Initiative: Does it give citizens influence over the European agenda?

Dinner 19.30 (Café Intenzo – Kálvin tér 9.)

Friday, 21 September 2012
Morning Session
9.30 – 12.00
Panel 3
Administrative Law and Criminal Law
Dr. Krisztina Rozsnyai
(ELTE University)
The impact of international instruments on Hungarian administrative procedural law
Willem Bantema
(University of Groningen)
Self-reported compliance explained: The case of smoking bans in the Dutch hospitality industry

Coffee break 10.30-11.00

Dr. Wendy De Bondt
(Ghent University)
Need and feasibility of an international offence policy

Lunch break: 12.00-14.00

Afternoon Session
Panel 4:
External Relations and Foreign Policy
Dr. Sujitha Subramanian (University of Bristol) The New Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement: Inter-institutional Dynamics within the European Union and its Impact on EU Foreign Relations
Prof. Tuomas Mylly
(University of Turku)
EU’s External Agreements – A Novel Way to Regulate Internally?
Dr. Paul Rusman
(University of Groningen)
Can We trust Iran?
Closing Remarks
16.00 – 16.15
Dr. Pál Sonnevend LL.M (Vice Dean for International Relations, Budapest ELTE)

Administrative Meeting of the Legal Research Network
16.30 – 18.00

Dinner 19.30 (Borlabor Étterem – Veress Pálné utca 7.)

Conference Venue: 1053 Budapest, Egyetem tér 1-3.