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Conference programme

Thursday 11th September 2014

15.00
Congreszaal, Het Kasteel

Registration and coffee

First session

Chair
Prof. F. Brandsma, University of Groningen (to be confirmed)

16.00

Welcome
Prof. H.B. Krans, University of Groningen

16.20

Law as an Open System: A Role for History and Philosophy in Private Law
Dr F. Giglio, Visiting Professor, University of Groningen, and University of Manchester

17.00

Roman Law: Theory in Practice
Prof. David Johnston QC, Axiom Advocates, Edinburgh

19.00
‘t Feithhuis
Martinikerkhof 10, Groningen

Official Dinner

Friday 12th September 2014

9.30
Congreszaal, Het Kasteel

Coffee

Second session

Chair
Prof. P.C. Westerman, University of Groningen

10.15

Legal History and Legal Philosophy: Some Problems
Prof. W. Lucy, University of Durham

11.00

Force Majeure: Between Form and Nature
Dr R. Brouwer, University of Utrecht

12.00

Lunch

Third session

Chair
Prof. David Johnston QC, Axiom Advocates, Edinburgh

13.30

The Burden of Proof in Vindication Claims Concerning Land
Prof. L. Solidoro Maruotti, University of Salerno

14.15

Legal Concepts as Institutional Facts
Prof. P.C. Westerman, University of Groningen

15.00

Coffee

15.30

The Concept of Contract in Roman Law and in the Contemporary Legal Systems
Prof. G. Hamza, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest

16.15

Concluding Remarks
Prof. M. Wissink, University of Groningen and Advocate-General, Dutch Supreme Court

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