LTS - Law, Technology and Society


LunchTimeSeries WS 2017/18

The LTS LunchTimeSeries on Law, Technology and Society enters the fifth round!

For the fifth consecutive semester, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Iris Eisenberger, M.Sc. (LSE), Institute of Law at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Konrad Lachmayer, Sigmund Freud University, are organising the LunchTimeSeries on Law, Technology and Society (LTS).

In the summer term 2018, the series will start with a lecture given by Prof. Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University, on “Distributed Selves: Technology and Rights in the Digital Age” on 25 April 2018.

On 9 May 2018, Dr. Nicolas Lampach, Centre for Legal Theory and Empirical Jurisprudence, KU Leuven, will give a lecture on “Law meets Data Science: Findings from the EUTHORITY Project”.

As our third guest in this semester, we will welcome Prof. Hermann Winner, TU Darmstadt, on 5 June 2018. He will talk about "Autonomous Cars - a technical introduction".

In the fourth lecture on 15 June 2018, Prof. Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde, University of Bergen, will talk about “The Robot Judge: Law, Technology and Historical Patterns of Change”.

Prof. Melanie Dulong de Rosnay, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Sorbonne Université, will give the last lecture of the semester on 28 June 2018. She will present on “Peer-to-Peer Law and the Commons”.

After each lecture, there will be an opportunity for public discussion. Based on the Anglo-American model of the Lunch Time Series, the Institute of Law will provide catering. The event is open to all and participation is free of charge.

Please register in advance at: law(at)boku.ac.at.

You can find the full program (PDF) here.

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