Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Law Section Timetable for the CASS Moving Forward Conference



Wednesday 13 June 2007

08:45 - 09:15 Registration, tea & coffee (Linklater Rooms, Elphinstone Hall)

09:15 – 10.30 Opening Plenary Session 1

The PhD Experience

10.30 – 11.00 Tea & Coffee (Linklater Rooms, Elphinstone Hall)

11:00 Start of Law Sessions

Welcome address, prof. Christopher W. Gane, Vice-principal of University of Aberdeen

11:20 - 13:00 Morning Panel Law 1 Session (New Kings Lecture Room 10) – Trademarks and Trade in Europe, Moderator: Gerd Koehler, University of Aberdeen

Jamil Ammar, University of Edinburgh (Scotland)

Trademarks Efficiency or Economic Efficiency? The Interaction between Law and Technology

Iona Marinova, University of Aberdeen (Scotland)

Bifurcation of parallel trade regulation in the European community. The legal status of parallel trade from a trademark point of view and the proposition for a move to a rule of international exhaustion

Oana Andreaa Stefan, University College Dublin (Ireland)

Half Rights and Half Obligations? A Study of the Way in Which the European Courts Deal with Soft Law Instruments in the Competition Law Sector

13:00 - 14:00 **Lunch** (Linklater Rooms)

14:00 - 15:30 Law Session 2 (New Kings Lecture Room 10) - International Law and Terrorism Moderator: Dr. David Jenkins, lecturer, School of Law, University of Aberdeen,

Christian Henderson, University of Nottingham (England)

The 2006 National Security Strategy of the United States of America: The Pre-emptive Use of Force and the Persistent Advocate

Anton Anton Skjernaa, University of Aarhus (Denmark)

The Use of Legal Referencing in Framing Efforts by Human Rights NGOs--Pre and Post 9/11

Thi Lan Anh Tran, University of Leeds (England)

Vietnam's accession to the WTO: Roadmap of a Socialist Legal Development

15:30 - 16:00 Tea & coffee break (Linklater Rooms)

16:00 – 17:30 Law Session 3, New Kings Lecture Room 10,: International Criminal Justice, Moderator: Jernej Letnar Černič, University of Aberdeen

Aisling O'Sullivan, Irish Centre of Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway

A Refining Process -- Applying the concept of complementarity to universal criminal jurisdiction and the practice of Spanish courts

Diana Sankey, University of Kent (England)

Starving for Justice: The Possible Emergence of a Concept of Famine Crimes within the Context of the Establishment of the International Criminal Court

Shivon Byamukama, Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland)

Prosecution of the Rwandan Genocide

Free bus to evening reception

18.30 – Onwards Evening Reception, Wild Boar, Belmont St, Aberdeen



Thursday 14 June 2007

08.45 – 9.00 Registration, tea & coffee (Linklater Rooms)

09:00 – 10:30 Law Session 4 (New Kings Lecture Room 10) - Human Rights Law and Environmental Justice, Moderator: Derek Fincham, University of Aberdeen

Elaine Webster, University of Edinburgh (Scotland)

The Concept of Human Dignity and the Interpretation of 'Degrading Treatment' under Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Alessia Vacca, University of Aberdeen (Scotland)

Rights of Minority Languages in Europe

Ole W. Pedersen, University of Aberdeen (Scotland)

Always look on the Right Side of Life: The Environmental Rights and the Environment

10:30 – 11:00 Tea and Coffee Break

11:00 - 13:00 Law Session 4 – International Human Rights Law, New Kings Lecture Room 10, Moderator: Jernej Letnar Černič, University of Aberdeen

Sam Condry, University of Stirling (Scotland)

The Legal Implications of the United Nation's Disability Convention for the Participation of Disabled People in Sport in Scotland

Dabney Evans, University of Aberdeen (Scotland)

Interpreting the Right to Health Under the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination

Eman Naboush, Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland)

Bodily Injury from a Medical/Legal Perspective

Yvonne Rigby, University of Kent (England)

Law, Politics and Society: Contextualising Socio-economic Rights in the South African Constitution

13:00 - 14:00 ** Lunch ** (Linklater Rooms)

14:00 - 15:30 Law Panel Session 5, New Kings Lecture Room 10, The Intersection between Law, Art, and Communities, Moderator Derek Fincham, University of Aberdeen

Jamie Grace University of Derby, (England)

Make Me an Offer I Can't Refuse: Enforcing the Fair and Forceable Sale of Previously Stolen Works of Art, Antiquities and Cultural Property

Anastasia Karandinou University of Edinburgh (Scotland)

Im-materiality: Aspects of Space

Elisa Pérez Babo, Paula Guerra and Pedro Quintela Portugal

Museums, Local development, involvement and local participation: an empirical approach to some Portuguese case studies.

15:30 - 16:00 Tea & coffee break (Linklater Rooms)

16:00 - 17:30 Plenary Session 3: WORK

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