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Results: 1 - 20 of 315
  • AI, Media & Democracy Lab receives ELSA Lab status
    12 Jul 2021
    The Dutch AI Coalition (NL AIC) has awarded the NL AIC Label to the AI, Media & Democracy Lab, a collaboration between the UvA, HvA, CWI, media partners, social partners and the municipality of Amsterdam. The Label ...
  • Want to become a Justice Entrepreneur? Sign up now!
    8 Jul 2021
    Do you agree that legal procedures could be clearer, simpler, but above all fairer? Do you think that judicial solutions should be examined for a better society? And would you like to stimulate that change yourself?
  • These FdR researchers represent us in UvA's first pitch competition ever
    7 Jul 2021
    We are proud to present our three PhDs who will be shining in the finals.
  • The law as a determining factor in improving our health
    6 Jul 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic has shown us the many ways laws and regulations can have an impact on our health and our everyday lives: from mandatory quarantines and contact tracing apps, to the availability of vaccines ...
  • Marten Zwanenburg named professor of Military Law, in particular the Law of Military Operations
    5 Jul 2021
    Professor Marten Zwanenburg has been appointed professor of Military Law, in particular Law During Military Operations at the Faculty of Law at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established in ...
  • For women by women
    1 Jul 2021
    Together with Bureau Clara Wichmann and the City of Amsterdam, we are opening the first Women's Legal Advice Centre in Amsterdam to promote equal access to the law for all women.
  • Artist Saša Ostoja creates special artwork for the Law Hub
    14 Jun 2021
    Due to the corona measures, it has been quiet in the Law Hub lately. Therefore we seized this period to upgrade our location. We have joined forces with the Amsterdam artist Saša Ostoja, who allows you with his ...
  • HumanRisk Podcast with guest Benjamin van Rooij
    9 Jun 2021
    Listen to the latest HumanRisk podcast with Christian Hunt and guest Professor Benjamin van Rooij.
  • Book Release: The Behavioral Code: The Hidden Ways the Law Makes Us Better...or Worse
    9 Jun 2021
    Freakonomics for the law–the revolutionary behavioral science insights into how law fails to reduce misbehavior and what we can do about it.
  • Book Release: The Cambridge Handbook of Compliance
    9 Jun 2021
    Cambridge University Press has just published The Cambridge Handbook of Compliance (edited by Benjamin van Rooij and D. Daniel Sokol). 
  • Lecturer Fatjon Kaja
    Fatjon Kaja Lecturer of the Year 2021
    7 Jun 2021
    Fatjon Kaja (28), lecturer in the Minor Law & Economics and the Master's Law & Finance, has been chosen as Amsterdam Law School Lecturer of the Year 2021. A total of 56 lecturers from the Amsterdam Law School were ...
  • For those who weren’t there: the highlights of our Legal Start-up Event
    7 Jun 2021
    Last Thursday we organized our first Legal Start-up Event in which we entirely focussed on our justice entrepreneurs and innovation within the legal tech sector. We look back on a successful day together with ...
  • Killer algorithms: how to keep military AI under human control
    7 Jun 2021
    Although types of automated weapons have existed for hundreds of years – with anti-personnel mines being the earliest example – the development of such systems controlled by artificial intelligence (AI) has bought ...
  • KNAW Early Career Partnerships for four UvA researchers
    19 May 2021
    UvA researchers Eddie Brummelman, Dimitri van den Meerssche, Fabiola Müller and Loes Pouwels have all been awarded KNAW Early Career Partnerships. They will each be given the opportunity to organise an ...
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    The DSC Awards Funding for Data-Driven Research at the Amsterdam Law School
    11 May 2021
    Through the Accelerate Programme, the DSC has awarded funding for a data scientist or engineer to join the Amsterdam Research Institute for Legal Studies (ARILS) to introduce the use of data science within the faculty.
  • Head of a man
    Legal techies of today and tomorrow
    29 Apr 2021
    Mark Thursday the 3rd of June in your calendar to join our legal start-up event together with StartupAmsterdam!
  • Your chance to compete with PhDs from other UvA Faculties
    13 Apr 2021
    UvA presents its very first UvA-wide Pitch Competition for researchers, which was initiated by the Amsterdam Law Hub!
  • To new perspectives for a fairer justice system
    25 Mar 2021
    Monday the 29th of March is the kick-off of our very first Master's course, Justice Entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Law of the UvA!
  • A ‘front door’
    A new entrance for REC A
    15 Mar 2021
    ‘Amsterdam Law School’ is proudly displayed in large letters on the facade and above the entrance to REC A. The lobby of our faculty has been given a makeover. When the faculty is lively and bustling again, the new ...
  • Blockchain
    Smartphone documentary on blockchain and trust
    8 Mar 2021
    'With the development of far-reaching digital technologies, distrust is also growing,' concludes Balázs Bodó. He is one of the researchers in the new innovative smartphone documentary about trust in digital ...