mercoledì 24 gennaio 2018

Horatia Muir Watt - "Private International Law as Global Legal Pluralism: an Interdisciplinary Perspective"

Private International Law as Global Legal Pluralism: an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Professor Horatia Muir Watt

Professor, Science Po Law School

Horatia Muir Watt is tenured Professor at Sciences Po, where she is Co-Director of the program “Global Governance Studies » (which covers private international law, arbitration and litigation, human rights) within the Master’s Degree in Economic Law.

Horatia Muir Watt received a PhD in private international law from the University of Panthéon-Assas Paris 2 in 1985 and passed the agrégation examination in private law in 1986. She is a tenured Professor in private international law and in comparative law. She taught at the University of Tours, at the University of Paris XI, and at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne between 1996 and 2009 and was appointed to Sciences Po in 2009, when she participated actively in the creation of the law school.

She is a Member of the Institute of International Law (since 2013).

She is Editor-in-chief of the Revue critique de droit international privé (the leading French-language journal on private international law) and a member of the publication committees of numerous other legal journals, among which the Journal of Private International Law, European Review of Contract Law and Transnational Legal Theory.

She founded the PILAGG (private international law and global governance) research group, now run with the LSE. The launching article is « Private International Law beyond the Schism », (2011) 2(3) Transnational Legal Theory 347–427. The first publication of the research group’s collective work is currently in process with Oxford University Press.

The lecture forms part of the research and public engagement work taking place at CTLS this year.

A reception with wine and soft drinks follows the lecture.

Venue Information:

The lecture will take place in The Bingham Room at The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, 10-11 South Square, WC1R 5HP.

Please register via Eventbrite.

Venue Information

The lecture will take place in The Bingham Room at Gray's Inn. Please enter the Inn via the Main Entrance on High Holborn (near Chancery Lane tube station). The Bingham Room entrance is under the arch between South Square and Gray's Inn Square. Click for a map.


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