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SWPS University’s Faculty of Law in Warsaw would like to invite students of law to participate in a seminar focused on “Legal Handbooks – the European Perspective”. During the seminar, students will have an opportunity to meet extinguished professors of law, from SWPS University, University of Augsburg, University of Pisa, University of Thessaloniki, University of Lodz and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. Doctoral students from Poland, Germany, Greece and Italy will share their perspectives and experience on legal textbooks used by universities in different European countries.

Language of the event is English.

May 28
8:30 - 15:45 CEST (UTC+2)
online

Keynote Speakers

The following renowned porfessors of law will deliver lectures during the seminar:

  • Prof. Christoph Becker, University of Augsburg, Germany
  • Prof. Wojciech Dajczak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
  • Prof. Sławomir Kursa, SWSP University of Social Science and Humanities, Warsaw, Poland
  • Prof. Aldo Petrucci, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Prof. Bronisław Sitek, SWSP University of Social Science and Humanities, Warsaw, Poland
  • Prof. Jakub Szczerbowski, University of Lodz
  • Prof. Costas Vlahos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Program

8.30-8.45 – Registration

8.45-9.15 – Opening of the seminar

  • Professor Teresa Gardocka, Director of SWPS University's Institute of Law
  • Professor Christoph Becker, University of Augsburg, Germany
  • Professor Wojciech Dajczak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
  • Professor Aldo Petrucci, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Professor Costas Vlahos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Professor Bronisław Sitek, SWSP University of Social Science and Humanities, Warsaw, Poland

9.15-10.30 Session I –The usefulness of contemporary law textbooks in the light of technological and civilizational progress

  • Introduction: prof. Christoph Becker - University of Augsburg
  • Interaction between the systematization of the civil codes and the legal science – Ewelina Rogalska, Ph.D. student, University of Augsburg
  • Legal status of women in Russian commercial law in the 19th Century – Maria Malt, Ph.D. Student, University of Augsburg
  • Categories of crimes – Alessia Wijesinghe, undergraduate student, University of Augsburg
  • Conclusions: prof. Christoph Becker, University of Augsburg

10.30-10.45 – Discussion

10.45-12.00 Session II – The usefulness of contemporary law handbooks through the experience of an Italian University

  • Introduction: Italian legal handbooks and legal professions – prof. Federico Procchi, University of Pisa
  • A legal handbook: the key for your future mindset – Noemi Milanesio, graduate student, University of Pisa
  • The unexpected actuality and usefulness of the classic study methods – Davide Landi undergraduate student, University of Pisa
  • Conclusion: Italian legal handbooks between Past and Future – prof. Aldo Petrucci, University of Pisa

12.00-12.15 – Discussion

12.15-12.45 - Lunch break

12.45-13.45 Session III – Why should one write a handbook?

  • Introduction: Prof. Wojciech Dajczak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań; Prof. Costas Vlahos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • A handbook for a Byzantine Prince? The Foundations of Imperial Education by Emperor Manuel II Paleologos – Ilias Moschou, Ph.D. Student, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Early modern books on topoi. The alternative for a legal handbook? – Maria Cola, graduate student, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
  • Conclusion: Prof. Wojciech Dajczak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Prof. Costas Vlahos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

13.45-14.00 – Discussion

Session IV: 14.00-15.00 – Teaching law vs law practice - the role of handbooks

  • Introduction: prof. Jakub Szczerbowski, University of Łódź
  • The Role of Law Books in the Teaching and Application of Civil Law Interpretation Methods –Anna Siemińska, Ph.D. student, SWPS University of Social Science and Humanities
  • Tax system on the example of Poland and Germany versus learning with the use of textbooks –Justyna Skwirowska, Ph.D. Student, SWPS University of Social Science and Humanities
  • Conclusion: prof. Jakub Szczerbowski, University of Lodz

15.00-15.15 - Discussion

15.15-15.45 – Closing Remarks

  • Prof. Aldo Pertucci, University of Pisa
  • Prof. Wojciech Dajczak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
  • Prof. Costas Vlahos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Prof. Christoph Becker, University of Augsburg
  • Prof. Sławomir Kursa, SWPS University of Social Science and Humanities

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Organizers

University of Pisa

University of Thssaloniki

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Adam Mickiewicz University

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Date and Location 

Friday, May 28, 2021, online

Contact

SWPS University: Justyna Skwirowska
e-mail: jskwirowska@st.swps.edu.pl

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