On October 5, 2022, the employee of the Institute of State and Law Martin Štefko received the diploma of Doctor of Sciences (doctor scientiarum, DSc.) from the President of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Eva Zažímalová, and the President of the Scientific Council of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Pavel Baran.
Rita Simon has been appointed as a Member of the Advisory Committee of the European Law Institute (ELI)
Our researcher, Rita Simon, Centre for Climate Law and Sustainability Studies, has been appointed as a Member of the Advisory Committee of the European Law Institute (ELI) project on Third Party Funding. She was also welcomed as a member of ELI.
The international SOLAIR Conference (Society, Law, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics) organized primarily by the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic.
Date: 3.–4. 11. 2022
Place: The Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics at Czech Technical University, Jugoslávských partyzánů 1580/3, Prague
We invite you to the lecture of the Center for Climate Law and Sustainability Studies as part of the Week of the Czech Academy of Sciences on the topic of Climate litigation (in Czech). Lecturers: JUDr. Hana Müllerová, Ph.D.; JUDr. Monika Feigerlová, Ph.D., LL.M. and JUDr. Eva Balounová, Ph.D., LL.M. Please report your participation to: email@example.com.
Date: November 2, 2022, 4:30 p.m
Location: Institute of State and Law, Národní 18, 7th floor
The Faculty of Law, University of Pavol Jozef Šafárik in Košice, Slovakia, is organizing, in cooperation with the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the 11th year of the international symposium Law, business and economics 2022.
Date: 26.-28. 10. 2022
Location: Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia
The Project Healthy Car (No. 3201400125) has launched its educational campaign: Heal the Monster. A website, a survey and videos have been launched and the street art object "monster-car" was also created in cooperation with the School of Arts and Crafts and the Academy of Fine Arts. On the 20. of October a vehicle diagnostic measurement day was held with the help of CARES experts, Horizon 2020.
We invite you to a lecture (in Czech) as part of the Week of the Czech Academy of Sciences on the topic Autonomous vehicles and responsibility for their operation, which will be presented by JUDr. Eva Fialová, LL.M., Ph.D. Date: 31/10/2022 at 18:00
Place: Institute of State and Law, Národní 18, 7th floor
Oxford University Press has just published the book Jenkins, R., Černý, D., Hříbek, T. Autonomous Vehicle Ethics: the Trolley Problem and Beyond. The editors of the book are David Černý from the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Tomáš Hříbek from the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Ryan Jenkins from CalPoly in California.
The Research Law Center is holding a ONLINE lecture on cybersecurity and NIS 2 on October 26, 2022 from 6:30 p.m.
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On Friday 14 October, the Centre for Climate Law and Sustainability Studies is organising a meeting of experts of the Czech social sciences whose research focuses on climate change. The central question of the symposium: What role do the Czech social sciences play in exploring the causes of and solutions to climate change?
The Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences is a co-organizer of the international scientific conference Labor Law 2022 on the topic of Labor Law and Social Protection in Uncertain Times
Date: 12-14 October 2022
Location: Castle Hotel Liblice
Research Law Centre is holding a lecture on artificial intelligence and copyright on September 21, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. More information can be found here: https://www.ilaw.cas.cz/vyzkum/vyzkumne-projekty/lectureseries/aktuality.html
Petr Agha gave an interview for the podcast of the Czech Academy of Sciences "Science within reach" with the topic Marriage for everyone? With Petr Agha about crumbling tradition, emotions instead of facts and criticism of human rights. It addresses the questions: What can social scientists bring to the discussion? Should the law respond to the development of society, or, on the contrary, preserve it? Is Czech society tolerant and open to the protection of all minorities? And why is it not…
The journal Právník won third place in the Prestigious Prize for the best legal magazine. The prize is awarded by the Karlovy Vary Law Society and is based on a vote of the professional public. The editors thank the authors and readers of Právník for their patronage.
Hana Müllerová from the Centre for Climate Law and Sustainability Studies spoke on 22 June 2022 in the podcast of Czech Radio “Vinohradska 12” with the title "The Czech Republic lacks a climate ministry. We must coordinate the fight against climate change, expert urges" (the interview was in Czech). The main topic of the interview was the outcome of the first instance court proceedings in the first Czech climate litigation, decided on 15 June 2022 by the Municipal Court in Prague, largely in…
Hana Müllerová, has been appointed a member of the Scientific Council of the Minister of the Environment
Our researcher, head of the Centre for Climate Law and Sustainability Studies Hana Müllerová, has been appointed a member of the Scientific Council of the Minister of the Environment.
We sincerely invite you to the workshop on the future of copyright in the age of Artificial intelligence that will take place in person on 24 June 2022 on the premises of the Institute of State and Law CAS (Národní 18, Prague, 7th floor) from 10:30 to 12:00. Dr. Aviv Gaon, primarily based at Harry Radzyner Law School, Reichman University (IDC Herzliya), will present his research on current issues of attributing copyright to works generated by Artificial intelligence
Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences published the book Nepřirozené právo by Tomáš Sobek. The book deals with normative sources of law and morality. More information here
Alžběta Krausová from the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences is one of the five winners of the second year of the Deloitte Legal Disruptors Awards. The awards were presented as part of a gala evening on May 17, 2022 in Prague. Alžběta Krausová was awarded for innovations in the legal aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics, brain-computer interfaces and the interconnection of technologies with organic life. More information here
We sincerely invite you to the seminar on artificial intelligence and the protection of democracy that will take place in person (and online) on 28 June 2022 on the premises of the Institute of State and Law CAS (Národní 18, Prague, 7th floor) from 16:00 to 17:20. More information is available in the enclosed invitation. To attend, please register by 27 June 2022 until 13:00 via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The seminar is organized within the program of STrategy AV21 – Breakthrough Future…
On Friday, 24 June 2022, we are organizing a workshop to connect the knowledge of theory and practice on the topic of just transition in the Czech Republic. Our guests will represent academia, public administration, affected regions, business and NGOs. The workshop will take place in the main building of the Academy of Sciences (Národní 3, Prague 1, hall 108) and online on the Zoom platform. It will be held in Czech.
We would like to invite you to an expert discussion seminar on the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU, which will take place on Monday 13 June at 4 PM in person and online. The discussion will focus on the priorities and challenges of the Czech Presidency in the field of environment and climate, and the panellists will include Hana Müllerová from the Centre for Climate Law and Sustainability Studies of the Institute of State and Law.The first part of the event will be held in Czech and…
CLASS will take part in the project focused on establishing a network of European research centres dealing with climate law
The management of the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic condemns the invasion of President Putin and the troops of the Russian Federation against the citizens and the sovereign territory of Ukraine. It is a barbaric war act against the territorial integrity and political order of Ukraine, which does not belong to the 21st century. The Institute of State and Law joins fully the sharp protest against military operations in Ukraine, which it expressed in…
The Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences released the new e-book written by Lenka Bezoušková: Úskalí asistované reprodukce v muslimských zemích (Pitfalls of Assisted Reproduction in Muslim Countries). The e-book is in Czech with en English summary. Download here.
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We thank all speakers and participants for their attendance at the international conference Human Rights and Climate Change that we held on 19 November 2021. We have uploaded photos from the conference at the conference website and also the video recordings of most presentations on the CLASS YouTube channel: you can watch them here.