Metamorphoses of Law in the Visegrad countries

2011 Workshop

Institute of State and Law of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (Ústav státu a práva AV ČR)

in cooperation with

Institute of State and Law of Slovak Academy of Sciences (Ústav štátu a práva SAV), Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Instytut nauk prawnych PAN) and Institute of Legal Studies of Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA Jogtudományi Intézete)

with the kind support of the Visegrad fund organizes international scientific workshop

Metamorphoses of Law in the Visegrad countries

in 28th of June – 29th of June 2011 - Znojmo, Althan palace




Tuesday 28th of June 2011


6:00 p.m. Welcome of workshop participants, dinner



Wednesday 29th of June 2011


10:00 a.m.    Workshop opening

The workshop is moderated by

JUDr. PhDr. Zdeněk Masopust, DrSc. (ÚSP AV ČR)


 Opening speech of the director of ÚSP AV ČR

JUDr. Jan Bárta, CSc.



10.15 a.m.- 12:00 a.m.


The first part


Proposals of the projects on future cooperation: Czech Republic


1. Constitutional Judiciary in Central Europe (JUDr. Miloš Matula, CSc.)


2. Quantitative Analysis of Legislation of Visegrád countries (JUDr. František Novák, CSc.)


3. Legal Language – project PES – Electronic Law Dictionary (JUDr. František Cvrček, CSc.)


4. Legal History as a Scientific Discipline and as a Part of Law Education – present state in Europe (JUDr. Vilém Knoll, Ph.D.)


5. Roman Law as a Foundation of the Private Law (JUDr. Petr Dostalík, Ph.D.)





12:00 lunch break



1.30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


The Second Part


Proposals of the projects on future cooperation: Poland, Slovakia, Hungary


The main orientation of conference - Znojmo 2012


1. The Financial Crisis and Reaction to It in the Law


2. The Private Law Re-codification


3. The Comparison of Legislation of Visegrad Countries from Quantitative Point of View


4. The Problems of State Administration and Autonomy in Visegrad Countries


5. The Teaching of Law in the High Schools/Secondary Schools in Visegrad Countries


6. The Influence of EU Law to Visegrad Countries




3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.        coffee break



3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


The third part


Organization Questions – The Center for Cooperation of Visegrad Countries


1. The conception of the Organization Committee, Personal Questions


2. The Cooperation with other Countries of the Former Eastern Bloc and with International Organizations


3. The Preparation of the Database of Common Projects, WEB – ÚSP AV ČR


4. The Promotion and Propagation of the Projects


Closing Discussion






* Project No. 21110486 „Metamorphoses of Law in the Visegrad countries“ (Project category: Scientific exchange, research).