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Law, Slow Science, Technology and Society - L(S)STS Gatherings

The Law, (Slow) Science, Technology and Society (L(S)STS) Gatherings are a series of self-organised meetings of researchers wishing to discuss the core themes of LSTS research.

Upcoming sessions:

  • 26 January 2022: with CORE, on proportionality.

Past sessions:

  • 15 November 2018: with Serge Gutwirth, on the reactions to CJEU ruling on genome editing & the relations and the articulations of law, science and politics.

  • 29 November 2018: with Niels Van Dijk, on res facta, res publica, on facts and the law.

  • 20 December 2018: with Gloria González Fuster, on in-disciplining data.

  • 17 January 2019: with René Mahieu, on the purpose of ethics.

  • 7 February 2019: with Istvan Böröcz, on ethics in EU-funded research projects.

  • 28 February 2019: with Deepan Sarma on public domain and the commons.

  • 21 March 2019: with Gianclaudio Malgieri, on ethics in research (in relation to the PANELFIT project).

  • 2 May 2019: with Serge Gutwirth, on the commons.

  • 23 May 2019: CAVEAT at L(S)STS.

  • 18 July 2019: with Gloria González Fuster and Niels van Dijk, on Great Classics.

  • 26 September 2019: with Laura Drechsler on Against methods?.

  • 31 October 2019: with Imge Ozcan, on Has Critique Run out of Steam? – Rethinking methods and the politics of knowledge production.

  • 12 December 2019: with Paul Quinn, on book discussion: stigma, state expressions and the law implications of freedom of speech

  • 9 January 2020: with Rocco Bellanova (UvA), on Making data European (Or how to study security database interoperability in terms of frictions and archiving processes)

  • 3 April 2020: with Laurence Diver, on computational legalism vs. critical code studies.

  • 24 April 2020: with Gianmarco Gori, on Being able to see: conflict, imagination and the ethos of Artificial Legal Intelligence. Some remarks inspired by the Greek tragedy Antigone.

  • 18 May 2020: with Olga Gkotsopoulou, on COVID-19 related digital apps and data protection law: a conversation

  • 29 October 2020: with Peter Burgess on the mystical origins of law.

  • 26 November 2020: with Imge Ozcan on What's wrong with 'universality'? A discussion on race, rights, and epistemic violence

  • 18 December 2020: with Laurent de Sutter on Magic (!)

  • 24 February 2021: with Johannes Thumfart, on the world as it ought to be?

  • 23 April 2021: with Franck Dumortier on Independent DPAs in practice: The case of Belgium

  • 11 June 2021: with Simone Casiraghi on "Nonsense upon stilts": reflecting on Jeremy Bentham's critique on natural rights

  • 25 November 2021: with Serge Gutwirth, Paul de Hert and Laura Drechsler, on balancing (dis)connects proportionality.