The purpose of the ISCL is to encourage the comparative study of law and legal systems and to seek affiliation with individuals and organisations with complimentary aims. We were established in June 2008 and are recognised by the International Academy of Comparative Law.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

ISCL 3rd Annual Conference - UCD School of Law, 29th - 30th April 2011

Please find here a provisional programme, practical information and booking form for the ThirdAnnual Conference of the Irish Society of Comparative Law, which is being held at the School of Law in University College Dublin on 29-30 April 2011. Accommodation information can be found here. As part of this exciting new conference:

  • An introductory keynote address by Dr Eric Descheemaeker, University of Edinburgh, on "The Dangers of Mixing it Up - Some Remarks on Defamation and Truth in Civilan, Common Lawand Mixed Jurisdictions" (Friday 29th, 5-6.30pm)

  • A closure keynote address by Professor Patrick Glenn, McGill University, Montreal, Canada on "Comparative Law and the Multi-Valued Turn - An Attempt to Relate Comparative Law Goals to the Emergence of New Forms of Multivalent Logic, as Means of Conciliation of Difference" (Saturday 30th, 5.10 -6.30pm). -

  • Parallel sessions throughout Saturday 30th, from 9am to 4.50pm.

  • A conference dinner.