Vienna Lectures on Legal Philosophy

 

This new series of lectures has been designed to reintroduce Vienna as a node in international debates. 

The series is a joint venture of the Department of Legal Philosophy and the Institute for Austrian and European Public Law of the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

 

Upcoming events

  • CANCELLED due to the current Coronavirus situation -                                                                                  12 March 2020, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Frederick Schauer (School of Law, University of Virginia)
    "Rules of Order"

 

Prior lectures

  • 9 January 2020, 6:00 pm, Juridicum, SEM 61
    Anna Gamper (University of Innsbruck)
    "'Geschriebene' Regeln der Verfassungsinterpretation"
  • 28 November 2019, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco (University of Surrey, UK)
    "Tracing Finnis’s criticism of Hart’s Internal Point of View: Instability and the ‘Point’ of Human Action in Law"
  • 19 June 2019, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Aditi Bagchi (Fordham University, School of Law, New York)
    "On the Boundaries of Normativism"
  • 9 May 2019, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Sylvie Delacroix (University of Birmingham)
    "A Social Artefact that Binds Us? Understanding Law and its Normative Force"
  • 14 March 2019, 6:00 pm, Juridicum, SEM 51
    Jiří Přibáň (Cardiff University)
    "Antinormativism and Legal Autopoiesis"
  • 24 January 2019, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Ino Augsberg (University of Kiel)
    "Die Normalität der Normativität"
  • 29 November 2018, 6:30 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Oliver Lepsius (Chair for Public Law and Constitutional Theory, University of Münster)
    "Aggregatzustand der Normen"
  • 25 October 2018, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Stanley Paulson (Sometime Mercator Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Kiel)
    "Normativity and Normativism"
  • 21 June 2018, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Torben Spaak (Professor of Law, University of Stockholm)
    "Legal Realism and Legal Reasoning: A Quasi-Realist Approach"
  • 11 April 2018, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Urška Šadl (Professor of Law, EUI-European University Institute, Florence) and Jakob v. H. Holtermann (Associate Professor, Centre of Excellence for International Courts, University of Copenhagen)
    "The Relevance of the Network Approach for Legal Studies: A Letter from Europe"
  • 22 March 2018, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Anne van Aaken (Professor of Law and Economics, Legal Theory and Public International Law, University of St. Gallen)
    "The Concept of Law revisited: An Essay in Descriptive Psychology"
  • 18 December 2017, 6:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Peter Koller (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz)
    "Die Bedeutung moralischer Tugenden im Feld des Rechts: Braucht das Recht tugendhafte Menschen?"
  • 18 May 2017, 5:00 pm, Event Center, Constitutional Court of Austria (VfGH)
    Dieter Grimm (Professor of Public Law, HU Berlin)
    "Die demokratischen Kosten der Konstitutionalisierung - Der Fall Europa"
  • 4 May 2017, 6:00 pm, HS 1, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 5th floor
    Martin Loughlin (Professor of Public Law, LSE London School of Economics and Political Science)
    "Why read Carl Schmitt?"
  • 23 March 2017, 6:00 pm, WU D3.0.218
    Mattias Kumm (Inge Rennert Professor of Law, NYU Law School; Research Professor of Global Rule of Law, WZB Berlin)
    "Rechtsherrschaft, legitime Autorität und globaler Konstitutionalismus"
  • 1 December 2016, 6:00 pm, top floor Juridicum
    William Scheuerman (Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington)
    "Carl Schmitt Goes Global?"
  • 14 November 2016, 5:00 pm, REWI-lecture hall, Schenkenstraße 8-10, 2nd staircase, 4th floor
    Christoph Kletzer (King's College, London)
    "Primitives Recht - Über den Keim der Rechtsordnung"
  • 31 May 2016, 6:00 pm, WU TC 3.21
    Dennis M. Patterson (European University Institute, Florence)
    „Global Economic Constitutionalism“
  • 12 May 2016, 6:00 pm, WU, EA.6.026
    Otto Pfersmann (Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
    „Dogmatik oder nicht Dogmatik, das ist hier die Frage. Zum Stand der Rechtstheorie/-Philosophie in Frankreich
  • 6 April 2016
    Michael S. Green (William and Mary School of Law)
    „Legal Monism and the Conflict of Laws“