The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Law of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels is often referred to as ‘Metajuridica’. Metajuridica, is the collective term that is used for all the scholarly disciplines whom engage in the study of law from an interdisciplinary viewpoint. It articulates legal research upon research from other disciplines such as history, sociology, etnology, philosophy, gender studies, science studies, LSTS, ...

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18 March 2019


METAJURIDICA Reading Group - "Le Juste" (I and II), Paul Ricoeur. Session focusing on technology and chaired by Guido Gorgoni (University of Padova) (Time tbc, Room 4C306)  


21 March 2019

Law, Slow Science, Technology and Society - L(S)STS Gatherings (12h-14h, Room 4B302)

25 March 2019

WRG: Audrey Van Scharen - Data protection & ethics at VUB (13h-14h, Room 4C306)

27 March 2019

Brussels Privacy 
Hub - Meet the Author Series: Data Protection Directive for Police and Criminal Justice Authorities (Juraj Sajfert and Teresa Quintel) (12h-14h30, U-Residence, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050, Brussel)

1 April 2019


WRG: Jessica Hekking - Internal research support mechanisms for the social and human sciences at VUB (12h-13h15, Room 4C306)


4 April 2019

Brussels Privacy Hub - Doctoral seminar with Alessia Tanas, Title tbd (12h30-13h30, 4C306)

2 May 2019 

Law, Slow Science, Technology and Society - L(S)STS Gathering animated by Serge Gutwirth (12h-14h, Room 4B302)

14 May 2019 



Brussels Privacy Hub and LSTS Workshop - Exploring the Privacy and Data Protection connection : International Workshop on the Legal Notions of Privacy and Data Protection in EU Law in a Rapidly Changing World (All day event, U-Residence, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050, Brussel )


13 June 2019


Brussels Privacy Hub - Doctoral seminar with Gianclaudio Malgieri - Unfair Imbalance and vulnerability in the algorithmic environment: Fairness-by-design and the effects-based approach (12h30-13h30, 4C306)


24-28 June


Brussels Privacy Hub - 
European Data Protection Law Summer School : Advancing (with) EU data protection (Institute for European Studies (IES) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 5, B-1050, Brussels)



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