INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
JULY 16-17, 2007,
THE LAW RESEARCH UNIT OF THE
INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
Venue: University of Athens, Kosti Palama Building, 48 Acadimias Avenue, Athens
Organizing AND SCIENTIFIC Committee
- Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.
- Dr. Nicholas Pappas, Vice-President, ATINER & Professor,
Sam Houston University, USA.
- Dr. Chris Sakellariou, Secretary General, ATINER &
Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
- Dr. David A. Frenkel, Head, Law Research Unit & Professor, Ben-Gurion University,
- Dr. Demetra Arsalidou, Lecturer, Cardiff University, U.K.
Michael P. Malloy, Distinguished Professor & Scholar, University of
the Pacific, USA.
Gregory A. Katsas, Head, Sociology Research Unit, ATINER & Professor, The
American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece.
- Dr. Marina Stefania Giannakaki, Deputy Head, Research Unit of
Balaska, Natasa Filiou, Eirini Lentzou, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka.
(The time for each session includes a 10
minutes coffee break)
Monday, July 16th, 2007
08:00 - 08:30 Registration
08:30 - 08:45 Welcome and Opening
Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, Director, ATINER & Secretary
General, Economic and Social Council of Greece
Dr. David A. Frenkel, Head, Law Research Unit &
Professor, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
08:45 – 10:00
Dr. Gregory T.
Papanikos, Director, ATINER
- McDermott, J., Associate Professor,
Loyola Law School, USA. Intellectual Property: Who owns it?
- Wendel, P., Associate Professor,
Pepperdine University, USA. Protecting Cultural Property.
- Lin, C.H., Assistant Professor,
Feng Chia University, Taiwan. International Sharing in Radio Frequency Spectrum: Historic Review of Regulations.
- VerSteeg, R., Associate Professor, New England School of Law, USA. Legal Aspects of Terence's
Dr. David A. Frenkel, Head, Law Research Unit & Professor,
Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
- Ally, D., Lecturer, Tshwane
University of Technology, South Africa. Determining ‘Detriment to the
Administration of Justice’ Under Section 35(5) of the South African
Constitution by Weighing Up Judicial Condonation Concerns and the Effect
of Exclusion on the Justice System.
- Clamp, K.L., Ph.D. Student, Sheffield
University, UK. Assessing
Alternative Forms of
Localised Justice in
Post - Conflict
Societies: Youth Justice in Northern Ireland and South Africa.
- Hill, J., Professor, Indiana
University School of Law, USA. The Deep Structure of Law.
A., Lecturer, Tshwane University of Technology, RSA, South Africa. Managing the Implementation
of Socio-Economic Rights as Conferred by the South African Constitution
- Van der Schyff, E., Lecturer,
North West University, South Africa. The Public Trust in Natural Resources
Management – A New Concept in South African Jurisprudence
McDermott, J., Professor, Loyola Law School, USA.
- Asamani, Y., Programme Officer, United
Nations University, Jordan. The Challenge of Free Trade and Environmental
Protection: Formulating a Hazardous Waste Law for Developing Countries
- Pereira, R., Ph.D. Student, University
of Essex, UK. The Regionalisation of Environmental Criminal Law – The
- Simkus, A., Lawyer, Lietuvos Energija
AB, Lithuania. Sustainable Development in Europe: The Energy Policy
- Md Khalid, R., Lecturer, University of Technology
MARA, Malaysia, Sulaiman, S.S., Lecturer, University of
Technology MARA, Malaysia & Abu
Hanifah, N., Lecturer, University of Technology MARA,
Malaysia. Hillslope Development Law in Malaysia:
Looking at the Federal Territory and Selangor.
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
Chair: Hill, J., Professor, Indiana University School
of Law, USA.
- Higgins, N., Lecturer, Dublin City
University, Ireland. The Regulation of Wars of National Liberation under
- Christodoulidou, T., Lecturer, Philips College,
Cyprus. The Legal Status of the Buffer Zone in Cyprus.
- Green, J., Lecturer, University of
Reading, UK. Understanding the Relevance of the Caroline Formula Today.
- Watkins, L., Lecturer, University of
Hertfordshire, UK. Aspects of Obscenity.
Chair: Wendel, P., Professor, Pepperdine
S., Research Scholar, Princeton University, USA & Alter, K.,
Northwestern University, USA. Nested and Overlapping Regimes.
- Kelly Hill, L., Associate Professor,
Indiana University, USA. Intemperance and the Removal of due Process in
the United States Immigration System.
M., Lecturer, University of Sheffield, UK. The Interpretation of European Private
Law in the Light of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms.
Mohamed, A.A., Assistant Professor, International Islamic
University, Malaysia. Security of Tenure: The Law and Practice in
K., Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK. The Ancient Greeks and
their Influence Upon English Law.
17:00 – 18:30
Chair: Kyriakides, K., Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK
N., Associate Professor, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University,
South Africa. The Ideal of Community in Post-Apartheid South African Law.
- Bucholtz, B., Visiting Professor,
University of Utah, USA. Mapping Governance Regimes and the Problem of
Privatization: Human Rights Initiatives, a Case in Point.
K., Ph.D. Student, King’s College London, UK. Modern Security Threats:
Challenging the Accepted Understandings of the Right of Self-Defence.
M.A., Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa. The Prohibition of Sexual Harassment
within the Workplace: What are the Various Legal Remedies Available to
– 22:30 Greek Night
July 17th, 2007
09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Willesee, W., Lecturer, Curtin
University of Technology, Australia.
A.R., Lecturer, International Islamic University,
Malaysia. Inquiries of Deaths Under The Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code.
- Riedel, M., Professor, Southeastern
Louisiana University, USA. Arrest Clearness for Homicide: National and
- O’ Reilly, J., Lecturer, Monash
University, Australia. Fairness and Good Faith in Contracts: The Shifting
Sands in Australia.
der Walt, T., Lecturer, University of Venda, South Africa.
The Right to a Fair Trial in the South African Criminal Justice System:
- du Toit, P., Lecturer,
North-West University, South Africa. The Application of the Grave Breaches
Regime to Internal Armed Conflicts
Professor, International Islamic University, Malaysia. Switching off Life Support: A Case
Study of Terrischiavo, the position in Malaysia and Islamic Law
Head, Voeig, Austria
N., Lecturer, University of Wales, UK. Safety And Choice in the Food Market: The
Rhetoric and Reality of EU Consumer Policy in the 21st Century
- Singsangob, A., Assistant
Professor, Bangkok University, Thailand. Problems and Legal Measures of
Consumer Protection for Electronic Commerce in Thailand. (Tuesday, 17th
- Zografos, D., Lecturer,
University of Reading, UK. Geographical Indications: The Repatriation of Generic Terms and
the Feta Cheese Saga.
- Cao, H., Ph.D. Student, National
University of Singapore, Singapore. State-Dominated Ownership Structure and Corporate Governance:
Comparative Research on Listed Companies of China and Singapore.
C., Lecturer, King’s College London, UK. European Gates and American
Gatekeepers-The Influence of the American Gatekeeper Theory on the
European Financial Market.
Zografos, D., Lecturer, University of Reading, UK.
- Malloy, M., Distinguished Professor
and Scholar, University of the Pacific, USA. Transfer Pricing Principles
and Economic Development: The Tax Man and a Changing Europe.
- Rhodes, C., Associate Professor, South
Texas College of Law, USA. The Impact of American Lockean Constitutional
Theory on Economic Markets.
- Yang, X., Ph.D. Student,
Manchester University, UK. Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and
Voluntary Information Disclosure.
- Ab Rahman, S., Lecturer, University Putra
Malaysia, Malaysia. The Influence of Classical Interpretation on the Law
of Guarantee in the United Arab Emirates
- Kammel, A., Head,
Voeig, Austria. The Law & Economics of the European
Investment Fund Industry and Capital Markets.
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:00
Professor and Scholar, University of the Pacific Mc George School of Law, USA.
R., Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, UK. The Law on
Combat Immunity: Does Judicial Sense Make Economic Sense?
- Robson, P., Associate Professor,
University of Strathclyde, UK. Law, Film and Popular Culture: Notes
towards a Materialist Perspective.
W., Associate Professor, Loyola College Maryland, USA. Can a Strong
Christian be a Good Criminal Lawyer in American Law?
P., Associate Dean, The City Law School, UK. Law Schools Addressing
the Training Needs of Expert Witnesses.
- Lewinbuk, K., Assistant Professor, South
Texas College of Law, USA. Can Successful Lawyers Think in Different
Languages? Understanding Critical
Strategies that Support Learning & Comprehending Appropriate Lawyering
Skills that are Detrimental to the Practice of Law in a Global
16:00 – 17:30
Chair: Bishop, B., Lecturer, Griffith University, Australia.
W., Lecturer, Curtin University of Technology, Australia &
McGowan, J., Lecturer, Curtin University of Technology, Australia.
Researching the Value of Feedback in Law Studies.
P., Lecturer, Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
& Maliszewska-Nienartowicz, J., Researcher, Nicolaus Copernicus
University in Torun, Poland. The Concept of Force Majeure in European Community Law.
- Papadopoulos, T., Ph.D. Student, University
of Oxford, UK. The European Takeover Bid Directive: Does it
- Sengur, E., Lecturer, Anadulu
University, Turkey. Interpretation of Hague Child Abduction Convection’s
Grave Risk Expection: A Comparative Study & Case Law Analysis.
- Rusen, G., Lecturer, Anadolu
University, Turkey. Law Applicable to Intellectual Property Contracts in
the Absence of Choice of the Parties.
17:30 – 19:00
Southeastern Louisiana University, USA.
B., Lecturer, Griffith University, Australia. The Perils of Privatisation:
A Review of Recent Cases between Foreign Investors and Host States under
Bilateral Investment Treaties
R., Hall Professor, Emory University School of Law, USA. Personal
Jurisdiction Based Upon Use of the Internet: A Comparative Study of American and European Approaches.
Associate Professor, Indiana University, USA. Foreign Plaintiffs in U.S.
Courts: Forum Non Conveniens and
N., Professor, Indiana University School of Law, USA. Agency Law and
20:00 – 21:30 Dinner
July 18th, 2007
Departure at 7:00 a.m. Return at 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 19th, 2007
Tour: Departure at 8:30 a.m. Return at 3:30 p.m.