5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LAW
17-20 JULY 2008, ATHENS, GREECE
THE LAW RESEARCH UNIT OF THE
ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
Conference Venue: Athens Cultural Centre of the Municipality of
Organized by: ATINEP A.E. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Administration: Fani Balaska, Eirini Lentzou, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka
Organizing AND SCIENTIFIC Committee
1. Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.
2. Dr. David A. Frenkel, Head, Law Research Unit & Professor, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
3. Dr. Nicholas Pappas, Vice-President, ATINER & Professor, Sam Houston University, USA.
4. Dr. Michael P. Malloy, Distinguished Professor & Scholar, University of the Pacific, USA.
5. Dr. Chris Sakellariou, Secretary General, ATINER & Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
6. Dr. Demetra Arsalidou, Lecturer, Cardiff University, U.K.
7. Dr. Gregory A. Katsas, Head, Sociology Research Unit, ATINER & Professor, The American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece.
8. Dr. Marina Stefania Giannakaki, Deputy Head, Research Unit of Education, ATINER.
9. Dr. Margarita Kefalaki, Researcher, ATINER, Greece.
Fani Balaska, Eirini Lentzou, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka.
(The time for each session includes a 10 minutes coffee break)
Thursday, July 17th, 2008
08:00 - 08:30 Registration
08:30 - 08:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
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
Chair: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, Director, ATINER
1. Higgins, N., Lecturer, Dublin City University, Ireland. Protecting the Protectors: The International Legal Framework for the Protection of Humanitarian Workers.
2. Igwe, I., Ph.D. Student, University of London, U.K. Aid and Poverty Reduction in Africa.
3. Basnet, G., Ph.D. Student, Lancaster University, U.K. Implementing the Human Right to Development as a Vehicle for Poverty Eradication.
4. Merkouris, P., Ph.D. Student, University of London, U.K. Challenges to the ECtHR and the IACtHR in an Evolving International Community: Facing ‘Black Holes’ and ‘Space-time Curves’.
Chair: Frenkel, D.A., Head, Law Research Unit & Professor, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
1. Ortiz, J.D., Professor, The John Marshall Law School, USA. From Apprenticeship to Clinical Education: Preparing Students for the Practice of Law.
2. Millard, D., Associate Professor, Johannesburg University, South Africa. The Missing Link: Collateral Benefits, Law of Damages and Social Security Law: A Marriage of True Minds?
3. Chronopoulou, A., Ph.D. Student, University of London, U.K. Presumptions about Consumptions: The Case of Legal Education
4. Kyriakides, K., Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, U.K. The Rules of Law
Chair: Kyriakides, K., Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.
1. Malloy, M., Professor, University of the Pacific, USA. The Subprime Mortgage Crisis: An International and Regional Threat in Need of a Solution.
2. Okwor, A., Ph.D. Student, The University of Sheffield, U.K. Lex Marcatoria as Transnational Law: An Evaluation of the Claim the Lex Mercatoria makes to Transnational Commercial Law.
3. Dam, S., Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University, Singapore. In Pursuit of Democracy: Pakistan’s Classic Dilemma
Chair: Dam, S., Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University, Singapore.
1. Marais, A., Lecturer, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. The Right to Access to Adequate Housing In South Africa: What are Meant by this Right and are we on Track?
2. Terblanche, A., Lecturer, North-West University, South Africa. Land Reform as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation in Rural South Africa: The Need for Effective Post-settlement Support.
3. Toma, D., Lecturer, Andrei Saguna University, Romania. International Humanitarian and a new Distinctive Emblem.
Chair: Marais, A., Lecturer, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa.
1. Watkins, L., Lecturer, University of Herts, U.K. Control Orders and the Threat of Terrorism in the UK.
2. Alghrani, A., Research Associate, School of Law, University of Manchester, U.K. & Griffiths, D., Research Associate, School of Law, University of Manchester, U.K. The Criminal Doctor.
3. Barry, J., Ph.D. Student, University of London, U.K. The Plea Bargaining Virus
14:30 – 15:30 Lunch
21:00 – 22:30 Greek Night
Friday, July 18th, 2008
08:30 - 10:00
Chair: Malloy, M., Professor, University of the Pacific, USA.
1. Crane, L.R., Professor, the John Marshall Law School, USA. Lessons from America: How New Federal Laws that Speed Up the Check Collection Process Have Hurt Consumers and Contributed to the Current Financial Crisis in the United States.
2. Legomsky, S., Professor, Washington University School of Law, USA. The Last Bastions of State Sovereignty: Immigration and Nationality Go Global.
3. Collins, D.A., Lecturer, City University, U.K. Efficient Breach, Reliance and Contract Remedies at the WTO.
4. Lin, L., Ph.D. Student, National University of Singapore, Singapore. The Speciality of the Special General Partnership in China.
10:00 – 11:30
Chair: Crane, L.R., Professor, The John Marshall Law School, USA.
1. Demidova, E., Visiting Scholar, Free University of Berlin and University of Munich, Germany. Takeover Regulation in the EU, USA and Russian Federation: Reasons for Adoption.
2. Kokkoris, I., Principal Case Officer/Economic Advisor, Office of Fair Trading, Lecturer, City University, U.K. The Development of the Concept of Collective Dominance in the ECMR from its Inception to its Current Status.
3. Ozgur, D., Expert, Istanbul Technical University European Union Centre, Turkey. Free Movement and Establishment of Lawyers within the European Union. (Friday, July 18th, 2008)
11:30 – 13:00
Chair: Dr. David A. Frenkel, Head, Law Research Unit & Professor, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
1. Mastorodimos, K., MPhil/PhD Candidate, Queens Mary College, University of London, U.K. The current legal status of Gaza Strip: has the occupation ended?
2. Panara, C., Lecturer, Law School-Hull, U.K. Principles and Values of the Common Foreign and Security Policy: What is the Legal ‘Soul’ of the Second Pillar of the EU?
3. Pornpipatpong, R., Ph.D. Student, The Australian National University, Australia. Applying Safeguards in the Context of Free-trade Arrangements.
13:00 – 14:00
Chair: Pappas, N., Vice-President, ATINER & Professor, Sam Houston University, USA.
1. Geach, N., Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, U.K. Converging Regulation for Convergent Media: an overview of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive
2. de Hauteclocque, A., PhD Candidate, University of Manchester, U.K. and Associated Researcher, ADIS/GRJM, Department of Economics, University of Paris XI, France. Legal Uncertain and Competition Policy in European Deregulated Energy Markets: The Case of Long-term Exclusive Contacts.
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch
Saturday, July 19th, 2008
Attica Tour: Departure at 08:30, Lunch 13:00, Return at 14:30
Sunday, July 20th, 2008
CRUISE: Departure at 07:00 Return at 20:30