This year, PhD Seminar for students – PhD Colloquium, organized by the Institute for Legal and Social Sciences and Centre for Sociological and Legal Research of the Faculty of Law University of Belgrade, introduced International Session for PhD students in cooperation with ALF (Advancing Cooperation on the Foundations of Law) project, led by the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law.

International ALF Session, first of its kind, was held on Thursday, 11th of May 2023, at 14:00 in a hybrid form (at the Faculty of Law and online) and had the purpose to give young PhD candidates and researchers the opportunity to present their research work, receive constructive comments and suggestions for the improvement of their doctoral dissertation in the field of Theory of Law, Philosophy of Law, Sociology of Law as well as International Public Law and Human Rights.

Nine PhD candidates from the University of Genoa Department of Law, University of Lisbon School of Law and University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, presented their research papers and doctoral projects. The comments on their papers and presentations were provided by professors, senior lecturers, post-doc researchers and other members of the Academia from 10 different countries and 13 different universities and academic institutions: University of Genoa Department of Law, Bocconi University in Milan, University of Lisbon School of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law St Catherine’s College, Birmingham Law School, University of Girona, Pontificia University Javariana de Colombia Faculty of Legal Sciences, University Nacional Del Sur in Argentina, Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics at the University of Krakow Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade Faculty of Political Science and finally University of Belgrade Faculty of Law.

After through presentations and fruitful discussions between PhD candidates and commentators, the Seminar was successfully closed by the participants in the ALF International Session, members of the ALF Project Team, PhD candidates and commentators. It was concluded that the Seminar for PhD students and ALF project will continue to contribute to the development of the research network and work of the young academing researchers and PhD candidates in the following years, expanding its international cooperation with different universities and academic institutions.

The International ALF Session video is available online 



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