Prof. Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg, IRI’s Board Member and Inquiry Chair, presented a final report on Reduced and Simplified Reporting Requirments on Businesses to the Swedish government on March 30. The report has already resulted in e-government services. More information.
IRI and the International Association of Legislation (IAL) hosted a conference on March 12 at Stockholm University on the theme Crowdsourcing Legislation: New Ways of Engaging the Public. Special thanks to all speakers and commentators for contributing to a successful conference. The conference will be followed up with a special issue in the journal The Theory and Practice of Legislation.
IRI’s Doctoral Student Ubena John successfully defended his thesis How to Regulate Information and Communication Technology? A Jurisprudential Inquiry into Legislative and Regulatory Techniques on March 11, 2015. Thesis abstract.
IRI’s Director Peter Wahlgren will speak at a conference organized by the Swedish Social Insurance Inspectorate (ISF). The conference will take place at Norra Latin, May 7, and the theme is rule of law in the public sector. More information and program.
We are happy to announce that IRI has become a member of the Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers (NoC). NoC is a collaborative initiative among academic institutions with a focus on interdisciplinary research on the development, social impact, policy implications, and legal issues concerning the Internet. Read more on www.networkofcenters.net.
IRI has submitted a project application for EU’s research program Horizon 2020 together with an international research consortium. The aim of the project is to develop a secure mechanism for management of personal data. The project, called SCRUTINY (Secure virtual environment for data harvesting and analysis), is expected to last five years on a budget of 8 million Euros.
IRI welcomes two new associates: Mauro Zamboni, Professor of Jurisprudence and Lecturer at Stockholm Univeristy, and Patricia Mindus, Associate Professor and Lecturer in Practical Philosophy at Uppsala University.
We also welcome our new Research Coordinator Madeleine Sandberg.
Ubena John, Doctoral Student at the Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, will hold the final seminar of his doctoral project “How to Regulate Information and Communication Technology” on December 16, at 14-16 in Fakultetsrummet (Faculty room), 8th floor, House C, Frescati Campus, Stockholm University.
Stanley Greenstein, Doctoral Student at the Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, will present his doctoral project in Law and Information Technology on December 3, at 10-12 in Fakultetsrummet (Faculty room), 8th floor, House C, Frescati Campus, Stockholm University. More information.
Institutet för Immaterialrätt och Marknadsrätt anordnar ett seminarium den 22:a februari “Aktuella upphovsrättsliga frågor med anledning av Högsta domstolens dom i ePhone-målet” More information.
The 1st Göttingen International Research Forum on Law and ICT/IP will take place on November 7-8 2012. More details are found here.
Dan Svantesson, researcher at the Institute, has been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship research grant to investigate the jurisdictional complexity of the Internet.
The research project will focus on Cloud Computing, Web 2.0 and geo-location technologies, and is a four-year international collaboration with Stockholm University, Queen Mary University of London, and the University of Oslo. The aim of the project is to identify principles to govern jurisdictional claims over Internet conduct and to produce a set of model laws.
Dans aktuella forskningsprojekt vid Stockholms universitet är Data protection in global networks – a comparative study between Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
XXVII Nordic Conference of Law and IT, Stockholm, November 21-23, 2012. Conference theme: Internationalisation of law in the digital information society. More info.