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Murray Edwards College 
19-20 September 2019

Thursday 19 September

11:20 Welcome

11:25 – 13:10 Session 1. Public Law
Chair: Alison Young (Cambridge)
John Adenitire (QMU) ‘The Case for Replacing Religion in Law’
Sophie Boyron (Birmingham) ‘The Introduction of Mediation in French Administrative Courts: A Model Approach for Legislative Reform?’ 
Yseult Marique (Essex) ‘The Préfet and French Administrative Culture’

13:10 Lunch 

13:55-15:40 Session 2.  Judiciaries
Chair: Trevor Allan (Cambridge)
Mitchell Lasser (Cornell) ‘The Logic and Illogic of Crisis in European Judicial Appointments Reform’
Elaine Mak (Utrecht) ‘European Judicial Cultures’
Sophie Turenne (Cambridge) ‘Judicial Independence in a Comparative Perspective’

15:40-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-17:45 Session 3. Private law 
Chair: Simon Whittaker (Oxford)
Jean-Sébastien Borghetti (Paris II) ‘Change of Circumstances and Impossibility to Perform: A Tale of Conflicting Contractual Remedies’
Ciara Kennefick (Oxford) ‘Continuous and Apparent’ Problems with Easements: The French Dimensions of a Famous Transplant into English Law’
Solène Rowan (Australian National University) ‘Contractual Interpretation in England and France’

19:00 Drinks
Launch of Markesinis’ German Law of Torts (5th Edition) by Bell and Janssen

19:30 Dinner 
Speaker: Lord Sales

Friday 20 September

9:00-10:45 Session 1. European legal developments
Chair: Colm McGrath (KCL)
Matt Dyson (Oxford) ‘Roundabout Law’
David Ibbetson (Cambridge)
Joanna McCunn (Bristol) ‘An Art Obscured with Difficult Cases’? William Fulbecke and Legal Interpretation’

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15-13:00 Session 2. Private law
Chair: Stelios Tofaris (Cambridge)
Christian Banfi (Chile) ‘A Comparative Reflexion on Chilean Economic Torts’
Paula Giliker (Bristol) ‘Examining Vicarious Liability Comparatively: A Risky Business?’
André Janssen (Radboud) ‘The German Supreme Court and the Use of Comparative Law: The Example of Tort Law’

13:00 – 14.30 Lunch and end of workshop