Under the auspices of the project “Time to Become Digital in Law” (DIGinLaw) sponsored by the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership, the University of Aberdeen organized in collaboration with the Universities of Osijek, Zagreb, and Milan, a PhD Book Club – European Private International Law in a Digital World.
The PhD Book Club was held on 8 December 2021. The goal of the book club was to raise awareness and expand knowledge through a discussion on contemporary private international law issues that stem from digitalization.
The PhD Book Club was organized into the following discussion panels:
10.00 – 11.30 UK time – Topic 1 – Jurisdiction in Digital World: Focus on the Extraterritorial Effects of the General Data Protection Regulation and the EU Commission’s Proposal AI Act
12.30 – 14.00 UK time – Topic 2 – Cross-Border Family Law in Digital World: Judicial & Administrative Co-operation and the Use of High-Risk AI Tools in Cross-Border Family Litigation
The reading list was distributed in advance to allow participants to prepare for discussion, which was moderated by law professors and lecturers from the above-mentioned universities.
All PhD researchers were eligible to apply through the registration link, which was available on the event webpage.