15th Jean Monnet Seminar "The EU and Trust in the Online Environment"

15th Jean Monnet Seminar

"The EU and Trust in the Online Environment"

23rd - 29th April 2017,

Inter University Center, Dubrovnik


The 15th session of the Dubrovnik Seminar will focus on the topic “The EU and Trust in the Online Environment”.

Paper proposals may cover a variety of areas focusing on the EU privacy and data protection law, including on the “right to be forgotten”, data retention, Safe Harbour transfers to the US, closed-circuit cameras and similar recent legal developments resulting from delicate balancing of privacy and data protection with the public interests, availability of information, security reasons for controlling data or the development of the digital economy.

The event consists of two parts - lectures by prominent EU law professors and members of

the Court of Justice of the EU and research presentations by PhD candidates and junior academics.

Organisers welcome researchers interested in presenting a paper dealing with the topic of the Seminar.

Candidates are invited to apply by submitting a paper proposal and a CV. Accepted candidates will be invited to publish their papers in the Croatian Yearbook of European Law & Policy.



submission of paper proposals (500 words max) and CVs: 31 January 2017

submission of papers by selected candidates: 15 April 2017

submission of papers for publication in CYELP: 1 June 2017



All authors of accepted papers are awarded a travel grant and covered accommodation. There is no need to submit any additional grant applications.


Participating faculty

Marise Cremona, European University Institute

Tamara Ćapeta, University of Zagreb

Iris Goldner Lang, University of Zagreb

Tamara Hervey, University of Sheffield

Marko Ilešič, Judge, Court of Justice of the European Union

Zdenek Kühn, Judge, High Administrative Court of Czech Republic, and Charles University

Adam Łazowski, University of Westminster

Tamara Perišin, University of Zagreb

Donald Regan, University of Michigan


Selected researchers

Marco Inglese, University College Dublin

Marko Jurić, University of Zagreb

Thomas Kirchberger, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Wenlong Li, University of Edinburgh

Joasia Luzak, University of Exeter

Klaudia Majcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Branka Marušić, Stockholm University

Zlatan Meškić, University of Zenica

Elisabet Ruiz Cairo, University of Geneva

Darko Samardžić, University of Zenica

Jiangtian Xu, University of East Anglia

Karolina Zurek, Stockholm University


The Seminar is aimed at

university students of all levels


legal practitioners

judges and public-servants


members of civil society (NGO representatives)



For submission of paper proposals and CVs, please contact us at: JMSeminar.Dubrovnik@gmail.com

For all other correspondence or additional information about the Dubrovnik seminar, please send an e-mail to: nika.bacic@pravo.hr


The Dubrovnik Seminar is organized by the EU Law Department of the Zagreb Faculty of Law and financed as a Jean Monnet Project through the Erasmus + programme


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