The 2019 conference, themed “Autonomy in Private Law: Past, Present, Future”, will be held at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, Safra Center for Ethics, on June 19-20, 2019.

Keynote: Professor Donal Nolan, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law.

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Conference Program

19 June 2019

13:30-14:00 Registration

14:00-14:15 – Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Maytal Gilboa, University of Toronto, on behalf of the organizing team

Prof. Hanoch Dagan, Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Prof. Alon Klement, Director of the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law

14:15-15:35 – Keynote – Prof. Donal Nolan, University of Oxford – “Negligence and Autonomy”

Chair: Haim Abraham, University of Toronto

15:35-15:50 – refreshments

15:50-16:55 – Tom Kohavi, University of Oxford – “The A-Bomb: Can Private Law Survive Autonomy?”

Commentator: Prof. Hanoch Dagan, Tel Aviv University

Chair: Dr. Maytal Gilboa, University of Toronto

16:55-17:10 – refreshments

17:10-18:15 – Heather Whitney, New York University – “The Autonomy Defense of Private Discrimination”

Commentator: Prof. Ronen Avraham, Tel Aviv University

Chair: Dr. Ora Bloom, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

19:30 – Official Conference Dinner

20 June 2019

9:00-9:30 – Coffee and refreshments

9:30-10:35 – Mirthe Jiwa, University of Amsterdam – “The Contractual Subject and its Other: Contractual Relations and the Subversion of Autonomy”

Commentator: Dr. Mickey Zar, Tel Aviv University

Chair: Konstanze von Schütz, University of Toronto

10:35-10:45 – refreshments

10:45-11:50 – Robyn Honey, Murdoch University – “Safeguarding (Relational) Autonomy, the Equitable Doctrine of Undue Influence Inter Vivos”

Commentator: Prof. Avihay Dorfman, Tel Aviv University

Chair: Haim Abraham, University of Toronto

11:50-12:00 – refreshments

12:00-13:05 – Prof. Julian Jonker, University of Pennsylvania – “Unconscionability, Vulnerability, and Autonomy”

Commentator: Prof. Menachem Mautner, Tel Aviv University

Chair: Konstanze von Schütz, University of Toronto

13:05 – 14:00 – Lunch for participants

14:00-15:05 – Klaas Hendrik Eller, Humboldt-University Berlin – “Agency and Social Complexity in the Value Chain Economy: Towards ‘Social’ Autonomy and the Institutional Turn of Private Law”

Commentator: Dr. Doreen Lustig, Tel Aviv University

Chair: Dr. Natalie Davidson, Tel Aviv University

15:05-15:15 – refreshments

15:15-16:20 – Prof. Matthew Seligman, Yeshiva University – “Hypothetical Consent and the Law of Contract”

Commentator: Prof. Alon Harel, Hebrew University Jerusalem

Chair: Dr. Ohad Somech, Tel Aviv University

16:20-16:30 – Closing Remarks – Dr. Natalie Davidson, Tel Aviv University & Konstanze von Schütz, University of Toronto

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2019 Registration

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ORGANIZERS AND ADVISING FACULTY

 

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Contact

Address

Room 307, The Sonia and Edward Kossoy Conference Room
Trubowicz Building
Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law
48 Chaim Levanon Street (Josef Kryss Gate)
Tel Aviv, Israel

Questions or comments may be directed to pljsconference@gmail.com.