Event
11-12-18

Francqui Class of Excellence - 2050 Challenges in laws of armed conflict

The Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI) has the honour to invite you to a class of excellence on:
2050: Challenges in laws of armed conflict

Tuesday 11 December, 12.00 – 14.00
Faculty Board Room, Faculty of Law and Criminology, Voldersstraat 3, Ghent

This class of excellence is organised within the framework of the International Francqui Professor Chair 2018-19, which Alexander Gillespie holds at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of Ghent University (Department of European, Public and International Law), in collaboration with UCL.

Programme
12.00-12.20 Nuclear threats (Prof. Alexander Gillespie, Waikato University, New Zealand)
12.20-12.40 Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems: do we need new laws to regulate LAWS? (Prof. Tom Ruys, Ghent University)
12.40-13.00 The post-ISIS landscape. Threats, challenges, opportunities (Prof. Em. Rik Coolsaet)
13.00- 14.00 Questions and discussion

Sandwiches will be provided.
Attendance is free, but registration is required before 4 December by email at Kristien.Ballegeer@ugent.be