Global Animal Law


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The plight of animal individuals and species inflicted on them by human activity is a global problem with detrimental repercussions for all humans and for the entire planet. The course zooms in on select issues, notably the accommodation of cultural pluralism, self-regulation n the food supply chain, and the question of animal rights (subjective legal entitlements as opposed to protective standards). The course suggests that a body of global animal law needs to be developed, accompanied by critical global animal studies.

This event will take place online only on the following dates and times.

28 January 2021

Session One: 14.00 – 14.55
Session Two: 15.00 – 15.55
Break: 16.00 – 16.30
Session Three: 16.30 – 17.25
Session Four: 17.30 – 18.25

Enrolment:  This event is open to all PhD and Postdoctoral researchers (inside or outside Max Planck Law). Maximum of 30 participants.

Professor Dr Anne Peters  is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law Heidelberg (Germany), and a professor at the universities of Heidelberg, Freie Universität Berlin, Basel (Switzerland), and a L. Bates Lea Global Law professor at the Law School of the University of Michigan.

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