Conference Announcements


Modern Studies in Property Law 2018

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 – Thu, 12 Apr 2018

The 12th Biennial MSPL Conference will be held at the newly refurbished Bentham House, home of the UCL Faculty of Laws, from Tuesday 10th April to Thursday 12th April 2018.

We are delighted to announce that the MSPL keynote address will be delivered by Lady Justice Gloster on Wednesday April 11th, and will be followed by a drinks reception and conference dinner. We are also delighted that plenary addresses will be presented by Professor Henry Smith, the Fessenden Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and the Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Fourth Restatement of Property and by Her Honour Judge Karen Walden-Smith, the specialist Chancery Judge of the Central London County Court, who also sits as a Judge of the High Court.

The themes explored by the conference include:

  • Land Doctrine & Theory
  • Looking across Jurisdictions: Leases
  • Looking across Jurisdictions: Trusts
  • Land Obligations
  • Property and Obligations
  • Land and Theory
  • Trusts: Nature and Operation
  • Property and Commerce

A dedicated Post-Graduate Research strand will be held on Thursday 12th April

University College London
Conference Website:
UCL Laws, Bentham House

Bidborough House, 38-50 Bidborough Street,
London, London
United Kingdom

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The International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP) Annual Workshop
University of Roma Tre, Roma , Italy
Wed, 04 Jul 2018