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AIDEL Annual Conference 2023

Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Aidel is proud to announce the annual conference on BIODEMOCRACY AND HUMAN

It will be held at the University of Perugia on 23-24 NOVEMBER 2023:


Publication: The New American Studies Journal: A Forum

Thursday, January 26th, 2023

Dear Aidel Members, I am glad to share with you the announcement here below.


The New American Studies Journal: A Forum (U. of Göttingen), announces the publication of its Vol. 73: Law, Literature, and the Idea of Justice. The issue was edited by Andrew Majeske (John Jay College (CUNY)), and features essays by Amartya Sen and George Anastaplo, and several articles and other matter related to them and their work. The issue also contains law and literature essays by Brook Thomas, James McBride, Dale Barleben, as well as an exchange between Greta Olson and Andrew Majeske regarding Olson’s new book From Law and Literature to Legality and Affect (Oxford UP, 2022)(Majeske’s review of Olson’s book precedes the exchange). The table of contents for the issue follows below, and contains links both to the issue and to the individual essays and other matter. The journal is open access.


2023 Membership

Thursday, January 26th, 2023
Dear Aidel Members, I wish you all a happy new year full of peace, satisfactions and health.
I remind you of the payment of the membership fee of 50 euros to be paid to the bank that appears in our website: Best wishes to you all.
Daniela Carpi


Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

The next AIDEL conference will be held in Milan at the IULM University on 23-24 November.

See attached programme



New Publications: Greta Olsen and Daniela Carpi

Thursday, September 8th, 2022

Dear Aidel Members,

I am glad to announce the publication of two volumes by:

  • Greta Olson, From Law and Literature to Legality and Affect, Oxford University Press, 2022;
  • Daniela Carpi, Law and Culture in the Age of Technology, DeGruyter, 2022.


8th International Osnabrück Summer Institute on the Cultural Study of the Law

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022
Dear AIDEL members,
The 8th International Osnabrück Summer Institute on the Cultural Study of the Law (OSI) will be held
from July 16 to 24, 2022 at Osnabrück University, Germany. 


Call for Paper:

Friday, February 4th, 2022

Dear AIDEL members, I am glad to  send out a call for papers for a conference on “Digital Humanities and Legal Language” organized by the University of Verona.

Deadline: 15 March 2022 (more…)

Seminar series “Private Law in the Ecological Transition” – University of Lucerne

Friday, February 4th, 2022

The University of Lucerne and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies – lucernaiuris are pleased to present the seminar series „Private Law in the Ecological Transition: Facing Climate Change”. Together with legal experts from around the world, the research group on “Future Generations in Private Law”, led by Prof. Dr. Malte-Christian
Gruber, will explore some of the most relevant aspects of the vibrant legal debate on climate change and the protection of future generations. 
Due to the current pandemic situation, the seminar sessions will all take place virtually.

Postdoc Position – University of Muenster

Friday, January 7th, 2022
Dear AIDEL Members, I am glad to circulate this announcement by Prof. Stierstorfer.
Daniela Carpi

New Publications

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
 Dear memebers,  I send you the announcement of three important new volumes:
Carlo Pelloso, Democracies and Republics Between Past and Future, Routledge, 2021;
Francois Ost, Nouveaux Contes Juridiques, Dalloz, 2021;
Francois Ost, Le droit ou l’empire du tiers, Dalloz, 2021.
Best wishes to everybody
Daniela Carpi

Constitution Act

Go to the AIDEL consitution act to know more about the association, its aims and founders

Scientific Board

Prof. Avv. Cristina Costantini

Prof. Matteo Niccolini

Prof. Paola Carbone

Reports of the AIDEL annual conferences

Minutes of the AIDEL annual meeting