Autonomy of Law – German and Baltic Experiences and Perspectives

Duration of the project

04.01.2016. - 31.10.2016.

Countries and institutions involved in the project

University Tartu
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University at Frankfurt am Main
University of Latvia
Vilnius University
Mykolas Romeris University

Aim of the project

The aim of the project was to analyze the methodological aspects of the concept of autonomy of law from different perspectives, and to implement the philosophical, historical, ideological and political aspects of this concept in research work. A special attention was spent to the dangers to law and autonomy of law under the conditions of different kinds of dictatorships.

Main activities of the project

  • Conference “Autonomy of Law: German and Baltic Experiences and Perspectives“, 8.-11.06.2016, Faculty of Law building in Tallinn, Kaarli 3.
  • Seminar “Autonomy of Law II: Dictatorships compared”, 8. and 15.10.2016, Faculty of Law building in Tartu, Näituse 20.

Target group and number of persons involved

Keynote speakers from Germany; professors, PhD students and master students from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania; participants of the conference and seminar, in total 67.