Law, Tradition and Conservatism: Legal Responses to Neoliberal Governance

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Monday, 4 November 2019

Venue: TBD

10.00 – 10:30 Registration and Coffee

10.30 – 10:45  Opening Ceremony

10.45 – 12:30 Session 1. Traditional Values and Neo-Liberalism in Russian Law

12.30 – 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 – 15.15 Session 2 Roundtable: Legal Conservatism and “Non-Prohibitive Practice” in Human Genome Issues: Case of Russia

15.15 – 15:45 Coffee Break

15.45 – 17:15 Session 3 Neoliberal Constitutionalism and Citizenship in Eurasia

17.30-20.00 Reception (TBD)


Tuesday, 5 November 2018

09.00 – 11.00 Think Corner Breakfast Open Debate - Freedon of Peaceful Assebly: Supporting Legal Responses with Data and Research

Special Venue: Think Corner - Fönster Stage (Yliopistonkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki)

11.00 – 11.30   Coffee

11.30 – 13.15 Session V: Neoliberal Financial Regulation and Russian Law

13.15 – 14.15  Lunch

14.15 – 15.45   Session VI: Neoliberal Limitations and Legislation in Eastern Europe

15.45 – 16.00   Coffee

16.00 – 17.45  Session VII. Property, Finances and Security: Legal Constraints

17.45 –18.00 – Closing

Chair/Discussant: Professor Marianna Muravyeva, University of Helsinki

Keshner, Maria - Kazan Federal University, Russian Federation

Can International Law Be Russian? "Protection" of Traditional Values and Legal Protectionism as a Basis of Modern Russian Foreign Policy

Mouliarova, Ekaterina - The Moscow Lomonosov State University, Russian Federation

The Illusion of Choice? Reform and Tradition in Russian Case Law

Ponomariov, Alexander - University of Passau, Germany

Traditional Values and Their Legal Protection in Russia:the Impact of the Russian Orthodox Church on Federal Laws

Tolkachev, Dmitrii - Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation

Policy Evaluation of “Non-Traditional Sexual Relationships” Regulation

Moderator: TBA

Kalinichenko, Paul - Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Russian Federation

The Alpha and Omega of the Human Genom Regulatory Framework in Russia: From International and European Human Rights Standards to National Security Rules

Sorokina, Elizaveta - “Reznik, Gagarin & Partners” Law Firm, Moscow, Russian Federation

Morphological freedom and reproductive technologies in the Russia: surrogacy and designer babies vs. family law

Kosilkin, Sergey - Advanced Legal Consulting LLC, Russian Federation

International Legal Regulation Principles for Genetic Research and Biobanking in Russian Federation Legislation

Kubyshkin, Aleksey -  Sancta Lex Law Office

Genom Research in the Field of Human Reproduction: Conflicts of Interests and Legal Regulation in Russia

Moskovkina, Elizaveta – Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation

Legislation on Genetic Passportization in Russia: Boon or Bane?

Ponomareva, Daria - Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Russian Federation

Patenting a Human Gene in the Russian Federation: The Victory of a Conservative Approach or Is There Hope?

Chair/Discussant: TBA

Bresky, Oleg - European Humanities University, Lithuania, Vilnius

The Meeting of Cosmopolitanism and Citizenship in Constitutional Law of Eastern Europe

Da, Lu - Wuhan University, Wuhan, People’s Republic of China

The New Developments of Constitutionality Review in China

Schenk, Caress - Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

Employers versus Migrants in the Russian labor market

Moderator: Platov, Artem - OVD-Info, Russian Federation

Discussant: Koroteev, Kirill - Agora, Moscow, Russian Federation

Shedov, Denis - Human Rights Center “Memorial”, OVD-Info, Russian Federation

Russian Regional Legislation on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly: Is It Orwellian Doublethink or Not?

Borovikova, Ekaterina - OVD-Info, Russian Federation

Government Data on Prosecutions for the Exercise of Freedom of Assembly: Problems and Limitations

Chernikova, Tatiana - Human Rights Center “Memorial”, Russian Federation

Freedom of Assembly in Russia in the Context of Elaboration of the UN Human Rights Committee’s General Comment on Article 21 of the ICCPR

Durnovo, Grigory - OVD-Info, Russian Federation

Data on Arrests at Rallies in Moscow and St. Petersburg from 2012 to 2019

Glushkova, Tatiana - Human Rights Center “Memorial”, Russian Federation

Freedom of Assembly in the Internet Era: Innovative Technologies, Innovative Restrictions

Chair/Discussant: TBA

Gurkov, Alexander - University of Helsinki, Finland

Blockchain Based Alternatives for Corporate Governance

Michalevic, Alaksiej - International Collegium of Lawyers, Vilnius, Lithuania

The Banking System of the Russian Federation: From Economic Neoliberalism to State

Sahling, Cornelia - RUDN University, Moscow, Russian Federation

The Role of Law and Financial Regulation in Maintaining Financial Stability in Russia

Vishnevskiy, Alexadner – HSE Moscow, Russian Federation

Neoliberalism & Traditionalism v. Interests of the Banking System – the time for changing of the paradigm of banking regulation



Chair/Discussant: TBA

Marochkin, Sergey - University of Tyumen, Russian Federation

Political and Legal Responses to Short-Time Liberalization: the Russian Case

Flikke, Geir - University of Oslo, Norway

Authoritarian Policing: Extrajudicial Persecution and Intimidation in Russia

Damsa, Liviu - Birmingham City University, UK

Legislative Tradition Beating Law and the Pretences of Neoliberalism in Central Eastern Europe?

Chair/Discussant: TBA

Molodyko, Kirill - HSE Moscow, Russian Federation

Formation of the Financial Ombudsman Institution in Russia and CIS Countries

Malyaev, Vladimir - HSE, Russian Federation

FATCA and Common Reporting Standard: The End of the Era of Bank Secrecy

Tuzov, Andrei - Saint Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

Arrest of Property in Criminal Proceedings as a Manifestation of Disrespect for the Right of Ownership

Sorokin, Maksim - Human Rights Center “Memorial”, Russian Federartion

Tackling the Financing of Terrorism by Executive Action in Russia: an Incorporation of Disbalance Between Liberty and Security?