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  • CALL FOR PAPERS II VOLUME – 2021/2022 Cultural IdentIty and Conflict of Values

    2021-03-23

    This Second issue will be coordinated by Erik Jayme, former Professor ordinarius of civil law, private international law and comparative law at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and managing director of the Institute for Foreign and Private International and Commercial Law of the same University.

    Abstracts of 500 words (max.) should be submitted by the 30th September 2021 to the e-mail ulcj@ij.uc.pt, with decisions made by 8th October 2021. The deadline for full papers is 30th November 2021. Full papers should be directly submitted to the platform https://impactum-journals.uc.pt/undecidabilitiesandlaw

     

     

     

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  • Undecidabilities and Law – The Coimbra Journal for Legal Studies (ULCJ)

    2020-06-04

    In a time highlighted by the quest for the Master Algorithm, several major juridically relevant societal problems resist significantly the predetermination of a unique solution and open a huge spectrum of perspectives and operatories. The title Undecidabilities suggests directly this resistance (as we know, in computation complexity theory, an undecidable problem is the one for which «it is proved to be impossible to construct an algorithm to a correct yes-or-no answer»!), whilst simultaneously considering the permanent renovation of the questions and the plurality of answers which those problems allow, which means considering the instability of cultural and linguistic contexts (justifying a permanent attention to differences, if not différances, as well as to authentic «clauses of nonclausure»).

    Each volume of our Journal will be dedicated to one of these societal problems and this context of resistance to unique languages and solutions, seriously taken in a reflective horizon that crosses dogmatic and meta-dogmatic legal discourses with the challenges of extra-legal perspectives and approaches.

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