Universal Realization of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in High-income Countries is a Myth

March 20, 2023

We usually assume that countries in the global North provide universal access to water and sanitation services. However, this overlooks persistent gaps in access to such services that are caused by social exclusion, discrimination, and racism. 

Tommaso Soave's book launch in the US

March 15, 2023

Last week, Tommaso Soave presented his new book, The Everyday Makers of International Law, at Harvard Law School and Columbia Law School. During the talks, attended by resident faculty and students, Prof. Soave discussed the promises and pitfalls of literary fiction as a tool for the study of international legal institutions. Next academic year, Prof.

SJD candidates Gvantsa Elgendashvili, Kate Karklina, and Nemanja Simic are recipients of awards for doctoral students

The Department of Legal Studies is proud to announce that three of our SJD candidates received an award for the progress and achievements of their doctoral thesis so far.

"Living in the Cities of the Future and the Metaverse" conference with LEGS SJD alumni

February 7, 2023

Several CEU SJD LEGS alumni (2019) recently participated in a conference titled ‘Living in the Cities of the Future and the Metaverse’ in Lisbon, Portugal, at the NOVA School of Law, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Organized by the WhatNext.Law Knowledge Centre in collaboration with NOVA School of Law and law firm, Vieira de Almeida, the conference explored how living together in the 21st century requires communities and their legal and political institutions to channel and complement economic actors in designing the spaces where we will be spending our lives. The conference takes the city of the future and the Metaverse as its focal point as one of the main examples of the complex and interconnected social and legal issues that will increasingly define our lifestyle.