09:30 The bus leaves from the Helsinki Senate Square

10:00 The bus arrives at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport

12:00 The bus arrives at the Lammi Research Station

12:00-13.15 Check-in for Rooms & Lunch

13:15-13:20 Opening words (Ilves -lecture Hall)

13:20-14:10 Keynote: Aulis Aarnio “On the Impossibility of Legal Realism

14:10-14:20 Coffee Break

14:20-15:50 Panel Session I: Group 1 and 2 (Small lecture rooms)

Group 1: Small Lecture Room 1

14:20-14.50 Ilkka Harju (Ministry of Finance)  “Civil law and Financial Services

14.50-15.20 Kangle Zhang (Helsinki) “Sovereign Bond and Private Rating: Exemplifying the Structure of Private Ordering in Global Finance” 

Group 2: Small Lecture Room 2 (Chairperson: Visa Kurki)

14:20-14.50 Kaisa-Maria Kimmel (Lappland) “Law and Priority Setting in Healthcare: Professional Knowledge, Ethics and Law” 

14.50-15.20 Åsa Ågren (Karlstad) “A Rational State and the Proportionality Principle”

15.20-15.50 Anna-Stiina Tarkka (Helsinki) “The developing dialogue between the ECtHR and national courts” 

15:50-16:00 Break

16:00- 17:30 Panel Session II: Group 3 and 4 (Small Lecture Room 1-2)

Group 3: Small Lecture Room 1

16:00-16:30 Siina Raskulla (Tampere) “Analysis, Interpretation and Critique of Law as Social Discurses” 

16:30-17:00 Vesa Heikkinen (Helsinki) “Giving Birth to a Political Society – a Case for Citizens Against Experts”

17.00-17:30 Iina Järvinen (Tampere) “Law in Context – A Modern Approach in Legal Research” 

Group 4: Small Lecture Room 2 (Chairperson: Maija Aalto-Heinilä)

16:00-16:30 Sebastian Reyes Molina (Uppsala) “Legal Interpretation and Discretion Revisited”

16:30-17:00 Gustaf Almkvist (Uppsala) “Interpretation of Criminal Statutes and Nullum Crimen Sine Lege” 

17.00-17:30 Santtu Raitasuo (Helsinki) “The conflict of interest in tax scholarship” 

17:30-18.30 Dinner

18:30-19:20 Keynote: Christian Dahlman (Lund) “Bayesian Reasoning in the Law” (Ilves Lecture Hall)

Evening activities & Evening snack


8:00-9:00 Breakfast

9:00-9:50 Keynote: Minna Gräns (Uppsala) “Double-sided Reasoning in Legal Practice” (Ilves Lecture Hall) (Chairperson: Tomi Hämäläinen)

9:50-10:00 Break

10:00-11:30 Panel Session III: Group 5 and 6 (lecture rooms)

Group 5: Small Lecture Room 1 (Chairperson: Visa Kurki)

10:00-10:30 Hanna-Maria Niemi (UEF) “Human Dignity and Human Nature” 

10.30-11.00 Elina Pekkarinen (Tampere) “Personal narratives, emotion and European human rights law” 

Group 6: Small Lecture Room 2 (Chairperson: Maija Aalto-Heinilä)

10:00-10:30 Anuradha Nayak (Lappland) “Techno-human, law and the state of exception” 

10:30-11.00 Tomi Hämäläinen (Helsinki) “Aristotle on the Philosopher as an Arbitrator”

11.00-11.30  Panel Discussion: Visa Kurki, Ari Hirvonen, Christian Dahlman (Ilves Lecture Hall)

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-13:20 Seppo Sajama (UEF) “Savigny’s Canons of Interpretation as Rules of Argumentation”  (Lecture Hall)

13:50 Bus leaves for the Helsinki-Vantaa airport & Railway Station