School of Behavioural, Social and Legal Sciences

The Annual Congress of the International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL 2024)

Wednesday 9 October

09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 11:00 Opening ceremonies and Keynote speech by Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Burkhard Hess

11:00 – 12:00 Session I:
Procedure in multicultural context – specific needs and challenges
Prof. Soraya Amrani-Mekki (Paris Ouest University)
Prof. Peter Hin Chi Chan (City University of Hong Kong)

12.00-13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15:00 Session II:
Fair trial in multicultural procedures
- The normative substance of a fair trial in multicultural procedures
- Perceived fairness in multicultural procedures
- Vulnerability and procedural law
Prof. Ulrika Andersson (Lund University, Sweden).
Prof. Aleš Galič (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

15.00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00 Session III:
Communication in multicultural procedures
- Language choice
- Interpretation
- Translation questions
- Legal ethnology perspective
Prof. Laura Ervo (Örebro University, Sweden)
Prof. Giovanni Priori-Posada (Lima, Perú)

19.00 Reception

Thursday 10 October

10:00 -12.00 Session IV:
CALL FOR PAPERS on the topic "Cultural differences and their influence in proceedings"
Organization of this session:
Prof. Eric Bylander (Uppsala University, Sweden)
Prof. Luca Passanante (University of Brescia, Italy)

Lunch 12.00-13.30

13.30-15.30 Session V:
Special questions of multicultural family procedures
- Matrimonial cases
- Child abduction
- The best interest of the child in multicultural procedures
Prof. Johanna Niemi (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Prof. Bettina Heiderhoff (University of Münster, Germany)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 Excursion with the dinner to Alfred Nobel museum in Karlskoga

Friday 11 October

10.00-12.00 Session VI:
Mediation in multicultural settings
Prof. Anna Nylund (University of Bergen, Norway)
Prof. Carlos Esplugues (University of Valencia, Spain)

12.00-13.30 Lunch

13.30- 15.00 Awards

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break

15.15 -16.00 Closing ceremony

19.00 Gala dinner at the Örebro castle