Current issues & highlights
The Kelso Professorship of Comparative Law, East European Business Law and European Legal Policy (Prof. Dr. iur. Jens Lowitzsch) at the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) calls for applications for the position of a Research Associate (Kenn-Nummer 1250-17-01) (up to salary group 13 TV-L, 20 hours per week) as Coordinator of the Inter-University Centre, starting as soon as possible, not later than September 15, 2017. The employment contract will be concluded for a fixed term until November 24, 2020. The contract may be subject to prolongation or increase in the amount of working hours depending on available funding.
Renewal of the partnership between the European University Viadrina and the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
The ceremonial signing of the respective agreements took place in our office premises.
Foreground: Prof. Dr. Georges Haddad (left), Präsident der Universität Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne; Prof. Dr. Alexander Wöll (right), Präsident der Europa-Universität Viadrina
Background: Prof. Dr. Timm Beichelt (left), Prof. Dr. Jens Lowitzsch, Prof. Dr. Maria Gravary-Barbas, Jun.-Prof. Nicolas Hubé, Petra Weber (right)
Photo: (c) Heide Fest
“Towards a Re-Conceptualisation of Property Rights”
Presentation of the international and interdisciplinary research group “Property Rights, Globalisation and the Social Function of Property"
Procida Symposion, 17-21 May 2017
Seminar for faculty members at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Prof. Dr. Lowitzsch presented local faculty members the topic "Automation, digital revolution and capital concentration: The elephant in the room - A race for the machine?" ("Digitalizacja, Automatyzacja, zatrudnienie i dystrybucja .Słoń w pomieszczeniu") at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.
Franco-German University - DFH
Prof. Dr. Jens Lowitzsch is appointed to the scientific advisory board of the Franco-German University. Read more in the following article.
Lectures in summer term 2017
Guest professorship at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Prof. Dr. Lowitzsch currently teaches as a guest lecturer at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Visit Intercentar to figure out more about our partnership with our french colleagues.
Public hearing of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament on “Employee financial participation in the age of digitalisation”
Prof. Dr. Lowitzsch presented the topic "Automation, digital revolution and capital concentration: The elephant in the room - A race for the maschine?" at the public hearing of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament on “Employee financial participation in the age of digitalisation”.
Presenatation Automation, digital revolution and capital concentration: The elephant in the room - A race for the maschine?"
The financial and economic crisis has strongly affected the European labor markets: Employment has suffered, umemployment rates have increased, labor participation rates were under pressure and migration and remigration patterns have changed. However, not all labor markets were affected alike. The heterogeneity of labor market adjustments is in the focus of the upcoming workshop.