Wouter de Zanger blogs on personal contributions for Dutch criminal convicts

UCALL-researcher Wouter de Zanger is the author of the latest contribution to the Ucall blog-site. He discusses two bills that are currently pending in the Netherlands, dealing with financial contributions by Dutch criminal convicts in order to compensate for (some of) the costs of their criminal procedure, their stay in a custodial institution, etc.

See the Ucall blog-site for the full version of this blog (in Dutch).



Eddy Bauw awarded Chair in Liability Law and Legal Procedure at Utrecht University

As of May 1st, 2014, Eddy Bauw has been appointed as Professor of Liability Law and Legal Procedure at UCALL and the Montaigne Centre, Utrecht University. Bauw, who is also Head of Department at the Dutch Council for the Judiciary, is a well-respected legal scholar with an extensive list of publications in the fields of liability law, legal procedure, and environmental law.



Stefan Kulk Selected for Research Internship at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society

UCALL-researcher Stefan Kulk (PhD candidate) has been selected for an internship at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. During this three-month internship, he will take part in a large multidisciplinary research project exploring the liability regimes that exist for online service providers, in particular with regard to the effects of these regimes on economic growth and cultural innovation.



Ingrid Koning interviewed by BNR Nieuwsradio

BNR Nieuwsradio interviewed UCALL-researcher Ingrid Koning on airline Transavia, concerning their duty to compensate under the passenger regulations and their reliance on the hidden nature of the manufacturing defects of their planes.

Click here to listen to the interview (in Dutch).



Seminar Citizenship and Participation on Friday, May 16th

On Friday May 16th, UCALL will together with the UU research centre Institutions and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) organise a seminar on ‘Citizenship and Participation’.
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At this seminar, which forms part of a broader research project on Citizenship 3.0, academic experts from a variety of disciplines will reflect on the changing role of citizens in our 21st century society, with a focus on new forms of citizen participation in democratic decisionmaking. For more  information on the seminar, please contact Evelien de Kezel (

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