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COI Conference 2023: Towards just institutional approaches to conflict prevention and resolution

Thursday 28 September 2023 - Friday 29 September 2023
Aristo Utrecht Lunetten
Brennerbaan 150
3524 BN Utrecht

Utrecht University is hosting the second Conference of the Research Group on Institutions for Conflict Resolution (Conflictoplossende Instituties). COI is a joint collaboration between Radboud University Nijmegen, Utrecht University, and Leiden University, funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science under the Dutch Sector Plan for Law.  The theme of this year’s conference is Towards just institutional approaches to conflict prevention and resolution. The conference aims to bring together international scholars and practitioners from various fields to discuss and identify just institutional approaches that seek (real) conflict prevention and conflict resolution in the legal context. 

The panels will address topics including fair trial rights and access to justice, mediation and arbitration, restorative and transformative justice and reparations, as well as law in the digital world. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in discussions and network with fellow professionals and scholars. The conference's distinguished panel of keynote speakers features prominent figures including: Tom Tyler (Professor of law and psychology of Yale University), Rebecca Sandefur (Professor in the School of Social and Family Dynamics of Arizona State University) and Veronika Fikfak (Associate Professor of human rights in University College London and University of Copenhagen). 

The deadline for registration is September 1st. Please note that space is limited, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible to secure your spot!  

For more information and registration details, please visit the Conference webpage.

Conference Registration

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