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Kobe and QMUL Symposium on International Law 'Diversity of Transnational Criminal Justice'

10 April 2015

Time: 10:00am - 8:30pm
Venue: Kobe University, Japan

Organised by Graduate School of Law, Kobe University, Japan, in association and the Criminal Justice Centre, Queen Mary University of London.


  • 10:00-10:15 Registration
  • 10:15-10:30 Opening Remarks - Akira Saito (Professor, Kobe University)
  • 10:30-11:50 Session 1: Criminal Aspects of International Law
  • 10:30-11:10 Malgosia Fitzmaurice (Professor,Queen Mary University of London) “Environmental Crime in International Law”
  • 11:10-11:50 Mari Takeuchi (Professor,Okayama University) “Criminalization of the UN Security Council Measures”
  • [12:00-13:30 Lunch Break]
  • 13:30-14:50 Session 2: Transnational Criminal Justice and the Protection of Art and National Heritage
  • 13:30-14:10 Saskia Maria Hufnagel (Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London) “Police Cooperation in theArea ofArt Crime: EU and International Perspectives”
  • 14:10-14:50 Stefan Gruber (Associate Professor, KyotoUniversity) “Transnational Criminal Justice and the Illegal Trade in Artefacts”
  • 14:50-16:10 Session 3:Human RightsAspects of Criminal Law
  • 14:50-15:30 Silvia Croydon (Hakubi Fellow, Kyoto University) “InternationalHuman Rights Lawin the Prison Policies of Japan: OneWay to Strike a Balance”
  • 15:30-16:10 Valsamis Mitsilegas (Professor,QueenMaryUniversity of London) “Role of Human Rights in International Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters”
  • [16:10-16:30 Coffee Break]
  • 16:30-17:50 Session 4: Criminal Aspects in New Areas of International Law
  • 16:30-17:10 Angelos Dimopoulos (Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London) “Anti-Corruption Aspects of International Investment Law”
  • 17:10-17:50 Yuri Takaya (Research Fellow/Lecturer, Kobe University) “Interference into Satellite Telecommunications by Cyber-Attack”
  • 17:50-18:10 Concluding Remarks Dai Tamada (Professor, Kobe University)
  • 18:30-Dinner at the Restaurant ‘SAKURA’, KobeUniversity

For more information visit the Kobe University website.

Contact: Professor Dai Tamada

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