On March 26, 2024 at p.m., an online lecture was held at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Szczecin entitled “Did the praetor discriminate? Thoughts apropos of Peter Garnsey”, in which members of this Faculty, the academic community and the gathered guests took part. The event was held in English remotely, via MS Teams, and registration was required. The open lecture was led by prof. Paul du Plessis from the University of Edinburgh and offered a deep look at the praetor’s jurisdiction in Roman civil proceedings, referring to the pioneering theories of Prof. Peter Garnsey.

Prof. Paul J. du Plessis is Chair of Roman Law at the University of Edinburgh. He is a legal historian whose research focuses primarily on the multifaceted and complex set of relationships between law and society in historical contexts. His main area of ​​research interest is Roman law (with particular emphasis on property, obligations and, to a lesser extent, the person and family). In the context of his interests in “law and society”, his research also focuses on the later period in which Roman legal principles were used to create law, namely the period of the European ius commune in the late Middle Ages. Here, his research explores topics such as structure, doctrine and legitimacy, with the aim of challenging accepted ‘macro-narratives’ of European legal history.

He is the author of six books published by publishers including Oxford University Press and Bloomsbury, and the editor of eight volumes published by the same publishers. His research has been funded by various national and international organizations including the National Research Fund (South Africa), The Institute for Classical Studies (UK) and the Journal of Legal History (UK).


On March 14, 2024 at 10.00 a lecture was held at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Szczecin entitled “Balancing of fundamental rights under European and domestic law”, in which members of this Faculty, the academic community and the gathered guests took part. The event was held in English remotely, via MS Teams, and registration was required. The lecture was led by associate professor Dr. Milašiūtė Vygantė, an outstanding expert from the Faculty of Law of the University of Vilnius, and it was a unique opportunity to deepen knowledge about the complex relationships between various fundamental rights and understand how they are interpreted and applied in practice.

Doc. dr. Vygantė Milašiūtė is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, and a policy analyst at the Government Strategic Analysis Centre in Lithuania. She holds a lawyer’s qualification (Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, 1999), a degree of a Master of International Law (Lund University, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, 1999), and a PhD in law (Vilnius University, 2007).

She was a civil servant at the Ministry of Justice in Lithuania and has experience of cooperation with the UN, Council of Europe, and EU institutions inter alia in the capacity of a substitute member of the Venice Commission, a delegate and a chairperson at the EU Council Working Party on Fundamental Rights (FREMP), and a national liaison officer at the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights. Her main research interests include European human rights law and anti-discrimination law. She is Action Vice Chair of the Global Digital Human Rights Network funded by COST (EU).


On December 2023, two scientific events were held at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Szczecin, including a lecture entitled “The capital punishments in ancient Rome” and an open lecture (workshop) entitled “Some Remarks on Dogmatics and Historisierung in the works of Ludwig Mitteis”. These meetings were attended by members of this Faculty, the academic community and the gathered guests. The lectures were delivered by prof. Tomasso Beggio.

Prof. Tomasso Beggio is an associate professor of Roman and ancient law and a researcher at the Faculty of Law of the Università di Trento (University of Trento), Italy. He is the author of many scientific publications and, as a young scholar, is already very well recognized in the international community of Romance studies and legal historians. He has many years of professional experience – from March to November 2022, he was a member of the evaluation committee for the National Bar Examination at the Court of Appeal in Trento, competent in the following matters: private law, EU law, canon law, as well as teaching experience – at the Faculty of Law, University in Trento he taught – in 2020-2023, the Roman Foundations of European Law in English, and in the years 2021-2023, the Foundations of Roman Private Law, in Italian. He is a participant and organizer of many conferences and seminars, as well as other academic classes and tasks. Mr. Prof. he also made many trips abroad and participates in funded research projects. Outside of Italy, he completed internships and worked in Germany (Hamburg) and Finland (Helsinki). Has knowledge of the following foreign languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Latin and ancient Greek.

It should be emphasized here that prof. Tomasso Beggio is a visiting professor at the University of Szczecin. During his stay in Szczecin, Prof. In addition to the lectures he gave, he held a seminar with students of our faculty and participated in the “Hybryda” seminar, whose guest was prof. Pasquale Policastro. He also took part in the Christmas wafer meeting of the “Romanesimo” Scientific Club.


On December 7, 2023 at 10.00 a lecture was held at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Szczecin entitled “Influencers and Airbnb taxation”, attended by members of this Faculty, the academic community and the gathered guests. This lecture was a unique opportunity to deepen knowledge about modern aspects of taxation in the context of the activities of influencers and Airbnb short-term rentals, and its addressees were students, scientists and professionals interested in the latest trends in tax law. The event was held in English remotely, via the MS Teams application, and registration was required. The lecture was delivered by doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D.

Doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D. is the Vice-Dean for Foreign and External Affairs of the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno, as well as an associate professor of financial law employed at the Department of Financial Law and Economics at this Faculty. Additionally, he is the Chairman of the Doctoral Council of Public Law Studies. The professor is an outstanding lawyer, scientist and educator. His research interests include, among others, broadly understood financial and tax law, as well as selected aspects of commercial law. His scientific and research activities include his membership in the European Association of Professors of Tax Law and the International Center for Research on Public Finance and Tax Law, as well as his participation in numerous grant projects. He is also a participant of many academic trips, both European and American. He belongs to the Scientific Councils of many prestigious scientific journals. Author of numerous scientific publications in the field of financial and tax law, including fiscal policy, regulation of public finances, financial autonomy of local governments, real estate tax issues, municipal fees, tourist tax and tax residence of legal persons.


On December 2, 2023 at 11.00 a lecture was held at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Szczecin entitled “Digital Privacy in the Age of Surveillance: An aspect of Digital Constitutionalism”, attended by members of this Faculty, the academic community and the gathered guests. The event was held in English remotely, via MS Teams, and registration was required. The lecture was delivered by Assoc. Prof. Prabhpreet Singh.

Mr. Prabhpreet Singh is employed as an Assistant Professor of Law at the School of Law at Manipal University in Jaipur, India. He also works as a coordinator for the Moot Court Society. Has work experience of more than 3 years. He is a member of the European Association of Data Protection Professionals. He specializes in constitutional law and is constantly involved in teaching subjects such as comparative constitutional law, environmental law and administrative law.

Academically, he has presented papers and participated as speaker in more than 30 International and National Conferences. He has published more than 5 research papers in International Journals. He has taken 20 Guest Lectures on Comparative Constitutional Law in various universities including University of Silesia in Katowice, Faculty of Social Science, Poland, Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdansk, Poland, University of Santo Tomas Medellin Colombia, St. Kliment Ohridski-Bitola, North Macedonia, Mediterranea International Center for Human Rights Research, Italy, University of Salerno, Italy and National Law College, Nepal. He is also editorial board member of Brazilian Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution-RBADR. Reviewer in the journal entitled International Relations and Diplomacy (ISSN 2328-2134). Editorial board member of the journal Revista de drept constitutional (Constitutional law review Journal) and Junior executive editor in The Italian Law Journal (ISSN 2421-2156).


On November 27, 2023 at 10.00 a lecture was held at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Szczecin entitled “Gender identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination”, in which members of this Faculty, the academic community and the gathered guests took part. The event was held in English remotely, via MS Teams, and registration was required. The lecture was delivered by Ms. Tsisia Okropiridze.

Ms. Tsisia Okropiridze is a lawyer, PhD student and assistant at the Faculty of Law of the Georgian University of Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani. He is also the Head of the Anti-Discrimination Law Center, which is a separate institute at this Faculty. It is worth adding that since its creation in November 2021, the Center has steadfastly supported values such as dignity, freedom and equality. It consists of a team of various scientists, lawyers and human rights activists as well as students. Committed to increasing awareness of human rights, equality and anti-discrimination law in order to better understand and disseminate it, it is active and engages in educational initiatives, free consultations and cooperates with universities, various institutions and organizations under national and international law. Additionally, Ms. Tsisia Okropiridze is a lecturer in human rights and anti-discrimination law. He develops his research interests especially in the field of human rights, international law and constitutional law. She is also the author of scientific publications.


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