Upcoming activities:

  • On 3-7 July 2023, the Animal & Law Chair organizes the Summer School 'Animal Law, Rights, and Representation', in collaboration with 13 international guest speakers.
  • On October 9, 2023, Dra. Eva Bernet Kempers participates in an international symposium on the topic  'biodiversity and animal rights' at the University of Helsinki.
  • On November 29, 2023, Dra. Eva Bernet Kempers and prof. Frederik Swennen will participate in the Day of Science at the ZOO Antwerp. 

Past activities

On January 11, 2023, Dra. Eva Bernet Kempers successfully defended her PhD on animal dignity. 

  • An interview with Dra. Eva Bernet Kempers (in Dutch) was broadcast on Radio 1. 
  • An interview with Dra. Eva Bernet Kempers was published in Knack, a short summary can be found in the NjW, and another summary was published on the Jubel blog.

The Animal & Law Chair organized and participated in several activities in the academic year 2021-2022:

  • A YUFE Transnational Law Course "Animal & Law" for master students studying at YUFE universities in the second semester.
    • Students can register for this course via SiSa.
  • A 5-day Law Lecturers' Workshop was held at the University of Antwerp from the 18th to the 22nd of July, 2022, to equip Law lecturers and PhD students interested in teaching animal rights law with the necessary tools. The Workshop is co-organised by Eva Bernet Kempers as representative of the Animal & Law Chair (who can be reached for questions about the Workshop) and by the Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law