3rd International Conference on Comparative Law

Transfer of Property Rights in Eastern and Central Europe

and 
the Honoris Causa Doctor award ceremony
to prof. Christian von Bar

Subject areas
1. Models of property rights transfer.
a) Contracts conveying property rights.
i. Form.
ii. Market overt.
iii. Real estate development contracts.
iv. Causa, consideration and abstract contracts.
b) Transfer of rights similar to property.
c) History of the transfer of property rights.
i. Transfer of property rights in socialist and communist economies.
ii. Transfer of property rights after the Autumn of Nations. 
2. Limitations to the transfer of property rights.
a) Environmental protection.
b) Protection of historical monuments and works of art.
c) Transfer of property of waste.
d) Acquisition of immovable property by a foreigner.
e) Transfer of property rights in light of the social functions of state.
3. Nationalizarion, privatization and reprivatization of property rights.

Keynote speaker

prof. Christian von Bar
University of Osnabrück
Study Group on the European Civil Code
"Why do we need estates and what are they? On the difficulties of the European term of property."

Time

March 22-23, 2013 (Friday and Saturday)

Venue

Olsztyn, Poland
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

Language

All sessions and panels will be held in English.

Institutions

University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
(Faculty of Law and Administration)

Scientific committee

  1. prof. Christian von Bar - University of Osnabrück
  2. prof. Aldo Petrucci - University of Pisa
  3. prof. Maciej Szpunar - Jagiellonian University
  4. prof. Tomasz Giaro - University of Warsaw
  5. prof. Franciszek Longchamps de Bérier - Jagiellonian University
  6. prof. Bronisław Sitek - University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
  7. prof. Luz Martinez Velencoso - University of Valencia
  8. prof. Branislav Fabry - Comenius University in Bratislava
  9. Adam Bieranowski, Ph.D - University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
  10. Jakub J. Szczerbowski, Ph.D - University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
  11. Katarzyna Ciućkowska-Leszczewicz, Ph.D - University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

Organizing committee

  1. prof. Bronisław Sitek
  2. Jakub J. Szczerbowski, Ph.D 
  3. Katarzyna Ciućkowska-Leszczewicz, Ph.D 
  4. Aleksander W. Bauknecht, M.A.
  5. Adrian Szczudłowski, M.A.
  6. Paulina Kantypowicz