On 3 March 2023, the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart will host a conference titled The European Account Preservation Order – Six Years On. The aim is to discuss the operation of
About Thalia Kruger
Thalia Kruger obtained her BA and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Thereafter she completed her PHD at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium on “Civil jurisdiction rules in the EU and their impact on third States” (subsequently published by Oxford University Press under the same title). While working on her PHD, she was a teaching and research assistant at the Law Faculty’s Institute for Private International Law where she tutored and lectured on various aspects of private international law and international business law. She has also participated in a research project funded by the European Commission on “International Civil litigation in Europe and relations with third States”.
Thalia subsequently worked at the Flemish Centre for Minorities where she give legal advice on Private International Law in family matters and then conducted EU funded research on international child abduction for Child Focus, an NGO working with sexually exploited and disappeared children.
Thalia is currently senior lecturer in Private International Law at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and honorary research associate at the University of Cape Town (South Africa).
Entries by Thalia Kruger
The Centre for Private International Law of the University of Aberdeen is organising a webinar/book launch for Csongor István Nagy (ed.), Cross-Border Litigation in Central Europe (
Colleagues at the University of Heidelberg are organising this conference on 20 Januari 2023 at the Auditorium of the Neue Universität at Heidelberg University, Universitätsplatz 1, 69117 Heidelberg. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in German, English and French. Background: The European Succession Regulation (Reg. 650/12) is due for evaluation ten years after its entry into force […]
This piece was written by Helga Luku, PhD researcher at the University of Antwerp On 7 December 2022, the European Commission adopted a
The HCCH and and the Istanbul Bilgi University, Department of Private International Law, are organising a webinar on the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention on 6 December 2022, 3 pm-5 pm (GMT +3). The HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention has been occupying a crucial spot for the protection of children in today’s globalized world, for more than […]
This book by Nazia Yaqub is an addition to the Hart series, in which several books on international child abduction have been published. The author investigates Islamic law, discussing where relevant the history and the different schools, and the specific legal rules of the selected States that have not acceded to the Hague Child Abduction […]
The Centre for Private International Law of the University of Aberdeen is organsing a webinar in its Crossroads in Private International Law Series, The Private Side of Transforming Our World: UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and the Role of Private International Law. The webinar will take place on 5 December 2022 at 2 pm (GMT).
This post was written by Pietro Franzina and Thalia Kruger, and is being published simultaneously on Conflictoflaws.net and on the EAPIL blog. The delegations of more than thirty Member States of the Hague Conference on Private International Law attended the first meeting of the
CALL FOR PAPERS The International Society of Family Law is holding its 18th (Golden Jubilee) World Conference in Antwerp on 12-15 July 2023. The topic is “Rethinking Law’s Families & Family Law?” The call for papers is now open. Interested persons are invited to submit abstracts for individual presentations or collective panels by 16 November 2022 by email […]
Our editor Mayela Celis has on 21 October 2022 defended her PhD thesis “El Convenio de La Haya de 1980 sobre los aspectos civiles de la sustracción internacional de menores: cuatro décadas de interpretación evolutiva – Una selección y análisis de los aspectos clave del Convenio de La Haya a la luz de la jurisprudencia […]