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Public Lectures

The Faculty of Law offers lectures of interest to the public on the topic of sustainability. Here you will find an overview of current and scheduled public lectures. This list will be updated continuously.

Lectures and Lecture Series

Ursula Brunner Lecture Series

In honor of Dr. Ursula Brunner († 2019), who as a lawyer and legal scholar contributed significantly to the development of environmental law in Switzerland, the Ursula Brunner Lecture Series was launched in the fall of 2021 by Prof. Dr. Helen Keller, Prof. Dr. Johannes Reich, and Dr. Corina Heri. In the context of the climate crisis, the lecture series is dedicated to the relationship between the environment and human rights. Hoping and purposing to enrich the legal debate with a multidisciplinary perspective, renowned speakers are invited to make important contributions to the topic of the lecture series. For more information on the current events in this lecture series, click here.

Upcoming events:

  • September 22, 2023: Fifth Ursula Brunner Lecture with Prof. Lavanya Rajamani (Oxford) (details can be found here)
  • May 14, 2024: Sixth Ursula Brunner Lecture with Prof. Christina Voigt (Oslo) (details can be found here)

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University of Zurich
Faculty of Law
Rämistrasse 74
CH-8001 Zurich

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