Conference on EU Hate Speech Legislation

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the conference EU Hate Speech Legislation: Conflicting pressures between memory, identity building,and criminal law. The conference will be held at the University of Helsinki on June 12th 2023 at Porthania Building in the Faculty Room P545.

The aim of the conference is to discuss the ongoing trends of state-regulated historical interpretation (Memory Laws) and its relation to more traditional fields such as criminal law,freedom of speech and national constitutional tradition. Furthermore,we want to explore the implications that the development on memory regulation has for democracy and Rule of Law.

The conference brings together scholars from a variety of backgrounds and a cross different legal disciplines.

The registration for the conference will be open until June 5th. Please register here.

Below you can find the programme for the conference. We are pleased to highlight our keynote by Dr. Uladzislau Belavusau (University of Amsterdam) with the title Memory Laws: Beware of Wolves in Sheep's Clothing.