. Wouter Verheyen (Erasmus University Rotterdam) on the topic: "Man overboard: could contract law provide a lifeline to gig workers falling outside the labour law protection?"
The lecture will take place in the Law Faculty at the University of Helsinki (Porthania, P545) from 14-16h. Registration is not required.
Wouter Verheyen obtained a PhD at KULeuven and afterwards became an assistant professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam and lecturer/ Researcher at Odisee UC Brussels. Wouter Lectures in the fields of methods of legal research, commercial law, transport law and marine insurance. Wouter conducts research on these topics, and has published +50 articles and has given a similar number of presentations at (inter)national conferences. In his research, Wouter has special attention for projects on platooning, cooperative logistics, passenger rights, transport intermediaries, innovation and transport law and sharing economy. Apart from legal research projects, Wouter also acts as research coordinator of logistics and business research projects on cargo bundling, cooperative e-commerce, sharing economy and platooning. Finally, Wouter supervises PhD researchers in all these domains.