The Academy is an institution for the study and teaching of public and private international law and related subjects. Its purpose is to encourage a thorough and impartial examination of the problems arising from international relations in the field of law. The courses deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject, including legislation and case law.
All courses at the Academy are, in principle, published in the language in which they were delivered in the Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law.
This volume contains: - Le droit international privé du nouveau millénaire: La protection de la personne humaine face à la globalisation (conférence), par E. JAYME, professeur à l'Institut de droit international et privé étranger et de droit international privé et commercial, Heidelberg; - De conflictu legum. Perspectives on Private International Law at the Turn of the Century. General Course on Private International Law by D. McCLEAN, Professor at the University of Sheffield; - The Third Industrial Resolution: Law and Policy for the Internet by B.L. SMITH, General Counsel, Worldwide Sales Support, Microsoft Corporation.
Co-publication with: The Hague Academy of International Law.
I. A historical perspective.
II. Personal law: from settled subject to mobile manager.
III. Personal relationships: problems of changing lifestyles.
IV. Doing business in Ruritania.
V. Contracts: from steamboats to cyberspace.
VI. Tort: a century of wrong-doing.
VII. From Holy Empire to federal union.
VIII. The role of the judge and of the litigant (I).
IX. The role of the judge and of the litigant (II).
X. The role of the judge and of the litigant (III).