Meet keynote speakers of conference “Challenges to Modern Law: An International Perspective”

We are excited to announce that 3rd international scientific conference “Challenges to Modern Law: An International Perspective” will be held next week. The conference will take place in Kazimieras Simonavicius University (KSU) and online on 24-25 of April.

Let us introduce our main conference keynotes from distinguished academics.

First keynote speaker: Ralf Rogowski Emeritus Academic at School of Law of Warwick University, United Kingdom.


Ralf Rogowski joined Warwick Law School in 1993, after having taught at Lancaster University and at the Free University in Berlin. For many years he was Director of the Law and Sociology Programme and Co-Director of Warwick University’s Social Theory Centre. He has been Visiting Professor at the Department of Law of the University of Florence, at the University of Torino, and the Marco Biagi Foundation of the University of Modena. He has been Senior Emile Noel Fellow at New York University School of Law in 2006 and a Visiting Fellow at the universities of Wisconsin, Madison; Konstanz; and Maastricht. He has also been a long-standing Research Associate at the Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung (WZB) in Berlin. Since 1996 he is general editor of the book series Studies in Modern Law and Policy and since 2012 with S. Karstedt and D. Taenzler of the book series Law, Crime and Culture.

Ralf Rogowski will give a conference report on the topic ”Challenges to Modern Law: An International Perspective”.



Second keynote speaker: Liliana Tymchenko Associate Professor at Department of Social Sciences of European Humanities University, Lithuania.


Liliana Tymchenko has many years of experience in teaching international law, the author of numerous publications on the problems of combating terrorism, recognition of states, human rights protection, existential issues of state development and the academic freedom. She was an expert of the Legal Reform Commission under the President of Ukraine (2019 – 2021), an expert of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Higher Administrative Court of Ukraine (2014 – 2017), a graduate of the programs of the American Bar Association, IREX, Coimbra Group Hospitality Scheme, Civic Education Project, etc. She defended her dissertation on “Political and Legal Aspects of International Terrorism” at the International Independent University of the Republic of Moldova and the Institute of State and Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She has a wealth of experience in higher education administration and is passionate about teaching methodology and management in higher education.

Liliana Tymchenko will give a conference report on the topic ”Values, stereotypes, and realities of international law teaching in the second quarter of the 21st century”.


At “Challenges to Modern Law: An International Perspective” conference, we aim to serve as a forum for the critical examination of modern legal issues and of the law as it functions in the international community.

Conference program you can find here: Conference programme

Participation is free of charge, but the registration form must be filled in. Registration form: https://forms.office.com/e/XASA6a0TXi

Zoom meeting link will be sent day before conference.

Certificates will be issued to registered participants after the conference. They will be available to participants who have attended at least one of the conference days.

More information about the conference: Challenges to Modern Law: An International Perspective | KSU

Conference e-mail: mlconference@ksu.lt