“Robinhoodian” courts’ decisions

An article of Dr. Sergio Nasarre has been published in the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment.This article is focused on “robinhoodian” court’s decisions, i.e., those judgements that, in order to protect consumers, wrongly apply the Law, while they base their decisions in equity. More information.

2nd International Workshop Spain – South Africa – United Kingdom

On 22th June the 2nd International Workshop Spain – South Africa- United Kingdom has been organised by the Housing Chair. In this workshop, designed as an information sharing event, have participated the researchers of the Housing Chair and also Juanita Pienaar, of Stellenbosch University, and Peter Orji, of the Kingston University.

Conference ENHR

Six researchers of the Housing Chair have participated, in the field of housing (tenancies, right to housing, social housing…) in the Conference organised by the European Network for Housing Research in Lisbon from 28th June to 1st July.

Research stay in Essex University

The predoctoral researcher Gemma Caballé Fabra has undertaken a summer research stay at Essex University, in Colchester (UK), with professor Lorna Fox, in order to go in depth on her research field: the concept of housing.

FURV certificates

On Friday 19th June took place the ceremony of the Mediation postgraduate degree (2013-2014). Some researchers of the Housing Chair, who are also lecturers and organisers of this degree, accompanied the students in the awarding of certificates.


Meeting on Evictions

18th and 19th May there is a meeting of the project of Evictions, in which Dr. Sergio Nasarre is researcher, in the Faculty of Legal Sciences in Tarragona. In 2014 the European Commission launched its first official study into the promotion of the right to a home in member countries and on the consequences of evictions.


Conference in Turin

Within the program STA-Erasmus+ for professors, Dr. Maria Font, researcher of the Housing Chair and member of the Department of Private Law, participated in a Seminar about Spanish Law organized by Dr. Barbara Pasa, responsible of the Law University of Turin (Italy). The seminar, addressed to 150 Italian students, was titled  “El acceso a la vivienda en España: financiación hipoteria, protección de consumidores y alternativas”. Her speech, “La propiedad compartida y temporal en Derecho catalán y en Derecho internacional”, was both interesting and surprising for the audience (13 and 14 April 2015).

Participation in an EUROFOUND conference

Dr. Blanca Deusdad, researcher of the Housing Chair, participated in a conference organised by EUROFOUND: “Preventing inadequate housing: case studies”, 13th may in Brussels. She was discussant of the  “Zaragoza Vivienda Housing Programme for Older People” workshop.

TENLAW Meeting Tartu (Estonia)

Dr. Héctor Simón, researcher of the Housing Chair, participates this Friday 8th May in the meeting and discussion of the project Tenancy Law and Housing Policy in Multi-level Europe, which is going to be hold in Tartu (Estonia).


MUDEC Workshop

Mr. José M. Mas i Flores, chairman of the Estate Agents Association in Tarragona, is going to give a conference titled “El derecho documental inmobiliario” within the Master’s Degree of Business Law workshops, next Monday 11th at 4pm (seminar 2).