The Legal Personality of Robots and Machines

Event date
8 August 2018
Event time
12:30 - 18:00
Oxford week
Lecture Theatre Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies St Giles' Oxford OX1 3LU
Konatsu Nishigai (Tokyo Metropolitan University), Adele Scafuro (Brown), Jacob Turner (Fountain Court), Minoru Asada (Osaka), Pierre Brunet (Paris 1), Yasunori Kasai (University of Tokyo)

Chair: Konatsu Nishigai, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Tokyo Metropolitan University




'Slaves and Legal Isssues Involving Slaves in Ancient Greece and Rome'

Yasunori Kasai, Professor of Classics, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo


'The Legal Status of Women, CHildren, Slaves, Corpses, Ships and Javelins in the Greek World'

Adele Scafuro, Professor of Classics, Department of Classics, Brown University


'The Legal Personality of Natural Entities and Representation'

Pierre Brunet, Professeur de droit public, Université Paris 1 - Ecole de Droit de la Sorbonne


'Rights for Robots'

Jacob Turner, Barrister, and author of Robot Rules: Regulating Artificial Intelligence (Springer, 2018)


'Conscious Machines and Their Legal Agencies'

Minoru Asada, Professor of Adaptive Machine Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University


Sponsored by RISTEX HITE of Japan Science and Technology Agency

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