A Workshop on

The Theory of European Unification


Europa Institute

Saarland University

Tuesday, 18 January 2005


1.00         Refreshments


1.30         Barry Smith

Opening Remarks: On the Ontology of Unification


2.00         Leo Zaibert (Wisconsin)

Towards a Unified European Criminal Law


3.00         Coffee


3.30         Gianmaria Ajani (Turin University)

Transplanting Vague Notions: An Essay on Legal Terminology


4.30         Maurizio Ferraris (Turin University)

Social Objects: Searle, Smith, and Derrida


Organizers: Maximilian Herberger (Institut für Rechtsinformatik, Universität des Saarlandes) and Barry Smith (IFOMIS, Saarbrücken and University at Buffalo). For further details please contact Barry Smith


Location: Conference Room 2.24, Europa Institute (Building 15) /


Sponsored by the European Centre for Ontological Research under the auspices of the Wolfgang Paul Programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.