International conference on freedom of expression for workers and artists

The Department of Law and Governance at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo is glad to invite to the international conference on freedom of expression for workers and artists.

Thursday to Friday 11 - 12 May
  • Starts:09:00, 11 May 2023
  • Ends:17:00, 12 May 2023
  • Location:BI Norwegian Business School, Campus Oslo, Auditorium A2 Red 13
  • Contact:Alexander Sønderland Skjønberg (alexander.n.skjonberg@bi.no)

The conference is organized by the Labour Law Research Group and the IPR-group at BI in partnership with Berkeley Law at the University of California and the Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study.

The organizing committee welcomes abstract/paper submissions consistent with the goals of the event, which aim to promote an international legal discussion on freedom of expression for workers, academics and artists, and the organizing committee will particularly consider abstracts/papers that deal with the following:

  • Justifications of freedom of expression
  • Labour market changes and consequences on the freedom of expression
  • Freedom of expression as a human right
  • Freedom of expression and the contract of employment
  • Whistleblowing
  • Freedom of expression for specific groups in the labour market (i.e. academics, teachers, civil servants, union representatives, atypical workers)
  • Freedom of expression for artists
  • Right to parodies and pastiches
  • Appropriation art in the digital era


Auditorium A2 Red 13 is located on the 2nd floor, please see map directions here