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Global July 2023

(Oferta especial de disciplina: para solicitação da matrícula nesta disciplina, que será ofertada em inglês, enviar e-mail para ppg.direito@ufjf.br)

Focus: Law and Innovation

The objective of this course is to help graduate students deal with empirical research, utilizing innovative qualitative methods in the practice of a specific research (professors will present their effective research work) as well as help them work with social innovation as a topic for their research.The course has a practical goal: students will present their research project in the last part of the course, so that the professors can give suggestions and tips for them regarding the methodological approach.


  • July 25th – Presentation (Explaining the course) Marcos and Lars (from 2 PM to 5 PM) The idea is to give three to four articles for the students to read during the course, as related below.
  • July 27th – Social Innovation, participatory governance and social enterprise ecosystems – Lars Hulgård (from 2 PM to 4PM) Debate (Marcos and Lars) (4PM to 5PM)
  • July 31st – Empirical legal research: how innovative can it be? – Marcos Chein (from 2PM to 4PM) Debate (Marcos and Lars) (4PM to 5PM)
  • August 3rd- Presenting your research project (Debate) (from 2 PM to 5 PM)
  • August 8th- Presenting your research project (Debate) (from 2 PM to PM)

References (Reading)

Professors: Marcos Vinício Chein Feres (UFJF), Lars Hulgård (Roskilde Universitet – Denmark)

Language: English

Place: Law School, room 5

Courseload: 15h

Date&Time: July 25, 27, 31, August 3, 8, from 2pm to 5pm

Target audience: undergraduate and graduate students

Spots available: 10

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG): 4, 16