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Søren Koch: Interdisciplinary comparative analysis – a lesson to learn from comparative law.
Sören Koch is Professor at the Faculty of Law in Bergen and Chair of the Research Group for Legal Culture. Koch has published comparative and legal historical studies in Norwegian, German and English. Koch specializes in comparing legal methods in different countries, and combines a historical and comparative perspective. He is a co-author of Nordic and Germanic Legal Methods (2014), Norwegische Juristische Methodenlehre (2013), Springers Handbuch der Konfliktlösung in Europa (2020) and Foundations of Western Legal Traditions (2016). He also publishes articles in international journals. He currently works at The Norwegian Legal System and Culture in a nutshell, Gyldendal, 2021.
The webinar is part of the RDV seminar series – a collaboration between the Research Group Law, Democracy and Welfare at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Center for Research on Discretion and Paternalism (UiB) and the Center on Law and Social Transformation – Lawtransform (UiB/CMI). Seminars consist of guest lectures or presentation of papers from the group members.