IFITIS Research Programme on « Full Movement beyond Control and the Law »

Supported by Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)  – Senior Project (2016/2021)

Hosted by GREDEG, CNRS, UCA, Nice, France (2018-2021)
Hosted by EDIEC, UJML3, Lyon, France (2016-2018)

The purpose of the IFITIS research is to bring into the law a new legal approach in order to deal with phenomena provoked by humans and called « full movement beyond control » (persons, data, capital, waste).

General presentation of the original project (October 2015 – 13 pages): 


  • Book in progress: The IFITIS project has as its central point the publication of an essay, which can be read by both legal and non-legal audiences, on « Situations in motion and the law » (« Les situations en mouvement et le droit » – Dalloz – coll. Méthodes du droit – 2021) – http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=22473
  • Book to be published (2020): « Le sens des libertés économiques de circulation / The Sense of Economic Freedoms of Movement » (ouvrage collectif sous la dir. de /collective book edited by J.-S. Bergé, G.-C. Giorgini – Larcier – coll. Droit Economie International) – http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=24834
  • Book published: J.-S. Bergé, S. Harnay, U. Mayrhofer, L. Obadia (eds), Global Phenomena and Social Sciences – An Interdisciplinary and Comparative Approach, Springer, 2017, 126 pages – http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=21499
  • Articles published or to be published : 30

Annual Multidisciplinary, International and Comparative Conferences and Doctoral Sessions :

Workshops and conferences:

  • Workshops and conferences in France, Brazil, Canada, Belgium, Japan, Israel,  Italy, United-States,  United Kingdom: 49

Temporary state of the research (November 2018/December 2017):

Short outreach presentations (April-June-November-December 2017):

Video – Public presentation (March 2018):

Latest newsletter:

Next Events of the IFITIS Research Programme:

  • Conference in Nice – IUF – IDPD – ED DESPEG – Université Côte d’Azur -presentation on « Global Intellectual Property Law in Motion : Current Trends in Patent Law and Copyright » with the participation of the Prof. T. Takenaka (Washington U. – Keio U.) – November 2019 – http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=24918
  • Conference in Ribeirao Preto (Brazil) – USP – presentation on: « Full Movement Beyond Control of Data: The Structure and Challenges face by CNIL » – November 2019 – http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=24956
  • Conference in Nancy – Université de Lorraine – Institut François Geny – presentation on « La digitalisation : approche de droit global de la vitesse de circulation » – November 2019 Lire la suite »

Challenges and Perspectives of Data Protection Authorities

International Conference

Organization : Grupos de Pesquisa em Direito e Internet

Dir. Cíntia Rosa Pereira de Lima (USP – Ribeirão Preto)

November 7-9, 2019 – Faculdade de Direito de Ribeirão Preto – Universidade de São Paulo (USP)


Contribution on « Full Movement Beyond Control of Data: The Structure and Challenges Faced by the CNIL »

The Meaning of Free Trade Law in Four Acts

Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3459927

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Séminaire doctoral pluriannuel : Approches pluridisciplinaires et comparées des phénomènes dans la globalisation

Speakers : Prof Toshiko Takenaka (Washington University and Keio University) and Prof Jean-Sylvestre Bergé (Université Côte d’Azur and Institut universitaire de France)

Aix-Marseille Université

Soft Law Research Network (Solar)

Final Event – Aix, October 17-18, 2019

Chair of the first round-table on national reports

Bergé, Jean-Sylvestre, The Circulation of People and Their Status in a Globalized World: What Circulation? (September 5, 2019).

Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3448425

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Bibliographie : Lectures d’ici et d’ailleurs

Le concept juridique de monnaie

LPA 2019, n° 146, p. 19.

S. Gleeson, The Legal Concept of Money, Oxford University Press, 2018, 224 p.

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Lecture on « Advanced Introduction to Global Law »

Master degree in « Business Law » – 1rst year

Academic year: 2019/2020

Syllabus and readings available on http://jalon.unice.fr et https://lms.univ-cotedazur.fr

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IFITIS RESEARCH PROGRAMME (IUF 2016-2021) – Third Edition

Forthcoming – Fourth Edition: Antecedent and Modal Approach to Situations in Motion (Nice, Spring 2020)


Edited by Newton De Lucca (USP – São Paulo), Cíntia Rosa Pereira de Lima (USP – Ribeirão Preto)

Editoria Almedina, in progress

Contribution on « Full Movement Beyond Control of Data: The Structure and Challenges Faced by the CNIL »

Bibliographie : Lectures d’ici et d’ailleurs

Le tournant décisif du droit privé

LPA 2019, n° 120, p. 20.

U. Mattei, A. Quarta, The Turning Point in Private Law, Edward Elgar, 2018, 171 p.

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Protección del Medio Ambiente. Fiscalidad y otras medidas del Derecho al Desarrollo / Comparative Environmental Taxation & Regulation in the Framework of the Right to Sustainable Development

Edited by A. Cubero and P. Masbernat

Aranzadi Thomson Reuters, 2019, 633 p.

Contribution on:  Full Movement Beyond Control and Environmental Governance: Taking Silent Risk Seriously (pp. 155-167)

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IFITIS RESEARCH PROGRAMME (IUF 2016-2021) – Third Edition

Programme & inscription/Registration

Perelman Centre and its partners

Fifth edition of the Brussels Global Law Week from May 20 to 23, 2019

Presentation and discussion on: « Dualist Context and Global Legal Pluralism: the Key Issue of the Circulation »

Master 2 Droit et Pratique du commerce international

Master 2 Juriste européen

Lecture on: International and European Intellectual Property Law

Nice, March 2019

Syllabus and readings available on http://jalon.unice.fr 

Journal du droit international (Clunet), 2019/2

Compte rendu de : J. Hohmann, D. Joyce (eds), International Law’s Objects, Oxford University Press, 2018, 568 p.

Master 1 Droit des affaires – Digital Law & IP

Master 2 DPI – Droit du numérique

Lecture on: Datasphere and the Law

Syllabus and readings available on http://jalon.unice.fr 

Course Description :

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Bibliographie : Lectures d’ici et d’ailleurs

Repenser le raisonnement juridique

LPA 2019, n° 63

G. Samuel, Rethinking Legal Reasoning, Edward Elgar, 2018, 386 p.

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European Review of Private Law, to be published

Book reviews :

  • C. Cauffman, J. Smits (eds), The Citizen in European Private Law, Intersentia Metro, 2016, 196 pages
  • P. Beaumont, M. Danov, K. Trimmings, B. Yüksel (eds), Cross-Border Litigation in Europe, Bloomsbury, 2017, 849 pages

Vietnam National University

Master international de Droit de la Coopération Economique et des Affaires Internationales

Visiting professor

Lecture on: Operating Intellectual Property Law in a Global Context

Hanoi, March 2019

Direito e Internet IV – Quartier Latin/ Atlântico Pacífico (São Paulo), to be published

Ed. by Newton de Lucca, Adalberto Simão Filho, Cíntia Rosa Pereira de Lima

Contribution on : Droit et circulation des données sur Internet : plaidoyer pour un double renouvellement des approches

The Gap between Legal Disciplines, Blind Spot of the Research in Law: Remarks on the Operation of Private International Law in the EU Context

Yearbook of the New Zealand Association for Comparative Law 

Ed. by Pr A. Costi

Issue 23, in progress

Directed by Nobuyuki Hanaki (GREDEG, CNRS)


Presentation on: “Interactions and Complexities in Law: About Full Movement beyond Control »

Annual Conference of the Canadian Council in International Law

International Law at the Boundaries

November, 1-2, 2018, Ottawa

Presentation on: « Le franchissement des frontières, l’illusion du contrôle et le droit international »