Edited by Claudia Lima Marques and Gustavo Cerqueira

YK Editora, 2020.

Contribution on: Modernização do direito e comparação jurídica: os desafios da circulação total em três atos

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): 


  • Working papers in progress: Series of five articles on « Full Movement beyond Control and the Law » – SSRNHAL – 2021
  • 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 « Les situations en mouvement et le droit » – Dalloz – coll. Méthodes du droit – 2021) – http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=22473
  • Book published: « 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 – Bruylant – coll. Droit Economie International – 2020, 422 pages) – 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 (from 2016 to today): 41 (see list below)

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, Russia (from 2016 to today): 66 (see list below)

Latest newsletter:

Next Events of the IFITIS Research Programme:

  • Conference in Nice – UCA – ERMES – CERDP – presentation on « Le pont, métaphore juridique des circulations internationales » – October 2020 – http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=25630
  • Conference in Rennes – SFDE – IODE CNRS – Urgence(s) écologiques : quelle(s) urgence(s) pour le droit ? – presentation on: « Sortir de l’urgence : accepter notre perte totale de contrôle » – October 2020
  • Conference in Nice – UCA – IFR Interactions – ARENAP (Fédération de Russie) – presentation on « les juridictions au coeur des interactions sociales globales : le point-clé de la circulation » – October 2020 – http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=25583
  • Conference in Strasbourg – U. de Strasbourg – MISHA – CNRS DRES – presentation on « Européaniser la mobilité : pour une approche antécédente et pluridisciplinaire des circulations »  – June 2021
  • Conference in Nice – UCA – SFPJ – presentation on (in coll. with P.-Y. Quiviger) « La part implicite du droit : présentation et comparaison des approches antécédentes et computationnelles » – September 2021
  • Conference in Louvain-La-Neuve – UCL – presentation on « Déconstruire et reconstruire le droit sur la circulation et son contrôle » (conférence d’étape du projet IFITIS) – Initially scheduled for March 2020, postponed to a later datehttp://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=25259
  • Conference in Bayonne – Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour – CDRE – presentation on « Les rapports entre confiance mutuelle et espace de circulation » – Initially scheduled for May 2020, postponed to a later date
  • Conference in Moscow – Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia – Annual Meeting on « Migrations 2020 » – conference on  « Migration, Law and Lost of Control » – Initially scheduled for May 2020, postponed to a later date
  • Conference in Paris – U. Paris I, U. Poitiers, UCA – conference on « La circulation totale dans le champ global » – Initially scheduled for June 2020, postponed to a later date

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(*) On the Wire… of the IFITIS Research Programme (IUF senior 2016-2021) on « Full Movement beyond Control and the Law » (http://www.universitates.eu/jsberge/?p=21027)

COVID-19: a Matter of Flow and the Illusion of Control

We can see the COVID-19 pandemic as the manifestation of what I call “full movement beyond control.”

This phenomenon is the focus of an international and multidisciplinary research project: IFITIS.

So what’s it all about?

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

Visiting professor

Lecture on: Operating Intellectual Property Law in a Global Context

By video, March-April 2020

Bibliographie : Lectures d’ici et d’ailleurs

La fin du droit

D. McIlroy, The End of Law – How Law’s Claims Relate to Law’s Aims, Elgar Publishing, 2019, 189 p.

LPA 16 janv. 2020, n° 12, p. 17.

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Master BOOST – UCA –  Institut Sophia Agrobiotech

Lecture on Environmental Law (Global Perspective)


Syllabus and readings available on https://lms.univ-cotedazur.fr/login/index.php


Lecture on: Datasphere and Private International Law


Syllabus and readings available on https://lms.univ-cotedazur.fr

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IAE Nice – Executive MBA

Lecture on Business Law : a Global Perspective


Syllabus and readings available on https://lms.univ-cotedazur.fr

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 »

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

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

Direito e Internet IV – Quartier Latin/ Atlântico Pacífico (São Paulo), 2019, 652 p.

Ed. by Newton de Lucca, Adalberto Simão Filho, Cíntia Rosa Pereira de Lima; Renata Mota Maciel

Contribution on : Droit et circulation des données sur Internet : plaidoyer pour un double renouvellement des approches / Direito e Circulação de Dados na Internet : Apello por uma Dupla Renovação das Abordagens – pp. 585-628.

The Meaning of Free Trade Law in Four Acts

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

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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