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    Finland

1994 …2023
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Ellen Eftestøl-Wilhelmsson is Professor of Civil and Commercial Law at the University of Helsinki. She holds a Doctor of Law degree from the University of Oslo and has been granted the title Docent of Civil Law  from the University of Helsinki. She is in charge of the InterTran Research Group for Sustainable Business and Law at the University of Helsinki. In addition she holds a part time position as Adjunct Professor at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo.

Her major subjects are European Commercial Agency Law (dissertation) and International Trade and Transport Law. She has published internationally on these topics. At present she teaches International Carriage of Goods, Nordic and European Contract Law, International Sales Law, Tort Law and International Private Law.  She has previously been teaching Legal Theory and Family Law. Her teaching languages are English, Swedish and Norwegian.

External positions

Adjunct professor, University of Oslo

1 Jan 201731 Dec 2021

Senior reseracher

1 Jan 200531 Dec 2016

Keywords

  • 513 Law
  • Law
  • sustainable business
  • international transport

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1994 2019

A sustainable behavioural change in the transport industry – the role of emission information

Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, E., 31 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) Sustainable and Efficient Transport Incentives for Promoting a Green Transport Market. UK: Edward Elgar, p. 142-161 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Har prostitutionsinkomster skadeståndsrättsligt skydd? En kommentar till två nordiska HD-fall

Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, E., Sisula-Tulokas, L. & Thors, A., 15 Feb 2019, In : Tidskrift utgiven av Juridiska föreningen i Finland. 154, 6/2018, p. 473-489 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Nudging a Behavioural Change in Maritime Carriage of Goods

Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, E. & Sankari, S. E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Research Handbook on Maritime Law and Regulation. Chuah, J. (ed.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, (Research Handbooks in Private and Commercial Law series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Promoting Sustainable Choices in Business; the Role of Emission Information

Yliheljo, E. & Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, E., 2019, Legal Reform and the Development of Rule of Law: A Comparision between China and Finland. Su, C. & Liukkunen, U. (eds.). Bejing, CHINA: Social Sciences Academic Press, p. 77-100 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Sustainable and Efficient Transport: Incentive for Promoting a Green Transport Market

Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, E., Sankari, S. (ed.) & Bask, A. (ed.), 1 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) United Kingdom: Edward Elgar. 288 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Projects 2008 2023

Activities 2005 2019

Örebro Universitet (External organisation)

Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson (Expert)
1 Jan 201920 Apr 2019

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts

2nd Annual Lecture on International and Maritime Law. ‘Go­ing the Nor­dic Way, an Al­tern­at­ive to Eng­lish He­ge­mony?’

Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson (Speaker: Chair)
19 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

10th Sino-Finnish Bilateral Seminar on Comparative Law

Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson (Speaker: Presenter)
10 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

De 13:e noridska förmögenhetsrättsdagarna i Helsingfors

Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson (Member of organizing committee), Lena Sisula-Tulokas (Member of organizing committee), Johan C Bärlund (Chair of organizing committee)
8 May 201910 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

ReNEW. Third Nordic challenge Conference.

Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson (Speaker: Presenter), Ruth Emilie Yliheljo (Speaker: Presenter)
6 Mar 20198 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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