UZH Blockchain Center Lecture Series

We introduce the Lecture Series of the UZH Blockchain Center. In this set of lectures, internationally renowned scholars in the area of blockchain research will present their work in an academic environment. The lecture series is interdisciplinary, thus, a trully interdisciplinary programme will take time to build up.


The programme (and dates) for the Spring Semester 2019 is the following:


Dr Shermin Voshmgir
Director, Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics
Vienna University of Economics and Business


  • LECTURE 2. 12.03.2019 - Stablecoins: Crypto's Holy Grail or Fools’ Errand?

Dr Garrick Hileman
Head of research at
London School of Economics
United Kingdom


  • LECTURE 3. 16.04.2019 - Will Bitcoin mining lead to global environmental

Prof. Dr Ladislav Krištoufek
Vice-Dean for Student Affairs & Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University Prague
Czech Republic


  • LECTURE 4. 21.05.2019 - Design and verification of Bitcoin smart contracts with BitML

Prof. Dr Massimo Bartoletti
Blockchain@Unica Lab
Università di Cagliari

  • LECTURE 5. 04.06.2019 – The BSafe Academic Network

Dr Shin'ichiro Matsuo, Research Professor
Department of Computer Science,
Georgetown University