Constitutionalism and Politics
An interdisciplinary Working Group at the European University Institute
Book Launches

The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses (Routledge, 2017) by Antonios Emmanouil Kouroutakis

By on 22nd April 2017

The Constitutionalism and Politics Working Group and The International Law Working Group have the pleasure to invite you to launching of the book: The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses. An historical and normative analysis (Routledge, 2017) by Antonios Emmanouil Kouroutakis On Friday, 28th of April, 4-6 pm in Sala del Camino, Villa Salviati About the […]

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Invited speakers

Directive Principles and the Expressive Accommodation of Ideological Dissenters By Tarun Khaitan (University of Oxford)

By on 8th April 2017
Preamble of Indian Constitution

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The Constitutionalism and Politics Working Group has the pleasure to invite you to the presentation of the paper: Directive Principles and the Expressive Accommodation of Ideological Dissenters by Tarun Khaitan (Associate Professor in Law, University of Oxford) On Monday, 15th of May, 4-6 pm in Sala del Camino, Villa Salviati Abstract: This paper argues, using […]

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Announcements

Letter of support for the CEU by the EUI community

By on 3rd April 2017

Dear friends, Under this link you can find the final version of the letter of support for the CEU by the EUI community. The letter gathered over 180 signatures. Feel free to display and share it publicly. ConstPol Team and Theresa Gessler, EUI researcher, ​Department of ​​P​olitical and Social ​S​ciences,​ Gergő Motyovszki, EUI researcher, ​Department of Economics, […]

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Academic Debates

Legally sophisticated authoritarians: the Hungarian Lex CEU

By on 1st April 2017

On 28 March the Hungarian government tabled an amendment to the Act on National Higher Education in Parliament. Even though the draft is formulated in normative terms, the only targeted institution is the Central European University (CEU), founded by George Soros, one of the main enemies of the Viktor Orbán’s ‘illiberal state’. Michael Ignatieff, former professor […]

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We Stand With CEU! We Stand For Academic Freedom!

By on 29th March 2017

The Hungarian Government is trying to close down Central European University (‘CEU’) in Budapest – often called  “the university built to defend democracy” and the best higher education institution in Central and Eastern Europe in a number of subjects. We believe that this is an attack not only to CEU, but to academic freedom more […]

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