Lectures and Book Launches

Women and Constitution-Making in Romania. Special Event for International Women’s Day

By on 4th March 2018

 The Constitutionalism and Politics Working Group is delighted to invite you to the presentation of the paper: Women and Constitution-Making in Post-Socialist Romania by Elena Brodeală* (LL.M Candidate at Yale Law School/PhD Researcher in Law at the EUI) to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day. On Monday, March 12, 2018, 4 pm, Sala del Camino, […]

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Events

“Constitutions in the Crosshairs: Europe in 2018” – event at William & Mary Law School – January 25, 2018

By on 28th January 2018

Europe, as a distinct political and economic body as well as a collection of separate states, is facing constitutional challenges from within and without. Brexit, Catalonia, Poland, Hungary and Romania – as well as events within the European Union itself – all present challenges to European principles of constitutionalism. On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the […]

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Academic Debates

Professor Andras Sajo on “Constitutionalism in Closing Societies”

By on 27th December 2017

University Professor Andras Sajo, founder of the Department of Legal Studies at CEU and former judge at the European Court of Human Rights, recently delivered a lecture on “Constitutionalism in Closing Societies”. Noteworthy, Sajo explains that “constitutionalism’s imperfections contribute to the closing of open societies” and that “institutional shortcomings are the common heritage of the […]

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Relevant Publications

Special topic on the Romanian Constitution at 25 in the ICL Journal

By on 23rd December 2017

The Romanian Constitution turned 25 last year. The Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law (‘ICL Journal’) has published in its last two issues four articles critically examining the Romanian Constitution since its adoption in 1991 until its quarter-century anniversary (see issues 3/2017 and 4/2017). The Romanian Constitution is probably one of the least researched constitutions […]

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Relevant Publications

Recommended book: Gender Equality in Law. Uncovering the Legacies of Czech State Socialism (Hart Publishing, 2017)

By on 15th October 2017

Our working group is happy to recommend the book Gender Equality in Law. Uncovering the Legacies of Czech State Socialism (Hart Publishing, 2017) by Barbara Havelkova, Shaw Foundation Fellow in Law at the University of Oxford, and a kind supporter of our working group. We had the pleasure to launch this book at the EUI […]

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