Events and Calls for Papers


Constitutionalist resistance to authoritarianism and populism? Workshop to commemorate the 100 years of Finland’s independence

Our working group is extremely pleased to recommend the workshop “Constitutionalist resistance to authoritarianism and populism? Workshop to commemorate the 100 years of Finland’s independence” that will take place at the EUI on Monday, April 10 in Sala del Consiglio, Villa Salviati. Prof. Gábor Halmai, our advisor, Oliver Garner, member of our working group and […]

Women’s Month at CineClub

Dear all, We are pleased to inform you that our working group supported the EUI CineClub in organising its cycle dedicated to Women’s Rights. The cycle was opened on Wednesday, 22nd of February with a special event on Reproductive Rights and a documentary and ended with a movie on Women and Cinema on Thursday, 23rd of […]

CfP Seminar for Doctoral Students and Junior Researchers “INTERNATIONAL LAW IN A DARK TIME”

Helsinki 22-23 May 2017 The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights and Peking University Institute of International Law Collaboration Project (ECI-PUIIL Project) funded by CIMO is pleased to offer a seminar for PhD students and junior researchers to be held at Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki. The purpose of this workshop is to examine the […]

David Dyzenhaus – Human Rights and Emergencies

Max Weber Occasional Talk with David Dyzenhaus (University of Toronto) “Human Rights and Emergencies” 7 December 2016, 17:30-19:00 Badia, Emeroteca Abstract: “Salus populi suprema lex esto”—let the safety of the people be the supreme law. If Cicero’s maxim is correct, human rights do have limits. In an emergency situation, when the safety of the people is under […]