Eastern Europe

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

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 […]

A Report from Budapest: “Reforming the European Union – Central European Perspectives” workshop at the Central European University, 18th March 2017

Report kindly written by Oliver Garner, 2nd year researcher at the EUI and member of the ConstPol team On Saturday 18th March 2017, the Central European University in Budapest hosted the workshop “Reforming the EU – Central European Perspectives”. The event was organised by the Hungarian European Society and the EUI Professor Gábor Halmai and […]

Inaugural Lecture: A crisis of constitutional democracy in post-Communist Europe: “Lands in-between” democracy and authoritarianism by Prof. Bojan Bugarič

On 4 October, for its first event, the newly created Working Group on Constitutionalism and Politics was honoured to welcome Professor Bojan Bugarič. Bojan Bugarič is Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Ljubljana and Visiting Researcher, Center for European Studies, Harvard University. With a specific focus on Hungary and Slovenia, Prof. Bugarič analysed […]