Lectures and Book Launches

Lecture: A critical overview on the tension between rule of law and populism in Romania by Prof. Elena-Simina Tănăsescu

By on 31st May 2017

The Constitutionalism and Politics Working Group had the pleasure to organize the talk: A critical overview on the tension between rule of law and populism in Romania by Elena-Simina Tănăsescu (Professor of Constitutional Law and EU Law, University of Bucharest and adviser on constitutional reform of the President of Romania) On Wednesday, 31st of May, […]

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Blog Posts

Populist Constitutionalism

By on 7th May 2017

Populist engagement with constitution-making and constitutional reform forms a distinctive, and in significant ways worrying, tendency. Populism is explicitly present in the constitutional politics of the East-Central European countries of Hungary and Poland (but not reducible to East-Central Europe), and is causing important tensions in the European Union, which proclaims to be grounded in the […]

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Events and Calls for Papers

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

By on 10th March 2017

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 […]

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