“Constitutionalist resistance to authoritarianism and populism?” Workshop to commemorate the 100 years of Finland’s independence. April 10, 2017, EUΙ

The workshop is organized jointly by the European University Institute and the Finnish Academy research project Constitutionalism Reconfigurd (CORE). This workshop will pay special attention to the antagonistic relationship between populist politics and constitutionalism. The overall question that we will try to answer is what kind of legal mechanisms, strategies and arguments constitutions and constitutionalism provide to counter the rise of populism and the risk of authoritarianism. To what extent can resistance be based on existing institutions such as courts? Or should we refresh old theories such as militant democracy or constitutional patriotism?

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Conference on “Imposed Constitutions. Aspects of imposed constitutionalism”, May 5-6, 2017, Cyprus

The Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change of the International Association of Constitutional Law in collaboration with the University of Nicosia, Department of Law and the Centre for European Constitutional Law – Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation are organizing a Conference on “Imposed Constitutions. Aspects of imposed constitutionalism” on May 5-6 2017 in Nicosia, Cyprus (University of Nicosia , 46 Makedonitissas Avenue, Engomi – Nicosia, Cyprus).

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Call for Papers–The Separation of Powers: A Global Constitutional Dialogue–Milan, Italy

International Symposium, Monday, May 22nd 2017, Milan, Italy.
The Symposium on ‘The Separation of Powers. A Global Constitutional Dialogue”, in memory of Prof. Bognetti, will host an international dialogue on the transformation of, prospects for, and challenges to the separation of powers in our contemporary setting. Invited scholars will offer a variety of perspectives on the separation of powers in legal scholarship. Drawing from country-specific and cross-national experiences with separation of powers, invited scholars will take comparative, doctrinal, historical, legal and theoretical approaches to the study of the idea of separation of powers.

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Call for papers-Symposium on The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and Reform

24 May 2017, Pisa, Italy.
This Symposium will convene a group of scholars to reflect on the history and evolution of the Constitution of Canada, on its written and unwritten dimensions, on its influence abroad, and on prospects for its reform.
Submissions are invited from scholars of all levels—from senior scholars to doctoral students—on one or more of the following subjects. We invite participants to take any methodological approach they wish, including comparative, doctrinal, empirical, historical and/or theoretical perspectives.

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Call for Papers-Conference on Imposed Constitutions: Aspects of imposed constitutionalism

The Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change of the International Association of Constitutional Law, the University of Nicosia, Department of Law and the Centre for European Constitutional law invite submissions for a two-day Conference on Imposed Constitutions: Aspects of imposed constitutionalism, to be held on the campus of the University of Nicosia University on Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, 2017.

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Panel Disussion

Bicameralism Under Pressure: Constitutional Reform of National Legislatures – In memory of Gabriella Angiulli

A global symposium in memory of Gabriella Angiulli, presented by the Center for Parliamentary Studies CESP LUISS in cooperation with the University of Milan (Department of National and Supranational Public Law), the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), the Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) and American Society of Comparative Law

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ICL Journal Conference 2016-CALL FOR PAPERS

The Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law is dedicated to a wide range of subjects including in particular European Constitutional Law, Public International Law, the Constitutionalization of International Law, the Internationalization of Constitutional Law, the Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Legal Theory, and Comparative Constitutional Law. For its 10 year anniversary the Journal will host a conference dedicated to its very scope: The one day event to be held on 23 September 2016 at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) will focus on the concept of International Constitutional Law.

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Call for Papers: Conference on Constitutional Politics in Turkey

Consortium for Social Research on Turkey (CSRT) in collaboration with Center for Policy and Research on Turkey (Research Turkey) and the Student Collective of Turkey at the New School invites paper submissions for a full-day conference on constitutional politics in Turkey to be held at the New School for Social Research, New York, on March 4, 2016.

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