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EUI Conference: ‘Challenges to EU Law and Governance in the Member States’, 8 June 2018

11/01/2018 – 5:05 pm |

* With thanks to Dr Clara Rauchegger and Dr Anna Wallerman, Max Weber Fellows, European University Institute.
The conference on ‘Challenges to EU Law and Governance in the Member States’ will be held on 8 June 2018 at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Michal Bobek, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the EU, will deliver the keynote address.
The deadline for submitting an …

International Court Authority

08/01/2018 – 9:33 am |

Karen Alter, Larry Helfer and Mikael Rask Madsen have published a new paper on International Court Authority that also serves as an introduction to a larger project that is forthcoming on Oxford University Press.
Here is the abstract:
An innovative, interdisciplinary and far-reaching examination of the actual reality of international courts, International Court Authority (Oxford University Press, 2018) challenges fundamental preconceptions about when, why, and how international …

CfP, Radboud Economic Law Conference – 3rd ed – Upgrading Trade and Services in EU and International Economic Law – 15 June 2018 – Nijmegen, NL

21/11/2017 – 4:27 pm | Comments Off on CfP, Radboud Economic Law Conference – 3rd ed – Upgrading Trade and Services in EU and International Economic Law – 15 June 2018 – Nijmegen, NL

On Friday, 15 June 2018, the 3rd edition of the Radboud Economic Law International Conference will take place at the Faculty of Law of Radboud University Nijmegen. This event will be focused on ‘Upgrading Trade and Services in EU and International Economic Law’. 
The conference website with information about the conference concept, the detailed programme, the call for papers, the NOVA points awarded, the registration procedure, etc. can be accessed HERE.
This one day conference is organized in two successive …

CfP European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS): “60 Years of European Integration: Reflections from Young Legal Scholars”, 16 November 2017, EUI, Florence, Italy

26/06/2017 – 11:51 am | Comments Off on CfP European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS): “60 Years of European Integration: Reflections from Young Legal Scholars”, 16 November 2017, EUI, Florence, Italy

The European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS) and the Academy of European Law are delighted to invite submissions for the EJLS 10th anniversary conference to be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.
Sixty years after the Treaty of Rome and twenty-five years after the Treaty of Maastricht being signed, the European Union is at a crossroads. A …

Utrecht Journal of International and European Law, 2016 General Issue Published; and, Call for the 2017 General Issue

30/09/2016 – 1:52 pm | Comments Off on Utrecht Journal of International and European Law, 2016 General Issue Published; and, Call for the 2017 General Issue

The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law is pleased to announce that the latest edition of the journal, the 2016 General Issue, has just been published.
Full, free access is available here, with links to the individual pieces included below.
ARTICLES
Intellectual Property Rights in Traditional Knowledge: Enabler of Sustainable Development
Freedom-Kai Phillips
(Pages 1-18)
It’s Not the Fish that Stinks! EU Trade Relations with Morocco under the Scrutiny of the General Court of the …

iCourts lanches new database on international courts

05/04/2016 – 1:58 pm | Comments Off on iCourts lanches new database on international courts

Today the Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) embedded in the Faculty of law, University of Copenhagen, lauched a new and original database on international courts.
The database makes the judgments of international courts easily accessible to researchers and can be accessed at www.icourts.dk.
The database currently makes two datasets available on the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). In …

Academy of European Law summer courses in Human Rights Law and the Law of the European Union

12/02/2016 – 11:13 am | Comments Off on Academy of European Law summer courses in Human Rights Law and the Law of the European Union

The Academy of European Law (AEL) holds two summer courses each year, on Human Rights Law and the Law of the European Union.  The Academy’s Summer Courses are renowned for their innovative and cutting-edge topics, combined with the highest standards of academic content presented by leading scholars and thinkers. Each year the courses attract highly qualified participants from all around the world and the mix …

Did the Financial Crisis Change European Citizenship Law?

20/01/2016 – 12:39 pm | Comments Off on Did the Financial Crisis Change European Citizenship Law?

New article by iCourts assistant professor Urska Sadl and professor Mikael Rask Madsen: “Did the Financial Crisis Change European Citizenship Law? An Analysis of CItizenship Rights Adjudication before and after the Financial Crisis“.
Abstract:
This article analyzes the impact of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis on the adjudication of EU citizenship rights, combining long-term quantitative empirical legal study with qualitative socio-legal analysis. We find …

A ‘Selfie’ from Luxembourg: The Court of Justice and the Fabrication of the Pre-Accession Case-Law Dossiers

20/01/2016 – 9:57 am | Comments Off on A ‘Selfie’ from Luxembourg: The Court of Justice and the Fabrication of the Pre-Accession Case-Law Dossiers

iCourts professor Mikael Rask Madsen and assistant professor Urska Sadl have published a new article.
Abstract:
How does the European Court of Justice view itself? Which cases does it regard as most important? The question has riddled EU scholarship for decades. Due to a basic lack of empirical evidence, which is in part a consequence of secrecy surrounding the Court, no empirically firm answer …

Call for Papers: Utrecht Journal of International and European Law

04/01/2016 – 2:20 pm | Comments Off on Call for Papers: Utrecht Journal of International and European Law

The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law will publish its next summer issue on ‘General Issues in International and European Law‘.
More information is available at CFP General Issue 2016.
Please note that the deadline for submissions is 18 April 2016!

“Oxi” vote the outcome of the Greek referendum

07/07/2015 – 11:53 pm | Comments Off on “Oxi” vote the outcome of the Greek referendum

An overwhelming 61,31% in favour of the “oxi” (no) vote was the outcome of the controversial Greek referendum of July 5th.
On Sunday past, the deeply divided Greek people were called to to accept or reject the proposal submitted by Greece’s creditors in the Eurogroup of June 25th, asking for more austerity in the form of spending cuts and tax increases. However, the referendum was given …

New Event: Managing Migration Flows in the Mediterranean? A Critical Appraisal

05/06/2015 – 11:07 am | Comments Off on New Event: Managing Migration Flows in the Mediterranean? A Critical Appraisal

Managing Migration Flows in the Mediterranean? A Critical Appraisal
 
 
Thursday 25 June 2015, 17:30-19:30 (2 CPD hours)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
Recent weeks have seen a number of incidents in the Mediterranean Sea that have led to the death of over 1,000 people within the space of just a few days. This was not the first incident …

UCL Faculty of Law Seminar: Recent Developments in the Law of State Immunity

16/03/2015 – 9:16 pm | Comments Off on UCL Faculty of Law Seminar: Recent Developments in the Law of State Immunity

The seminar will analyze the recent judgment of the UK Court of Appeal in the Benkharbouche case and its impact on the law of State immunity. The case concerns the employment law complaints brought by two domestic workers against the embassies of Sudan and Libya, which subsequently claimed immunity based on the UK State Immunity Act of 1978. The main question is whether invoking state …

EFTA Surveillance Authority opens antitrust case concerning the agreement between passenger ferry company Color Line and the municipality of Sandefjord (Norway)

11/03/2015 – 2:17 pm | Comments Off on EFTA Surveillance Authority opens antitrust case concerning the agreement between passenger ferry company Color Line and the municipality of Sandefjord (Norway)

On 5 March 2015, EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) took a decision to open investigation of the agreement between Color Line and the Sandefjord Municipality concerning operation of tax-free passenger ferry services between Sandefjord port (Norway) and Strömstad port (Sweden). The Sandefjord port is a commercial port owned and operated by the Municipality of Sandefjord.
Color Line’s operations on this route has previously been investigated by ESA. …

European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation

22/02/2015 – 1:40 pm | Comments Off on European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation

The Master’s
The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) is a unique Master’s programme developed by 10 pioneering universities that today counts on the participation of 41 prestigious universities and human rights centres from all member states of the European Union.
The programme is an intensive one-year advanced master’s course and an outstanding mix of theory and practice and higher education, preparing students for …

Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU (1 January – 30 June 2015)

07/01/2015 – 12:02 pm | Comments Off on Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU (1 January – 30 June 2015)

So, for the first time since Latvia has become a member of the EU on the 1 May 2004 it holds the presidency of the Council of EU. The Presidency starts with several events, including Commissioners visiting Riga: a more complete overview is available here: https://eu2015.lv/
So, what is Latvia concerned with, and wants to act upon? The program for the Latvian Presidency is ambitious and …

Call For Papers: Cahiers de droit europeen Conference on the General Principles of European Union Law

18/12/2014 – 10:27 pm | Comments Off on Call For Papers: Cahiers de droit europeen Conference on the General Principles of European Union Law

Call For Papers: 50-year Anniversary of Cahiers de droit europeen Conference on the General Principles of European Union Law 
On the occasion of its 50-year anniversary, Cahiers de droit europeen is organising a conference on the General principles of European Union law, which will be held in Brussels on 10 September 2015. The Board of Editors is inviting submissions. All selected papers will be published in …

Queen Mary UL Annual Seminar Series: Public International Law & EU Law

25/11/2014 – 6:26 pm | Comments Off on Queen Mary UL Annual Seminar Series: Public International Law & EU Law

As part of its Annual Seminar Series, Queen Mary University of London will host another round of events for 2014-2015. This year, the focus will be on the interrelationship between EU Law and Public International Law, examining the interaction of the two legal systems on a number of issues of common concern.
Programme of future seminars: (from the relevant press release)
3 December 2014, 15.00 to 17.00
Dialogue …