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Results: 1 - 20 of 75
Results: 1 - 20 of 75
  • Decolonisation and human rights in the Kingdom of the Netherlands
    14 Oct 2021 09:00 - 17:15 Lecture
    When King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands formally apologised last year for the Dutch violence visited on Indonesians during their struggle for independence, it came as a late acknowledgement of this particular ...
  • Book launch: ''The Politics of Legal Expertise in EU Policy-Making''
    11 Oct 2021 15:00 - 17:00 Lecture
    Päivi Leino-Sandberg LL.D., LL.M. is Professor of Transnational European Law, University of Helsinki and Director of its Master's Programme in Global Governance Law. She will be speaking about her new book, 'The ...
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    When Institutions Disagree: Looking behind Constitutional Competences
    7 Oct 2021 13:00 - 14:30 Lecture
    Panu Minkkinen is Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He coordinates socio-legal scholarship in the Faculty (and beyond) through the Helsinki Socio-Legal Initiative (HSLI) , and he is a ...
  • EU decision-making dynamics on migration control and the return of irregular migrants
    4 Oct 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Professor Florian Trauner is a Director of the Research Centre for Migration, Diversity and Justice (C-MDJ) and holds the Jean Monnet Chair 'EXPAND- Explaining Resilience in EU Justice and Home Affairs'. His lecture ...
  • Does Imagination Matter to Legal Reasoning?
    27 Sep 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Maksymilian (Maks) Del Mar is Professor of Legal Theory and Legal Humanities in the Department of Law. He joined Queen Mary University of London in 2011. In 2020-21, he is on research leave as a British Academy ...
  • Games populists play: How populist governments engender deadlock in EU politics
    13 Sep 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Although deadlock is becoming more recurrent in European Union decision-making, we do not yet know whether the presence of populist governments makes deadlock more likely. Dr Natascha Zaun and Professor Ariadna ...
  • A Law for Greed? Critical Engagements with International Investment Law
    15 Jun 2021 15:00 - 16:45 Lecture
    The international investment legal regime has been heavily critiqued for several decades. Critics argue that investment arbitration is non-transparent, inconsistent and captured by an elite group of arbitrators from ...
  • International soft law in the EU external action on migration
    14 Jun 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Paula Garcia Andrade is an Associate Professor of Public International Law and European Union Law at Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid.
  • A human right to a (somewhat) stable climate?
    11 Jun 2021 13:00 - 15:00 Lecture
    With their Klimaschutzgesetz and Shell decision of April-May 2021, the German constitutional court and the District Court of The Hague have given new traction to the European wave of climate change litigation. At ...
  • Making the case for an EU Framework Directive on Minimum Income: A legal perspective
    8 Jun 2021 13:00 - 14:30 Lecture
    Despite having been an alleged priority for the EU and the Member States over the last ten years, the number of people in situations of poverty and social exclusion remains unacceptably high. The Covid-19 crisis puts ...
  • How does separation of powers impact sustainability and equality in EU trade policy?
    4 Jun 2021 09:00 - 15:00 Lecture
    External action and trade policy is traditionally seen as dominated by the executive. Yet, EU trade policy has undergone a gradual process of democratization, as the powers of the European Parliament have gradually ...
  • Discretion and the EU agencies’ constitutive powers
    18 May 2021 13:00 - 14:30 Lecture
    Joana Mendes is Professor of Comparative Administrative Law at the University of Luxembourg, where she teaches courses in Comparative Administrative Law and EU Law.
  • The Separation of Powers and Its Control by Courts in the Field of Economic and Monetary Union
    19 Apr 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Dr. René Repasi is Professor of International and European Union Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam and acts as Deputy Head of the Department of International and European Union Law at Erasmus School of Law.
  • Media pluralism and (EU) competition law: what role (EU) competition rules play in fostering media pluralism in the Member States?
    15 Apr 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Lecture
    Media pluralism has generally been recognized as a core component of well-functioning democracies, free and open societies. These fundamental principles are reflected in Article 11 of the Charter of Fundamental ...
  • Seeing Power: EU Executive Technocracy in Crisis
    29 Mar 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Executive power is at the core of managing and planning and enforcement with a prioritization of evidence-based decision-making within or to the (political) executive. It is certainly too early to evaluate the scope ...
  • The European Council: Above and Outside the EU's Separation of Powers?
    22 Mar 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Bruno de Witte is professor of European Union law at Maastricht University, and part-time professor at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. He is co-director of the Maastricht Centre for European Law. ...
  • “I demand justice. I hold them all responsible”: Advancing the Enforcement of Anti-slavery Legislation in Mauritania
    15 Mar 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Mauritania was the last state in the world to formally abolish “chattel slavery” in 1980. It has since committed to work towards the elimination of slavery by 2030 under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...
  • Emerging Female EU Law Scholars Workshop
    12 Mar 2021 12:00 - 17:00 Lecture
    On March, 12th, 2021, the Amsterdam Center for European Law and Governance (UvA) is organizing a half-day (noon-5pm) online workshop for emerging, non-tenured female scholars working on EU law. During this workshop, ...
  • Shifting executive power in EU migration policy: joint implementation and steering through EU agencies
    22 Feb 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    Executive power in migration has been shifting towards EU agencies to counter the implementation gap, while enhancing intra-EU solidarity. An increasingly integrated administration stirs the challenges of fundamental ...
  • Reintroduction of Border Controls in the Schengen Area
    26 Jan 2021 13:00 - 14:00 Lecture
    In 2015 several EU Member States reintroduced controls at their internal borders as a response to the rising number of asylum applications in the EU. More than five years later, these controls are still in place. An ...