Academic Conference: “BREXIT” 15 months on – socio-legal perspectives for the EU and Europe

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Saturday 23 September 2017, 9:00 – 17:15 hrs
Queen’s University Belfast, Main Site Tower (free registration up to 21 August)

15 months after the UK has lodged its intention to withdraw from the European Union (EU) there is limited information on what exactly the UK wishes to achieve. However, this does and should not prevent the EU from responding to this withdrawal with a programmatic … Continue reading

Sustainable Development in Trade Agreements (11 October 2017, Queen’s University Belfast)

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This TREUP workshop aims to provide law, political science and international relations scholars the opportunity to explore and discuss various issues surrounding the interaction between trade liberalisation and sustainable development in the framework of EU trade agreements. Deadline for abstract submissions Friday 16 June 2017 (now expired, programme to follow soon – view call for papers here)

Innovative Approaches to Ecological Sustainability in the European Union: Challenges and Opportunities in a global economic crisis

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Friday 26th May 2017, 12.00- 17.00 , Queen’s University Belfast School of Law

This half day event focused on the concept of ecological sustainability, identifying barriers that European Union policy makers face in seeking to achieve this core goal as well as the opportunities for innovative solutions. A report can be viewed HERE


Escaping the ECJ’s jurisdiction by EUXIT?

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Escaping the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is not just one of the goals professed in the White Paper on exiting the EU – it most likely qualifies as one of the Prime Minister’s red lines for any so-called “Brexit Deal”, … Continue reading