Saturday 23 September 2017, 9:00 – 17:15 hrs Queen’s University Belfast, Main Site Tower
Our sincerest thanks to speakers and participants for making this a successful conference – a summary report is now available here , and a summarising video here. NEW: some of the papers are published in a special issue of the NILQ – check our web page here: https://nilq.qub.ac.uk/index.php/nilq/issue/view/7
How will Human Rights be protected in Europe between the Council of Europe and the European Union? Debates on how the two competing courts contributed to Equality and Social Justice (panel one, key note: Evelyn Collins, NI Equality Commission) and to resolving tensions between human rights and criminal justice (panel 2, key note: Daniel Sarmiento, University Carlos III Madrid). For more information check the call for papers(closed), the conference report (HERE), the slides of Dagmar Schiek’s conference summary (HERE), and podcasts of speakers summarising their contributions (HERE). Abstracts and cv’s can be found in the conference folder (HERE). *This was a Bar Council’s recognised CPD event.
This seminar focused on the interaction between trade liberalisation and sustainable development in the framework of EU trade agreements, discussing the impact of the ECJ’s ruling on the Free Trade Agreement with Singapoor … Continue reading
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
The School of Law at QUB, together with the Centre for Transnational and European Studies, hosted a round-table discussion forum about the “Brexit” decisions of the UK Supreme Court, released on Tuesday, 24th January, concerning the constitutional requirements to trigger Art. 50 TEU.
Café Europa, a new JMCE/TREUP initiative providing a forum for debating research and practice on law & policy in the European Union, was launched on 15 December. The topic of this first edition was “What does ‘Brexit’ mean for higher education and academics?”. … Continue reading
The conference Rights in diverse societies: Gender Migration and ethnopolitics in the EU, organised by the PSA Ethnopolitics, Global Justice & Human Rights, and Women & Politics Specialist Groups explored the intersections of ethnopolitics, gender and ethnic identities, and differential access to enjoyment of equal rights in diverse societies. Click here to view programme.