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
Professor Dagmar Schiek, of JMCE “Tensions at the Fringes of the European Union”, was called to give evidence in the Inquiry on the future of the land border in Ireland after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. She stressed that from legal perspectives borders are composed of rights to access territory and the authority to control … Continue reading
Starting a debate on what litigating on how to start “BREXIT” means from NI, UK and EU law perspectives, this panel discussed the rulings by the High Courts in Northern Ireland (McCord, Re Judicial) and England and Wales (in R (Miller) v Secretary of State). A report of this event can be found here.
Following the ruling by the High Court [Queen's Bench Division] in London on the UK and Article 50, Professor Dagmar Schiek takes a look at the legal complexities behind the ruling and the reasons for the decision, including some remarks on the contrasting ruling by the High Court in Belfast. … 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.