Lecture: ʽRethinking Constitutional Law’

Professor Antonios Kouroutakis, IE University (Madrid) Date: 17.12.2018, 6:00 p.m. Venue: Room 6012 | Sigmund Freud University | Freudplatz 1, 1020 Vienna This project is based on the assumption that ‘Power’ rots political actors. This remark is not new, as Alexis de Tocqueville had already remarked that ‘intrigue and corruption …

Book presentation: ‘New Challenges to Constitutional Adjudication in Europe’

Professor Dr. Zoltán Szente University of Public Services Budapest Dr. Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz Director of the Institute for Legal Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences   Date: 16.10.2018, 6:00 p.m. Venue: Room E003 (ground floor) | Sigmund Freud University | Freudplatz 1, 1020 Vienna In the past few years, constitutional courts have …

Constitutional Geometry in Westphalian and Post-Westphalian Constitutionalism

Professor Dr. Martin Belov, Sofia University »St. Kliment Ohridski« Date: 18.10.2018, 7:00 p.m. Venue: Sigmund Freud University | Freudplatz 1, 1020 Vienna   Martin Belov will present the transition from Westphalian to post-Westphalian constitutionalism in the light of the concept of constitutional geometry. Constitutional geometry is a new analytical paradigm of constitutional …

Lecture: ‘Brexit and the United Kingdom’s Devolutionary Constitution’

Professor Roger Masterman, Durham Law School (UK) Date: 28.09.2018, 12:30-13.30 Venue: Room 5002 | Sigmund Freud University | Freudplatz 1, 1020 Vienna The narrow 2016 UK-wide vote in favour of exiting the European Union (EU) masked differentiated preferences evidenced in the UK’s constituent territories. While majorities in England (53.3% voting to leave) …