Lecture: How Courts Self-Empower: Strategic Judicial Empowerment in Comparative Perspective

Prof. Dr. Yvonne Tew, B.A., University of Cambridge; LL.M., Harvard; Ph.D., University of Cambridge Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. (USA) Center for Transnational Legal Studies, London (UK)   Date: 12.3.2024, 6:00 p.m. Venue: Room L621, 6th floor | Faculty of Law | Sigmund Freud University | Lassallestraße 3, 1020 …

Vienna Lectures on Comparative Constitutional Law and Theory

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Angelika Nußberger M.A. University of Cologne (Germany) The challenges to adopt ‘de-oligarchization laws’ Date: 10.2.2024, 6 p.m. Venue: Department of Legal Studies | Central European University | Quellenstrasse 51, 1100 Vienna   Professor Angelika Nussberger will deliver a public lectures at CEU.  It will …

Lecture: Comparative Federalism and the Unit Question

Dr.  Erika Arban, Senior Research Associate Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne (Australia) Date: 22.1.2024, 6:00 p.m. Venue: Room 101-02, 1st floor | Sigmund Freud University | Freudplatz 3, 1020 Vienna   As Hirschl observed, in constitutional law and federalism studies ‘the near-exclusively applied “unit” … is the state and …

Lecture: Does the European Union nowadays need a big ‘C’ constitution and why (not)?

Professor Dr. Matej Avbelj, New University, Ljubljana (Slovenia) Date: 13.12.2023, 6:00 p.m. Venue: Room 317, 3rd floor | Sigmund Freud University | Freudplatz 3, 1020 Vienna   Matej Avbelj’s recent edited volume on the Future of EU Constitutionalism (Hart Publishing, 2023) argues that over the last decade and half the …

Lecture: Cooling things off at apex courts

Associate Professor Dr. Mathias Möschel, LLM (Berkeley), Central European University (CEU), Vienna (Austria) Date: 13.11.2023, 6:00 p.m. Venue: Room 318, 3rd floor | Sigmund Freud University | Freudplatz 3, 1020 Vienna   This presentation will focus on cooling off periods at apex courts. While such mechanisms have existed since quite …

Lecture: Chile’s constitutional moment to the couch

Professor Dr. Rodrigo Correa González, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile) Date: 09.10.2023, 6:00 p.m. Venue: Room 302-03, 3rd floor | Sigmund Freud University | Freudplatz 3, 1020 Vienna   On October 18, 2019, severe riots broke out in Chile. The government was helpless to establish public order, and the situation quickly …