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Summer School "Law, Art, Politics": Call for Applications

The Law and Humanities Summer School "Law, Art, Politics" is an intensive one-week study program, to be held at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, from 15 to 19 June 2020. The school is bringing together leading scholars, researchers and postgraduate students. It will showcase cutting-edge work at the intersections of law and the humanities, and serve as a laboratory for exploring a range of contemporary methods, approaches and issues. More information and how to apply is available here

 

Ronald Watts Young Researcher Award: Call for Applications

The International Association of Centres for Federal Studies (IACFS) invites young researchers to submit a journal-length article (8 000-10 000 words) on a topic dealing with an aspect of federalism for the Ronald L. Watts Young Researcher Award 2020. More information on how to apply is available here

 

Publication: Constitutional Asymmetry in Multinational Federalism: Managing Multinationalism in Multi-tiered Systems by Patricia Popelier and Maja Sahadžić

  • The first book to offer a legal and comprehensive account of constitutional ​asymmetry.
  • Covers 16 legal systems, many of which are often ignored in comparative federal and constitutional studies.
  • Responds to contemporary challenges of constitutional engineering in multinational states.

P. Popelier and M. Sahadžić, Constitutional Asymmetry in Multinational Federalism: Managing Multinationalism in Multi-tiered Systems, Cham, Palgrave MacMillan, 2019.

 

Publication: 'The Constitution, an article-by-article commentary' by prof. Jan Velaers.

Prof. Jan Velaers analyzes in three volumes the articles of the Belgian constitution. The in depth series discuss in detail the background, realization, possible revision(s) and evolutions in its application. Velaers J., De Grondwet, een artikelsgewijze commentaar, Brugge, Die Keure, 2019, 2247.

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