Constitutional rights have been in the core of the legalization of society and politics over the past decades. By analyzing the constitutional language in Europe, Professor András Jakab detects the social and constitutional order this language reflects and communicates. Join us for a conversation between the author and professor Siri Gloppen (UiB/CMI).
Coffee & Croissants will be served.
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András Jakab is the Director of the Institute for Legal Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest where he also holds a tenured research chair, and he is a Schumpeter Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg where he is currently leading a five years project on comparative constitutional reasoning. Formerly he held different research and teaching positions at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest (2010-2011); at the Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales (CEPC) in Madrid (2008-2010); at the University of Liverpool (2006-2008); at the Nottingham Trent University (2004-2006); at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg (2003-2004); and at the Calvinist University Károli Gáspár in Budapest (2001-2003). His main research interests are legal theory (esp. theory of norms), constitutional theory and comparative constitutional law.
Siri Gloppen is the Director of the CMI/UiB Centre on Law & Social Transformation and Professor of Comparative Politics at the Universty of Bergen. Her research interests are at the interfaces between law and politics: Legal mobilization & effects fo lawfare; constitutionmaking & constitutionaism, judicial independence & the role of court; transitional justice and political theory.