Constitutional Change in France and in the UK

Venue: Maison Francaise

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 27, 2009 End Date/Time: Jun 27, 2009
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Description

This one-day conference will address the recent constitutional change in both countries.

Theme 1: Adapting Old Ideas: The Nation-State, sovereignty and its accessories; The problem of support (Legitimacy, the political system, Bi partisan,…); The question of the central state and its peripheries (Form of state, unitary, decentralisation, devolution, Jacobinism); Modifications/revisions of the Constitution (frequency, substantial issues) .

Theme 2: Considering New Demands: Citizens, rights and the future; Accountability, control and transparency; The rule of law, Human Rights and l’Etat de droit; a republic, no monarch; a democracy, one monarch: (issues about the head of state); applying the constitution. Constitutions and the judiciary

The conference is targeted at legal academics, students and legal practitioners.

Venue

2-10 Norham Road OX2 6SE
Oxford
United Kingdom
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