Constitutional Change in France and in the UK
Venue: Maison Francaise
|Event Date/Time: Jun 27, 2009||End Date/Time: Jun 27, 2009|
Theme 1: Adapting Old Ideas: The Nation-State, sovereignty and its accessories; The problem of support (Legitimacy, the political system, Bi partisan,â€¦); 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 lâ€™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.