Legal Disintegration in the European Union

Copenhagen, Denmark

15-16 March 2018

The Department of Law, Aarhus University; the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University; and the Centre for European and Comparative Legal Studies (CECS), and the Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen will host a major international conference on 'Legal Disintegration in the European Union', on Thursday 15 March 2018 and Friday 16 March 2018 at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Convened by Graham Butler and Federico Fabbrini, the conference will hear from a number of prominent speakers, exploring the paradigms, practice, and prospects of legal disintegration in the European Union. Centring on a number of themes, it will offer an in-depth discussion on the nature of legal disintegration in the EU, and its full ramifications that it has for the EU legal order.

Themes: The paradigms of European integration, Structural forms of flexible integration, Construction of European constitutional design, Destruction of European constitutional design, Reconstruction: Shaping integration and taming disintegration. 

Speakers by surname:
  • Rebecca Adler-Nissen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Matej Avbelj, Graduate School of Government and European Studies, Slovenia.
  • Carl Fredrik Bergström, Uppsala University, Sweden.
  • Graham Butler, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  • Paul Craig, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • Deirdre Curtin, European University Institute, Italy, and University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Federico Fabbrini, Dublin City University, Ireland.
  • Helle Krunke, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Ronan McCrea, University College London, United Kingdom.
  • Lina Papadopoulou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • András Sajó, Central European University, Hungary, and former Vice-President of the European Court of Human Rights.
  • Karsten Engsig Sørensen, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  • Daniel Thym, University of Konstanz, Germany.
  • Hans Vollaard, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
  • Neil Walker, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • Marlene Wind, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.



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