International Conference

Constitutionalism in the Age of Populism

March 6-8 2020, University of Victoria

Faculty of Law, The Murray and Anne Fraser Building, Room 152


 

March 6th, 2:30-4:30 pm | Keynote Address (Open to public and no charge)

Richard Bellamy, University College of London (UCL),  part of the Victoria Colloquium

 

When is Democracy Constitutional? On the Relations between Political, Populist and Popular Constitutionalism

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March 6th, 6 pm | Conference Dinner (Registration Mandatory)

Seating is limited - Register early to avoid disappointment

University Club UVic see online for location

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March 7th, 2020 | 8:30am-5:30pm

(Registration Mandatory)

Faculty of Law, the Murray and Anne Fraser Building, Room 152   *** Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:30 - 9:00 am

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A. Understanding the Populist Challenge

B. Populism, Courts, and the Rule of Law

C. Who is the People in Populism?

D. Populist Democracy and Supra-National Norms

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March 8th, 2020 | 8:30am-1:00pm

(Registration Mandatory)

Faculty of Law, the Murray and Anne Fraser Building, Room 152  *** Continental Breakfast: 8:30 - 9:00 am

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E. A Democratic Rule of Law?

F. Responding to Populism’s Democratic Challenge

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Organizers:

The Centre for Global Studies, the Faculty of Law, the Europe Canada Network Initiative Canada-Europe Dialogues on Democracy (EUCAnet.org CEDoD) and the Cedar Trees Institute (CTI) at the University of Victoria, the Faculty of Law at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) and the Research Group “Constitutional Populism: Friend or Foe of Constitutional Democracy” at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

   

Sponsors:

This international conference is co-financed by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Faculty of Law at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council and the University of Victoria: the Faculty of Law, the Centre for Global Studies, Vice President Research Office, Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Social Sciences.


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Please contact Stephanie Gruhlke at 250-472-4990 or [email protected] for more information.