The Surrey European Law Unit (SELU) is proud to host an interdisciplinary workshop on the theme of ‘A Europe of Rights: the EU and ECHR’. The workshop is aimed at young as well as established scholars and practising lawyers with an interest in human rights law and policy.
Dean Spielmann, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights and President of Section V of the Court will deliver the keynote address on 8 June 2012.
If you would like to attend the workshop please register your place at http://www.surrey.ac.uk/SELU/
If you would like to attend the keynote address on Friday 8th June only please register your place at email@example.com. Registration for the keynote address is free.
Please visit our website for more information http://www.surrey.ac.uk/SELU/
The Programme of the Workshop:
Friday, 8 June 2012
17:00 Registration. Wine Reception.
18:00 Key Note Address – Judge Dean Spielmann (European Court of Human Rights)
Saturday, 9 June 2012
|9:30-11:30||Panel Session 1: INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORKChair: Professor Anthony Bradley, QC (Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford)Discussant: Dr Tobias Lock (Surrey)
Vassilis P. Tzevelekos (University of Hull): When Elephants Fight it is the Grass that Suffers: “Hegemonic Struggle” in Europe and its Side-Effects for International Law
Paul Gragl (University of Graz, Austria): Inter-Party Cases after Accession and the Autonomy of European Union Law
Dr Andrés Delgado Casteleiro (University of Durham): The EU and its Member States in Strasbourg: How will the co-respondent mechanism work in practice?
Lauri Bode-Kirchhoff (University of Hamburg; Max Plank Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg): Why the road from Luxembourg to Strasbourg leads through Venice – The Venice Commission as a link between the EU and the ECHR
|11:45-13:15||Panel Session 2: ADJUDICATORY APPROACHES IN THE EU AND ECHRChair: Dr Ed Bates (Southampton)Discussant: Dr Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou (Surrey)
Carina Alcoberro Llivina (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona): The national constitutional identity clause: introducing a margin of appreciation doctrine into EU law?
Bilyana Petkova (University of Kent at Brussels): The Role of Majoritarian Activism in Precedent Formation at the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights. What legitimacy models for what courts?
Dr Catherine Van de Heyning, (Europa Instituut, University of Leiden): Coherence and Progress in the European protection of fundamental rights; friends or feuds?
|14:15-15:45||Panel Session 3: PROCEDURAL RIGHTS IN THE EU AND THE ECHRChair: Paul Mahoney (former President of the Civil Service Tribunal)Discussant: Theodore Konstadinides
Alexandros-Ioannis Kargopoulos (Hellenic National School of Judges, Thessaloniki): The presumption of equivalent protection rebutted: the right to a fair trial in criminal proceedings and ne bis in idem in the ECHR and EU law
Wanni Teo (University of Reading): Individual rights in the external dimension of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: the case of international transfers of personal data
Elsbeth Beumer (Europa Instituut, University of Leiden): The interplay between Article 6 ECHR & Article 47 Charter and the EU competition enforcement system
|16:00-17:30||Panel Session 4: SUBSTANTIVE RIGHTS PROTECTION IN THE EU AND ECHRChair: Professor Dora Kostakopoulou (Southampton)Discussant: Dr Virginia Mantouvalou (UCL)
Amy Ludlow (University of Cambridge): Prison Officer Strike Action:
“The mouth-watering possibility of a high noon conflict” between the European Courts?
Dr Francesca Ippolito (University of Cagliari) and Dr Samantha Velluti (University of Lincoln): The relationship between the CJEU and ECtHR: the case of asylum
Dr Panos Kapotas (London School of Economics): “From Strasbourg to Luxembourg and back again: Positive action as ‘full equality’ in the European legal order”
|17:30-18:30||Concluding Remarks by Paul Mahoney (followed by a wine reception)|