Call for papers: International conference on ‘The Rule of Law in the EU: Consensus and Discontent’ (Florence, 11-12 June 2020)

Novembre 18, 2019

Between 11-12 June 2020, the University of Portsmouth, jointly with the European University Institute and the KCL Centre of European Law will co-organise an International Conference entitled: ‘The Rule of Law in the EU: Consensus and Discontent’ at the EUI, in Florence. The conference aims to explore new avenues to think about the nature, function and transformation of the Rule of Law within the European Union. European Commissioner Věra Jourová and Prof Kim Lane Scheppele (Princeton University) will deliver keynote speeches alongside a group of esteemed invited speakers.

Call for papers: We would like to invite scholars, practitioners and institutional representatives to present their ideas in three thematic areas: (i) the philosophical foundations of the RoL in supranational polities; (ii) the evolution, meaning and contemporary application of the RoL in the EUl; and (iii) the Rule of Law and the Union in the technological age. More details about these themes and the application process can be found in the enclosed 'Call for papers'. The deadline for abstract submission is 5 February 2020. For any enquires please contact Napoleon Xanthoulis [].

11-12 June 2020


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