The Cambridge International Law Journal, in association with the Centre for European Legal Studies and Monckton Chambers, will hold the 2017 Cambridge International and European Law Conference, on March 23-24. The theme is: “Transforming Institutions.” The program is here.
|Thursday 23rd March 2017|
|08.30 – 09.30||Registration: Lower Ground Floor, The David Williams Building, Law Faculty, The University of Cambridge. Coffee and other refreshments will be provided.|
|09.30 – 09.45||Welcome Address by Professor Eyal Benvenisti, Whewell Professor of International Law, The University of Cambridge.|
|09.45 – 10.30||Keynote Address by Professor Jan Klabbers, Professor of International Law, The University of Helsinki.|
|10.30 – 11.00||Coffee Break: Coffee, Tea and other refreshments will be provided.|
|11.00 – 12.15||Panel 1: Transformations in International Criminal Law.
Dr. Annika Jones, Lecturer in International Law, The University of Durham: “A Quiet Transformation: Efficiency Building in the “Fall” of International Criminal Justice”.
Dr. Gabriel M. Lentner, Research and Teaching Fellow, The Danube University Krems & Lecturer in Law, The University of Vienna: “Transforming Institutions: UN Security Council Referrals to the International Criminal Court”.
Dr. John Joseph Heieck, Lecturer in Public International Law and International Diplomatic Law, The University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies: “The Duty to Prevent War Crimes: Transforming Russia’s Veto Power in the Security Council?”
Panel 2: The Transformation of EU Law-Making.
Emilija Marcinkevciute, PhD Candidate, The University of Cambridge: “Sovereignty of Member States: the Role of Mixity in the European Union”.
Katy Sowery, PhD Candidate, The University of Liverpool: “How far are the formal structures under the Treaty for the amendment of Union primary law affected by the (transforming) role of the Union institutions?”
Dr. Zheni Zhekova, The University of Luxembourg & Catherine Warin, PhD Candidate, The University of Luxembourg: “Non-binding EU external arrangements: Transforming the EU institutional balance? The example of the EU-Afghanistan Joint Way forward on migration issues”.
Dr. Chrysthia Papacleovoulou, Scientific Collaborator in Law, University of Cyprus and Practitioner, Law Chambers Nicos Papacleovoulou, Cyprus: “The Transformative Role of Troika: with focus on the Cyprus bail-in and Greece bail-out”.
|12.15 – 13.15||Lunch Break: A buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided on the lower ground floor of the David Williams Building in the Law Faculty.|
|13.15 – 14.30||Panel 3: Transformations in The European Court on Human Rights.
Gail Lythgoe, PhD Candidate, The University of Glasgow: “The Territorial Configuration of International Institutions”.
Edith Wagner, Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, Luxembourg & PhD candidate, The University of Heidelberg: “Attack of the clones at the European Court of Human Rights – How clone cases challenge and advance the Strasbourg System”.
Juha Tuovinen, PhD Candidate, European University Institute: “A Transformation in the Reasoning of the European Court of Human Rights?”
Panel 4: Institutional Transformations and the Court of Justice of the European
Zane Rasnaca, PhD candidate, European University Institute: “How important is the CJEU really?”
Ana Koprivica, Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, Luxembourg & PhD candidate, The University of Luxembourg: “What Happens in Luxembourg (Still) Stays in Luxembourg?
Transforming the Role of the Court of Justice of the European Union through Extending Public Access to Oral Hearings”.
Dr Tamas Molnar, Adjunct Professor, Institute of International Studies, Corvinus University of Budapest: “The Court of Justice of the EU, autonomy of EU law and the relationship with other European courts.”
|14.30 – 15.45||Panel 5: International Arbitration in Times of Transition.
Ridhi Kabra, PhD Candidate, The University of Cambridge: “Mass Investment Claims’ -transforming investment arbitration into a mass claims process?”
Jagdish John Menezes, Associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, London: “Unfit to Profit: Transforming the Shops in the Investment Disputes Marketplace”.
Georgios Andriotis, Associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP, Paris: “Rule of Law’s Transformative Effect on International Investment and Arbitration”.
|Panel 6: Transforming Financial Institutions and the Market.
Dr. Thomas Papadopoulos, Lecturer in Law, The University of Cyprus: “Transforming the role of Member States in privatised companies: Justifications of golden shares in the CJEU’s case law”.
Ivona Skultetyova, Lecturer/Researcher in Law, Tilburg University: “From Law-making to Investing: Is European Commission’s Intervention in Venture Capital Industry One Step Too Far?”
Dr. Charikleia Vlachou, Lecturer in Law, Universite d’Orleans: “Between markets and hierarchies: institutional transformation in the European administration”.
Dr. Eytan Tepper, DCL Candidate, McGill University: “Polycentrism and Institutional Transformation from Without: China’s AIIB and NDB and the Co-existence of International Financial Institutions”.
|1545-1615||Coffee Break: Coffee, Tea and other refreshments will be provided.|
|1615 – 1730||Panel 7: The EU Legal landscape: A Transforming Topography?
Professor Dr. Henri de Waele, Professor of International and European Law, Radboud University Nijmegen & The University of Antwerp: “Belonging to a Club that Accepts You as One of its Members’ – The Transformation of the Selection and Appointment Process at the Court of Justice of the European Union”.
Professor Rob van Gestel, Professor of Law, Tilburg University & Professor Jurgen de Poorter, Professor of Law, Tilburg University: “Communication between the European Court of Justice and national highest administrative courts: Judicial dialogue or living apart together?”
Professor Giulio Peroni, Adjunct Professor and Senior Researcher of International Law, State University of Milan: “The financial and economic systemic risk an opportunity to reshape the institutional architecture of European Union”.
|1845||Drinks Reception followed by Conference Dinner at 19.30 in Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.|
|Friday 24th March 2017|
|09.00 – 09.30||Arrival at David Williams Building, Law Faculty, University of Cambridge. Coffee, Tea and other refreshments will be provided.|
|09.30 – 10.15||Keynote Address by Professor Kenneth Armstrong, Professor of European Law & Director of Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS), The University of Cambridge.|
|10.15 – 11.30||Panel 8: The Transformation of EU Institutional Balance.
Emily Hancox, PhD Candidate, The University of Edinburgh: “Institutional balance in the EU following the increasing codification of EU fundamental rights”.
Benjamin Bodson, Research Assistant & PhD Candidate, Catholic University of Louvain: “What Legal Regime for Trilogues? State of Play and Perspectives”.
Desmond Johnson, Lecturer in Comparative Public Law, The Hague University of Applied Sciences: “Institutional Balance as an Agent of Transformation in the EU Constitutional Order”.
Panel 9: International Courts and Tribunals in Transformation.
Yuan Yi Zhu, DPhil Candidate, The University of Oxford: “China and International Courts in the Aftermath of Philippines v. China”.
Peter Tzeng, Postgraduate Fellow, Yale Law School: “First Decisions: The Arrogation of Jurisdiction by International Judicial Bodies”.
Johannes Fahner, PhD Candidate, The University of Luxembourg: “International Courts in Transformation: Alternating between Activism and Restraint”.
Gloria Okemuo, PhD Candidate, The University of Birmingham: “The Court of Justice of the African Economic Community (AEC) as a potential transformative agent in moving the African integration agenda forward: challenges and prospects”.
|11.30 – 11.45||Coffee Break: Coffee, Tea and other refreshments will be provided.|
|11.45 – 13.00||Panel 10: The Domestic Effect of ECHR Law.
Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel, Associate Professor of European Union law, Universite de Liege,: “The implicit transformation of national administrative authorities in the service of supranational ‘fair trial’ rights”.
Dominik Rennert, PhD candidate, Humboldt University Berlin: “The Transformative Margin of Appreciation: Conceptualizing a Transnational Constitutional Court”.
Leonie Huijbers, PhD Candidate, Utrecht University: “The European Court of Human Rights in a Changing Fundamental Rights Landscape: A Procedural Reply?”
Dr. Maria Smirnova, Research Associate, The University of Manchester: “Injection of Justice: The Role of International Law in Transforming Institutions in Russia”.
Panel 11: Brexit.
Dr. Davide Paris, Post-Doc Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg: “Avoiding other Brexits”.
Patrick Fitzgerald, Clerk to the Irish Supreme Court: “The status of British law in independent Ireland: a model for post-Brexit Britain?”
Heinrich Nemeczek, Research Fellow, The University of Mannheim: “The application and surveillance of EEA Law by British domestic courts and authorities after Brexit”.
|13.00 – 14.00||Lunch Break: A buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided on the lower ground floor of the David Williams Building in the Law Faculty.|
|14.00 – 15.15||Panel 12: European Courts as Agents of Change.
Auke Willems, PhD Candidate, Vrije Universiteit Brussels: “The Transformation of the Principle of Mutual Trust in EU Criminal Law by the Court of Justice of the European Union”.
Dominik Dusterhaus, Legal secretary, Court of Justice of the European Union: “Private International Law and the ECJ: Constitutionalization of Private International Law v Private Internationalization of EU Law Adjudication”.
Maris Moks, PhD Candidate and Research Associate, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin: “The Role of European Constitutional Courts in the Aftermath of the Euro Crisis”.
|Panel 13: Institutional Responses to Contemporary European Crises.
David Fernandez Rojo, PhD Candidate and Researcher, University of Deusto: “From Frontex to the European Border and Coast Guard: Towards an Increasing Role of the Agency in the Enforcement of the External Border Control?”
Dr. Anastasia Karatzia, Assistant Professor in EU Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam & Menelaos Markakis, Researcher in Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam: “What Role for the Commission and the European Central Bank in the European Stability Mechanism?”
Akiva Weiss, Researcher in Law, The University of Hamburg and The University of Rotterdam: “The EU & OIC: A market-based solution to the European Union’s refugee crisis?”
|15.15-15.30||Coffee Break: Coffee, Tea and other refreshments will be provided.|
|15.30 – 16.45||Panel 14: The UN Institutions and Transformation.
Sarah Shirazyan, PhD Candidate, Stanford Law School: “Combating Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Law, Politics, and Institutional Design of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540”.
Dr. Christopher Michaelsen, Associate Professor of Law, The University of New South Wales: “Transforming the Security Council: the Role and Leverage of Non-Permanent Members”.
|16.45 – 17.00||Closing Remarks by Professor Kenneth Armstrong, Professor of European Law & Director of Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS), The University of Cambridge.|