Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Presenter and Discussant, ICON-S Conference ‘Courts, Power, Public Law’, University of Copenhagen, 5-7 July 2017 (II)

Just two out of many panels, which made this yet another great conference. Proud to have been part of it for the fourth year in a row, after Florence, New York City and Berlin. Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde's Constitutional Thought in Comparative Perspective Participants: Tine Stein, Mirjam Künkler Sabino Cassese, Kai Möller, Michaela Hailbronner, Alexander Somek 'Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde (born 1930) is… Continue reading Presenter and Discussant, ICON-S Conference ‘Courts, Power, Public Law’, University of Copenhagen, 5-7 July 2017 (II)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Presenter and Discussant, ICON-S Conference ‘Courts, Power, Public Law’, University of Copenhagen, 5-7 July 2017

Looking forward to presenting next week on 'The European Court of Human Rights’ "constitutional morality” in the religious domain'. The paper forms part of a panel on 'Judicialisation of Human Rights Law and Policy: A Vehicle for Effective Protection of Fundamental Rights?' The description of this panel reads as follows: 'The panel introduces the Leiden Research Group ‘Effective… Continue reading Presenter and Discussant, ICON-S Conference ‘Courts, Power, Public Law’, University of Copenhagen, 5-7 July 2017

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Workshop Law and Religion

Hans-Martien ten Napel Sofia Fernandes Da Silva Ranchordás Jaclyn Neo (National University of Singapore) Date 26 June 2017 Time 10:00 - 12:00  hrs. Address Kamerlingh Onnes Building Steenschuur 25 2311 ES Leiden Room A014 On June 26th, a small workshop on comparative law & religion will take place with Dr. Jaclyn Neo (National University of Singapore, Law School).… Continue reading Workshop Law and Religion

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Upcoming Speaking Engagement: 2017 ICON∙S Conference on ‘Courts, Power, and Public Law’, Copenhagen, July 5-7

  My two scheduled presentations during the conference are entitled: 'The European Court of Human Rights’ “constitutional morality” in the religious domain', and 'In Defense of the Classical Liberal Conception Regarding Religious Freedom'. About the general conference theme: 'The overarching theme of the ICON-S 2017 Annual Meeting will be “Courts, Power, Public Law”. The expanding… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: 2017 ICON∙S Conference on ‘Courts, Power, and Public Law’, Copenhagen, July 5-7

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Whither Europe?

Participant, 2016 ICON∙S Conference on ‘Borders, Otherness and Public Law’

This weekend I am attending the annual conference of the International Society of Public Law in Berlin, Germany. You can check out the program here: https://icon-society.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/160616-ICON-S-PROGRAMME-DIGITAL.pdf. The first panel was entitled 'The Rule of Law in Europe: Structural Weaknesses in the European Legal Order': 'Among europe’s many crises, the “rule of law” crisis is perhaps the… Continue reading Participant, 2016 ICON∙S Conference on ‘Borders, Otherness and Public Law’

Law and Religion

Paper-presentation ‘Imaginations From the Other Side. Assessing the Juncture between Law, History and Sociology in the Study of State-Religion Interlocutions’

The paper, co-authored with Leonard van 't Hul,  was presented during the inaugural conference of the International Society of Public Law on 'Rethinking the Boundaries of Public Law and Public Space', Florence, Italy, June 26-28, 2014. See for more information: http://icon-society.org/site/conference.