Call for Papers für das  18.Graduiertentreffen im Internationalen Wirtschaftsrecht
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Call for Papers für das 18.Graduiertentreffen im Internationalen Wirtschaftsrecht

Die ZHAW School of Management and Law lädt am 9. Juni 2017 zur traditionsreichen Wirtschaftsrechtstagung nach Winterthur ein. Absolventinnen und Absolventen, Doktorierende und Promovierte der Rechtswissenschaften aus Deutschland, Österreich, und der Schweiz sind eingeladen, einen ausgearbeiteten Themenvorschlag im Bereich «Recht im Wandel zwischen Globalisierung und Re-Nationalisierung» einzureichen. Bitte senden Sie diesen an fabio.babey@zhaw.ch. Für mehr … Continue reading

Baldy Fellowships in Interdisciplinary  Legal Studies, 2017-19
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Baldy Fellowships in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, 2017-19

We are pleased to announce that the Baldy Center is inviting Fellowship applications for 2017-19. Baldy Center Fellowships in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies are available to post-doctoral, mid-career, and senior scholars. This year’s application is due January 17, 2017. It is important that all applications be submitted through our web-based system, both so that we can track all … Continue reading

Conferences about Europe: Program 2016 – 2017
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Conferences about Europe: Program 2016 – 2017

The Institute of European Law is an institute, within the meaning of Art. 86 of the Statutes of 31 March 2000 of the University of Fribourg, attached to the Faculty of Law of the University of Fribourg. Emerged from the “Forschungsstelle für Europarecht” (1989), the Institute was found in 1995. The main objectives of the Institute … Continue reading

Book Review by Dr. Oleschak: “Goat Days” by Benyamin
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Book Review by Dr. Oleschak: “Goat Days” by Benyamin

by  Dr. Rekha Oleschak is senior research fellow at the Institute of Federalism, Switzerland. “Goat Days” by Benyamin. Penguin Books, 2012. <https://www.amazon.com/Goat-Days-Benyamin-Joseph-Koyippally/dp/0143416332&gt;  “I too have an arbab of my own. The one who walks in front of me is the custodian of all my dreams, the visible god who will fulfil all my ambitions.”  The … Continue reading

«Volkswille» und Verfassungsauslegung
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«Volkswille» und Verfassungsauslegung

Astrid Epiney ist Professorin und Direktorin am Institut für Europarecht der Universität Freiburg i. Ü. sowie Rektorin der Universität. Gastkommentar in der NZZ vom 1. Oktober 2016 über die Zuwanderungsinitiative[1] Es ist wenig hilfreich, mit dem Verweis auf einen «Volkswillen» zu insinuieren, der Nationalrat verlasse den Pfad der vertretbaren juristischen Auslegung. Die derzeit laufende Debatte um … Continue reading

“Incarceration for women who had miscarriages”?
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“Incarceration for women who had miscarriages”?

Women in Poland go on strike to protest planned changes to abortion legislation. In the Spring Semester 2016, the Comparative Constitutional Law class examined in one session, developments in abortion laws in the US and Ireland as well as historically examined the concept of reproductive rights in the light of religion and the role of women and gender constructions … Continue reading

Call for Proposals – “Confronting and Countering Violent Extremism in South East Europe: The State of Play”
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Call for Proposals – “Confronting and Countering Violent Extremism in South East Europe: The State of Play”

The 22nd Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), New York, 4-6 May 2017 Panel organizers: Valery Perry, Soeren Keil Efforts to prevent or counter violent extremism (PVE/CVE) have grown in prominence over the past several years as political leaders globally react to popular domestic fears and security concerns related … Continue reading