The Constitutional Character of the EU and its Crisis

Conference on the present and future challenges of the European legal structure

May 23 Wednesday

Date/time

May 23, 2018, 10.30 - 20.00

Loc.

Law Faculty, Democritus University of Thrace, Event Hall, Campus, Komotini, Greece

Type

Congress

Cooperation of KAS Greece with the Law Faculty of the Democritus University of Thrace

Also available in Deutsch, Ελληνικά

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Greece Office is organizing in cooperation with the Jean Monnet Chair of the Law Faculty of the Democritus University of Thrace a conference with the title "The Constitutional Character of the EU and its Crisis". Prominent professors from the fields of legal and political studies from Greece and Germany will elaborate and exchange views on different aspects of the evolution of the constitutional character of the European integration, but also discuss about the challenges that the European Union is nowadays facing. The event will take place in Komotini, on 23 May 2018.

Programme

Welcome Remarks

Α. Panel: The European constitutionalism and its construction (Moderation: Prof. Christos Mastrokostas, Dean of the Law Faculty, Democritus University of Thrace)

  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Weiß, Chair for Public, European and Public International Law, Deutsche Universität für Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer
  • Ass. Prof. Antonis Metaxas, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Vis. Prof. Technische Universität Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. jur. Thomas Giegerich, Chair for EU Law, Public International Law and Public Law and Jean Monnet Chair for European Integration, Antidiscrimination, Human Rights and Diversity, Director of Europa-Institut, Saarland University

Β. Panel: Is the Constitutional Character of the EU in danger? (Moderation: Prof. Kostas Remelis, Democritus University of Thrace)

  • Prof. Asterios Pliakos, Athens University of Economics and Business
  • Prof. Vasilis Chatzopoulos, Panteion University of Athens
  • Assoc. Prof. Susanna Verney, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Ass. Prof. Manolis Perrakis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

C. Panel: In search of legitimization of the EU in times of crisis (Moderation: Assoc. Prof. Michalis Chrysomallis, Jean Monnet Chair of the Law Faculty of the Democritus University of Thrace)

  • Lect. Stelios-Ioannis Koutnatzis, Democritus University of Thrace
  • Lect. Kyriakos Papanikolaou, Democritus University of Thrace
  • Assoc. Prof. Lina Papadopoulou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Concluding Remarks: Assoc. Prof. Michalis Chrysomallis, Jean Monnet Chair of the Law Faculty of Democritus University of Thrace

Working languages of the conference are Greek and English. There will be simultaneous translation.

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Contact person

Henri Bohnet

Head of the KAS office in Greece

Henri Bohnet
Phone +30 210 7247 126
Fax +30 210 7247 153
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ русский,‎ Srpski

Eleftherios Petropoulos

Project Manager - Research Associate

Eleftherios Petropoulos
Phone +30 210 7247 126
Fax +30 210 7247 153
Languages: Deutsch,‎ Ελληνικά,‎ English,‎ Français