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13
Mai.
2015

Broken Constitutions?

Journée d’étude

Dates


13 Mai.   |   14 Mai.

Présentation


Sciences Po/ OXPO Program/Balliol College/Maison française d'Oxford

BROKEN CONSTITUTIONS ?

Towards a cooperation of Constitutional studies specialists (France, UK, US)
Workshop, Oxford, May 2015
Manor Road Building


THURSDAY, 14 May
Manor Road Building, Room F
Around noon:

Light Lunch and Welcome of the participants
13:30
A word of welcome (Liz Frazer, Head of the DPIR)
General Presentation of the Workshop (N. Roussellier, Sciences Po)
14:00
Presentations:
“The Constitutional Studies in the UK” by S. Peterson, Balliol College, Oxford
“The Constitutional Studies in France” by N. Roussellier, Sciences Po, Paris
15:00
Open discussion about the goals of the Network, contributions of the different institutions involved, ideas and proposals

16:30 : Break
17:00 : Lecture Theatre (Manor Road Building)
Keynote lecture (open to public): Sandy LEVINSON, UT Austin :
“Dysfunctional Government and Defective Constitutions: An American Perspective”

19:00 : Dinner at Balliol College

FRIDAY, 15 May
Manor Road Building, Room F
9:00-10:00

“Broken Constitution? The UK since 1997” by Iain McLean & Scot Peterson
“Broken Constitution? The French Fifth Republic” by Jean Garrigues, CHPP, Université d'Orléans
Break
10:15-12:15
General discussion about the two presentations
Lunch
13:30-15:30
General discussion about different proposals:
- Bi-Annual meetings of the Group
- Project of a collective book on Broken Constitutions
- Funding perspective

Participants: Iain MacLean (Nuffield College, Oxford), Sandy Levinson (UT Austin), Scot Peterson (Balliol College, Oxford), Richard Toye (University of Exeter), David Klemperer (Oxford), Nicolas Roussellier (Sciences Po), Jean Garrigues (Université d'Orléans), Alain Laquièze (Université Paris-Descartes), Jean-Félix de Bujadoux (Université Paris I).

Manor Road Building, Oxford, OX1 3UQ