Academic Forum: Revitalization of EU Constitutionalism

On Moday, 14.12.2020, New University hosted academic forum dedicated to the
Revitalization of EU Constitutionalism.

The chair, Prof. Matej Avbelj, was joined by three distinguished speakers: Prof. Gráinne de Búrca (New York University), Prof. Neil Walker (Edinburgh University) and Prof. Jan Komárek (Copenhagen University).

A video of academic forum can be viewed here.

Academic Forum: Impact of Covid 19 on EU Future Defense Expenditure

On Tuesday, 8. 12. 2020, New University hosted academic forum dedicated to the
Impact of Covid 19 on EU Future Defense Expenditure.

The chair, Liliana Brožič, PhD, was joined by three distinguished speakers: Boris Rutar, PhD (Ministry of Defence, Ljubljana), Olivera Injac, PhD (University of Donja Gorica, Montenegro), Thomas-Durel Young (Center for Civil-military relations, Monterey).

A video of academic forum can be viewed here.

Academic Forum Invitation: Revitalization of EU Constitutionalism

You are cordially invited to the Academic Forum of the New University dedicated to the Revitalization of EU Constitutionalism.

The Forum, hosted by Prof. Matej Avbelj, will feature a panel of distinguished professors:

  • Prof. Gráinne de Búrca, New York University,
  • Prof. Neil Walker, Edinburgh University,
  • Prof. Jan Komárek, Copenhagen University.

The event will be held in English and will take place on Monday, 14 December 2020, from 16:00 to 17:00 (CET) via Zoom application.

Invitation.

Academic Forum Invitation: Impact of Covid 19 on EU Future Defense Expenditure

You are cordially invited to the Academic Forum of the New University dedicated to the Impact of Covid 19 on EU Future Defense Expenditure. The Academic Forum will focus on the EU’s future Common Security and Defense Policy.

The Forum, hosted by Liliana Brožič, PhD, will feature a panel of distinguished speakers:

  • Boris Rutar, PhD, Ministry of Defence, Ljubljana,
  • Olivera Injac, PhD, University of Donja Gorica, Montenegro,
  • Thomas-Durel Young, Center for Civil-military relations, Monterey.

The event will be held in English and will take place on Tuesday, 8 December 2020, at 15:00 (CET) via Zoom application.

Invitation.

1st Slovenian Jean Monnet Day

On Monday, 7 December 2020, School of Advanced Social Studies, will host 1st Slovenian Jean Monnet Day. As a part of a Jean Monnet special sessions, Prof. Matej Avbelj will participate at the roundtable, entitled: Varieties of Populisms in Europe.

Academic Forum: Judicial Reforms in Comparative Perspective: Croatia, Slovakia and Slovenia

On Thursday, 19. 11. 2020, New University hosted academic forum dedicated to the Judicial Reforms in Comparative Perspective: Croatia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

The chair, Prof Matej Avbelj, was joined by three distinguished speakers: Prof Alan Uzelac (University of Zagreb), judge Jan Zobec (Supreme Court of Slovenia), and Prof Kamil Baranik (Faculty of Law of UMB, Slovak Republic).

The academic forum was intended to discuss the state of judiciary in three EU member states to identify the strengths and weaknesses, and in particular to pave the path towards the necessary reforms.

A video of academic forum can be viewed here.

Invitation.

Webinar: When Brexit meets a pandemic: What’s next for the UK–EU future relationship?

On Monday, 22.6.2020, The British Embassy, Centre for European Perspective and Bled Strategic Forum hosted webinar entitled: When Brexit meets a pandemic: What’s next for the UK–EU future relationship?.

The moderator of the e-event, Katja Geršak (Executive Director of Centre for European Perspective – CEP) was joined by four distinguished speakers:

  • Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College London and Director of UK in a Changing Europe,
  • HE Sophie Honey, British Ambassador to Slovenia,
  • Matej Avbelj, Professor of European Law, New University,
  • Ulla Hudina, Representative of the Slovene Government (TBA).

A video of the webinar can be viewed here.

Webinar Invitation: When Brexit meets a pandemic: What’s next for the UK–EU future relationship?

You are cordially invited to the Webinar entitled: When Brexit meets a pandemic: What’s next for the UK–EU future relationship?, which will be organized by The British Embassy, Centre for European Perspective and Bled Strategic Forum.

The e-event will take place on Monday, 22 June 2020, 12:30 CET via Zoom application.

Please find more information about e-event here.

Webinar: Democracy, Rule of Law and Authoritarian Populisms: A Postcard from Europe

On Wednesday, 10.6.2020, New University, together with the group Diritti Comparati, hosted a webinar, featuring:

  • Matej Avbelj (New University),
  • Giacomo Delledonne (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa),
  • Jernej Letnar Černič (New University),
  • Giuseppe Martinico (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa),
  • Paul Blokker (University of Bologna),
  • Roberto Castaldi (CesUE, EURACTIV Italia),
  • Armen Mazmanyan (American University of Armenia).

A video of the webinar can be viewed here.

e-Academic Forum of the New University: The Many Faces of Constitutional Backsliding in Central Europe

On Thursday, 4 June 2020, New University hosted the e-academic forum dedicated to the launch of the book on »The Impact of European Institutions on the Rule of Law and Democracy: Slovenia and Beyond«.

The speakers – Wojciech Sadurski (Challis Chair in Jurisprudence, The University of Sydney Law School), Gabor Halmai (Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law, European University Institute), Bojan Bugarič (Professor of Law, The University of Sheffield), Jernej Letnar Černič (Associate Professor of Human Rights, The New University) and Matej Avbelj (Professor of European Law, The New University) – took the book as its point of departure to discuss, in particular, the following questions:

  • What are the differences and similarities of the crises of constitutional democracy in Central Europe, with a special focus on Hungary, Poland and Slovenia?
  • What could and should be done about it on the national and supranational level?

A video of a e-academic forum can be viewed here.