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.

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

You are cordially invited to the Webinar: “Democracy, Rule of Law and Authoritarian Populisms: A Postcard from Europe”, which will be organized by New University and group Diritti Comparati.

The e-event will take place on Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 15:00 – 17:00 CET.

Please find the official invitation with additional information about e-event in the attachment.

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

You are cordially invited to 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 e-event will take place on Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 15:00 – 17:00 CET via Zoom application. 

Please find the official invitation with additional information about e-event in the attachment.

E-academic forum of the New university at the publication of the book »The Impact of European Institutions on the Rule of Law and Democracy: Slovenia and Beyond«

On Thursday, 16 April 2020, New University hosted the e-academic forum which was intented to present a book, entitled: »The Impact of European Institutions on the Rule of Law and Democracy: Slovenia and Beyond«.

All three autors of the book – dr. Matej Avbelj (rector of the New University), dr. Jernej Letnar Černič (Vice-Dean of the European Faculty of Law) and dr. Gorazd Justinek (Dean of the Faculty of Government and European Studies) – participated in the discussion at the presentation of the book.

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

Academic Forum: Migrations, EU and armed forces

On Tuesday, 18 February 2020, New University hosted a third in a series of Academic Fora dedicated to the Future of the European Union, entitled: Migrations, EU and armed forces.

The chair, dr. Liliana Brožič, was joined by three distinguished speakers:

  • dr. Branimir Furlan (Military advisor of the Minister of defence),
  • Boštjan Šefic (Secretary, advisor of the Minister of defence) in 
  • dr. Rok Svetlič (Research Counsellor, Law Institute Science and Research Centre Koper). 

The third Academic forum was intended to discuss future challenges in the field of the EU’s joint foreign and security policy, with a focus on migration to the EU and the role of the armed forces in protecting the Schengen borders. Slovenia also faces some problems with the police and the Slovenian Armed Forces in protecting the state border, which indicates that migration is a very important topical issue. That’s why the discussion also offered possible solutions to tackle illegal migration more successfully in the future, both at national and EU level.

A video of a discusion can be viewed at: Euniverza.

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Academic Forum: The Treaty of Lisbon 10 Years On – A Look into the Future

On Thursday, 12 December 2019, New University hosted a second in a series of Academic Fora dedicated to the Future of the European Union. The series is conducted within a framework of the research project entitled “The Integral Theory of the Future of the European Union”.

Speakers of Academic Forum – dr. Matej Avbelj (research project leader), H.E. Florence Ferrari (French Ambassador to Slovenia), Ulla Hudina Kmetič (Acting Head at European Commission Representation), dr. Katarina Vatovec (Assistant Professor of European Law) – were talking about legacy of the Treaty of Lisbon, its strengths and weaknesses and the possibility of the Treaty change in the near future.

A video of a discusion can be viewed at: Euniverza.eu

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Academic Forum: The Treaty of Lisbon 10 Years On – A Look into the Future

You are cordially invited to the Academic Forum, entitled: The Treaty of Lisbon 10 Years On – A Look into the Future.

The chair, dr. Matej Avbelj, will be joined by three distinguished speakers:

  • H.E. Florence Ferrari, French Ambassador to Slovenia,
  • Ulla Hudina Kmetič, Acting Head at European Commission Representation,
  • Dr. Katarina Vatovec, Assistant Professor of European Law.

The event will be held in English and will take place on Thursday, 12 December 2019, at 18:00 in the Hall of Ivan Hribar, at the New University, Mestni trg 23, Ljubljana.

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