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Comparative public law in Europe

Report – First workshop – Comparative public law and European Legal Identity – Opportunities and Challenges when engaging with non-academic actors

On September 29th-30th 2016, the Essex School of Law hosted the first workshop on “Comparative Public Law and European Legal Identity” thanks to the generous financial support provided by a … Continue reading

October 25, 2016

Challenges and questions when designing an engagement strategy with non-academic actors – Illustrations from a Barsea project

Participants in the Barsea project “Comparative Public Law and European Legal identity” were asked to identify the main challenges and questions they had when they sought to elaborate their engagement … Continue reading

October 24, 2016

Strategies for engaging with non-academic actors – Illustrations from a BARSEA project

Participants in the Barsea project “Comparative Public Law and European Legal identity” were asked to develop their strategy for engaging with non-academic actors. From their strategies, answers to three different … Continue reading

October 24, 2016

Nikos Skoutaris – Engage when the right moment comes…

Many years ago when I was interviewed for a PhD position in EUI, one of the members of the Committee asked me: ‘Your doctoral project sounds interesting but what would … Continue reading

October 13, 2016

Matt Bennett -Making Friends and (maybe) influencing People

In September I had the great pleasure of attending sessions at the first workshop for the ‘European Commonwealth?’ project, held at Essex. To speak to matters that I feel I … Continue reading

October 11, 2016

European Commonwealth – Comparative public law, subsidiarity and pluralism

In these turbulent times, marked by an intense need to find a way for European nations to express their political, social and economic vision for the future, enlightening food for … Continue reading

September 22, 2016

Initial thoughts towards “reimagining public procurement regulation”

By Dr Albert Sanchez-Graells, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol Law School   I have been thinking for a while about “Reimagining Public Procurement”. This research project may well … Continue reading

August 31, 2016

Questions inspired by “The Death of Social Europe” published in Britain Alone! (edited by P. Birkinshaw and A. Biondi)

  “If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Workshop – Essex – 29th-30th September 2016 – provisional programme

The program for the first workshop of this project is now available in a provisional format.   Thursday 29th September (Essex Business School – Room 2.45) 12:00-13:00     Registration and lunch … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Conflict and cooperation in Europe – A review of B. Simms, Britain’s Europe, Allen Lane, 2016

Britain’s Europe – A Thousand Years of conflict and cooperation sets perfectly the background for the contemporary relationships between politics, economy and law in Britain. The key argument developed by … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment
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