10 – 16 April 2011   print this page

Course directors:

Tamara Ćapeta, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Siniša Rodin, European Court of Justice, Croatia
Donald Regan, University of Michigan, United States
Sigmar Stadlmeier, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
Jo Shaw, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Course description:

The 9th session of the Jean Monnet seminar in Dubrovnik will take place from 10 April until 16 April 2011. Located in the inspiring surroundings of the Inter University Centre in Dubrovnik, and in the company of high-profile academics from a dozen universities, the seminar will focus on the issues of the first implemeting year of the Treaty of Lisbon which came into force on 1 December 2009. The organisers, Jean Monnet Chair of European Public Law at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, will be happy to welcome researches interested in presenting a paper, as well undergraduate and graduate students of law, doctoral students, researches and junior public servants interested in participating. The deadline for the submission of paper proposals is 15 January 2011, and for those interested in participating withoutha paper we recommend registering as soon as possibile since number of places is limited. For further information please visit http://www.pravo.hr/EJP

Work Schedule:

Sunday, April 10

17:00 Opening ceremony

Monday, April 11

09:45 – 11:30 Sigmar Stadlmeier: Common foreign and security policy

11:30 – 11.45 COFFEE BREAK

11:45 – 13:30 Saša Sever, Référendaire at the European Court of Justice

13:30 – 15:30 LUNCH BREAK

15:30 – 16:10 Anja Wiesbrock: Redefining the edges of European citizenship after the treaty of Lisbon

16:15 – 16:55 Anja Lansbergen: The Bifurcation of Citizenship Policy in Europe: Implications for a Strengthened European Social Space

Tuesday, April 12

09:45 – 10:35 Catherine Barnard: The Four freedoms: derogations, justifications, proportionality and human rights

10:40 – 11:30 Catherine Barnard: Age discrimination, justification and proportionality

11:30 – 11.45 COFFEE BREAK

11:45 – 13:30 Derrick Wyatt: New marketing Outlets and Business Opportunities - Lisbon signals 'no change' to the Right of Establishment

13:30 – 15:30 LUNCH BREAK

15:30 – 16:10 Dagilyte Egle: Solidarity after the Lisbon Treaty: a new general principle of EU law?

16:15 – 16:55 Richard Lang: Quite a challenge: Article 263(4) TFEU and the case of the mystery measures

Wednesday, April 13

09:45 – 10:35 Adam Lazowski: The absorption capacity of the European Union and Lisbon Treaty

10:40 – 11:30 Adam Lazowski: EU decision making in criminal matters: the Treaty of Lisbon in operation

11:30 – 11.45 COFFEE BREAK

11:45 – 12:25 Stephen Coutts: The Lisbon Treaty and the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice as an Area of Legal Integration

12:30 – 13:10 Vesco Paskalev: Network for a European democracy: Are the National Parliaments up to the job?

13:10 Excursion - optional

Thursday, April 14

09:45 – 11:30 Bruno De Witte: Treaty revision procedures before and after Lisbon

11:30 – 11.45 COFFEE BREAK

11:45 – 12:35 Zdenek Kühn: The application of EU law in the Czech Republic and Slovakia: two different narratives

12:40 – 13:30 Zdenek Kühn: Court of Justice as a Trojan Horse? Preliminary References from New EU Member Countries

13:30 – 15:30 LUNCH BREAK

15:30 – 16:10 Pastor Merchante: The selective enforcement of EU law and the position of complainants in State aid cases

16:15 – 16:55 Duval, Mataija: Watching the watchmen: Anti-doping rules under EU competition law

Friday, April 15

09:45 – 11:30 Marise Cremona: Justice and Home Affairs in a Globalised World Ambitions and Reality in the tale of the EU-US SWIFT Agreement

11:30 – 11.45 COFFEE BREAK

11:45 – 12:35 Steven Blockmans: The EEAS: enhancing coherence in EU External Action

12:40 – 13:30 Round table discussion

13:30 – 15:30 LUNCH BREAK

15:30 – 16:10 Juan Santos Varra: The establishment of the European External Action Service: in search of a stronger role on the international scene

16:15 – 16:55 Mariolina Eliantonio: Towards an ever dirtier Europe?: how the Lisbon Treaty did not improve the standing of NGOs to challenge EU environmental measures

17:00 Federico Fabbrini: The EU Lisbon treaty and the right to abortion: Roe v. Wade on the other side of the Atlantic?

Saturday, April 16

09:45 – 11:30 Miguel Poiares Maduro: The ECJ after the Lisbon Treaty: Are EU Law and the Court too big or too small?

11:30 – 11.45 COFFEE BREAK

11:45 – 13:30 Don Regan: The Economic Theory of 'Federalism' and Judicial Review of Sub-Federal Regulation