Programme

Keynote speeches
 

Opening Keynote Lecture: 
"Constitutional Amendment and Dismemberment"
Richard Albert (Boston College Law School)
 
"Italian Constitutional Court and social rights in times of crisis: in search of a balance between principles and values of contemporary constitutionalism"
Giovanni Guiglia (Università di Verona)
 
Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro (Portuguese Constitutional Court Judge)
 
"Federalism as a Constitutional Tool for a Plural World?"
Holger Hestermeyer  (King's College London)
 
Ingo Wolfgang Sarlet (Pontifícia Universidade Católica-Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil e Juiz Desembargador do Tribunal de Justiça do Rio Grande do Sul)
 
Jean-François Akandji-Kombé (Panthéon-Sorbonne / Université de Bangui)
 
Miguel Poiares Maduro (Istituto Universitario Europeo-Firenze)
 
 
 
Approved Communications
Adam Lukonits (ELTE Faculty of Law, Budapest)
Anabela Costa Leão (Faculty of Law – University of Porto)
André Azevedo Alves (Instituto de Estudos Políticos da Universidade Católica Portuguesa - IEP-UCP), Daniela Silva (IEP-UCP), Inês Gregório (IEP-UCP)
Antonia Baraggia (Emile Noël Fellow, New York University)
Maria Elena Gennusa (Associate Professor, University of Pavia)
Attila Nagy (Lawyer at Local Government Administration, City of Subotica, Serbia)
Bárbara Marianna de Mendonça Araújo Bertotti (Student in Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brasil)
Benedita Mac Crorie (School of Law – University of Minho)
Caio Cesar de Arruda (Faculdade de Direito de Curitiba)
Claudio Roberto Barbosa Filho (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal do Paraná)
Caroline Glöckle (Research assistant, University of Passau, Germany)
Catheryne Bélanger (Faculty of Law, Laval University, Québec, Canada)
Catheryne Bélanger, Frédéric Perreault and Antoine Verret-Hamelin (Laval University, Québec, Canada)
Constantinos Kombos (Law Department, University of Cyprus)
Daan Bijnens & Stef Keunen  (PhD-researchers, Faculty of Law, Hasselt University, Belgium)
Daniel Bogéa (University of Brasília, Political Science Institute, Brasília, Brazil)
Daniel Melo Garcia (Université Laval, Québec)
“Freedom, security and justice area and the European Arrest Warrant: when (no) mutual trust on the conditions of detention justifies their non-implementation”
Dora Resende Alves (Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique)
Fátima Pacheco (ISCAP, IPP)
Ezgi Fulya Akkuş (Research Assistant of Constitutional Law at Afyon Kocatepe University Faculty of Law)
Fabio Ferrari (University of Verona, Italy)
Francielle Vieira Oliveira (Researcher  at  the  Centre  of  Studies  in  European  Union  Law  of  the  University  of Minho, Portugal)
Alessandro Rosanò (Attorney, Legal Advisor and Teacher at University of Padova Law School)
Franciska A. Coleman (Yonsei University Law School, Seoul, Korea)
Gabrielle Bezerra Sales Sarlet (Lawyer and Post-doctorate in law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul and at the University of Hamburg in Germany)
Giovanni Boggero (Researcher, Università degli Studi di Torino)
Riccardo Perona (Lawyer and University Teacher)
Gordon DiGiacomo (Professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa-Canada)
Gracy Pelacani (Visiting professor, Law Department - Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain) 
Héctor Tejero Tobed (Association Twinning León, Nicaragua - Zaragoza, Spain)
Ian Henrique Bertoldi (Law Student at UFPR-Brazil)
“Democracy in crisis and political propaganda of appeal to the masses: Influence on minority rights”
Isa António (ISCET - Instituto Superior de Ciências Empresariais e do Turismo, Porto, Portugal)
Ísis Boll de Araujo Bastos (Doutoranda em Direito pela PUCRS)
Sebastião Patrício Mendes da Costa (Doutorando em Direito pela PUCRS)
Jenna Sapiano (Associate Fellow, Centre for Global Constitutionalism University of St Andrews, UK)
"Constitutionalism and intergenerational justice: between past and future."
João Carlos Loureiro (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)
Johannes Hendrik Fahner (LL.M. M.A., University of Amsterdam and University of Luxembourg)
Juliano Barra (École de droit, Université Paris 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne)
Jurgen Goossens (Postdoctoral Research Fellow [FWO] at Ghent University and Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law at Erasmus University of Rotterdam – LL.M. Yale Law School)
Kirill Koroteev (Legal Director, Human Rights Centre “Memorial”, Moscow)
Krzysztof Kaleta (University of Warsaw)
“The ‘empirical turn’ in constitutional adjudication”
Leonid Sirota (AUT Law School - New Zealand)
Lilian Barros de Oliveira Almeida (Advogada da União, membro da Advocacia-Geral da União, Brasil; Universidade de Lisboa)
Luísa Neto (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
Maja Sahadžić (Researcher at  the  Faculty  of  Law, University of Antwerp, Belgium)
“Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments in Georgia: the Constitutional Court and judicial review of constitutional amendments”
Malkhaz Nakashidze (Fulbright Visiting Scholar - Boston College Law School, USA; Associate Professor - Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, Georgia)
Malwina KOLODZIEJCZAK (Assistent, Department of Security Law, Institute of Law and Administration, War Studies University, Warsaw)
Marco Bassini (Bocconi University - Law Department)
Marco Galimberti (Phd Student in Public and International Law, University of Milano-Bicocca)
Maria d'Oliveira Martins (Faculdade de Direito, Escola de Lisboa da Universidade Católica Portuguesa)
Marija Daka (PhD candidate, University of Pecs, Faculty of Law, Department of International and European Law, Hungary)
Maria Haimerl (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Mário Simões Barata (Adjunct Professor of Law and Political Science – Polytechnic Institute of Leiria)
Martinho Lucas Pires (Nova Law School of Lisbon)
Matija Miloš (Researcher and Teacher at Faculty of Law University of Rijeka, Croatia)
"Global Standards of Constitutional Law: Epistemology and Methodology"
Maxime St-Hilaire (Faculté de droit - Université de Sherbrooke - Québec)
Miguel Calmon Dantas (Professor of Universidade Federal da Bahia and of Unifacs – Universidade Salvador)
Vitor Soliano (Professor of Unifacs – Universidade Salvador)

Monica Cappelletti (Post-doc researcher at School of Law and Government, Dublin City University [DCU], Ireland)

Nadiv Mordechay (NYU School of Law)
Neliana Rodean (University of Verona, Italy)
Nikos Skoutaris (UEA Law School, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom)
Nino Kashakashvili (Ph.D. student at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia)
Ondrej Hamulak (Assistant Professor at Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc, dept. of International and European Law, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law)
Patrícia Fragoso Martins (Faculdade de Direito, Escola de Lisboa da Universidade Católica Portuguesa)
Patrícia Jerónimo (Escola de Direito, Universidade do Minho)
Peter Smuk (Associate Professor - Department of Constitutional Law and Political Sciences, Széchenyi István University, Győr, Hungary) 
Roman Zinigrad (Yale Law School)
Rui Miguel Zeferino Ferreira (Arbitrator in administrative matters - Public Contracts, at the Administrative Arbitration Center - CAAD)
“Sovereignty and state of exception in the refugee crisis: constitutionalism in a Europe of interdependent states”
Samo Bardutzky (University of Ljubljana)
Santiago Virgüez Ruiz (Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia)
"Legal Pluralism in Islamic Jurisprudence"
Shams Al Din Al Hajjaji (Judge - North Cairo Primary Court)
Sofia Felício Caseiro (Researcher at Católica Research Centre for the Future of Law - Universidade Católica Portuguesa)
Sofia Pinto Oliveira (Law School of the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Sophie Perez Fernandes (Law School of the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Volkan Aslan (Research Assistant at Istanbul University Faculty of Law, Department of Constitutional Law)
Wojciech Brzozowski (Faculty of Law and Administration University of Warsaw, Poland)