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MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY PRESENTS:

THE EU AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN A TIME OF CRISIS 17 June - 1 July 2017

SUMMER SCHOOL PROGR A MME


YOUR PROGRAMME PACKAGE

On-campus apartment-style living

On-call Staff to support and guide you

Adventures to Dublin, Cork, Glendalough and Bray

Lunch during class days & welcome & leaving dinners


YOUR ACADEMIC PROGRAMME IN BRIEF___ | guest speakers including leading practitioners, judges and NGO representatives | debates facilitated by external guests | academic excursions | film nights and wine receptions THE SUMMER SCHOOL IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A CRITICAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) AS A GLOBAL PROMOTER OF HUMAN RIGHTS. IN THE AFTERMATH OF “BREXIT” AND FURTHER TO THE ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP AS US PRESIDENT, THE SUMMER SCHOOL WILL OFFER PARTICIPANTS THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO DISCUSS EMERGING CHALLENGES FACED BY THE EU IN THE NEW INTERNATIONAL POLITICS DOMAIN, INCLUDING MIGRATION, HUMANITARIAN CRISES AND HUMAN RIGHTS, NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICY, AND ENLARGEMENT.

| lectures delivered by leading academics in the field


5 ECTS

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

ON COMPLETION OF ALL ASSIGNMENTS AND WITH FULL ATTENDANCE

Your Course:

The summer school will explore the development of the protection of human rights in the EU. Participants will analyse relevant CJEU case law, as well as EU legislative and policy measures, and will critically examine the role of human rights’ promotion in EU external relations. The summer school will interrogate the relationship between the ongoing process of European integration and the development of EU external action to promote international justice.

A Typical Week: Class 5 days a week: 9am-1pm and 2pm-5pm At least 5 hours of guest lectures A wine reception, debate or film night with leading figures in the field

The PROGRAMME FEE INCLUDES: all tuition, transcripts, access to Maynooth University facilities, and lectures delivered by academics from 5 different countries


GUEST SPEAKERS Professor Francesco Palermo

Declan O'Dempsey BL

On the "A Panel" of EHRC counsel, dealing with sensitive employment, discrimination, human rights, public & regulatory law | advised the CRE on Code of Practice on Racial Equality in Employment | trains lawyers, judges & civil servants in accession & existing member states

Professor for Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Professor Ramses Wessel Verona | member of the Council of Europe's Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Professor of International &European Law & Governance at the Minorities (2007-2016) | member of the Italian Senate Department of Public Administration & the Law | Editor-in-Chief & Co-founder of the International Organizations Law Review

Professor Imelda Maher

Inaugural Sutherland Professor of European Law | published extensively in competition law & EU governance | general editor of Legal Studies

Dr. Filippo Fontanelli

Lecturer in International Economic Law at the University of Edinburgh | co-rapporteur of the ILA Committee on the Procedure of International Courts & Tribunals

Noelle O'Connell

Executive Director of European Movement Ireland | fellow of the Irish Institute of Training and Development with extensive experience in the co-operative & third-level sectors

Dr. Caterina Sganga

Asssistant Professor at CEU Legal Studies Department & the Business School | previously executive coordinator of the Permanent Observatory of Personal Injuries Damages

Selina Donnelly

Policy and Advocacy Advisor working with Trรณcaire with over 10 years experience working with international development NGO

Dr. Giuseppe Martinico

Associate Professor of Comparative Public Law, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa | published extensively | STALS Editor


ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS Your support package and summer home

Stay in our Village apartment-style residence. Enjoy a single room with shared washrooms, 2 per 5-room apartment Our Kitchens include key appliances and utensils WiFi is available throughout campus. Laundry is on-site and just â‚Ź3.20 a load. Take full advantage of all Maynooth University Facilities, including our sports hall, gym, library, computer banks, extensive grounds and food outlets. Enjoy Lunch on all Class Days in the Phoenix Cafeteria, our on-campus dining centre


IRISH ADVENTURES

Join us as we explore:

Discover Ireland's historic and mystical charm

Dublin City (June 18th): Where better to start our adventures than with Ireland's global and dynamic capital. Your day includes a visit to Dublinia to learn about Dublin's past as well as an opportunity to explore the modern city on a hop-on-hop-off bus tour.

Cork City (June 25th): We'll travel to the cosmopolitan Cork city, known as Ireland's 'second city'. Your trip includes time to explore the city, as well as a visit Blarney Castle where you can 'kiss the Blarney stone' and be endowed (as legend has it) with the gift of the gab!

Glendalough and Bray (June 29th): For our final day trip we'll travel to one of Ireland's most iconic and beautiful destinations. Nestled in the Wicklow mountains, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Glendalough offers a window into Ireland's Christian past. After that enjoy some time at the seaside in the charming beach resort town of Bray.


STEP INTO YOUR SUMMER

1500 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL UNTIL MARCH 15TH APPLY HERE: HTTP://TINYURL.COM/EULAW2017

TO FIND OUT MORE AND TO INQUIRE ABOUT OUR SUPPORT PACKAGE CONTACT: summer.school@nuim.ie

00353 1 708 6467

@maynoothuiss

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