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MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY PRESENTS:

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


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


MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY - located on one of Ireland’s oldest sites of learning, Maynooth is also Ireland’s newest university. - the site of the south campus has been a centre of learning since at least 1425, affiliated with Maynooth Castle, located just outside our campus gates, but was formally founded in 1795 as St. Patrick’s College, Ireland’s ‘national’ seminary. - in 1997 Maynooth University was established as part of the National University of Ireland, - today Maynooth University has approximately 11,000 students from over 90 countries. - this summer Maynooth University welcomes you to share in our history, heritage and future!


STEP INTO YOUR SUMMER

150 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

Maynooth University Summer Schools

Eu law and global rights academic  

2-week summer school in Ireland, focusing on EU and Human Rights with an impressive array of guest speakers

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