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4 November | Symposium 65 years ECHR

The European Convention on Human Rights was signed on 4 November 1950. Exactly 65 years later, the Leiden Law School organises a symposium. A group of leading experts will speak about the present, the past and the future of the ECHR.


Gert Jan Geertjes and Jerfi Uzman present paper at workshop in Istanbul

Gert Jan Geertjes and Jerfi Uzman presented a paper at the Workshop on 'Unamendable Constitutional Provisions’ , which was held on June 9, 2015 on the campus of Koç University in Istanbul. The workshop was hosted by the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) in partnership with Koç Law School and Boston College Law School.


Wim Voermans gives workshops and lectures on regulations in Brasilia

From 23 September to 1 October Professor Wim Voermans organized workshops, gave lectures and advised on various aspects concerning regulations. This was done in his capacity as a fellow of the Brazilian government think tank IPEA (the government Institute for Applied Economic Research) and as a guest of the Casa Civil (the office of the Brazilian president).  


Titia Loenen taught on "Current Trends in Human Rights Law" in Istanbul

On 21 and 22 August 2013 Titia Loenen taught two lectures during the summer school  ‘Law on the Bosphorus, Istanbul International Summer School, Current Trends in Human Rights Law’. The summer school is organised by Istanbul University Faculty of Law  in association with Leiden Law School and The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and took place between 15 and 25 August 2013.


Upcoming conference ‘Political Legitimacy and the Paradox of Regulation’

The role of regulation in achieving legitimate rule is a topical issue that invites further discussion. To this end, the Leiden research profile area on Political Legitimacy has organized an international conference titled ‘Political Legitimacy and the Paradox of Regulation’ which will address the question whether the increase of regulations has helped or hindered the legitimacy of political systems, including modern democracies.