Dubrovnik 2007

Jean Monnet seminar

Advanced Issues of European Law

 

5th session, April 29 - May 6, 2007

 

European Law After the Big Bang Enlargement:

Assessment and Perspectives

 

 

Organised by: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Department of European Public Law, with support of the European Commission

 

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Lecturers:

  • Don Regan, University of Michigan Law School
  • Jo Shaw, University of Edinburgh, Faculty of Law
  • Marise Cremona, European University Institute
  • Daniel Halberstam, University of Michigan Law School
  • Miguel Poiares Maduro, Advocate General at the ECJ
  • Sigmar Stadlmeier, Johannes Kepler University of Linz
  • Zdenek Kühn, Charles University Prague
  • Monica Claes, University of Tilburg
  • Stephen Weatherill, Sommerville College, Oxford
  • Nada Bodiroga Vukobrat, University of Rijeka
  • Siniša Rodin, University of Zagreb
  • Tamara Ćapeta, University of Zagreb
  • Iris Goldner, University of Zagreb
  • (...)

 

 

Research presentations:

  • Stine Andersen, European University Institute, Florence: Functional Overlap of Enforcement and Implementation Tools
    • Stine Andersen holds an LL.M. from the University of Copenhagen, and a Master of Research from the European University Institute, Italy, where she is currently completing her doctoral thesis. Her thesis demonstrates that there is functional overlap between enforcement measures and a range of norm-setting and executive implementing measures in the EC law context. Developments in this field are appraised against the background of a theoretical approach to the general EC Treaty infringement procedure. Stine Andersen's academic interests cover European institutional law, developments in international dispute prevention and law enforcement, and the transformative role of norms and international institutions.
  • Ester Herlin-Karnell, Somerville College, Oxford: The Constitutional Dimension of European Criminal Law and the Principle of Effectiveness
    • Education: 2005 - DPhil candidate, Somerville College, University of Oxford, UK; 2003-2004, L.L.M, King’s College, University of London, UK; 1998-2003, Jur Kand (L.L.M), University of Stockholm, Sweden; Work Experience: 2006 - Research assistant assignments, University of Oxford, UK; 2005 - (1 Feb-mid Oct, currently on research leave), Judge assistant and ‘Junior judge’, District Court of Värmland, Sweden; 2004-2005 (Dec-March), Junior lawyer, Law firm, Gothenburg, Sweden; 2003 (1 May-Oct), Judge assistant, Administrative Court of Skåne, Sweden; 2002, Law clerk (summer work), District Court of Gotland, Sweden; Publications: ‘Commission v. Council: Some Reflection on Criminal Law in the First Pillar’, forthcoming EPL (2007); ‘Recent Developments in the Area of European Criminal Law’, forthcoming, MJ (2007); ‘European (Criminal) Law: An Exercise in Effectiveness?’ forthcoming.
  • Jan-Peter Trnka, University of Helsinki:  Limits to the Internal Market Mandate?
    • Jan-Peter Trnka, Assessor iur., LL.M. (Prague), Ph.D. Candidate (Helsinki), graduated in law from the University of Heidelberg and completed a European law focused master programme at the Charles University in Prague. During his training in judicial work (Rechtsreferendariat), he worked for the Representation of the European Commission in Prague and the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. He joined the Heidelberg institute as a research fellow shortly after. Currently he pursues his Ph.D. research as a member of the graduate
      school 'Foundations of European Law' at the University of Helsinki.
  • Sven Höbel, University of Regensburg: The Polish and the German Constitutional Jurisdiction Concerning Matters of European Community Law: A comparison of the Constitutional Courts' Concepts
    • Sven Höbel was born 1981 in Bayreuth, Germany.
      He finished his school education in Bayreuth at a scientific grammar school in 2001. After a compulsory army service he took up studies at Regensburg University Law School. After intermediate exam he continued legal studies at Charles University Law School in Prague (academic year 2004/05), until he returned to Regensburg, where he wrote several papers for Prof. Rainer Arnold’s Jean-Monnet-chair, cooperating with the University of Wroclaw/Poland. His main interest focuses on the Central and Eastern European EU member states, including Czech language and linguistics.
      Besides that, he is a private pilot instructor.
  • Bedanna Bapuly, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for European Integration Research, A Fellowship of Friends: Associates, Partners, Neighbours
    • Bedanna Bapuly studied law and languages at Graz University. She wrote her thesis on “The Implementation of the Association Agreements of the EU and its Member States with Central and Eastern European Countries in the Light of the Austrian Highest Judiciary” and received her doctorate with distinction in 2001.  Since 1999 she is a Research Fellow at the Institute for European Integration Research (EIF) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
      Her research interest focuses on questions related to European Law, International Public Law and Comparative Constitutional Law. She is an author of many specialized publications about the implementation of EC law. In 2003 she received the Tributary Award of the Anton Gindely and Centraleurope Prize for her work on: „The Application of EC law in Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia“.
  • Bernhard Hofstötter, Institute of European Law of the Universities of Bern, Neuchatel and Fribourg: Can She Excuse my Wrongs? Judicial Rivalry and Chivalry Between the European Court of Justice and International Tribunals
    • Bernhard Hofstötter is an assistant professor at the Institute of European Law, University of Fribourg (Switzerland). He graduated from the University of Vienna and continued his studies in Oslo as well as at K.U. Leuven, where he obtained an LL.M. in European Union Law (m.c.l.). A former stagiaire at the European Commission, he was a researcher at EIPA Maastricht before serving as research associate to Juliane Kokott and Ulrich Haltern. In 2005 he graduated from the University of St. Gallen with a Ph.D. in European Community law (m.c.l.). He is the author of “Non-compliance of National Courts – Remedies in European Community Law and Beyond” (T.M.C. Asser Press, 2005).  
  • Martina Spernbauer, European University Institute, Florence: Benchmarking, Safeguard Clauses and Verification Mechanisms - What's in the Name? Repercussions of the European Union's pre- and post-accession conditionality tools on its internal principles, functioning and ambitions
    • Martina Spernbauer is a PhD student at the Department of Law, European University Institute, Florence. After graduation from the University of Vienna, she obtained her Master's degree from the College of Europe. She then worked as an academic and teaching assistant for European Law at the College of Europe in Warsaw before joining the Bureau for International and European Law at the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs as a temporary civil servant before and during the Austrian EU Presidency. Her research interests cover EU external relations, enlargement, pre-accession strategies, and the European Neighbourhood Policy. She currently focuses on conditionality and cross-pillar issues.
  • Paul James Cardwell, University of Edinburgh: New Governance and the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union
    • Lecturer in Law at the University of Sheffield (UK). He graduated from the University of Warwick and undertook a research LLM degree at the same institution in cooperation with Nagoya University, Japan. He also holds a Master's degree in International Relations from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Bordeaux. After a period spent as a researcher at the Delegation of the European Commission in Tokyo, he taught UK Constitutional Law at the Université Montesquieu Bordeaux. His research and teaching interests are in the fields of UK and EU constitutional law and governance, regional
      integration and environmental law. His most recent publications, 'The
      EU: a role model for regional governance?' (2006) and 'Who decides? The
      ECJ's judgment on jurisdiction in the Mox Plant dispute' (2007) were
      published in European Public Law and the Journal of Environmental Law
      respectively.
  • Nikolaos Skoutaris, European University Institute, Florence: The Application of the acquis communautaire in the Areas not Under the Effective Control of teh Republic of Cyprus: The Green Line Regulation
    • Mr. Nikolaos Skoutaris, born in Athens, Greece, in 1980, received his LL.B. from the University of Aberdeen in 2003 and his LL.M. (cum laude) from the Universiteit Maastricht (Magister Iuris Communis programme, Globalisation and Human Rights specialisation) in 2004. He is currently Ph.D. candidate at the European University Institute. The title of his thesis project is “The Cyprus issue: The 4 freedoms in a (Member-) state of siege. The acquis communautaire in the Areas not under the effective control of the Republic of Cyprus”. He has worked in the DG Enlargement at the Council of EU at the time the Negotiating Framework with Turkey was discussed and has participated in numerous conferences. His latest publication has the title “Differentiation in EU Citizenship: Reflections on the Cyprus problem” (in Inglis and Ott (ed.) “EU Enlargement and the Future of the EU: Unity in Diversity?”)
  • Barbara Havelkova, Charles University Prague: The birth and dead of the anti-discrimination bill - the transposition rollercoaster in the Czech Republic
    • Barbara Havelková Holds Mgr. and JUDr. degrees from Charles University in Prague Law School, is currently an LLM. candidate at Europa-Institut of Saarland University and a PhD. candidate in Prague. She is a former stagiaire at the Legal Service of the European Commission and in the Chambers of Advocate General Maduro at the European Court of Justice. She currently works as a research assistant at the Department of European Law at Saarland University (Prof. Stein), teaches an introductory course “Gender and Law” at the Charles University Faculty of Humanities and collaborates with various NGOs in the Czech Republic on monitoring and advocacy projects in the area of equality. Specialises in gender legal studies, equality issues in national and European law, and in labour law.
  • Melanie Ram, California State University Fresno: Anti-Discrimination Policy and the Roma: Assessing the Impact of EU Enlargement
    • Melanie Ram is an assistant professor of political science at
      California State University, Fresno.  She received her Ph.D. from
      George Washington University, where she was also a research associate at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies.  Dr. Ram also spent several years working in foreign aid.  Her doctoral dissertation explored the influence of the EU accession process on legislative and other reforms in the Czech Republic and Romania, while her recent research focuses on the EU and minority rights and NGOs in these countries.  Her work has been published in Studies in Comparative International Development, Romanian Journal of Society and Politics, and Journal of International Development Studies, among others.
  • Yvonne Goldammer and  Elze Matulionyte, University of Vilnius: Towards an Improved Application of European Community Law in Lithuania: The Examples of Competition, Intellectual Property and Public Procurement Law
    • Yvonne Goldammer studied law at the University of Leipzig / Germany. After passing the second German state examination in law, she worked as EuroFaculty Visiting Lecturer for European and Private International Law from 2000 – 2005 at the Law Faculty of Vilnius University. Yvonne Goldammer gives lectures on European law as Assistant at the European and International Law Department at the Law Faculty of Vilnius University. She is PhD student at Vilnius University / Law Faculty. Her areas of research and publication are application and implementation of European Community law, legal terminology and translation, competition and consumer protection
    • Elzė Matulionytė studied law at the University of Vilnius, Lithuania, specializing in International Public Law and Community Law. Having received her Master of Law degree in 2003, she then obtained the Master of advanced European Studies degree from the “Europainstitut” of University of Basel. Since 2004 Elze Matulionyte is lecturing assistant at the European and International Law Department at the Law Faculty of Vilnius University and PhD student there. Being also a head of EC law unit of European Law Department under Ministry of Justice, she specialises in the fields of implementation of Community law into national one, and its application.
  • Lukasz Adamczyk, Warsaw University: Does the Single Market Encompass the Balkans - a Critical Evaluation of Economic Rights Availible Under Stablisation and Association Agreements concluded by teh EC with Albania, Croatia and Macedonia
    • Graduated in law from Warsaw University. Currently, a Ph. D candidate in tax law at Warsaw University and Mondi Packaging reaserch fellow at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law of  the Vienna University of Economics and Business Organization.Specialized in international and European tax law. Presently,researcher in an international reaserch project examining the impact of European tax law on relations with third countries.

 

Schedule:

 

 

 

         

 

Sunday, 29 April   

18.30              

Opening

19.00               

Welcome reception offered by the IUC

 

 

Monday, 30 April

09.00 – 09.50  

Lecture: Miguel Poiares Maduro, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Communities: The Chameleon State

10.00 – 10.50   

Lecture: Miguel Poiares Maduro, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Communities: The Chameleon State

10.50 – 11.10   

Coffee break

11.10 – 12.00 

Lecture: Stephen Weatherill, Oxford University: The EC's Services Directive – why … and why not

12.10 – 13.00 

Lecture: Stephen Weatherill, Oxford University: The EC's Services Directive – why … and why not 

13.00 – 15.00

Lunch break 

15.00 – 15.50 

Research presentation: Jan-Peter Trnka, University of Helsinki:  Limits to the Internal Market Mandate? 

16.00 – 16.50 

Research presentation: Lukasz Adamczyk, Warsaw University: Does the Single Market Encompass the Balkans - a Critical Evaluation of Economic Rights Available Under Stabilisation and Association Agreements concluded by the EC with Albania, Croatia and Macedonia 

17.00 – 17.50 

Research presentation: Yvonne Goldammer and  Elze Matulionyte, University of Vilnius: Towards an Improved Application of European Community Law in Lithuania: The Examples of Competition and Intellectual Property Law 

 

 

Tuesday, 1 May 

09.00 – 09.50 

Lecture: Jo Shaw, University of Edinburgh: Evolution of Citizenship in the 21st Century EU

10.00 – 10.50 

Lecture: Jo Shaw, University of Edinburgh: Evolution of Citizenship in the 21st Century EU 

10.50 – 11.10 

Coffee break 

11.10 – 12.00

Lecture: Zdenek Kühn, Charles University Prague: European Arrest Warrant, Third Pillar Law and National Constitutions 

12.10 – 13.00 

Lecture: Zdenek Kühn, Charles University Prague: Having Trust in Each Other's Criminal Justice Systems? Enlargement, European Criminal Law, and the Proposal for a Council Framework Decision on Certain Procedural Rights in Criminal Proceedings throughout the European Union (2007) 

13.00 – 15.00

Lunch break

15.00 – 15.50

Research presentation: Paul James Cardwell, University of Edinburgh: New Governance and the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union

16.00 – 16.50 

Research presentation: Nikolaos Skoutaris, European University Institute, Florence: The Application of the acquis communautaire in the Areas not Under the Effective Control of the Republic of Cyprus: The Green Line Regulation 

17.00 – 17.50

Research presentation: Ester Herlin-Karnell, Somerville College, Oxford: The Constitutional Dimension of European Criminal Law and the Principle of Effectiveness

 

 

Wednesday, 2 May

09.00 – 09.50 

Lecture: Marise Cremona, European University Institute, Florence: The Impact of Enlargement on EU External Policy and External Relations 

10.00 – 10.50 

Lecture: Marise Cremona, European University Institute, Florence: The Impact of Enlargement on EU External Policy and External Relations 

10.50 – 11.10 

Coffee break 

11.10 – 12.00 

Lecture: Don Regan, University of Michigan Law School: What Do We Need Courts To Do About the Free Movement of Goods and Services? 

12.10 – 13.00 

Lecture: Don Regan, University of Michigan Law School: What Do We Need Courts To Do About the Free Movement of Goods and Services? 

13.00 – 15.00 

Lunch break 

15.00 – 15.50 

Research presentation: Bernhard Hofstötter, Institute of European Law of the Universities of Bern, Neuchatel and Fribourg: Can She Excuse my Wrongs? Judicial Rivalry and Chivalry Between the European Court of Justice and International Tribunals 

16.00 – 16.50 

Research presentation: Martina Spernbauer, European University Institute, Florence: Benchmarking, Safeguard clauses and Verification mechanisms – What's in a name? The most recent developments in pre- and post-accession conditionality tools and their impact on some of the European Union's constitutional principles 

17.00 – 17.50 

Research presentation: Kalin Ivanov, Oxford University: Adopting and Implementing Anticorruption Laws in Bulgaria and Romania: The Opportunities and Limits of EU Conditionality  

 

 

Thursday, 3 May 

09.00 – 09.50 

Lecture: Sigmar Stadlmeier, Johannes Kepler University of Linz: Air Transport in the European Union 

10.00 – 10.50 

Lecture: Sigmar Stadlmeier, Johannes Kepler University of Linz: Air Transport in the European Union 

10.50 – 11.10 

Coffee break 

11.10 – 12.00 

Lecture: Felix Ronkes Agerbeek, Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice of the European Communities, Luxembourg: Who shall hear Antigone? The European Court of Justice and the protection of fundamental rights in the EU 

12.10 – 13.00 

Lecture: Felix Ronkes Agerbeek, Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice of the European Communities, Luxembourg: Who shall hear Antigone? The European Court of Justice and the protection of fundamental rights in the EU 

13.00 – 15.00 

Lunch break 

15.00 – 15.50 

Research presentation: Bedanna Bapuly, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for European Integration Research: A Fellowship of Friends: Associates, Partners, Neighbours 

16.00 – 16.50 

Research presentation: Stine Andersen, European University Institute, Florence: Functional Overlap of Enforcement and Implementation Tools 

17.00 – 17.50 

Research presentation: Sven Höbel, University of Regensburg: The Polish and the German Constitutional Jurisdiction Concerning Matters of European Community Law: A comparison of the Constitutional Courts' Concepts 

 

 

Friday, 4 May 

09.00 – 09.50 

Lecture: Monica Claes, University of Tilburg: The EU and national parliaments: of competences and fundamental rights: the case of the Fundamental Rights Agency 

10.00 – 10.50 

Lecture: Monica Claes, University of Tilburg: The EU and national parliaments: of competences and fundamental rights: the case of the Fundamental Rights Agency

10.50 – 11.10 

Coffee break 

11.10 – 12.00  

Lecture: Saša Sever, Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice of the European Communities, Luxembourg: Law & Politics in the Procedure for Nomination of Judges to the ECJ 

12.10 – 13.00 

Lecture: Steven Blockmans, T.M.C. Asser Institute: Modeling regional cooperation in South Eastern Europe on the European integration process 

13.00 – 15.00 

Lunch break 

15.00 – 15.50

Research presentation: Barbara Havelkova, Charles University Prague: The birth and death of the anti-discrimination bill - the transposition rollercoaster in the Czech Republic 

16.00 – 16.50 

Research presentation: Melanie Ram, California State University Fresno: Anti-Discrimination Policy and the Roma: Assessing the Impact of EU Enlargement 

17.00 – 17.50 

Research presentation: N/A 

 

 

Saturday, 5 May 

10.00 - ...  

Reflection and planning; closing 

 

Venue: IUC Dubrovnik Frana Bulića street 4

 

Application form for scholarship can be downloaded here. Please send it to the IUC directly, as indicated on the application form.

 

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