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The Rule of Law Crisis and the Future of EU Governance

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Thursday, January 27, 2022, 1:00 pm – Friday, January 28, 2022, 3:45 pm

The CEU Democracy Institute will host the eighth conference of the BRIDGE network event series: The Rule of Law Crisis and the Future of EU Governance, in collaboration with the DCU Brexit Institute, the University of Copenhagen and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano.

The conference will take place online via Zoom.

Please register your attendance on Zoom at the links below (bear in mind that you will have to register for each day of the conference separately):

PROGRAM

Thursday 27th January

13:00 – 13:30: Opening Remarks

  • Laszlo Bruszt (Professor of Sociology & Co-Director, CEU DI)
  • HE Ronan Gargan (Irish Ambassador to Hungary)

13:30 – 15:00: Panel 1 – The State of the Rule of Law Crisis

  • Chair: Federico Fabbrini (DCU)
  • Armin von Bogdandy (MPiL)
  • Justin Frosini (SAIS Europe)
  • Ruzha Smilova (Sofia University/Centre for Liberal Strategies)
  • Renata Uitz (CEU DI)

15:00 – 15:30: Break

15:30 – 17:00: Panel 2 – The Rule of Law Crisis and the Migration Crisis Shaping the Future of Europe

  • Chair: Renata Uitz (CEU DI)
  • Janine Silga (DCU)
  • Magdalena Smieszek (CEU)
  • Leila Hadj Abdou (University of Vienna)
  • Orsolya Farkas (Unibz)

17:00 – 18:30: Keynote Speech by Adam Bodnar (Professor of Law and Dean, Law Faculty, SWPS & Former Human Rights Ombudsman of Poland)

  • Chair: Renata Uitz (CEU DI)
  • Adam Bodnar, (Professor of Law and Dean, Law Faculty, SWPS & Former Human Rights Ombudsman of Poland)

Friday 28th January

09:30 – 11:00 CET: Panel 3 – Beyond the Rule of Law Crisis: the Supremacy of EU Law

  • Chair: Renata Uitz (CEU DI)
  • Federico Fabbrini (DCU)
  • Dimitry Kochenov (CEU DI)
  • Ana Bobic (CJEU)
  • Stefania Baroncelli (Unibz)

11:00 – 11:30: Break

11:30 – 13:00: Panel 4 – The Future of the Rule of Crisis: Beyond Dialogue and Conditionality

  • Chair: Stefania Baroncelli (Unibz)
  • Ronan McCrea (UCL)
  • Petra Bard (ELTE / CEU DI / EUI)
  • Maciej Bernatt (University of Warsaw)
  • Teodora Miljojkovic (CEU)

13:00 – 14:00: Break

14:00 – 15:30: Panel 5 – Eastern European Perspectives on the Rule of Law Crisis and Constitutional Change

  • Chair: Renata Uitz (CEU DI)
  • Viktor Kazai (CEU)
  • Zoltan Fleck (ELTE)
  • Barbara Grabowska Moroz (CEU DI)

15:30 – 15:45: Closing Remarks

  • HE Ronan Gargan (Irish Ambassador to Hungary)

The full program can be found here.

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