IACL-rondetafelconferentie: The Invisible Constitution

logo melbourne gal_20130513152104Op 2 en 3 mei 2016 organiseert Melbourne Law School een conferentie in het kader van de International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) met als thema: “The Invisible Constitution: Comparative Perspectives”. Leden van de Staatsrechtkring, aangesloten bij de IACL, worden uitgenodigd om deel te nemen. Deze rondetafelconferentie vindt plaats in Melbourne, Australië. Meer informatie op de website van de IACL.


Day 1

8.30                                         Coffee & Registration

9-9.15                                     Welcome: Professors Adrienne Stone and Rosalind Dixon

9.15-9.30                                Introduction by Justice Kate O’Regan (formerly of the Constitutional Court of South Africa)

 9.30-11                                    Session 1:               Conceptual & Theoretical Issues

Larry Solum, ‘Written & Unwritten Constitutional Law’
Caitlin Goss, ‘Interim Constitutions and the Invisible Constitution’
Patrick Emerton, ‘Thoughts on the Unwritten/Invisible Constitution’

11.00-11.30        Morning Tea

11.30-12.45        Session 2:               The View from the Americas

David Scheiderman, ‘Unwritten Constitutional Principles in Canada: Genuine or Strategic’ (To Be Confirmed)
David Landau, ‘The Expansion of the Tutela in Colombia:  Judges Constructing their Own Power’

12.45-1.45           Lunch

1.45-3.15              Session 3               The View from Europe & the Middle East

Russell Miller, Constitutional Implications in Germany: The Civil Law Influence
Irene Spigno, ‘The ‘Addictive Judgments’ of the Italian Constitutional Court: A Way to Create Constitutional Rights’
Iddo Porat, ‘A Constitutional Revolution Without a Constitution – Text and its Absence in Israeli Constitutional Adjudication’
3.15-3.45              Afternoon Tea

3.45-5                     Session 4               Skype Session

Eoian Carolan, ‘The Evolution of Natural Law in Ireland’
Renata Uitz, TBC
5-6pm                                       Drinks Reception

6-7.30pm                                Public Lecture: Justice Manuel Cepeda, President of the International Association of Constitutional Law

8:00 pm                                   Dinner @ University House

Day 2

9-10.45                                    Session 5 – The View from Asia 1

Simon Butt, Constitutional Implications in Indonesia
Yvonne Tew, Malaysia’s Invisible Constitution
Jongcheol Kim, Is the Invisible Constitution Really Invisible?: Some Reflections in the Context of Korean Constitutional Adjudication

10.45-11.15                          Morning Tea

11.15-1.00           Session 6 – The View from (Austral) Asia 2

Sudhir Krishnaswamy, TBC
Johannes Chan, Constitutional Implications in Hong Kong?
Albert Chen & P.Y. Lo,     ‘The Constitutional Orders of “One Country, Two Systems: A Comparative Study of the Written and Unwritten Bases of Constitutional Review and Proportionality Analysis in the Chinese Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau’
Jeffrey Goldsworthy, Constitutional Implications in Australia Revisited
Han Zhai, The Invisible Constitution in Reformative China

1.00-2.00              Conference Close/Lunch