Blame it on Brussels – EU Law and Distributive Effects of Globalisation

22 – 28 April 2018        Send to printer

Course directors

Tamara Ćapeta, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Iris Goldner Lang, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Sigmar Stadlmeier, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
Marise Cremona, European University Institute, Florence, Italy

Course description:

The 16th Annual Jean Monnet Dubrovnik Seminar (Inter University Centre, Dubrovnik) will concentrate on the topic “Blame it on Brussels – EU Law and Distributive Effects of Globalisation”. As recent events, particularly Brexit, shed doubt on the traditional legal narrative of EU integration as beneficial to most citizens, the event seeks to examine two main questions. First, did EU law cause or accentuate any inequality in Europe (e.g. for low skilled labour) or are such inequalities the result of different causes (e.g. globalisation, technical progress). Second, how could the EU address such inequality and make more visible the positive sides of integration and its contribution to equality.

The main 6 day event will combine two types of activities: lectures (morning) and young researchers’ presentations (afternoon). It will bring together well-established academics, young researchers, students, judges, policy-makers etc., coming from the EU, Western Balkans and USA. Their interaction will lead to new ideas and knowledge, innovation, cross-fertilisation, and the spread of European content.

Course lecturers

Iris Goldner Lang, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Tamara Perišin, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Nika Bačić Selanec , University of Zagreb, Croatia
Tamara Ćapeta, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Melita Carević, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Snježana Vasiljević, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Zdenek Kuhn , High Administrative Court, Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Adam Lazowski, University of Westminster, Germany
John Morijn, University of Groningen & The Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU, Netherlands
Don Regan, University of Michigan, United States
Siniša Rodin, European Court of Justice, Croatia
Martin van den Brink , Max Planck Institute Gottingen, Germany
Daniel William Carter , University of Leiden, Netherlands
Monica Claes, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
Nedim Hogić, Naša Stranka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sam Koplewicz, Harvard University, United States
Teodora Petrova, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Germany
Alice Pirlot , Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation - Said Business School, United Kingdom

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