Constitutional Transitions provides a forum for cutting-edge analysis of the latest scholarship on constitution building. It operates as a key center for constitution building discussions and debates worldwide.
The Constitutional Transitions Colloquium
At the intersection of research and education, the Constitutional Transitions Colloquium serves as a forum for cutting-edge analysis of the latest scholarship on constitution building. It is of interest to members of the academic, diplomatic, think tank and NGO communities.
The Constitutional Transitions Colloquium operates as a key center for constitution building discussions and debates worldwide.
- New York University (NYU) School of Law hosts the Constitutional Transitions Colloquium 12 times per year.
- It features leading experts on constitutional law and politics.
- Each session is open to the public and available for viewing globally by webcast.
- Sessions revolve around an annual theme that complements the projects undertaken by the team of researchers working in the Constitutional Transitions Clinic.
The theme for the 2012-13 academic year is “The Middle East Revolutions”, featuring leading experts from the Middle East, Europe and North America on the constitutional law and politics of the region. For the 2012-13 year, the Constitutional Transitions Colloquium is jointly sponsored by our partner, International IDEA.
The schedule for the Constitutional Transitions Colloquium is found below.
All Spring 2013 Sessions will take place from 1400 to 1550 at Vanderbilt Hall, Room 208, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012
Click here for a printable version of the schedule.
September 12, 2012
Intisar Rabb, NYU
October 10, 2012
Said Arjomand, Stony Brook University (SUNY)
October 24, 2012
Nathan Brown, George Washington University
November 14, 2012
Executive Powers in Egypt’s New Constitution. More info
Mona El-Ghobashy, Barnard College
November 28, 2012
Ellen Lust, Yale University
January 30, 2013
Gianluca Parolin, American University of Cairo, The Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU Law, Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU Law
February 13, 2013
Mohammad Fadel, University of Toronto
February 27, 2013
Kristen Stilt, Northwestern University
April 3, 2013
A Kemalist Secular Age? Negotiating the Islam-Modernity Binary in Turkey
Asli Bâli, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
May 1, 2013
After Revolution: Divine and Popular Sovereignty after the Arab Spring
Andrew March, Yale University