The Global Summit

January 1216, 2021

Concurrent Sessions X

January 14, 2021 | Day 3
5:00am-6:30am


Panel 41States of Emergency in the MENA Region: Challenges, Trends and Perspectives [English]

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Chair: Francesco Biagi, University of Bologna

  1. Sanaa Alsarghali, An-Najah University
    Semi-presidential System in Times of Emergency: The Case of Palestine
  2. Tamara El Khoury, IE University
    Consociationalism and States of Emergency: The Case of Lebanon
  3. Siraj Khan, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law
    States of Emergency and the Shari’a: Harm and Necessity in Constitutional Law and Islamic Law
  4. Islam Mohammed, Central European University
    The Role of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt (SCCE) Under the Emergency Challenge

Panel 42Delegation and Representation as Opportunities Contributing to the Revival of  Modern Democracy [English]

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Chair: Iwona Wróblewska, Nicolaus Copernicus University

  1. Tomasz Brzezicki, Nicolaus Copernicus University
  2. Anna Tarnowska, Nicolaus Copernicus University
  3. Wojciech Włoch, Nicolaus Copernicus University

Panel 43Constitutional Law in the Age of Polarization [English]

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Chair: Rosalind Dixon, University of New South Wales

Discussant: David Landau, Florida State University College of Law

  1. Daniel Epps, Washington University in St. Louis – School of Law
    Polarization in the US Supreme Court
  1. Moshe Cohen-Eliya, College of Law and Business & Iddo Porat, College of Law and Business
    Polarization and Apex Court in Comparative Perspective
  1. Tarun Khaitan, University of Oxford
    Polarization and Fourth Branch Institutions
  1. Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School
    American Polarization

Panel 44The Populist Challenge to the Istanbul Convention: The Cases of Hungary, Poland and Turkey [English]

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Chair: Agnieszka Bień-Kacała, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland

  1. Tímea Drinóczi, University of Pécs &  Lídia Balogh, Centre for Social Sciences, Budapest
    The (non-)ratification of the Istanbul Convention: specificities of the related political discourse in Hungary
  2. Julia Kapelańska-Pręgowska, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
    Istanbul Convention in Poland – from ratification to withdrawal?
  3. Valentina Rita Scotti, Koç University – School of Law
    The debate on the Istanbul Convention in Turkey: a populist reinterpretation of the principle of gender equality
  4. Katarzyna Sękowska-Kozłowska, Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences
    Poland and the baseline GREVIO’s evaluation

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