Activity: Talk or presentation / Performance / Speeches › Performance, Talk or Presentation - not at conference › Academic
Prior to the inaugural lecture by Prof John Morijn, the Our Rule of Law team will host open panel conversations with academics, civil society leaders, and judges from across Europe and beyond working to protect liberal democracy. It is organized by students, for students, but everyone is welcome!
Panelists include Adam Bodnar (former Polish ombudsman); Márta Pardavi (co-chair, Hungarian Helsinki Committee); Wojciech Sadurski (scholar of Constitutional Law); Sophie in t'Veld (Member of European Parliament); Laurent Pech (Middlesex University); Judge Tamara Trotman (President, Judges for Judges); Judge Tomasz Posłuszny (Board member, Iustitia Polish judges association); Akudo McGee (PhD researcher in norm contestation in Poland, Maastricht University); Jakub Jaraczewski (Research coordinator, Democracy Reporting International); Radosveta Vassileva (Bulgarian legal scholar in comparative public and private law); amongst others!
Topics will include women as driving force on the frontlines of protecting liberal democracy; personal impact on rule of law heroes standing up against democratic backsliding; solidarity between judges across borders; and the role of students and young people in ensuring the perseverance of liberal democracies.