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Dec

07

Monday

City Law School Book Launch: Framing Convergence with the Global Legal Order

5.00pm

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This event will take place virtually via Zoom. Please note all attendees will need a Zoom account to access the webinar. A free account can be set up when registering for the event.

Jointly hosted by the Institute for the Study of European Law (ISEL), Jean Monnet Chair in Law & Transatlantic Relations and The City Law School LogoInstitute for International Law & Global Affairs (ILAG).

This recently published interdisciplinary book (Hart Publishing, October 2020) explores the concept of convergence of the EU with the global legal order. It captures the actions, law-making and practice of the EU as a cutting-edge actor in the world promoting convergence 'against the grain'. In a dynamic 'twist' the book uses methodology to reflect upon some of the most dramatically changing dimensions of current global affairs. Four key themes are probed: - framing EU convergence;- global trade against convergence;- the EU as the exceptional internationalist; and- positioning convergence through methodology.

Remarks by: Gerard Hogan, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)  and Elaine Fahey, City Law School (giving Overview of book)

Contributors/ speakers (briefly outlining their chapters):EU flag
Click here to view the Table of Contents from the book and for details about the chapters. 

- Aakriti Bhardwaj, University of Nottingham School of Law
- Anu Bradford, Columbia Law School
- Paul Cardwell, University of Strathclyde
- David Henig, European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE)
- Michelle Egan, School of International Service, American University
- Magdalena Forowicz, Swiss Ministry of Justice (Federal Office of Justice)
- Elaine Fahey, City Law School, City University of LondonFraming Convergence with the Global Legal Order Book Cover
- Mauro Gatti, University of Bologna
- Frank Hoffmeister, European Commission
- Machiko Kanetake, University of Utrecht
- Jeff Kenner, University of Nottingham School of Law
- Isabella Mancini, City Law School, City University of London
- Fernanda Nicola, Washington College of Law, American University
- Jed Odermatt, City Law School, City University of London
- Enrico Partiti, Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University
- Laura Pascual Matellán, University of Salamanca
- Kornilia Pipidi-Kaligorou, University of Speyer
- Francesco Pennisi, Erasmus Law School Rotterdam
- Juan Santos Vara, University of Salamanca
- Gabriel Siles-Brügge, University of Warwick
- Ramses Wessel, University of Groningen

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5.00pm - 6.00pmMonday 7th December 2020

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