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Workshop: “Methodological pluralism in comparative constitutional research”

published on June 7, 2019

Prof. Lachmayer and Prof. Roux, University of New South Wales (AUS), organized a pre-workshop for their panel #47 on “Methodological pluralism in comparative constitutional research” at the 2019 ICON•S  Annual Conference on “Public Law in Times of Change?” on July 1-3, 2019 in Santiago de Chile.

Date: June 3, 2019
Venue: Sigmund Freud University Vienna, Freudplatz 1, 1020 Vienna

Programme: Workshop on Methodological pluralism in comparative constitutional research

JUST PUBLISHED – The Constitution of Austria in International Constitutional Networks

published on June 6, 2019

Konrad Lachmayer wrote an article about “The Constitution of Austria in International Constitutional Networks: Pluralism, Dialogues and Diversity”. It was published in Anneli Albi/Samo Bardutzky, “National Constitutions in European and Global Governance: Democracy, Rights, the Rule of Law”, T.M.C. ASSER PRESS in cooperation with Springer  (2019).

“The report shows that the Austrian constitutional framework is composed of a range of domestic and international instruments. The core constitutional act from 1920 is detailed, as are amendments regarding EU and international law. …”

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Verfassungsrechtsblog: “Entering into New Constitutional Territory in Austria”

published on June 3, 2019

Konrad Lachmayer and Lukas Wieser wrote a post on http://verfassungsblog.de/ about “Entering into New Constitutional Territory in Austria”.

See the full analysis below.

10 days after the “Ibiza Video” scandal a vote of no confidence in the Austrian Parliament removed the Austrian government from office. While international media focused – in light of the exceptional circumstances – primarily on the “Ibiza Video” scandal, the constitutional dynamics were mostly neglected. It is therefore necessary to explain the events of the last days as well as to analyse the constitutional dynamics of the situation in Austria.

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Lectures at the University of Bergen

published on June 3, 2019

Konrad Lachmayer gave two lectures during his stay at the University of Bergen.

  • 28.05.2019: ”Austrian Legal Culture”
  • 27.05.2019: “Rule of law or the rule of code? The role of artificial intelligence in law”

Lecture – “Disempowerment of Courts”

published on April 3, 2019

At the conference “Conference III ‘ERASMUS’ LEGAL SCIENCE WEEK – Stream I (red stream) Courts and Politics” in Sofia
Konrad Lachmayer held a lecture on “Disempowerment of Courts. The interrelationship of courts and politics in contemporary legal orders”.

Venue: University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
Date: 29 March 2019

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