Lecture | September 3 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Matt Beech, Founding Director of the Centre for British Politics at the University of Hull & Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley
Boris Johnsons election as Leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party, and therefore, as Prime Minister was a foregone conclusion to close observers of British politics. Where there is a disruption in the business of Westminster is the fact that the United Kingdom has its first Eurosceptic Prime Minister since Mrs Thatcher delivered her Bruges Speech. The long and winding road to Brexit has... More >
Lecture | September 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
David M. Wineroither, Center for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Hans Kelsen expressed his absolute acceptance of democratic rule at a time when most political parties, citizens and colleagues of his either openly rejected parliamentary democracy or embraced democracy as a means to prepare for imperfectly democratic means in his own country, Austria, as well as in the majority of surrounding countries in Central Europe.
Kelsen demanded political actors to... More >