International Society of Public Law (ICON·S)
2014 Inaugural Conference
Florence, June 26-28, 2014
We invite you to join the newly established International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) and to participate in our 2014 Conference on “Rethinking the Boundaries of Public Law and Public Space”.
The Conference, to be held in Florence, Italy, on June 26-28, 2014, will be jointly organized by the European University Institute, the New York University School of Law and the University of Florence.
All participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation expenses.
Please find here a list of affiliated hotels.
Thursday, June 26, 2014, Palazzo Vecchio
Introduction to ICON-S: Sabino Cassese
Introduction to the ICON-S Inaugural Conference: Jospeh H.H. Weiler
|14:30–15:30||Keynote Address: Jeremy Waldron|
|15:30–17:30|| 1st Plenary Session
Nominal Democracy? Prospects for Democratic Global Governance
Plenary Paper: Robert O. Keohane
Chair: Michel Rosenfeld
Discussants: Miguel Maduro and Seyla Benhabib
Friday, June 27, 2014, University of Florence, Novoli
|17:30–19:00|| 2nd Plenary Session
The International in Constitutional Adjudication and
the Constitutional in International Adjudication
Plenary Paper: Joseph H.H. Weiler
Chair: Hélène Ruiz Fabri
Discussants: Ran Hirschl and Gráinne de Búrca
Saturday, June 28, 2014, European University Institute, Badia Fiesolana
|9:00 – 11:00||Panels (concurrent)|
|11:00 – 11:30||Coffee Break|
|11:30 – 13:00|| 3rd Plenary Session
Gender and the Boundaries of Public Law
Plenary paper: Ruth Rubio Marin
Chair: Sabino Cassese
Discussants: Mattias Kumm and Marta Cartabia
Venues and Transportation
Palazzo Vecchio is situated at Piazza della Signoria, in the heart of Florence. The Conference will take place in Sala dei Cinquecento. See map.
University of Florence
University of Florence is in the area of Novoli, Via delle Pandette, 32, 50127 Florence, Italy.
To reach UniFI Novoli, take bus no. 23 from Piazza San Marco or the train station towards Nuovo Pignone and get off at Terzolle – Pasticceria Lucarelli. The bus ride takes about 30 minutes, and it is a 5 minutes’ walk from the bus stop to Campus. See map how to reach Campus.
Bus tickets (biglietti) must be bought before boarding and stamped in the machine on the bus. Tickets are on sale at ATAF ticket kiosks and vending machines, tobacconists, newspaper kiosks, and some coffee bars. Taxi from the city centre is about 15 euros. Phone. 055 4242 or 055 4798.
The Conference will take place in building D5 and D6. See map over Campus .
European University Institute, Badia Fiesolana
European University Institute is in the area of Fiesole, Via dei Roccettini 9, 50014 San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy.
To get to the European University Institute, you can take bus no. 7 from Piazza San Marco (in the city centre of Florence) and get off a Piazza San Domenico. The bus stop is called “San Domenico 01.” The bus ride takes about 20 minutes.
To reach Badia Fiesolana from the bus stop in San Domenico, cross the road, walk 50 metres in the direction of Fiesole (the same direction as the bus), and then take the first road to the left, opposite the church and the cemetery (Via dei Roccetini). The bus ride takes about 20 minutes, and it is a 5-10 minutes’ walk from the bus stop to the Badia. Please have a look at the map of the campus, where you can also see the route of the bus http://www.eui.eu/About/Map.aspx.
Bus tickets (biglietti) must be bought before boarding and stamped in the machine on the bus. Tickets are on sale at ATAF ticket kiosks and vending machines, tobacconists, newspaper kiosks, and some coffee bars.
Taxi from the city centre is about 20 euros. Phone. +39 055 4242 or +39 055 4798.
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