First UK-Russian Symposium on Jurisprudence and Sovereignty [Manchester, UK 16th & 17th March 2016]

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First UK-Russian Symposium on Jurisprudence and Sovereignty
Manchester, UK 16th & 17th March 2016
Wednesday 16th March 2016, 12:00pm-7:00pm
VENUE: MMU, BS3.02, BS3.17, BS3.18 (“BS” stands for Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK).
12:00-12:30pm REGISTRATION (BS3.02)
12:30pm-1:00pm (BS3.17)
Welcome by Dr Mikhail Antonov  (St. Petersburg) and Dr Jorge Núñez (Manchester)
1:00pm-3:30pm (BS3.17)
  • HoD Dr Eugenio Potseluev (Ivanovo): “Discussing sovereignty in Russian legal science at the turn of the XXth century”
  • Asst. Prof. Antonia Waltermann (Maastricht): “Popular Sovereignty without Democracy”
  • Dr. Lisa Rodgers (Leicester): “Sovereignty and rights in the labour context”
3:30pm-4:00pm Coffee Break (BS3.02)
4:00pm-6:00pm (BS3.17)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Svetlana Chekhovskaya (Moscow): “Soft Law and Sovereign State System
  • Alexander Green (London): “International Law and the Value of Statehood”
  • SL Dr. Jorge Núñez (Manchester): “Sovereignty Conflicts and Distributive Justice Principles: the Egalitarian Shared Sovereignty”
6:00pm-7:00pm (BS3.17)
Conclusive remarks and Open floor discussion.
7:30pm Dinner (BS3.18)

Thursday 17th March 2016, 09:00am-7:00pm
VENUE: UoM, UPB3.204, UPB2.217, UPB1.219 (“UPB” stands for University Place Building, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK).
09:00am-11:00am (UPB3.204)
  • Prof. Bill Bowring (London): “Russia’s Annexation of Crimea: Sovereignty, Legal Justifications, the Constitutional Court, and Pandora’s Box”
11:00am-12:00pm Coffee Break (tbc)
12:00pm-2:00pm (UPB3.204)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr Mikhail Antonov (St. Petersburg): “Questioning sovereignty: balancing of human rights by the RF Constitutional Court”
  • Dr. Maria Smirnova (Manchester): “Russian Constitutional Court and ECtHR: The ‘Right to Object’ as a Tool for Constructive Dialogue, not a Revolution
  • Dr Christopher Walshaw (Berlin): “The Sovereignty Merry-go-Round”
2:00pm-3:00pm Lunch (UPB2.217)
3:00pm-6:00pm (UPB1.219)
  • SL Dr. Evgenii Tonkov (St. Petersburg): “Rethinking legitimacy and sovereignty”
  • SL Dr. Jackson Maogoto (Manchester): “Statal Discipline and Indiscipline: Sovereignty as Fealty of the Independent State to International Humanitarian Normativity”
  • Prof. Dr Marianna G. Muravyeva (St. Petersburg): “Conservative Jurisprudence and Selective Sovereignty: How Do Judges Interpret the Hierarchy of Laws?”
6:00pm (UPB1.219)

Conclusive remarks by Dr Mikhail Antonov (St. Petersburg) and Dr Jorge Núñez (Manchester)

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