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The future of the EU: The challenges of self-determination

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

Which legal challenges follow on from mounting calls for national self-determination, particularly given the context of contemporary separatist movements? A detailed investigation is offered of the legal challenges posed by these political demands.

Speakers

Business, communication and public diplomacy consultancy, Aberlour
Founder, E&A Law, London
Professor of Public Law and European Law, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Professor of Private Law, University of Vienna; President, European Law Institute (ELI), Vienna Chair

Angus ROBERTSON

Business, communication and public diplomacy consultancy, Aberlour

1991-1999 News Editor, Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF). Vienna Correspondent, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
2001-2017 Member of Parliament, UK House of Commons
2007-2017 Westminster SNP Leader
2016-2018 Deputy Leader, Scottish National Party (SNP)

Ana STANIC

Founder, E&A Law, London

1995 Legal counsel, Ministry of Economic Relations and Development, Ljubljana
1996 Lawyer and on-site supervisor, Central Bank of Slovenia, Ljubljana
1998-2000 Lawyer, Clifford Chance, London
2000-2003 Lawyer, Vinson & Elkins, London
2003 Visiting Research Fellow, public international law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London; Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Cambridge
since 2007 Director and founder of, E&A Law, London
2007 Founder, E&A Law, London
2004-2007 Senior lawyer, Skadden Arps LLP, London

Dr. Rudolf STREINZ

Professor of Public Law and European Law, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

1975-1978 Study of Law, Political Science and History, Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universtiy München
1978-1990 City council, Landshut
1981 Ph.D, Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universtiy München
1987 Habilitation, Universität Passau
1989 first professorship, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
1989-2003 Professor, Public, International and European Law, University Bayreuth
since 2003 Professor, Public and European Law, Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universtiy München

Dr. LL.M Christiane C. WENDEHORST

Professor of Private Law, University of Vienna; President, European Law Institute (ELI), Vienna

1988-1995 Law Studies, First and Second State Examination in Law, LMU Munich
1993-1998 Doctorate in law and Habilitation, LMU Munich
1997-1998 Master of Laws, University of Cambridge
1998-1999 Gerd-Bucerius-Chair for Comparative Law and Legal Harmonisation in the Baltic Sea Region, University of Greifswald
1999-2008 Professor of Private Law, Medical Law, Conflict of Laws and Comparative Law (Chair), University of Göttingen
2000-2008 Managing Director, Sino-German Institute for Legal Studies, Göttingen
since 2008 Professor of Private Law (Chair), Department of Civil Law, University of Vienna
since 2011 Founding Member and currently President of the European Law Institute (ELI), Vienna
since 2015 Chair, Private Law Section, Austrian Jurists Association (ÖJT), Vienna
since 2017 Chair, Academy Council, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

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