ESIL 2016 Workshop: Final Programme


The 2016 ESIL annual conference in Riga is fast approaching. So is the workshop hosted by the interest group on “The EU as a Global Actor” (EUGlobal), which forms part of the annual conference. During the last couple of weeks all the papers for the workshop have been announced here on the blog. Most of them are even available in fulltext.

Today we bring you the final programme for the EUglobal Workshop, entitled “The Contribution of the European Union to the International Legal Order“. You can either download it as a PDF or view it directly here on the web page. The titles of each presentation/paper links to its announcement, which for most papers also includes access to fulltext PDFs.

Final Programme – EUglobal Workshop @ ESIL 2016


Welcome and Introduction to the Workshop on behalf of the IG coordinators
Ramses A. Wessel, University of Twente, The Netherlands

SESSION I: Chair Prof. Ramses A. Wessel (University of Twente, NL)

Flipping the Question: The Reception of EU Law in the International Legal Order
Ramses A. Wessel, University of Twente, The Netherlands

The Contribution of the Court of Justice of the European Union to the Development of International Law
Jed Odermatt, European University Institute

The EU and the Challenge of Informal International Law-Making: The CJEU’s Contribution to the Doctrine of International Law-Making
Eva Kassotti, The Hague University

From the Constitutional Convention to the Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy: Realizing Europe’s Global “Tennis Court Oath”
Joris Larik, Leiden University and The Hague Institute for Global Justice

The Obligation of EU Member States to Respect EU Law in the Exercise of Their Treaty-Making Power
Stefano Saluzzo, University of Palermo


Coffee/tea break

SESSION II: Chair Prof. Christine Kaddous (University of Geneva)

EU Migration Law Shaping International Law in the Field of Expulsion of Aliens: the Empire Strikes Back?
Tamás Molnar, Corvinus University of Budapest/Institute of International Studies, Budapest

The EU- Turkey Agreement about Refugees and its Impact on the Implementation of International Law: Turning a Blind- Eye to International Legal Norms in the Name of Securitization?
Themistoklis Tzimas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Promoting Threat: The Effect of European Union Restrictive Measures on the Development of International Law’s Enforcement, a Sociological Approach
Alexandra Hofer, Ghent University – Department of Public International Law, Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI)

EU Legal Identity, Procedural Rights and International Sanctions: Transforming The Individual Into A Subject Of Collective Security Law?
Charlotte Beaucillon, Sorbonne Law School, Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University

The European Union’s Human Rights Obligations towards Distant Strangers
Aravind Ganesh, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg
for Procedural Law



SESSION III: Chair Prof. Ramses A. Wessel (University of Twente, NL)

The Europeanisation of Investment Arbitration
Blerina Xheraj, University of Geneva

The Contribution of Private Legal Initiatives in the European Union to International Law in the Area of Commercial Law
Johanna Hoekstra, University of Essex / Anglia Ruskin University

The Contribution of the EU Accession to the ECHR to Shared Responsibility in International Law
Przemyslaw Tacik, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Between European and International Law – The Constitutional Implications of the European Union’s Contribution to the International Legal Order
Franciszek Strzyczkowski, University of Łodz


End of the workshop

Business meeting to discuss future events of the IG:

Thursday, September 8 from 18.00 until 19.00, at the Latvian National Library ‘Diena’ Hall.

Click here to download a PDF version of the final programme.


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