SOCIOLOGY OF CONSTITUTIONS. A MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPROACH
Fermo, Piazza del Popolo, August 28th-September 6th
Monday August 28th
General Introduction for Students
CONSTITUTIONS AND LEGAL CULTURES
Panel 1-Tuesday August 29th
16.00-16.30 Official Opening
16.30-18.30 On the Multidimensional Concept of Law
Pedro Fortes, FGV Rio de Janeiro
Giancarlo Corsi, University of Modena Reggio Emilia
Panel 2-Wednesday August 30th
09.00-13.00 Models of Constitution in Eastern Europe
Bogdan Iancu, University of Bucharest
Daniel Smilov, University of Sofia
Panel 3-Thursday August 31th
09.00-13.00 New Constitutional Developments in Asia
Arvind Agrawal, Rector Mahatma Gandhi Central University
Asutosh Pradhan, Dean School of Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Central University
Lihong Zhang, East China University of Political Sciences and Law, Shanghai
Panel 4-Friday September 1st
09.00-10.00 Towards a Rational Legal Culture. Homage to André-Jean Arnaud
Germano Schwartz, University Uniritter, Fmu, Unilasalle
Håkan Hydén, University of Lund
10.30-13.00 Presentation Selected Papers of Young Researchers
Coordinators: Janaína Sturza, University Unijuí
Matteo Belletti, Università Politecnica delle Marche
Round Table - Friday September 1st
15.30-17.00 Future Activities of the Centre for international Studies on Institutions and Social Change (CSISC)
CONSTITUTIONS BETWEEN LEGAL AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS
Panel 1-Saturday September 2nd
09.00-13.00 Legal Values and Political Control
Renata Almeida da Costa, University Unilasalle
Ernesto U. Savona, Transcrime, UNICATT, Milan
Maria João Guia, University of Coimbra
Panel 2 -Sunday September 3rd
09.00-13.00 Democracy. A Multidimensional Definition
Antonio La Spina, University LUISS, Rome
Giovanni Sartor, European University Institute, Florence
Panel 3-Monday September 4th
09.00-13.00 Human Rights and the Borders of Legal Systems
Alberto Febbrajo, University of Macerata
Sandra Martini, University Uniritter-Ufrgs
Panel 4-Tuesday September 5th
09.00-13.00 Out of Utopia or the Future of the EU
Francesco Bilancia, University of Pescara
Denis Galligan, University of Oxford
Closing Session - Wednesday September 6th
09.00-13.00 Future Research Projects
Professor of Law at FGV Law School (Rio de Janeiro) and a state public prosecutor. He studied at UFRJ, PUC-Rio, COPPE-UFRJ (Brasil), Harvard, Stanford (Usa).
Professor of Sociology at University of Modena Reggio Emilia. He was visiting professor in many european and southern american university. Among his books: Sociology of Constitution. A Paradoxical Perspective (ed. with G. Corsi, 2016), Niklas Luhmann. Education as a social system (with C. Baraldi, 2016).
Associate Professor at University of Bucharest. He had his PhD in 2007 at Central European University, Budapest. Among his interests: Romanian and comparative constitutional law, EU constitutionalism, Modern history of constitutional ideas, Constitutional history.
Programme Director at the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia, Recurrent Visiting Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at the Central European University, Budapest, and Assistant Professor of Political Theory at the Political Science Department, University of Sofia. Among his books: Assessing the Record of Anticorruption Assistance in Southeast Europe, (with M. Tisne, 2004).
Arvind Kumar Agrawal
Rector of the Mahatma Gandhi Central University (Motihari, Bihar). He studied in India and Germany. He was professor at the Central University of Himachal Pradesh (Dharamshala) and the University of Rajasthan (Jaipur). Among his works: Max Weber and Modern Sociological Theories (2000), Ethnicity, Cultural Traditions & Folk Culture in Transition: An Anthropological Study of Langa, Kalbelia and Manganiar in Rajasthan (2001), Cultural Traditions & Folk Culture in Transition: An Anthropological Study of Saharia in Rajasthan (2001).
Academic Coordinator, Dean, School of Social Sciences, Professor& Head at Mahatma Gandhi Central University (Motihari, Bihar). He had his PhD in 2010 at Jain VishvaBharati University (Ladnun, Rajasthan). His research interest are: Domestic Violence,Social Capital, Transnational Social Work, Social Work Education.
Full Professor of Civil Law, Roman Law and Comparative Law at the East China University of Political Science and Law (Shanghai), where he is also Director of the Research Center of Roman Law and European Law and Vice-Director of Civil Law Research Center. He studied in Beijing, Rome and Panthéon Sorbonne University of Paris.
Germano Andre Doederlein Schwartz
Professor of the School of Law of the Serra Gaúcha Faculty (FSG). He teaches at the Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas - FMU (São Paolo) and Unilasalle (Canoas). He studied at the Universities of Santa Cruz do Sul, Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Paris X-Nanterre, Reading (UK) and was Visiting Professor at Instituto Internacional de Sociologia Jurídica de Oñati (Spain). Among his books: O Tratamento Jurídico do Risco no Direito à Saúde and Direito e Rock (2014).
Senior Professor in Sociology of Law at the University of Lund. He was Scientific Visitor for the University of Florida (Gainesville). Among his books, Contributions in Sociology of Law: Remarks from a Swedish Horizon (ed. with P. Wickenberg, 2008) and Putting Law in Context. Some Remarks on Implementation of Law in China, Making Law Work in China (ed. with M. Svensson and M. Burell, 2011).
Janaína Machado Sturza
She had her Phd in Law at University La Sapienza of Rome in 2010 and her Postdoc in University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS. She teach at Universidade Regional do Noroeste do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul - UNIJUÍ.
Researcher at Polytechnic University of Marche, where he teaches Agricultural Economics and where he obtained his Phd in 2007. Among his works: The emerging role of the peasant economy at the end of the
industrial age: insights from Albania (forthcoming).
Renata Almeida da Costa
Professor of Law for the Universities LaSalle (Canoas) and Anhembi Morumbi (São Paolo). She taught at Uniritter (Porto Alegre) and Passo Fundo. She received her PhD at UNISINOS (2010) and was Visiting Researcher at the University of Reading (UK). Among her books: Ciências Criminais em Debate (2006) and A Sociedade Complexa e o Crime Organizado (2015).
Ernesto U. Savona
Professor of Criminology at Cattolica University of Milan, he is also director of Transcrime (Joint Research Centre on Transnational Crime, University of Trento / Cattolica University of Milan). He was Visiting and Research Fellow in many universitiesin Europe, Usa and Canada.
Maria João Guia
Associate Researcher at the Center of Human Rights, at the Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra. Among her works: The Illegal Business of Human Trafficking (orgs., 2014).
Antonio La Spina
Professor of Sociology at Luiss University (Rome). He taught at Macerata, Messina, Palermo, Milano Cattolica. Among his books: Il mondo di mezzo. Mafie e antimafie (2016); I costi dell'illegalità. Una ricerca sul sestiere della Maddalena a Genova (2013); Analisi e valutazione delle politiche pubbliche (2011).
Professor of Philosophy of Law and Legal Informatics at University of Bologna and at European University Institute of Florence. Among his books: Puzzles in the Law (2013), Legal Reasoning: A Cognitive Approach to the law (2005), AI Approaches to the Complexity of Legal Systems - Models and Ethical Challenges for Legal Systems, Legal Language and Legal Ontologies, Argumentation and Software Agents (2012).
Professor of Sociology of Law at the University of Macerata, where he was Rector from 1991 to 2003. Among his works: Central and Eastern Europe After Transition. Towards a New Socio-legal Semantics (ed. with W. Sadurski, 2010); The Financial Crisis in Constitutional Perspective. The Dark Side of Functional Differentiation (ed. with P. F. Kjaer and G. Teubner, 2011); Law and Intersystemic Communication. Understanding ?Structural Coupling' (ed. with G. Harste, 2013); Sociologia del diritto. Concetti e problemi (2013); Sociology of Constitution. A Paradoxical Perspective (ed. with G. Corsi, 2016).
Sandra Regina Martini Vial
Professor at the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Porto Alegre). She received her PhD at the University of Lecce (2001). She also studied in Rome and Salerno (Italy). Her main interests are public health, public policies and sociology of law. Among her books: O Direito à Terra Como Terra do Direito (2005), O Direito à saúde na União Europeia e no Mercosul (ed. with F. Bilancia, 2014), Saúde, direito e transformação social - um estudo sobre o direito à saúde no Rio Grande do Sul (2015).
Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Chieti e Pescara. He was Visiting Professor at the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) in São Leopoldo (Porto Alegre) and Academic Visitor at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford. Among his books L'Europa (2002), Corso di diritto costituzionale (2011), O Direito à saúde na União Europeia e no Mercosul (ed. with S. R. Martini, 2014).
Professor of Socio-Legal Studies at Oxford. Director of the Centre for Socio-legal studies 1993-2008. He is a Professorial Fellow of Wolfson College Oxford, Jean Monnet Professor of European Public Law at the University of Siena and Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Among his works: Law in Modern Society (2007), Social and Political Foundations of Constitutions (ed. with M. Versteeg, 2013), Constitutions and the Classics. Patterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham (2014).