European University Institute, 1-2 June 2016.

Keynote speaker: Professor Conor Gearty, London School of Economics

The University of Portsmouth School of Law, the European University Institute and the McCoubrey Centre for International Law of the University of Hull Law School are organising a two-day conference on the European consensus (EuC) method of interpretation of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR, the Court).

The purpose of this two-day international conference is to study the function of EuC, to identify its impact on European human rights law and beyond, and to assess its merits and shortcomings by exploring the following three main strands of analysis. 

Interested scholars should submit an abstract of no more than 500 words by 31 January 2016.

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