The University of Copenhagen Law Faculty's Center for European Constitutionalization will mark this milestone with a symposium entitled A Unique European Institution: The European Court of Human Rights after 50 Years, to be held March 21-22, 2009, in the city center of Denmark's capital. Planned speakers include Dr. Luzius Wildhaber, the European Court's former President; Dr. Rachel A. Cichowski, University of Washington, Seattle; Dr. Stéphanie Hennette-Vauchez, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
To supplement their presentations, papers are sought, from junior and senior scholars alike, on topics such as:
► Law, politics, and the genesis of the European Court
► The political challenge of the European Court
► The institutional orientation of the European Court
► The European Court in society
► The European Court and the European human rights space
► The European Court and the global human rights regime