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CGPL / PluriCourts Workshop Programme Announced

The final programme for the workshop "European Court of Human Rights: Promoter or Predator of Democratic Transitions?" organized by The Center for Global Public Law and PluriCourts, University of Oslo has been announced. The workshop will take place at Koç University's Anamed/RCAC building in Istanbul on September 19-20 2015.

The programme is as follows:

September 19

9:00-9:15 Welcome by Başak Çalı, Center for Global Public Law, Koç University Law School and Claudio Corradetti, PluriCourts, University of Oslo

9:15-10:15 "Does The Margin of Appreciation Doctrine Benefit or Hinder the ECtHR's Contribution to Democratic Transitions?" Andreas Føllesdal, PluriCourts, University of Oslo

10:15-11:15 "Two Types of Democratic Transitions through Militant Democracy: The Strasbourg Court in Search of a Principle" Aleksandra Gliszczyńska-Grabias, Poznań Human Rights Centre

11:15-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 "Apparent Paradoxes in the ‘Militant Turn’ of the European Court of Human Rights: Transitional Rationale and the Refah Partisi Case" Claudio Corradetti, PluriCourts, University of Oslo

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 "Oblique Promotion of Transitions? The Role of the ECtHR’s Case-Law on Freedom of Expression and Information" Antoine Buyse, Netherlands Institute of Human Rights

15:00-16:00 "Strasbourg Remedies and Transitions: Promoter or Predator?" Başak Çalı, Center for Global Public Law, Koç University

16:00-16:15 Coffee Break

16:15-17:15 "The Imaginary Right to Truth and its Many Beneficial Uses” James A Sweeney, Lancaster University

17:15-18:15 "Developing the Right to the Truth under International Law: What Strasbourg can Bring to the Conversation" Alice Panepinto, Warwick University

September 20

9:00-10:00 "Democratic Transition through Democratic Debate: Turkey before the European Court of Human Rights" Alain Zysset, Goethe-University, Frankfurt-am-Main

10:00-11:00 "The ECtHR’s dual role in democratic transition: The case of Turkey" Dilek Kurban, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:00 Wrap-up Discussion, Chair - Başak Çalı

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