Presentation by Sindhyar Talpur, 10 December 2013

The group’s final meeting before breaking for the holidays will take place on Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 3PM in the Ken Mason Suite. We will welcome Sindhyar Talpur, PhD student at Glasgow Law School, speaking on the topic:

‘Creeping Sharia? Accommodating Islamic Laws into the Formal Law of Pakistan through Constitutional Provisions’

The meeting will be followed by an informal wine and chocolate reception. All are welcome.

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Chair: Silvia Suteu

Presentation by Jenna Sapiano, 27 November 2013

The Constitutional Law Discussion Group met on Wednesday, 27 November, 3PM in the Moot Court Room (Old College). Jenna Sapiano, PhD student at St Andrews University, presented on the topic:

‘Peace Agreements and Constitution-making: Constituent Powers in Bosnia and Herzegovina’

The meeting was followed by an informal wine and chocolate reception.

Chair: Silvia Suteu

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Joint event with the Europa Research Group: Presentation by Dr Tobias Lock, 19 November 2013

The Europa Research Group and the Constitutional Law Discussion Group have the pleasure of inviting you to an exciting event on Tuesday, 19 November, from 16.00-17.30 in the Lorimer Room, Old College. Dr Tobias Lock, Lecturer at the Law School, shall discuss his research on EU accession to the ECHR.

The discussion will be followed by wine and snacks.

The Europa Research Group is a postgraduate research and discussion group dedicated to all matters relating to the European Union. It is affiliated to the University of Edinburgh Europa Institute and operates as a collaborative project between the School of Law and the School of Social and Political Science. You can find details of all the group’s upcoming events on its new website: