Back to Beginnings: Revisiting the Preambles of European Treaties
We are happy to announce the 4th Young European Law Scholars Conference (YELS Conference). The 2021 edition of the YELS Conference will take place on Thursday 20 (afternoon) and Friday 21 (full day) May, 2021, at the University of Zurich (online).
The Conference addresses young scholars whose research engages either with EU law or with other multi- and bilateral treaties of Europe, including the ECHR, the European Social Charter, other Council of Europe agreements, the EEA or the EFTA, etc. The Conference aims at critically examining the Preambles of European Treaties with regard to their significance and efficacy. We invite young scholars to present research papers, receive individual feedback from distinguished senior European law scholars, and discuss their work in the plenary.
On Thursday evening (21 May 2021), Professor Juliane Kokott, Advocate General at the European Court of Justice, will give a keynote speech.
Please find any further information in the Conference programme (below).
Christina Neier (Liechtenstein Institute, University of Zurich) – Odile Ammann (University of Zurich) – Reto Walther (University of Zurich) – Marisa Beier (University of Zurich) – Katja Achermann (University of Cambridge)
Unfortunately, the conference will have to take place online.
Registration for the Keynote Lecture with Juliane Kokott:
Call for Papers