Michel Rosenfeld – Post-Secular Constitutionalism

Professor Michel Rosenfeld discusses how modern constitutionalism based on the ideals of the Enlightenment favours secularism over religion, relegating the latter for the most part to the private sphere.

Michel Rosenfeld – Constitutionalism, Globalisation and Ethno-religious Conflict – V2

Enlightenment-based constitutions, such as the American and the French, tend to downplay ethno-cultural and religious differences by stressing individualism over group affiliation and by relegating religion to the private sphere. Today, mass migration, religious revival, globalization and supra-national governance exacerbate tensions and pose major challenges that call for inquiry regarding the continuing viability of a coherent constitutional order within and beyond the nation-state. Discussants will be Drs. Stewart Motha and Marinos Diamantides from the Law School.

Forensic Futures

Event Date: 18 June 2014 Room B34 Birbeck, University London Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX Birkbeck School of Law presents: Forensic Futures Panel: Eyal Weizman (Goldsmiths), and Maja Petrović-Šteger (University of Cambridge) and Stewart Motha (Birkbeck) Forensics conjures the sense of a truth established by science in the service of the law. But the origin of ‘forensic’ in the …

New Foundations: Re-designing the Academic Stage of Legal Training

  Event Dates: 17 – 21 June 2013 B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law presents: Law on Trial 2013: Legal Utopias: The Future of Law and Legal Education Against a background of profound changes in higher education policy, and in the year in which the Legal Education and …

Law on Trial 2013: Legal Utopias: The Future of Law and Legal Education

  Event Dates: 17 – 21 June 2013 Various Venues Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law presents: Law on Trial 2013: Legal Utopias: The Future of Law and Legal Education Against a background of profound changes in higher education policy, and in the year in which the Legal Education …