Prof. Christa Tobler gave a presentation on November 8, 2017, at a seminar organised by the “The Law Societies Joint Brussels Office”. The topic of her talk was “The ‘Swiss model’ with respect to enforcement”, an institutional aspect of the bilateral agreements between Switzerland and the EU. Prof. Tobler's presentation shed light on the existing system as well as on-going negotiations on its reform, examining selected existing market access agreements as well as future ones. The theme of the seminar was: “Brexit: Where & How to Enforce: Building Blocks for a New Dispute Settlement System”.
On June 24, 2017, Prof. Christa Tobler spoke at the conference “Courting Europe No Longer: The Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice” about Brexit. The event was organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and the Europa Institute of the University of Leiden and took place in London. Christa Tobler is a Professor of Law at the Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel.
» Visit the Conference Website
Prof. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch spoke to Profile 2016-2017, the annual report of the Swiss National Science Foundatin (SNSF), about the role of the humanities and social sciences. In the interview, the Director of the Institute for European Global Studies emphasizes the relevance of the field and advocates a globally oriented research policy for Switzerland.
» Read the Interview Online
» Download the SNSF's Annual Report (pdf)
Prof. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch gehört zu den Impulsgebern der "Gespräche über Europa". Bei dem Thementag am 20. Mai 2017 in Basel lesen vier Autoren ihre Briefe vor. Unter dem Titel "FRAGILE. Europäische Korrespondenzen" waren 28 Autoren aus den Ländern Europas vom Netzwerk der Literaturhäuser eingeladen, in einen mehrmonatigen Austausch einzutreten. Der Thementag wird organisiert vom Literaturhaus Basel.
» Poster zur Veranstaltung (PDF)
Darmstadt University of Technology (TU Darmstadt), near Frankfurt, Germany, announces five three-year positions for doctoral students in the field of global history of technology.
» Job Announcement
On May 6, 2017, Prof. Christa Tobler participated in a talk on direct democracy. The panelists discussed whether the European Union might learn from the democratic practices of the Swiss cantonal assembly (“Landsgemeinde”). The talk was organized by BSINTI Lesecafé und Kulturbar and took place in Braunwald. Christa Tobler is a Professor of Law at the Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel.
» Event Flyer (PDF, German)
Prof. Christa Tobler has published a new article on the consequences of the “Brexit”: contribution “After ‘Brexit’: will rights acquired in the context of the free movement of persons be protected?” Her contribution was published in the journal Revista de Direito Constitucional e Internacional. Christa Tobler is a Professor of Law at the Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel.
Prof. Christa Tobler spoke at the BENEFRI-Conference of European Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Fribourg about the legal framework of the "Brexit". The conference took place on April 25, 2017, in Fribourg and focused on the Brexit and its legal implications for Switzerland. Christa Tobler is professor of European law at the Insititute for European Global Studies.
» Information Flyer (French / German)
» Further Information (French / German)
Prof. Teresa Pullano has published a new article on the topic of “Producing Public Opinion within the Space of the EU”. Taking the case of the Greek referendum of 2015 as an example, she uses her contribution to question the role of EU citizenship policies in shaping the preferences of citizens on the process of European integration. Teresa Pullano is Assistant Professor of European Global Studies at the Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel.
» Further information
Prof. Teresa Pullano has edited and translated the book “Stato, Spazio, Urbanizzazione”. The edited volume assembles the various writings by the American political sociologist Neil Brenner on critical urban theory for an Italian-language readership. Among the books key topics are critical urban theory, the rescaling of urban governance and planetary urbanization. Teresa Pullano is Assistant Professor of European Global Studies at the Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel.
» Further information