THE FUTURE OF EUROPE AS A PLACE OF REFUGE

5. - 6. 12. 2019

Programme in PDF

 

DAY 1 - THURSDAY DECEMBER 5th

10.00 – 10.30 OPENING (room No. 38)

Jan Kuklík, Dean of the Law Faculty, Charles University, Czech Republic

Paolo Farah, European Society of International Law, Member of the ESIL Board

Petra Levrincová, Head of UNHCR Office in the Czech Republic

Michal Broža, United Nations Office in the Czech Republic

 

10.30 - 12.30 PLENARY SESSION I - Europe as a Place of Refuge? Introduction. (room No. 38)

Chair: Jan Kuklík (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)

Rainer Hofmann (Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany) – Europe as a Place of Refuge? General Introduction from the Security Perspective.

Ulrike Brandl (University of Salzburg, Austria) – Europe as a Place of Refuge? General Introduction from the Human Rights Perspective.

Moritz Jesse (Leiden University, Netherlands) – From Prohibited Inclusion to Mandatory Integration - the Difficult Transition from Asylum Seeker to Recognized Refugee.

Discussants: Pavel Šturma (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; Chair of International Law Commission), Tamás Molnár (EU Fundamental Rights Agency / Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary).

Discussion

 

Lunch (12.30 – 14.00)

 

14.00 – 16.00 PLENARY SESSION II - Europe as a Place of Refuge? Caught between Human Rights and Security. (room No. 38)

Chair: Paolo Farah (West Virginia University, USA; ESIL board member)

Boldizsár Nagy (Central European University, Austria) – The Moral Irrelevance of Geographic Proximity in the Protection of Refugees.

Madalina Moraru (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic / European University Institute, Italy) – Testing the Limits of the Principle of Non-refoulement: Diplomatic Assurances Against Ill Treatments.

Emilio Cocco (University of Teramo, Italy) – Border-Crossing and the (Re)Making of the European Frontiers: Sociological Perspectives on Migrations.

Discussants: Harald Scheu (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic), Petr Kostohryz (humanitarian worker)

Discussion

 

Coffee break (16.00-16.30)

 

16.30 - 18.30 PARALLEL SESSIONS

SESSION I – “Depuzzling” (Legal) Framework for Protection of Refugees and Migrants:  Security Issues. (room No. 346)

Chair: Věra Honusková (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)

Markéta Křižáková (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic) – The Position of Eastern and Central European Countries Regarding the Reform of Common European Asylum System: Are Arguments Based on Security Approach Relevant?

Julia Lindner (Technical University of Dresden, Germany) – Financial Aid for Libyan Coastguards as a Trigger for the EU’s and its Member States' Human Rights Obligations? A Legal Analysis.

Ashley Binetti Armstrong (New York University School of Law, United States) – You Shall Not Pass! How the Dublin System Fuelled Fortress Europe.

Rossana Palladino (University of Salerno, Italy) – The Relationship between Counter-Terrorism and Recognition of International Protection: Which Lessons from the CJEU?

Discussion

 

SESSION II “Depuzzling” (Legal) Framework for Protection of Refugees and Migrants: Conflict between Human Rights and Security. (room No. 38)

Chair: Moritz Jesse (Leiden University, Netherlands)

Francesca Maoli (University of Genova, Italy) – The Revision of the Dublin Regulation through the Lenses of the Best Interests of the Child Principle as Developed in EU Conflict of Laws: Methodological Perspective de Lege Ferenda.

Tamás Molnár (Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary) – Returning Unaccompanied Children in an Irregular Situation, or Other Durable Solutions? Child-Specific International and EU Law Standards Limiting State Sovereignty.

Bríd Ní Ghráinne (Masaryk University, Brno / Institute of International Relations Prague, Czech Republic) – Encampment as a Human Rights Violation.

Albert Kraler (Danube University Krems, Austria) – Is There Protracted Displacement in the European Union? An Explanatory Enquiry.

Discussion

 

Conference dinner (upon invitation only) (19.00)

 

DAY 2 - FRIDAY DECEMBER 6th

9.30 – 11.30 PARALLEL SESSIONS

SESSION III “Depuzzling” (Legal) Framework for Protection of Refugees and Migrants: (Factual and Legal) Borders and Barriers. (room No. 117)

Chair: Martin Faix (Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic)

Madalina Moraru (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic / European University Institute, Italy) – Countering Barriers to Asylum Seekers and Returnees Accessing Courts: Judicial Dialogue in Action.

Maja Grundler (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom) – International Protection against Harm during Migration? Trafficked Persons‘ Asylum Claims and Their Implications for Smuggled Persons.  

Giulia Raimondo (IHEID, Geneva, Switzerland / University of Oxford, United Kingdom) – Human Rights and the European Integrated Border Management.

William Thomas Worster (The Hague University of Applied Sciences / University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) – Contracting out Non-Refoulement.

Discussion

 

SESSION IV - Europe as a Place of Refuge - Lessons Learned. (room No. 213)

Chair: Dalibor Jílek (Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic)

Maria Varaki (King's College London, United Kingdom) – The Guest for Ethical Leadership in an Era of Populist Sovereignism. A Test for Humanity and Imagination.

Alma Stankovic (University of Graz, Austria) – Lessons from the 1990s on Handling Refugee Crisis – a Roadmap for Correcting Nativist Legislation Restricting Refugee Protections Today (?)

Adya Surbhi (O. P. Jindal Global University, India) – Resettlement, Refugees and Responsibility: A Step Towards the Future.

Michal Frankl (Masaryk Institute and Archives of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic) – Unlikely refuge? Historical Perspective on East-Central Europe.

Discussion

 

Lunch (11.30 – 12.15)

 

12.15 – 14.00 PLENARY SESSION III - The Future of Europe as a Place of Refuge - in the Search for a Roadmap. (room No. 117)

Chair: Helena Hofmannová (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)

Marjoleine Zieck (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) – Resettlement of Refugees in Europe: A Legally Ambiguous and Flawed Solution to the Problem of Refugees.

Nataša Chmelíčková (Ministry of the Interior, Czech Republic) – Difficult Search for a Roadmap.

Věra Honusková (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic) – Future of Europe as a Place of Refugee: A Need for a Paradigm Change?

Discussant: Otakar Foltýn (Ministry of Defence, Czech Republic)

Discussion

 

14.00-14.40 Inspiration – Thinking Outside of the Current Box. (room No. 117)

Kristina Koldinská (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic / Sant' Egidio Czech Republic) – Nansen Award for Humanitarian Corridors.  

Anna Pavlačková (Ministry of the Interior, Czech Republic) – To Help and to Heal: Programmes of Help Abroad.

Discussion

 

14.45 – 15.00 CONCLUSION (room No. 117)

 

Coffee break (15.00-15.45)

 

 

Scientific Committee of the conference

Prof. Dr. Marjoleine Zieck, Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Dr. Rainer Hofmann, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Prof. Philippe de Bruycker, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

JUDr. Věra Honusková, Ph.D., Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

doc. JUDr. PhDr. Veronika Bílková E.MA., Ph.D., Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

doc. Dr. iur. Harald Christian Scheu, Ph.D., Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic


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