Constitutionalism in Crisis? The Path ahead for Southeast Asia

On 16 December, the Asia in Review online panel discussion series on law and politics in Southeast Asia presents “Constitutionalism in Crisis? The Path ahead for Southeast Asia”. This event is jointly hosted by the Asian Governance Foundation (AGF), German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) at the Faculty of Law, ThammasatContinue reading “Constitutionalism in Crisis? The Path ahead for Southeast Asia”

Constitutionalism after Authoritarian Rule

In volume 11 of the Hague Journal of the Rule of Law, a special issue in honour of Martin Krygier was published. This is my contribution to the volume. The work of Martin Krygier addresses many of the central intellectual and political issues of our times – the role of the state, the tragedy of genocide, theContinue reading “Constitutionalism after Authoritarian Rule”

Protecting Rights, Addressing Inequality

Workshop on the Promise of Writs as Constitutional Transfer Here is the final program for the workshop this week at UNSW Laws Friday 15 November 2019 9:45-10am – Welcome and Introductions UNSW Law Welcome Melissa Crouch Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Welcome Ms Gisela Elsner, Head of the Rule of Law Programme Asia 10am-10:45 – Alternative HistoriesContinue reading “Protecting Rights, Addressing Inequality”

Book launch at UNSW Law

Please join us on the 14th Nov when we will launch Melissa Crouch’s book, The Constitution of Myanmar: A Contextual Analysis About this Event The Constitution of Myanmar: A Contextual Analysis, by Melissa Crouch Date: Thursday 14 November, 2019 Time: 4.45pm for a 5pm start Location: UNSW Book Shop, Quadrangle Building, E15, Kensington Campus Author: Melissa Crouch, Associate Professor inContinue reading “Book launch at UNSW Law”

PhD Scholarship on Constitutionalism

A PhD scholarship opportunity is open for applications at UNSW Law. The supervision team is Professor Rosalind Dixon, Professor Theunis Roux and A/Prof Melissa Crouch. The topic is “A Liberal Response to Populist Constitutionalism’, and the project description is as follows: The post-2010 rise of populist constitutionalism poses the gravest threat to liberal constitutionalism in decades. FromContinue reading “PhD Scholarship on Constitutionalism”

AMR LSA Book Panel: The Constitution of Myanmar

Author Meets Reader Session: The Constitution of Myanmar: Local and Comparative Challenges for Constitutionalism This session will discuss the book, The Constitution of Myanmar: A Contextual Analysis, and consider the implications of this work for comparative law and society research in the field of constitutional law and politics. The book identifies how people in MyanmarContinue reading “AMR LSA Book Panel: The Constitution of Myanmar”

Law & Society Association book panel

At the upcoming Law & Society Association Conference, there will be a book session on “The Constitution of Myanmar: A Contextual Analysis”. The panel includes: Chair, Dr Nick Cheesman, ANU Prof Tom Ginsburg, Chicago – Myanmar in the Context of Comparative Constitutional Law scholarship Maryam Khan, Wisconsin – Myanmar in the Context of Scholarship onContinue reading “Law & Society Association book panel”