“The Future of a United Kingdom in the European Union”

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This workshop will examine the consequences of the European Council agreement for the UK’s future relationship with the EU. It will also look at the broader questions raised by the conclusions of the European Council for the nature of Union law and Luxembourg. What kind of multiple-speed Europe and flexible forms of European integration will evolve?

Friday, 11 March 2016

2 pm – 6.15 pm (followed by a reception) Location

University of Luxembourg Salle Tavenas

102, avenue Pasteur L-2310 Luxembourg

http://wwwen.uni.lu/media/files/plan_salle_tavenas_pdf Language


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Michèle Gouverneur

Email: michele.gouverneur@uni.lu Tel.: +352 4666 44 5131

Bucura Mihaescu Evans / Catherine Warin

Email: bucura.mihaescu@uni.lu / catherine.warin@uni.lu Tel: +352 46 66 44 – 5406 / 5783

The Jean-Monnet Centre of Excellence University of Luxembourg is delighted to invite you to a workshop in

cooperation with ProEuropa on:

“The Future of a United Kingdom in the

European Union”


Conference Programme: “The Future of a United Kingdom in the European Union”

2.15 ¦ Introduction and Welcome

2.30 ¦ Panel I: The Renegotiation of the Terms

of the UK’s EU Membership – A First

Assessment after the February Council

Chair: Peter Cullen


Herwig Hofmann

Professor of European and Transnational

Public Law at the University of Luxembourg

Robert Harmsen

Professor of Political Science University of



3.30 ¦ Panel II: Sovereignty and the EU in the

context of the BREXIT / BREMAIN


Chair: Peter Cullen


Eleftheria Neframi

Professor of European Union Law, University

of Luxembourg

David Howarth

Professor of Political Economy, University of



4.30 ¦ Coffee Break

4.45 ¦ Panel III: Law and Justice in view of the

reform package

Chair: Herwig Hofmann


Sir Nicholas Forwood QC

Former Judge at the Court of Justice of the

European Union (General Court)

Jörg Gerkrath

Professor of European and International Law

University of Luxembourg


5.45 ¦ Panel IV: Lessons from History and

Perspectives for the Future of the EU as

a Political and Legal system

Chair: René Leboutte

Professor for Contemporary European History,

University of Luxembourg


Susanna Muñoz

Head of European Integration Studies, CVCE,


Aindrias O’Caoimh

Former Judge at the Court of Justice of the

European Union (Court of Justice)


6.45 ¦ Reception




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