[Press and Public Relations] Inaugural Law Lecture to Mark University's 80th Anniversary


February 2002

No 42

The inaugural lecture for a European law centre at the University of Leicester is to be held this month, marking the University's 80th Anniversary.

Professor Alan Dashwood, Professor of European Law at the University of Cambridge will deliver the Inaugural lecture of the Centre for European Law and Integration (CELI). 

The lecture will take place in Lecture Theatre 1 of the Ken Edwards Building on Thursday 28 February 2002 at 5:30pm. It is free and open to the public.

The lecture will examine recent developments in European Union Treaty revisions in the light of the impending enlargement of the EU and recent attempts to create greater transparency and accountability in EU decision-making and the inclusion of a Charter of basic fundamental rights for the EU.

The title of the lecture is Elements of a Constitutional Settlement for the European Union. The lecture will be introduced by the Director of the CELI, Professor Erika Szyszczak.

Professor Alan Dashwood is currently Professor of European Law and Director of the Centre for European Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge. He is also practicing barrister. He was formerly Director of the legal service of the Council of the European Union and Professor of Law at the University of Leicester from 1980 to 1987. 

Professor Dashwood was the founding editor of the European Law Review and has published widely in the area of European Union law. His presence in the law department helped cement the reputation of the Law Department at Leicester as one of the leading law schools with a strong reputation in teaching and research in European Law.

For further details on 80th Anniversary events view http://www.le.ac.uk/press/80th/university80th.html

NOTE TO NEWSDESK: For more information, please contact Professor Erika Szyszczak on 0116 252 2363 or email ems11@le.ac.uk


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