A New Relationship? Brexit, Ireland and Northern Ireland: A ‘Constitutional Conversation’

A New Relationship? Brexit, Ireland and Northern Ireland: A ‘Constitutional Conversation’
Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
6th May 2016
10.30 a.m.–4.00 p.m.

To book contact info@ria.ie

Registration and coffee from 10.00 a.m.

10.30–10.40 Introduction
John Morison MRIA, Chair of the Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, RIA

10.40–11.00 Alternative futures
Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Anniversary Chair in Law, Queen Mary, University of London

11.00–12.30 Key Issues for Human Rights – North and South
John Larkin QC, Attorney General for Northern Ireland
Christopher McCrudden FBA, Professor of Human Rights and Equality Law, QUB
Chair — Imelda Maher MRIA, Secretary of the Committee of Polite Literature and Antiquities, RIA; Sutherland Chair of European Law, UCD

12.30–1.00 Lunch

1.00–2.30 Citizenship and Free Movement in a post-Brexit Ireland
Eleanor Spaventa, Professor of European Law, Durham University
Senior Irish Government Official (tbc)
Chair — Dagmar Schiek, Professor of Law and Jean Monnet ad personam Chair in EU Law and Policy, QUB

2.30–2.45 Tea break

2.45–3.45 The Justice Systems and problems of policing
Kieran FitzGerald, Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission
Claire Archbold, Deputy Departmental Solicitor for Northern Ireland
Georgina Sinclair, Strategic Expertise International (SEI) and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Chair — David Phinnemore, Professor of European Politics and Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Science, QUB

3.45–4.00 The way ahead
Kevin Rafter, Professor of Political Communication, DCU

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