On 17 and 18 March 2017, the University of Nicosia on Cyprus is organising a conference entitled 'The Inter-relationship between the European Convention on Human Rights and European Union Law'. It is now inviting submissions through a call for papers. The conference coincides with the Cypriot Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in the first half of 2017. This is the official announcement of the organisers:
"The University of Nicosia, Department of Law, under the auspices of the Cypriot Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (November 2016-May 2017) invite submissions for a two-day conference on The Inter-relationship between the European Convention on Human Rights and European Union Law to be held in the premises of the University of Nicosia on Friday and Saturday 17-18 March, 2017.
The conference will examine the various aspects of the relationship between the European Convention on Human Rights and European Union Law. These include, inter alia:
- Negotiations and potential effect of the accession of the EU to the ECHR
- Application of the ECHR during the interpretation and implementation of EU law, either primary or secondary, by national courts, the Court of Justice, the EGC, or the ECtHR.
- The relationship between the Charter on Fundamental Rights and the ECHR
Interested scholars should email an abstract no longer than 750 words by December 12, 2016 to: emilianides.a at unic.ac.cy. Scholars whose abstract has been accepted will be notified no later than December 22, 2017. There are no fees to participate in this Conference. Participants are responsible for securing their own funding for travel and lodging.
Prof. Achilles C. Emilianides
Dr. Stergios Mitas
Dr. Christos Papastylianos
Dr. Costas Stratilatis
Questions: please direct inquiries in connection with this Conference to Professor Achilles Emilianides: emilianides.a at unic.ac.cy . "