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Thursday, 6 February 2020

LECTURE: BREXIT AND THE UNITED KINGDOM CONSTITUTIONThe Director of Centre for Public Law (CPL) Professor Alison Young has been elected to the Ganshof van der Meersch Visiting Chair at the Université Libre de Bruxelles for 2019-2020. This is funded by the Fondation Philippe Wiener – Maurice Anspach.

Professor Young will give a public lecture on 13 February, then take part in a conference the day after.   She will then visit again in March to give a series of lectures which will examine the impact of Brexit on different aspects of the UK constitution.

On 13 February, the lecture will be opened by Professor Julien Pieret, Director of the Department of Public Law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and by Professor Emmanuel Slautsky.  The lecture is due to be recorded, so should be available to stream afterwards.  For more information see the ULB website.

Professor Young conducts research in public law and constitutional theory and has published extensively in these areas. She is the author of Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Human Rights Act and Democratic Dialogue and the Constitution, which was a finalist for the Inner Temple Book Prize, 2018.