Socialism and Constitutionalism
This seminar will explore the relationship between socialism and constitutionalism from comparative, doctrinal, historical, and theoretical perspectives. Each of the speakers has given careful thought to this relationship, publishing expository works on how the marriage between socialism and constitutionalism has worked in the past, how it might work in the future, or why it is doomed to failure. The four featured speakers are leading scholars, all having publishedleading publications in constitutionalism, and each having published at least one major book on the subject.
- Catarina Santos Botelho, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
- Bùi Ngọc Sơn, Chinese University of Hong Kong
- William Forbath, The University of Texas at Austin
- Samuel Moyn, Yale University
Each of the speakers will give prepared remarks for 15 minutes, followed by an intrapanel exchange for 15 minutes more, with the remaining 40-45 minutes left for comments and conversation with seminar registrants.
This online seminar will be held live on Zoom on Friday, October 2, 2020, from 11:00am EDT until 1:00pm EDT.
This course is open to all, including faculty and students in law, government, history, world affairs, and other fields.
The deadline to register is 4:00pm EDT on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.