Myths and Realities of Secessionisms: A Constitutional Approach to the Catalonian Crisis

Myths and Realities of Secessionisms: A Constitutional Approach to the Catalonian Crisis

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Speaker(s): 
Professor Miguel Beltrán de Felipe (Professor of Law, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)
Chair: 
Professor Kalypso Nicolaidis (European Studies Centre, St Antony's)
Discussant: 
Dr Harald Wydra (Cambridge University, Politics and International Studies) and Dr Cristina Blanco Sio-Lopez (Santander Visiting Fellow, European Studies Centre, St Antony’s, Oxford)
Series: 
ESC Lunchtime Seminar

Professor Miguel Beltrán de Felipe speaks at the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College, on "Myths and Realities of Secessionisms: A Constitutional Approach to the Catalonian Crisis."

Professor Miguel Beltrán de Felipe is Professor of Law at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. He has a PhD in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. He has worked as law clerk in the Spanish Constitutional Court (1998 - 2002), as President of the Regional Board for Expropriation of Castilla-La Mancha (2004 – 2005), as Deputy Director at the Undersecretariat for Congressional Relations, in the Government of Spain (2005 –2006), as Fulbright/APSA Congressional Fellow, in the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. (2006 –2007), as Adjunct Professor in Georgetown University Law Center, also in Washington DC (2007), as external consultant for the Organisation of the American States (2007 – 2011) and for Freedom House, in Mexico (2013), and as Visiting Professor at the Universities of Modena and of Bologna, in Italy (2016 – 2017). He is the author of two dozens of books, papers and articles on Constitutional Law, Human Rights Administrative Law, Urban Planning Law, and co-author of a documentary on the history of the Spanish Constitutional Court.

To register to attend, and for further information about this event, please email: european.studies@sant.ox.ac.uk.

A light lunch will be provided at the seminar.

This event is co-sponsored by Spanish Studies at Oxford.