COVID-19 Symposium: Constitutional, political, social and health threats and challenges in France and the United Kingdom.
On 27 May 2021 Start at 08.45am to 1pm
COVID-19 Symposium Webinar Part one
This symposium is co-organised by Aurélien Antoine (Jean-Monnet Saint Étienne University and Lyon University), Andrew Blick (King’s College London), Géraldine Gadbin-George (Panthéon-Assas University) and Elizabeth Gibson-Morgan (Poitiers University) in association with the Franco-British Lawyers Society (FBLS).
08:45 am: Plenary session hosted by Ian Forrester and moderated by Leonardo Carpentieri, Chair of the Franco-British Lawyers Society’s English Committee.
President of the FBLS and formerly Judge of the General Court of the European Union.
Chair of the Committee of the Franco-British Lawyers Society for England and Wales.
09:00 am – 11:00 am, Roundtable 1 – “How we handled the pandemic: Public Policies and Constitutional Perspectives”
former Clerk of the House of Commons. Expertise: “Covid and the British Parliament”
Professor-Elect in Public Law at the University of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. Expertise: “Etat d’urgence sanitaire et contrôle parlementaire du gouvernement en France”
Professor of History and Policy at the University of Westminster Expertise: “The embodied Constitution: Citizens, Bodies and Covid”
Senior Lecturer in Public Law, at the University of Grenoble. Expertise: “Nationalisation en temps de pandémie: une opportunité manquée?”
PhD student in Public Law, at the University of Montpellier / Panthéon-Assas . Expertise: “La régulation économique des autorités administratives et publiques indépendantes en temps de crise sanitaire”
PhD student, King’s College London. Expertise: “Covid 19 and government communications in the UK”
11:00 am – 12:45 pm, Round Table 2 – “Pandemic and freedoms: a difficult conciliation”
Associate Professor in Law at the University of Leeds. Expertise: “Covid-19 legislation and human rights in the UK & France”
Senior Lecturer in British Studies, at the University of Poitiers. Expertise: “Defining human rights in the time of Covid (focusing mainly on France)”
Senior Lecturer in Public Law, at the University of Panthéon-Assas. Expertise: “Eurostar and the Covid crisis”
Professor in Criminal Law at the Bordeaux Law School and Head of the Bordeaux Institute of Judicial Studies (IEJ). Expertise: “Coronavirus et prison : la question des aménagements de peine des détenus”
Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law at the University of Toulon. Expertise: “Coronavirus crisis and disadvantaged people: the case of prisoners in light of the fundamental rights guaranteed in the course of criminal proceedings”
12:45 pm –1 pm: Questions & Answers and concluding remarks.
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This event was organised with the support of the following research centres: