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Kaarlo Tuori examines theoretical foundations of European constitutionalism

European Constitutionalism opens aspects on the nature of the European constitution. It is necessary to examine European constitutionalism in interaction with Member State constitutionalism, which is essential in channelling democratic legitimacy to the EU.

The book has been published by Cambridge University Press.


Seminar to celebrate UN at 70 and Finland's membership

The Erik Castrén Institute and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland arranged an event UN AT 70: Still Going Strong - UN Charter in Theory and Praxis at House of States, Helsinki, Finland August 28th 2015. In two panels discussions focused on peace and justice, including the rules on the use of force, and on the development of international organizations.

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PKU-Helsinki Law Connection: consolidating co-operation between Peking and Helsinki Universities

The Faculty of Law hosted a delegation from the faculty of Law of Peking University, lead by its Dean Professor Zhang Shouwen, on 24-25 August 2015. The aim of this visit was to discuss the development and the consolidation of an already existing in-depth co-operation.

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”Welcome to Faculty”-event gathered together the alumni and the new students

The Alumni and the new students of Faculty met to follow a panel discussion in Porthania PI September 2nd at 16:15.

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28. Helsinki Summer Seminar

The 28th Helsinki Summer Seminar started August 17th, with more than 50 participants from over 30 different nationalities, backgrounds and ages.

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Agreement establishing an Exchange Program between Han Kun Law Offices and the Faculty of Law

During his visit in China, Dean Kimmo Nuotio met with Ms. Jin Wenyu, Partner of Han Kun Law Offices, to sign an Agreement establishing an Exchange Program between the Law Firm and the Faculty of Law.

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LERU law deans visited University of Helsinki

The Faculty of Law had the pleasure to host a meeting of LERU law deans in Porthania May 28-29, 2015. On the agenda were matters of doctoral education, for instance.

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Legal competence to Mexico, China and Russia

A group of Helsinki-based legal scholars and Finnish representatives of the legal profession crossed the Atlantic to visit universities and courts in March 2015. For this visit, Dean Kimmo Nuotio was joined by Vice-Dean Jarna Petman, former President of the Supreme Administrative Court Pekka Hallberg and Pekka Nurmi, former Director General at the Ministry of Justice. The visit led to a decision to launch faculty-level cooperation between the University of Helsinki and UNAM.

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