'Democracies in Crisis?' - IDC Herzliya, Israel, 18 December 2018

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Harry Radzyner Law School invites you to an International Conference:

Democracies in Crisis?

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Mivtach Shamir Holdings LTD. Hall (A316), Arison-Lauder Building,

IDC Campus, Kanfei Nesharim St., Herzliya

14:30: Gathering

15:00 Greetings

Prof. Amnon Lehavi, Dean, Harry Radzyner Law School, IDC.

15:15 Panel: International Perspectives on the Crisis of Democracy

Chair: Prof. Moshe Cohen-Eliya, President of the College of Law and Business

Prof. Mark Graber, Regents Professor, University of Maryland Carey School of Law: “What's in Crisis?”

Prof. Gábor Halmai, Chair of Comparative Constitutional Law, The European University Institute in Florence: “Coup Against Constitutional Democracy. The Case of Hungary”

Prof. Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz, Director of the Department of European and Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Gdańsk: “Understanding the capture of the rule law in Poland 2015 - 2018. Of institutions, fidelities, counter - strategies and …. beyond”

Prof. Bertil Emrah Oder, Dean, Koç University Law School: “Constitutional exceptionalism and incremental populism in Turkey: on patterns and paradoxes of populist transitions”

Dr. Tom Gerald Daly, MLS Fellow at Melbourne Law School, and creator of the Democratic Decay Resource (DEM-DEC): “Democratic Decay: a Global Trend and an Emerging Research Field”

17:15 Break

17:30 Roundtable: Israel – A crisis of Democracy?

Chair: Dr. Tamar Hostovsky Brandes, Ono Academic College Faculty of Law

Prof. Yoav Dotan, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Dr. Ilan Saban, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa

Dr. Shuki Segev, Netanya Academic College School of Law

Dr. Adam Shinar, Harry Radzyner Law School, IDC

Dr. Hillel Sommer, Harry Radzyner Law School, IDC

Prof. Gila Stopler, College of Law and Business

Prof. Mohammed Wattad, Dean, Zefat Academic College, School of Law

19:30 Concluding remarks

Dr. Yaniv Roznai, Harry Radzyner Law School, IDC.