Power and legitimacy topics of upcoming talk

The Olimpiad S. Ioffe Professor of International & Comparative Law Peter Lindseth of the University of Connecticut’s School of Law will deliver the third European Union Centre of Excellence (EUCE) Lecture in European Law & Governance.

Lindseth will talk about “Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State” March 8, from 12:30 to 2pm in 108 Osgoode Hall Law School, Keele campus. York Professor Sakis Gekas, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair in Modern Greek History, will be the discussant.

Left: Peter Lindseth

A professor at Yale Law School, Princeton University and Columbia University, Lindseth has also held fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt, the European University Institute in Florence and the French Council of State in Paris, among other institutions.

He is the author of  Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State (Oxford University Press, 2010), co-editor of Comparative Administrative Law (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010) and  Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Legal Problems and Political Prospects (Oxford University Press, 2000), and co-author of Administrative Law of the European Union: Oversight (ABA Publishing, 2008).

Everyone is welcome to this event, but attendees are asked to pre-register at euce@yorku.ca.

The lecture is a joint presentation of the EUCE, Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy and the Putting Theory to Practice: An International Speakers’ Series at Osgoode Hall Law School.

For more information, visit the EUCE website.