CREES Noon Lecture. National Minorities as a Legal Category in the Czech Republic (and Beyond) at the Time of Rising Nationalism
Helena Hofmannová is an associate professor of constitutional law at Charles University in Prague as well as an adviser to the judge of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic. After the fall of communism, she has been a pioneer researcher in the field of the legal and social positions of Jewish minorities in the Czech Republic. Recently, in light of the threats to liberal democracy, she has lectured on human rights protection and democratic theory, with a special focus on Europe. Between 2012 and 2014, she was a member of the Advisory Committee of the Framework Convention on the Protection of National Minorities. In 2018, she was appointed to the Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance. She is the author and co-author of several books, as well as a number of articles.
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||European, International, Law, Politics|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Center for European Studies, International Institute, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Law School|
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