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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Distinguished Global Fellows in Residence

Spring 2015 Lectures


Professor William Phelan of Trinity College Dublin

In Place of Inter-State Retaliation: The European Union's Rejection of WTO-Style Trade Sanctions and Trade Remedies »

Monday, March 9, 2015
12:00 p.m.
10 Stone Ave, Room 201
Boston College

with William Phelan
Trinity College Dublin

RSVP required by March 4 to

Spring 2014 Lectures



Fuzzy Democracy: Political Change and Public Discourse in the “West” and beyond since the 1970s

Monday, March 24, 2014
5:30 p.m.
Stokes Hall, Room 195S

with Paul Nolte
Friedrich-Meinecke Institute at the Free University of Berlin

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International Legitimation

Friday, April 11, 2014
12:00 p.m.

with Sebastiano Maffettone,
University Professor and Dean of Political Science
at Luiss ‘G. Carli’ University of Rome

Fall 2013 Lectures



Democracy and the Eurozone

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
12:00 p.m.
10 Stone Ave., Room 201

with Pavlos Eleftheriadis,
Professor of Law, University of Oxford,
Clough Distinguished Global Fellow in Residence

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Lawyering in the 21st Century: The Making of the Soccer World Cup

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
12:30 p.m.
Faculty Lounge, Stuart Hall, 4th Floor
Boston College Law School

with Álvaro Jorge,
Professor, Getúlio Vargas Foundation School of Law in Rio de Janeiro; Partner, Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão


A Real Citizenship beyond the State: The New Phase of the European Experiment with Dimitry Kochenov

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
12:00 p.m.
10 Stone Ave, Room 201, Boston College
Lunch will be served. RSVP by 11/07.