2016 - Law, Revolution and Sovereignty: Reflections on Legal Legacy of the 1916 Rising April 9 & 10
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The School of Law at NUI Galway is proud to host the following conference:


Law, Revolution and Sovereignty

Reflections on the Legal Legacy of the 1916 Rising & Declaration of Independence

April 9 - 10 2016
Aula Maxima, NUI Galway.

As part of NUI Galway’s commemorative programme for the centenary of the 1916 Rising, the School of Law will host a conference to consider the legacy of Irish independence and sovereignty in the domain of law and of legal thought.

In particular, the conference will address:

  • The distinctive character of the legal order that developed post-independence.
  • The impact of revolutionary ideals in the Irish legal and constitutional system.
  • Constitutional experimentation and evolution in independent Ireland
  • Concepts of nationalism and popular sovereignty and their impact in the domain of social and penal policy.

CPD Points available (registration and attendance necessary)

Contact: Conor.Hanly@nuigalway.ie or Eoin.Daly@nuigalway.ie for more details