55th Leiden-London Meeting: Free movement straining at the seams? Plus: BREXIT Panel discussion
- Saturday 25 June 2016
2311 EZ Leiden
The Europa Instituut of the University of Leiden and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law annually organize a conference to discuss current developments in European Union Law. This year the 55th Leiden-London Meeting will take place on Saturday 25th June 2016 in the Former University Library (Oude UB), Rapenburg 70, Leiden.
The refugee crisis continues to pose great problems, involving huge personal tragedy. The inability to get a grip on the flow of refugees in turn undermined the internal system of free movement. There are many legal questions surrounding the chosen reactions and possible solutions. The main theme for the day’s discussions is therefore “EU borders straining at the seams? Legal challenges facing the EU in the area of migration and the refugee crisis”.
In addition, since the UK’s Brexit referendum will be held two days before the Leiden London Meeting, the last session will be a Panel and Discussion on the outcome of the referendum – either way, there are many (EU law) issues to discuss.
A number of excellent speakers have accepted the invitation to analyse various aspects of the migration crisis – even though all the specialists in this area are in great demand for academic and public debate. As usual, there will be ample opportunity for discussion. The programme provides more detailed information.