The Limits of Constitutional Democracy

Constitutionalism Conference

Date: 
Fri, 02/15/2008 to Sat, 02/16/2008
Location: 
Robertson Hall, Bowl 16

The Constitutionalism Conference is cosponsored and funded by Princeton's University Center for Human Values, the James Madison Program on American Ideals and Institutions, the Program in Law and Public Affairs, and The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. The conference will be held February 15-16, 2008 in Bowl 060 in Robertson Hall.

Leading scholars of constitutionalism and politics will address the following questions: What is constitutional failure or success? How can constitutions establish effective institutions? How can constitutions deal properly with deep conflict and diversity? How can constitutions cope with emergencies and war? How can constitutions cope with global interdependence?

For more information -- including the conference schedule, conference papers, and conference participants -- please see the Constitutionalism Conference web page, which is hosted by the University Center on Human Values.