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'Constitutions and these Islands: Beyond Brexit'


Friday, May 6, 2016, 10:30


Academy House, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2


Please send expressions of interest to attend this event to

This is the third in a series of six events themed around the constitution.

Part One of this conversation is entitled ‘A New Relationship? Brexit, Ireland and Northern Ireland’ and will take place in the Academy on 6th May.

Please see the full programme here

Part Two of this conversation will take place on 15th September at Queen’s University Belfast.

The constitutional futures of the UK and the wider relationship with both parts of Ireland are the focus of this event.  Building upon a successful earlier series of events in Queens University Belfast, this conversation will widen out discussion to cover the implications of further devolution/independence in the UK and, particularly, the impact on Ireland, north and south, of the UK leaving the EU or the ECHR.  

Two bursaries of €50.00 each are available to post-graduate students. To make an application for a bursary contact John Morison MRIA, at Include a CV and up to 500 words outlining your reasons for wishing to attend the conversation, and how your attendance would assist with your studies. 

This Brexit conversation has been co-organised and co-sponsored by JMCE Tensinos at the EU Fringes (TREUP).

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

The complete Constitutional Conversations series has been sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran

1. Constitutions, referendums and the family 2 March 2016, 14:00, Royal Irish Academy
2. Reviewing constitutions: the role of constitutional conventions   28 April 2016, 15:00, Royal Irish Academy
3.1 Constitutions and these islands: beyond Brexit: Part I-Dublin   6 May 2016, 10:30, Royal Irish Academy
3.2 Constitutions and these islands: beyond Brexit: Part II-Belfast    15 September 2016, Queen's University Belfast
4. The idea of a republic: freedom and politics  8 June 2016, 18:00, Royal Irish Academy
5. Digital citizenship 30 June 2016, 14:00, Royal Irish Academy
6. Commemorations and the constitution   September 2016, Royal Irish Academy

The series is organised by the RIA's Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee with sponsorship from Mason Hayes & Curran.


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