Research Seminar


“The Changing Politics of Transatlantic Trade Relations” – Conference on Dec. 8


Tuesday, 22 November 2022, 6 pm at Europa-Kolleg Hamburg

Windmühlenweg 27, 22607 Hamburg

In his lecture, Yannis Somarakis, PhD, will address the relationship between democracy and law. As part of the evening event at Europa-Kolleg Hamburg, Somarakis poses the question of “Judicial activism in CJEU and ECtHR case law?”. The lecture also addresses the role of other national and international courts.

Yannis Somarakis received his PhD from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2015 and joined the University of Hamburg in 2021.

SONY DSCAs part of our research seminar, that was established in 2014, we regularly invite researchers affiliated with the Institute for academic talks on topics of European integration. The seminar in particular intends to give our visiting fellows the opportunity to present their research projects and to discuss current trends in law, politics and economics in an interdisciplinary setting.