Talks

International Conferences, Invited Talks, and Workshop Presentations


Butler, G; Fabbrini F (convenors), Legal Disintegration in the European Union, International Conference, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 15-16 March 2018. 

Butler, G, (convenor and discussant) The preliminary ruling procedure in a changing environment: A view from the European Court of Justice (by Judge Allan Rosas, Court of Justice of the European Union) European Courts in Changing Times, Department of Law, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 October 2017. 

Butler, GChallenges related to the competence of legislators and courts in the field of European Union law, PhD course on Legal aspects related to digitalisation: Practical experience, legal challenges and theories, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 5 October 2017. 

Butler, G, (chair) Solidarity, Free Movement, and Brexit with Floris de Witte, Solidarity and Opportunity in Europe - Autumn seminar series, Centre for European and Comparative Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 22 September 2017.

Butler, G, Title TBA, International and Transnational Tendencies in Law (INTRAlaw) seminar, Department of Law, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 September 2017. 

Butler G, Title TBA, Svenska Nätverket för Europarättsforskning – Europarättsdagar (Swedish Network for European Legal Studies – European Law Days Workshop), University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden, 17-18 August 2017. 

Butler, GPalpable Choices in Judicial Jurisdiction: Foreign Affairs, the Court of Justice, and European Union law, ICON·S (International Society of Public Law) 2017 Annual Conference: Courts, Power, Public Law, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 7 July 2017. 

Butler, G (mock jury judge), Hugo Sinzheimer Moot Court Competition, Kammeradvokaten / Advokatfirmaet Poul Schmith, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9 June 2017.   

Butler, G, Common Foreign and Security Policy through a Preliminary Reference: A Jurisdictional Dilemma, Current Issues of EU External Relations series, The European Union as Global International Actor and the Question of Competence, Robert Schuman Institute of European Affairs, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (Faculté de Droit, d'Économie et de Finance), University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 29 May 2017.

Butler, GThe Cat That Didn't Scratch: Beyond Parliamentarism for the law of the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy, The European Union's Interparliamentary Conferences: Between Theory and Practice, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (LUISS), Rome, Italy, 15 May 2017.  

Butler, GSolidarity: A contributor to imposed constitutionalism in a supranational setting?, Imposed Constitutions: Aspects of imposed constitutionalism, University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus, 5-6 May 2017. 

Butler, G, (discussant) Brexit and EU Treaty Reform: A Window of Opportunity? (by Fabbrini F), Beyond Brexit: relaunching the EU?, The Law and Politics of Brexit: Constitutional Challenges in Regional and European Perspectives, Dublin City University and The Honorable Society of King's Inns, Dublin, Ireland, 21 April 2017. 

Butler, GThe Anglo-Danish-Irish Judicial Connection: Mackenzie Stuart, Sørensen, and Ó Dálaigh, and the early days at the Court of Justice of the European Communities, Ireland and the EU Lecture, Seminar Series in Irish Studies Spring 2017, hosted by the Centre for Irish Studies, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University; the Embassy of Ireland, Denmark; and the English Lecture Society, Aarhus, Denmark, 5 April 2017. 

Butler, GArticle 50 TEU triggered: What's next?, Europæisk Ungdom Aarhus, Den Danske Europabevægelse (Danish European Movement), Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 28 March 2017. 

Butler, G, Diplomatic Relations of the EU in a legal context, Diplomatic Law Seminar, Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, 14 March 2017. 

Butler, G, Constitutional Limits of the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy (Forfatningsmæssige begrænsninger for EU’s fælles udenrigs- og sikkerhedspolitik), (opponents: Bart Van Vooren, Ramses A. Wessel, Robert Schütze), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 24 February 2017. 

Butler, G, Detecting Fraud: The Framework for Preliminary References to the Court of Justice, European Union Law and International Law Research Group, Department of Law, Aarhus University, Denmark, 19 December 2016. 

Butler, GThe Role of the Court of Justice of the European Union in External Relations, Understanding the European Court of Justice: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Stockholm University, Sweden, 8 December 2016. 

Butler, G, Parliament and the Legal Basis Conundrum in EU Foreign Policy, European Law Research Group (Forskargruppen för Europarätt), Faculty of Law (Juridiska fakulteten), Uppsala University, Sweden, 6 December 2016.

Butler, G, Networking in Academia and beyond, Doctoral School of Business and Management, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 December 2016. 

Butler, G; Ó Cathaoir, K, International PhD Researchers in Denmark, Doctoral Education in Law: Perspectives and Challenges, Danish Legal Research Education Programme (JurForsk) Conference, Folketinget (Danish Parliament), Copenhagen, Denmark, 10 November 2016.

Butler, GA Union under pressure: Fracturing uniformity, and the continued quest of European integration, EURECO Distinguished Lecture Series - 'European Futures', University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 9 November 2016.

Butler, GThe EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Security and Defence Policy, EU International Relations Law: The External Dimension of European Integration, Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 November 2016. 

Butler, G, Legal Withdrawal from the EU: Scope for the involvement of the Court of Justice, Brexit: New Research Agendas, 40th Anniversary Conference Danish Society for European Studies (DSE) / Danish European Community Studies Association (ECSA-DK), Centre for European Politics (CEP), University of Copenhagen and Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen, Denmark, 6 October 2016. 

Butler, G, The laws of post-EU membership: will the United Kingdom go it alone?, Brexit and Challenged Democracies: Europe in Crisis seminar series, Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 22 September 2016.

Butler, GThe EU’s constructed legal order: Rupturing at the edges, or shattering from within?, Svenska Nätverket för Europarättsforskning – Europarättsdagar (Swedish Network for European Legal Studies – European Law Days Workshop), Örebro, Sweden, 23 August 2016.

Butler, GEvaluation Seminar: The European Union and External Relations: A Legal Perspective of the Common Foreign and Security Policy, with Prof. Morten Broberg, Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 10 June 2016. 

Ballaschk, Julia; Butler, GBrexit: The New Settlement, Withdrawal and Alternatives to Union Membership, Ventres Ungdom (Youth of the Danish Liberal Party), Copenhagen, Denmark, 31 May 2016.

Butler, G; Duquet, S, Sailing close to the wind? The European Union and Diplomatic Interference, Legal Aspects of Diplomatic Interference, School of Law, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, 27 May 2016. 

Butler, GAlternatives to EU Membership: Legal and Political Realities, Britain - In or Out of the EU: Impact for Businesses, British Chamber of Commerce in Denmark and Dansk Erhverv (Confederation of Danish Enterprise), Danish Stock Exchange, Copenhagen, Denmark, 23 May 2016.

Butler, GEU External Relations Law, Occasional Seminar Series, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki, Finland, 13 April 2016.

Butler, GThe European Union’s Human Rights System, Case Study: Terrorism, International Human Rights Law, Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 6 April 2016. 

Butler, GWithdrawing from the European Union: The Legal Process, Advanced Comparative Politics, Department of Society and Globalisation / Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark, 17 March 2016. 

Butler, GThe Common Travel Area as the EU's Other Border-Free Zone: A Tale of History, Law, and Treaty Opt-Out, Edinburgh Europa Research Group, Europa Institute, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, 9 March 2016. 

Butler, GDemocracy in the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy? A Legal Approach, Centre for European and Eurasian Studies, Maynooth University (National University of Ireland, Maynooth) (NUIM), Maynooth, Kildare, Ireland, 2 March 2016. 

Butler, GCurrent Issues in Diplomacy and Diplomatic Law, Faculty of Law, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland, 26 October 2015.

Butler, GBreaking the wall of EU External Relations Law, Falling Walls Lab, Aarhus University, Denmark, 6 October 2015.

Butler, G; Giødesen Thystrup, A, Your new playground! Being a PhD Fellow at KU JUR, PhD Introduction Course for new students, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 5 October 2015.

Butler, GThe Court of Justice as a defender of the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy, Svenska Nätverket för Europarättsforskning – Europarättsdagar (Swedish Network for European Legal Studies – European Law Days Workshop), Umeå University, Sweden, 20-21 August 2015.

Butler, G; Barrett, G, Europe’s Other Border-Free Zone: The Common Travel Area between Ireland and the United Kingdom, 22nd International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, Sciences Po, Paris, France, 8-10 July 2015.

Butler, GEurope's Other Border-Free Zone: the Common Travel Area between Ireland and the United Kingdom, UCD Sutherland School of Law Research Seminar Series, University College Dublin, Ireland, 22 April 2015.

Butler, GBritain in the EU? General Election outcomes (chair), British Exit from the EU? Legal and Political Implications for Europe (organiser), European Research at the University of Copenhagen (EURECO), Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies and the Centre for European Politics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 April 2015.

Butler, G, (organiser) British Exit from the EU? Legal and Political Implications for Europe, European Research at the University of Copenhagen (EURECO), Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies and the Centre for European Politics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 April 2015.

Butler, GEU accession to the ECHR: The impasse of the Common Foreign and Security Policy, Cross Faculty EU Constitutional Law Network Seminar, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 10 April 2015.

Butler, G, (chair) The role of the European External Action Service: Ambassador of the European Union to Iceland with Matthias Brinkmann, Faculty of Law, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland, 25 March 2015.

Butler, G, (organiser) University of Copenhagen Postgraduate Law Conference 2015, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 29-30 January 2015.

Butler, G, (chair) The European Court of Human Rights in the Age of Subsidiarity with Judge Robert Spano, Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 29 January 2015.

Butler, G, (organiser) PhD Network Workshop, Danish European Community Studies Association, Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 17 December 2014.

Butler, G, (chair) Challenges to Modern Diplomatic Law with Paul Behrens, Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 4 December 2014.

Butler, G, (chair) EU External Relations in practice with Bart Van Vooren, Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 18 December 2014.

Butler, G; Ballaschk, J, PhD Introduction Course for new students, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 28 September 2014.

Butler, GThe EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy, Parliament and the Law, Danish European Community Studies Association Annual Conference, Aarhus University, Denmark, 25-26 September 2014.

Butler, GDelegations of the European Union and compatibilities with International Diplomatic Law, 50 Years of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, 3-5 September 2014.

Butler, G, (poster presentation) The European Union at the United Nations General Assembly – A future on the East River?, Fifth Annual Queen Mary University of London Postgraduate Legal Research Conference, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom, 5 June 2014.

Butler, GThe Interparliamentary Conference on the CFSP/CSDP: still finding its feet?, Political Studies Association of Ireland: 2014 Postgraduate Conference, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, 16 May 2014.

Butler, G, Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Law: The role of Parliaments, PhD Roundtable, Centre for Comparative and European Constitutional Studies, Faculty of Law, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6 May 2014.

Butler, GThe Constitutional Position of the EU at the United Nations General Assembly: A Real Future Actor in International Security?, 42nd European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions of Workshops, University of Salamanca, Spain, 10-15 April 2014.

Butler, GThe European Union at the United Nations General Assembly – A future on the East River?, Postgraduate Research Conference 2014: The Challenges for Legal Thought in a Contemporary Society, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 3-4 April 2014.

Butler, GParliamentary oversight, involvement and input into a renewed Irish foreign policy, Review of Foreign Policy and External Relation, Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, Houses of the Oireachtas (Parliament), Dublin, Ireland, 16 January 2014.