The federal constitution turns 100

Location: Library & Learning Center Ceremonial Hall 1 Starting on 13 October 2021 at 18:00 WU matters. WU talks.
Type Lecture / discussion
LanguageGerman
Organizer WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing & Communications

Constitutional law vs. constitutional reality

This event is organized by the Department of Public Law and Tax Law

The Austrian constitution is one of the oldest in Europe. Does it still work as intended? Does it still effectively safeguard our co-existence in a free, constitutional democracy faced with the challenges of globalization and digitalization? And is it resistant to authoritarian tendencies? Will new instruments be needed to ensure the continued existence of our free, constitutional democracy? We will be looking into the question of which parts of our constitution are outdated – and which are still going strong even after 100 years.

As the number of seats in Ceremonial Hall 1 is limited, seating is provided on a first-come-first-served basis.

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