Conference on the 40 years of Democratic Constitution in PortugalVenue: Georgetown University, Washington, DC McCarthy Hall- McShain Lounge
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the promulgation of Portugal’s Constitution, and four decades of Portuguese democracy, FLAD will hold a conference in partnership with Georgetown University to consider various aspects of Portugal’s experience during the democratic period: the role of the constitution, changes in the party system, the process of European integration, and gender equality.
Manuel Pinho and Vasco Rato
Date: Monday, March 21st, 2016, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Georgetown University, Washington, DC
McCarthy Hall- McShain Lounge
9:00 a.m.: Opening Session
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: A Constitution for the 21st Century (speakers: João Tiago Silveira, Nuno Magalhães, Gonçalo Matias)
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. : Political Parties: A New Alignment? (speakers: Carlos Gaspar, Marina Costa Lobo, Basílio Horta)
12:00 - 1 pm.: The Portuguese Economy in Democracy (speakers: Manuel Caldeira Cabral, Maria Luís Albuquerque, Alfredo Marvão Pereira)
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Portugal and the European Crossroads (speakers: José Lamego, Nuno Severiano Teixeira, Luís Amado)
415 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.: Gender Equality in Democracy (speakers: Teresa Leal Coelho, Sílvia Curado, Cristina Esteves)
5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks