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Tuesday 31 October 2107 | 14-15.30 Room 105
The Political Origins and Role of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Taru Haapala (University of Jyvaskyla)
Discussants: Ida Caracciolo (Campania University), Maria Elena Cavallaro (LUISS)
Chair: Renato Ibrido (LUISS)
Tuesday 14 November 2017 | 11.30-13 Room 105
National Parliaments and the European “Democratic Disconnect”. The Prospect of a Second Chamber in the EU
Diane Fromage (University of Maastricht)
Discussants: Peter Lindseth (University of Connecticut), Francesco Saitto (Sapienza University)
Chair: Nicola Lupo (LUISS)

Tuesday 14 November 2017 | 16-17.30 Room 105
Technology, Democracy, and Institutional Change
Peter Lindseth (University of Connecticut)
Discussants: Raffaele Bifulco (LUISS), Bernardo Giorgio Mattarella (LUISS), Giovanni Rizzoni (Italian Chamber of Deputies)
Chair: Cristina Fasone (LUISS)

Monday 20 November 2017 | 17-18.30 Room 203 (Aula “Toti”)
The Role of a National Parliament in the EU Accession Process: Pace Setter, Rubber Stamper or Somewhere in Between
Uroš Ćemalović (John Naisbitt University)
Discussants: Francesco Biagi (University of Bologna), Luigi Gianniti (Italian Senate)
Chair: Pietro Faraguna (LUISS)

Monday 28 November 2017 | 11.30-13 Room 105
The Interinstitutional Agreement on Better Lawmaking
Robert Bray (European Parliament)
Discussants: Maurizia De Bellis (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Maria Di Benedetto (Roma Tre University), Nicola Lupo (LUISS)
Chair: Cristina Fasone (LUISS)

Wednesday 29 November 2017 | 14-15.30 Room 203 (Aula “Toti”)
Models of Democracy and Citizens’ Initiative in the EU: A Case Study
Patricia Mindus (University of Uppsala)
Discussants: Robert Bray (European Parliament), Giovanni Piccirilli (LUISS)
Chair: Nicola Lupo (LUISS)

Monday 4 December 2017 | 11.30-13 Room 305A
State Legislatures in the US
Michael Salerno (UC Hastings College of the Law)
Discussants: Gabriele Conti (Sapienza University), Elena Griglio (Italian Senate)
Chair: Giovanni Piccirilli (LUISS)

Tuesday 5 December 2017 | 16-18 Room 305A
The Relationship between Courts and Legislatures on LGTB Rights
Angioletta Sperti (University of Pisa)
Discussants: Cristina Fasone (LUISS), Pietro Pustorino (LUISS), Angelo Schillaci (Sapienza University)
Chair: Barbara De Donno (LUISS)