International Conference on Scotland and England at Ravenna Campus – Unibomagazine

International Conference on Scotland and England at Ravenna Campus - Unibomagazine

Two days with Italian and British experts to consider the constitutional relationship between the two countries from the Middle Ages to the present day

Thursday 12 and Friday 13 MayIn the Aula Magna di Giurisprüdenza (Via Oberdon, 1 – Ravenna), the international conference in English will take place “Constitutional Acts of Scotland,Register till 5th May), organized by the Department of Legal Sciences of the University of Bologna, in partnership with the Revolution Club – Association for Constitutional Dialogue and the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development, with the support of the Flaminia Foundation and the patronage of the municipality. Why Ravenna?

Historians, constitutionalists and comparisonists, Italian and British, will investigate The constitutional history of Scotland in the specific aspect of the acts which represent important moments in the relationship between this country and England before and after the Union of 1707.

It will aim to trace the history of Scottish constitutionalism in its relationship with England, focusing more on ideals and doctrinal and doctrinal expressions, on the rich range of works in which these have been transfused or translated into a realization. is what has been more or less accomplished.

In some cases, it is Acts and documents of constitutional value which transformed the institutional relations between these states first into a parallel history (in the case of the claim of authority of 1689) and the creation of a federation (with the Act of Union of 1707) and then in the increasing transference of relations with them. Scotland Acts of the 20th and 21st Century. It is a process that does not end at all, despite the result of the referendum in 2014, and is still few today, in light of the results of the previous Scottish elections, to envisage an upcoming Constitutional Act of Scotland. which would abolish the United Kingdom or reduce it to an empty shell of only formally non-independent states. With this first type, however, they do exist. other tasks which are in a dialectical relationship with English rather than the institutional dimension of the construction (or negation) of a political and national identity: they are essentially related to the physical constitution rather than the formal. It sometimes seems difficult to identify the boundary between the factual and mythological dimension for this second type of act., This is a matter of Arbroth’s declaration itself, of the covenant, even of the punitive law against the Jacobites passed in the aftermath of the Battle of Culloden.

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