Thank you, Prof. Martin Krygier, UNSW, Sydney for excellent public lecture 12 October at Riga Graduate School of Law!
Prof. Krygier spoke of reduction of arbitrary power as a role of the rule of law in the lecture “Well-tempered power: A cultural achievement of universal significance” to the audience of RGSL students and guests.
Martin Krygier is Gordon Samuels Professor of Law and Social Theory, Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW Sydney; and Senior Research Fellow, Rule of Law Program, Central European University Democracy Institute, Budapest. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences. He writes extensively for academic journals and journals of public debate, on the rule of law, law and social theory, and law and politics in central and eastern Europe. His present research is focused on anti-constitutionalist populism and the rule of law.
As RGSL celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, the Anniversary lecture series cover areas of law and business, international law, European Law, European Union, rule of law and constitutionalism, says RGSL Rector Dr. Adam Czarnota.
The speakers of the previous RGSL Anniversary lectures were the President of Latvia Egils Levits, Professor Stefan Auer from the University of Hong Kong and Professorial Fellow Adam Liberman from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.