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Professor Joseph H.H. Weiler gave a seminar to IE Law Schools´ faculty


Professor Joseph H.H. Weiler of NYU School of Law gave an enlighting seminar to IE Law Schools´ faculty entitled “An academic career in the age of bean counting”.

In the seminar entitled “An academic career in the age of bean counting”, law professor at the NYU School of Law, Joseph H.H. Weiler, exposed the challenges law professors face today while developing an academic career.

Joseph H.H. Weiler (Johannesburg, 1951) is a University Professor at NYU Law School and Senior Fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard. Until recently, he served as President of the European University Institute, Florence and previously he served as Manley Hudson Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School.

Joseph H.H. Weiler, a highly recognized scholar in the field of International and European Union Law, is the author of various academic publications that have been awarded thirteen doctorates honoris causa. Professor Weiler is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of International Law (EJIL), considered one of the most influential publications of International Law. Joseph Weiler is the author of several books and articles in the field of European Integration, International and Comparative Constitutional Law and Human Rights Law – notably The Constitution of Europe – Do the New Clothes have an Emperor (Cambridge University Press, translated into 8 languages) and of a novella, “Der Fall Steinmann”.

Profesor Weiler, a guest professor of IE Law School, will participate in the roundtable “Lógicas de desintegración: Brexit y secesión de territorios en la Unión Europea” along with Carlos Closa, professor of Investigation of the IPP-CSIC, and Jean Claude Piris, former director-general of the Council of the European Union’s Legal Service and author of ‘If the UK Votes to Leave’. The seminar is organized by the Center for European Studies of IE Law School.