Occupy the Law
= Gunther Teubner and Anna Beckers organised an international conference on Transnational Societal Constitutionalism in 17 - 19 May 2012.
The conference was hosted by HiiL, the International University College of Turin (IUC) and the Collegio Carlo Alberto.
All video links also available here
- Introduction: New constitutional conflicts. Gunther Teubner, Turin & Anna Beckers, Maastricht
I. Beyond nation state constitutions: The move to the ‘societal’ and to the ‘transnational’
- A sociology of constituent power: The political code of transnational societal constitutions. Christopher Thornhill, Glasgow; Video: Christopher Thornhill on the Political Code of Transnational Societal Constitutions 
- The elusive social dimension of ‘societal constitutionalism’. Emilios Christodoulidis, Glasgow
II. New constitutional subjects: Transnational regimes, the cosmopolitan state, global assemblages?
- We and cyberlaw: Constitutionalism and the inclusion/exclusion difference. Hans Lindahl, Tilburg
- Enabling constitutions: The new constitutional framework in the age of access. Riccardo Prandini, Bologna
- Emergent globally bordered spaces: Anti-terrorism, global finance, and so much more
Saskia Sassen, New York
III. Constitutional arenas
- Occupy the system! Societal constitutionalism and the global economy. Moritz Renner, Berlin; Video: Moritz Renner on Societal Constitutionalism and the Global Economy 
- Private governance of knowledge: Societally crafted IP regimes. Dan Wielsch, Cologne;
- Constitution making and constitutive power of the commons. Ugo Mattei, Turin; Video: Ugo Mattei on the Constitutive Power of the Commons 
- Constitutionalisation of non-governmental certification programmes. Jaye Ellis, Montreal
IV. Collisions of transnational constitutions
- Procedural principles for managing global legal pluralism. Paul Schiff Berman, Washington D.C.
- Conflicts-law constitutionalism, societal constitutionalism and the power of technicity. Christian Joerges, Bremen
- The constitutionalism of trans-normative Law – Towards a general theory. Poul Kjaer, Copenhagen
V. Human rights and private power
- Fundamental rights, private law and societal constitution: On the logic of the so-called horizontal effect. Florian Rödl, Frankfurt
- Hierarchical power arrangements and horizontal effects in human rights regimes. Larry Catá Backer, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
- Conference review via our entry on: Transnational Societal Constitutionalism
- The conference contributions will appear in Indiana Journal of Global Law and under the title „Transnational Societal Constitutionalism“ in Indiana University Press.