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Luiss Guido Carli

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The challenges of reforming upper houses in the UK and Italy

11 June 2018 at 3:00 PM
Aula Polivalente Viale Romania 32, Rome

Seminar jointly organized by LUISS CESP Center for Parliamentary Studies and UCL University College London - Constitution Unit (see also).


Welcome and chair
Nicola Lupo LUISS

About Large-Scale Constitutional Reforms
Meg Russell UCL - Why are Upper Houses so Difficult to Reform? A Comparative Analysis
Carlo Fusaro Università di Firenze - Constitutional Change and Upper Houses: the Italian Case
Francesca Rosa Università di Foggia - Hurdles and Limits of Reforming Bicameralism in a Stable Constitutional Context

Claudio Tucciarelli Camera dei Deputati
Mario Midiri Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Debate and coffee break

About Small-Scale Reforms
Cristina Fasone LUISS - Progenitors and Functional Substitutes of Upper Houses
Giovanni Piccirilli LUISS – Trends of Harmonization in Italian Bicameral Procedures


Carmela Decaro LUISS

Book Launch: Meg Russell and Daniel Gover, Legislation at Westminster. Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law, OUP 2017
A conversation between Meg Russell and Giovanni Rizzoni

The seminar will be held in English

More information and registration