CPG Winter Academy on Human Rights 2012

19-23 November 2012, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, Bangkok


Monday, 19 November 2012:

Henning Glaser, Director, German Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance

„Idea and Concept of Human Rights Between Universalism and Cultural Determination“

Prof. Dr. Miroslaw Wyrzykow-ski, Warsaw University, former Justice of the Polish Constitutional Tribuna

“If Human Rights Does Matter – Is then the Constitution an Absolute Value?”

Assoc. Prof. Narong Jaiharn, Faculty of Law, Thammasat Uni-versity

“Criminal Justice and the Protec-tion of Human Rights”

Amara Pongsapich, Chairwoman of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand

“Mandate and Performance of the National Human Rights Commis-sion of Thailand”

James Gomez, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Robin Ramcharan, Queen’s University Center for International Relations

“The Protection of Human Rights in Southeast Asia: Im-proving the Effectiveness of Civil Society Advocay”


Thuesday, 20 November 2012:

Prof. Andreas Føllesdal, Norwe-gian Centre for Human Rights, Oslo University

“The Legitimacy of Multi-Level Human Rights Judiciary”

Dr. Gothom Arya, Director, Research Center for Peace Building, Mahidol University

“Human Rights and Peace”

Prof. Dr. Prasit Aekaputra, Dean, Faculty of Law, Durakhij Pundit University

“International Human Rights and Thai Constitutional Law”


Wednesday, 21 November 2012:

Prof. Dr. Klaus W. Larres, Richard M. Kresno Distinguished Professor of History and International Affairs, Department of History, University of North Carolina

“The Cold War World – Structures and Priorities: Security, Human Rights, and other Factors”

Dr. Widodo Ekatjahjana, Dean, Faculty of Law, Jember University

“Human Rights Protection in the Indonesian Constitution”


Thursday, 22 November 2012:

Prof. em. Dr. Ingwer Ebsen, Faculty of Law, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt a. Main

“Administrative Procedure Law from German Perspective”

Prof. Dr. Miroslaw Wyrzykow-ski, Director, Human Rights Centre, Warsaw University, former Justice of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal

“Constitutional Procedure Law as Part of Constitutionalism”

Dr. Widodo Ekatjahjana, Dean, Faculty of Law, Jember University

“Constitutional Court Procedure Law in Indo-nesia in the Constitu-tion 1945 after Amendment”

Henning Glaser, Head, German-Southeast Asian Center of Excel-lence for Public Policy and Good Governance

“Beware of Foreigners — Constitutional Procedure Law in Thailand and the Influence of Foreign Experts”


Friday, 23 November 2012:

Prof. Dr. Robert Esser, Faculty of Law, Passau University

“Role and Impact of the European Court for Human Rights”

Prof. Dr. Javier Garcia Roca, Com-plutense University of Madrid

„Europe of Rights: The tradition of the European Convention on Human Rights as a Constitutional Instrument of Public Order”

Slavica Banic, Justice, Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia

“The Superiority of Human Rights Protection in Relation to “res iudicata”