Conference | 40 years of the Democratic Constitution

Conference | 40 years of the Democratic Constitution

Arte Institute suggests the conference “40 years of the Democratic Constitution”.

The Executive Council of the Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento (FLAD) invites you to celebrate the 40 years of the promulgation of Portugal’s Constitution, and the four decades of Portuguese democracy, FLAD will hold a conference in Washington, in partnership with Georgetown University. The conference will consider various aspects of Portugal’s experience during the democratic period: the role of the constitution, changes in the party system, the process of European integration and gender equality.

Manuel Pinho
Vasco Rato

Georgetown University, Washington, DC
McCarthy Hall- McShain Lounge

March 21st, 2016

09:00h Opening Session

09:30h – 10:30h A Constitution for the 21st Century 
João Tiago Silveira, Nuno Magalhães, Gonçalo Matias

10:45h – 11:45h Political Parties: A New Alignment? 
Carlos Gaspar, Marina Costa Lobo, Basílio Horta

12:00h – 13:00h The Portuguese Economy in Democracy 
Manuel Caldeira Cabral, Maria Luís Albuquerque, Alfredo Marvão Pereira 

15:00h- 16:00h Portugal and the European Crossroads  
José Lamego, Nuno Severiano Teixeira, Luís Amado 

16:15h- 17:15h Gender Equality in Democracy
Teresa Leal Coelho, Sílvia Curado, Cristina Esteves

17:15h Closing Remarks

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