56th Conference - Krakau, Poland
5-7 September 2005

Five Hundred Years Anniversary of the adoption of the Nihil Novi Statute - Radom 1505 (Five Centuries of Polish Bicameralism)

Conference information

The 56th Conference will be held at the Faculty of Law of the Jagiellonian University of Cracow between 5-7 September 2005, on the occasion the five hundredth anniversary of the adoption of the Nihil Novi Statute in 1505 markĀ­ing the separation of the legislative and the executive power and introduction of bicameralism into constitutional system of the Kingdom of Poland.

The themes will be:

  1. Constitutional devices implementing Statepower in Europe - Middle Ages through 1818
  2. Parliaments and the political culture - Middle Ages through the 20th century
  3. Law-creatingprocedures as applied in representative bodies - Middle Ages through the 20th century

The organizer of the Conference will be Waclaw Uruszczak, Professor of history of law at the Jagiellonian University. He will be sending out further details to the participants.