Conference on: Identity, Constitutionalism and Citizens’ Attitudes

The Institute for the Interregional Study of Constitutionalism

is pleased to invite you to

Conference on: Identity, Constitutionalism and Citizens’ Attitudes

December 1, 2022
Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague
ground floor room no. 38

This conference aims to discuss the contours of a new constitutional methodology and interpret the preliminary results of qualitative research regarding citizens’ constitutional attitudes in selected countries in the EU and the MENA region.


  • 9:00 Registration
  • 9:15 Opening note
    Chair: Beáta Bakó
  • Tomáš Dumbrovský and Volker Kaul (Charles University, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies):
    Identity Constitutionalism: Theory and Concepts
  • Abdeljabbar Arrach (Hassan I University): Constitutions and Democratization in MENA
  • Gina Gustavsson (Uppsala University): Liberal National Identity: Thinner than Conservative, Thicker than Civic? (online)
  • Discussion
  • Coffee break
  • 11:45 – 14:00 SESSION 2: CITIZENS’ ATTITUDES
    Chair: Volker Kaul
  • Balázs Fekete (Eötvös Loránd University): Studying Rights Consciousness in Hungary. Why? How? What?
  • Hadia Yahiaoui (Khenchela University): Constitutionalism and the Arab Spring
  • Petra Guasti (Charles University): Polarization and Populism during Covid-19. Results of the SYRI Project
  • Dorian Alt, Beáta Bakó and Zoubair Khouaja (Charles University): Identity Constitutionalism: Measuring Citizens’ Constitutional Attitudes in the EU and MENA
  • Discussion
  • 14:00 End of the Conference

RSVP here.

Contact: Ms. Jana Malucha, Coordinator of the Institute for the Interregional Study of Constitutionalism,

Thank you and we look forward to meeting you.