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The Future of European Integration after the Fiscal Compact

“The Future of European Integration after the Fiscal Compact” April 12, 2012 5 pm WCC 1015 Harvard Law School   We are delighted to announce a discussion between Professors Miguel Maduro and Damian Chalmers on the future of the EU in light of the new fiscal compact. Things are changing quite dramatically in the EU […]

Law and Ethnicity in the light of the ex-Yugoslav conflict

Harvard European Law Association (HELA) kindly invites for the lecture “Law and Ethnicity in the light of the ex-Yugoslav conflict”  Prof. Tibor Varady (LLM ’68, SJD ’70), ex-Minister of Justice in the last democratic Yugoslavian government Thursday March 22 12:00 pm Hauser Hall 105 Harvard Law School The Yugoslav war was the most horrible civil […]

European Networking Reception

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The Harvard European Law Association invites you to the first ever European Networking Reception co-organized by the European Clubs at Harvard Law School, the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, Harvard College, MIT and the Fletcher School at Tufts. Grasp this rare opportunity to have a drink with students from a variety of backgrounds, who […]

Equality and Social Justice in the EU

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  Harvard European Law Association kindly invites for the lecture with Professor Alexander Somek (Charles E. Floete Chair in Law at University of Iowa College of Law) on the topic “Equality and Social Justice in the EU”. March 9, Friday 12:00-1:00 Hauser Hall, Room 105 Harvard Law School Event is co-sponsored by: Institute for Global […]

Alternative Pathways To Venture Philantropy

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  The Harvard European Law Association would like to invite you to the lecture given by philanthropist Ladislav Kossar on “Alternative Pathways to Venture Philanthropy – Lessons from Europe”. The lecture will be held on November 17th, 2011 at 5:30 in Pound Hall 100.  

How To Join HELA

How To Join HELA

We hope to foster an ongoing dialogue among graduate students and JDs as well as to build a network connecting HLS to a host of “European groups” active in the Harvard community as well as in other schools such as the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and the European Law Research Center.

What We Do

What We Do

Our effort to emphasize the European dimension stems from the awareness of the momentous relevance of the structural and political transformations currently underway in the European scenario. Now more than ever, Europe connotes a political, rather than a merely economic union.

Welcome

Welcome

The Harvard European Law Association (HELA), a student organization, aims at fostering the academic and political debate on challenges facing the European integration.

Roma Rights at the European Court of Human Rights: Challenging Involuntary Sterilization

Roman Rights – challenging Forced Sterilization

On October 20, 2011, Harvard European Law Association hosted a meeting with Ms. Barbora Bukovská – HLS LL.M. graduate of 2005, who explained her battle for Roma women’s rights and practice of forced sterilization in Slovakia. To learn more about the phenomenon, we invite you to watch a document film available on youtube: Forced Sterilisation – […]

Breakfast with Marek Belka, President of the National Bank of Poland

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On September 26, 2011, Harvard European Law Association hosted breakfast with Mr. Marek Belka and about 20 graduate and undergraduate students from Harvard Law School, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, Harvard College, Graduate School of Arts and Science, MIT and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Mr. Belka shared his views about current economical […]

Welcome To HELA

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HELA aims at creating a dynamic forum for discussing and debating issues, events and theories related to European integration. In part, it pursues this goal by inviting members of European institutions, practicing lawyers and academics engaged in the study of European integration to come share their views at Harvard. HELA also endeavors to create opportunities […]