The editors of PGAF LR are kindly inviting you to participate at our Workshop on Law and Politics which is going to take place online, on 1st July 2022, 10:00-15:30 Central European Time.

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10:00–10:10 Opening remarks

10:10–10:25 Gábor Hulkó (Széchenyi István University) : Regulatory and Applicational Issues of Local Taxes in Hungary

10:25–10:40 Tetiana Iefymenko (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) : Anti-crisis Fiscal Adjustment in Ukraine

10:40–10:55 Edvardas Juchnevicius (University of Gdansk) : Anti-avoidance Rules after the Pandemic in Lithuania

10:55–11:10 Mariusz Popławski (University of Bialystok) : Income and excise tax reform in Poland. How the law cannot be modified

11:10–11:25 Michal Radvan (Masaryk University) : Are changes in Czech tax law necessary or is it just a political issue?

11:25–11:40 Miroslav Štrkolec (Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice) : Tax Law in Slovakia under the Influence of the Effects of the Pandemic and Digital Transformation

11:40–12:10 Discussion

12:10–13:00 Lunch break

13:00–13:30 Orkun Yılmaz (Istanbul Technical University) : Is ‘Democracy’ an Essentially Contested Concept?

13:30–14:00 Dorina Mihaela Pătrunsu (University of Bucharest) : Is compulsory voting enhancing participatory democracy? Two arguments against it

14:00–14:30 Regina Queiroz (New University of Lisbon) : Refraining the transformation of democracies into demarchies

14:30–15:00 István Kevevári (University of Public Service) : A Democracy Worthy of its Name – Jacques Derrida’s Concept of ’Democracy-to-Come’

15:00–15:30 Xuanpu Zhuang (Bowling Green State University) : Blogging Together in China: The Power and Limits of Social Media in Monitoring