Due illness, Jan Komárek only delivered (in writing) his paper “From legitimacy to ideology: towards ideology critique of European constitutionalism” at the conference The legitimacy of European constitutional orders: Questioning the revolutionary, establishment and elite pathways, held on 24-28 May 2021 at the Faculty of Law, University of Trento (online via Zoom).

The conference was organized around Bruce Ackerman’s latest book Revolutionary constitutions. Charismatic leadership and the rule of law and brought to the table its author with a number of scholars to examine its relevance for the European constitutional experience.