Dinesha Samararatne will draw from her study of the evolution of the Guarantor Branch in Sri Lanka to argue that early signs are that this branch is a constitutional innovation that is developing resilience by stealth. Even though the Guarantor Branch has not been supported by strong governments or by the judiciary, it has been central to the state formation project in Sri Lanka, as a way of advancing constitutionalism.
We look forward to welcoming you on July 3-5, 2023 for our Annual Conference entitled "Islands and Ocean: Public Law in a Plural World." The conference will take place at the Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand. We will be announcing more details about the conference soon, including financial support to early career and global south scholars!