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Carmelo Danisi

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: IUS/13 International Law

Short Bio

Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Public International Law at University of Bologna and Visiting Research Fellow at University of Sussex (UK). He was also Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University - College of Law (Endeavour Research Fellowship 2015) and post-doc fellow in PIL at Unibo (2012-2015). He was awarded with the "Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale" to serve as Associate Professor in Italian Universities.

Among his publications, in 2015 he published his first book Human Rights Protection, Non-discrimination and sexual orientation (in Italian, Editoriale Scientifica) and in 2021 the ERC-funded monograph Queering Asylum in Europe (Springer, with the SOGICA team) as well as the edited collection Human Rights as a Horizontal Issue in EU External Policy (Editoriale Scientifica 2021, with M. Balboni). 

He has been involved in several research projects concerning international and EU law: legal analyses for the EU Agency for fundamental rights, self-determination and Western Sahara, the intersection of IHRL with IRL with specific focus on migrant child and minority groups.

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