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Sergio Dellavalle

Professor of State Theory and Public Law (Turin, Italy), Senior Research Affiliate

dellavalle@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy, State and International Law Theory

Academic Career:

1977 – 1986
Studies of Philosophy, Political and Social Sciences at the University of Turin.

1986
Laurea (Master) in Philosophy (“Dottore in Filosofia“) at the University of Turin with a master thesis on Hegel’s Phenomenology of the Spirit.

1988
Fellow of the Centro Studi di Scienza Politica Paolo Farneti, Turin.

1989 – 1990
Fellow of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Berlin.

1991
Fellow of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, Turin.

1991 – 1994
Lecturer in Italian at the Freie Universität, Berlin.

1992
Fellow of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Rome.

1993 – 1995
Dissertation (PhD) at the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences I of the Freie Universität Berlin under the mentoring of Prof. Dr. Axel Honneth and Prof. Dr. Walter Jaeschke.

1994 – 1998
Junior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Turin.

1996
Doktor phil. (PhD) at the Freie Universität Berlin with a dissertation on the development of Hegel’s historical, philosophical and political thought.

1999 – 2001
Contract Professor of State Theory at the Faculty of Law of the University of Alessandria (Piedmont).

2001 – 2004
Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Law of the University of Alessandria (Piedmont).

2003
Fellow of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.

2004
Fellow of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).

Since 2004
Co-director (with Armin von Bogdandy) of the Research Project "Paradigms of Public Order" (former "Philosophy of International Law") at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.

2005 – 2007
Marie-Curie-Fellow of the European Commission.

2005 – 2007
Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg.

2005 – 2011
Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.

2005 – 2007
Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Law of the University of Turin.

2007 – 2008
Contract Professor of General Theory of Public Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin.

2008 – 2011
Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Political Sciences of the University of Alessandria (Piedmont).

2008 – 2010
Contract Professor of EU Law at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Alessandria (Piedmont).

2008 – 2011
Contract Professor of State Theory at the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin (Italy).

2009
Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.

Since 2011
Associate Professor of Public Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin (Italy).

2012
Fellow of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).

Since 2013
Associate Member of the Cluster of Excellence "Normative Orders" at the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.

2013
Scholar in residence at the W & L University, School of Law (Lexington, VA, USA).

2013
Visiting Professor at Queen’s University, School of Law (Belfast, UK); at the University of Tübingen (Germany); at Rutgers University, School of Law (Camden, NJ, USA); and at the University of Baltimore, School of Law (Baltimore, MD, USA).

Summer 2013
Fellow of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.
 
Summer 2014
Fellow of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.
 
Summer 2015
Fellow of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.
 
2015
Visiting Professor of the Research Project “Global Trust. Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity“, The Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University.


 

Contact:

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza (Department of Law)
Lungo Dora Siena 100/A, I-10153 Turin (Italy)

Publications

Recent

  • Reality and Transcendence: More than a Religious Issue. In: Pope Benedict XVI’s Legal Thought: A Dialogue on the Foundation of Law, Andrea Simoncini Marta Cartabia (ed.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge/New York 2015, 33-45 (with Armin von Bogdandy).
  • Dalla tassonomia costituzionale alla riflessione critica. In: La ricerca dell’ordine perduto. Scritti scelti, Mario Dogliani. Il Mulino, Bologna 2015, 15-18.
  • Addressing Diversity in Post-unitary Theories of Order. In: GlobalTrust Working Paper No. 05/2015. The Buchmann Faculty of Law, University of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv 2015, 1-29.
  • On Sovereignty, Legitimacy, and Solidarity: Or: How Can a Solidaristic Idea of Legitimate Sovereignty Be Justified? In: Theoretical Inquiries in Law 16/2, 367-398 (2015).
  • “De cima para baixo”, ou “de baixo para cima”? A Proteção de Direitos Humanos entre interpretações descendentes e ascendentes. In: Doutrinas Essenciais: Direito Constitucional. Volume VIII: Direitos e Garantias Fundamentales. Editora Revista dos Tribunais, São Paulo 2015, 213-243.
  • Il potere dell’Unione Europea (Public Power of the European Union). In: Teoria politica VI, 193-223 (2016).
  • Crisi e ridefinizione della sovranità nel contesto plurilivellare (Crisis and Redefinition of the Concept of Sovereignty in the Multilevel Setting). In: Costituzionalismo.it 3, 125-158 (2016) (with Andrea Bosio).
  • Squaring the Circle: How the Right to Refuge Can Be Reconciled with the Right to Political Identity. In: MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2016/24, 2016.
  • Nel Pinerolese come altrove l’Italia soffre di gerontocrazia (In the Pinerolo Region, as elsewhere, Italy suffers from Gerontocracy). In: Pinerolo Indialogo, 03.05.2016.
  • Law as a Linguistic Instrument without Truth Content? On the Epistemology of Koskenniemi’s Understanding of Law. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht 77, 199-233 (2017).
  • Against Renationalization. In: VerfBlog, 2017/3/12.
  • Responsibility and Rights. In: MPIL Research Paper Series No. 2017/14, 2017.
  • The Dialectics of Sovereignty and Property. In: Theoretical Inquiries in Law 18/2, 269-298 (2017).
  • Universalism and Particularism: A Dichotomy to Read Theories on International Order. In: System, Order, and International Law, Stefan Kadelbach, Thomas Kleinlein, David Roth-Isigkeit (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford/New York 2017, 482-504 (with Armin von Bogdandy).
  • The Plurality of States and the World Order of Reason: On Hegel’s Understanding of International Law and Relations. In: System, Order, and International Law, Stefan Kadelbach, Thomas Kleinlein, David Roth-Isigkeit (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford/New York 2017, 352-378.

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