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Sabrina Ragone

Senior Research Affiliate

sabrina.ragone@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-635

Main Fields of Research:

Comparative Law; Public Law; European Law; Constitutional Justice; Decentralization; Constitutional Amendments

Academic Career:

Since October 2017: Associate Professor of Comparative Public Law, University of Bologna, Italy

September-October 2017: Visiting Scholar, Boston College Law School, USA

October 2016: Global Fellow of the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College, USA

September 2016-present: Lecturer, University of Heidelberg

September 2016-present: Lecturer, Goethe University, Frankfurt

January 2016-present: Lecturer, Catholic University of Lille, France

April 2015: Visiting professor, Catholic University, Santiago, Chile

February 2015-October 2017: Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

February 2012-February 2015: García Pelayo Fellow and Lecturer at the Center for Constitutional and Political Studies (Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales), Presidencia del Gobierno, Madrid, Spain

April 2012: Visiting professor, University of Seville, Spain

November 2011-February 2012: Post-doctoral fellow and Lecturer at the Political Science and Public Law Department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

January 2010-October 2011: Post-doctoral fellow at the Political Science Department of the University of Bologna, Italy

March 2009-September 2009: Substitute Professor, University of Jaén, Spain

March 2008-September 2008: Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, University of Jaén, Spain

 

HABILITATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

2016: First classified for Law in the Italian national program "Rita Levi Montalcini" for young researchers, session 2015 (Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research)

2013: Habilitation as an associate professor for sector 12/E2, Comparative Law (Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, session 2012)

2012: Habilitation for three figures of professor of Constitutional Law by the Spanish National Agency ANECA (Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación)

 

EDUCATION

2006-2009: PhD, with scholarship - Constitutional Justice and Fundamental Rights, University of Pisa (Thesis title: “The Judicial Review of Constitutional Amendments. Regulation, claim and the exercise of an extraordinary function of Constitutional Courts”, defended 10/12/2009)

2010: PhD in Law, Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain

2005: Student of the post lauream course in parliamentary law “Seminario di Studi e Ricerche Parlamentari Silvano Tosi” with a scholarship of the University of Florence

2004: Degree in Law, magna cum laude, University of Bologna, Italy

 

RESEARCH STAYS

2014: Max Planck for Comparative Public Law and International Law, with fellowship - 2013: Max Planck for Comparative Public Law and International Law - 2012: George Washington University, Washington, USA - 2010: University of Granada, Spain - 2009: Rosario University, Bogotá, Colombia - 2008: University of Jaén, Spain, with fellowship - 2004: Complutense University, Madrid, with fellowship.

 

INVITED LECTURES 

2017: Texas A&M University, Fort Worth (USA); Università Statale di Milano, Milan (Italy) - 2016: Instituto de Empresa, Madrid (Spain); La Sapienza University, Rome (Italy); Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany) - 2015: Escuela Judicial Federal, Mexico City (Mexico); University of Valladolid (Spain); University of Chile, Santiago (Chile); Rosario University, Bogotá (Colombia) - 2014: University of Sao Bernardo do Campo (Brazil); Spanish Constitutional Court, Madrid (Spain);  University of Jaén (Spain); Complutense University, Madrid (Spain) - 2013: Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina); Rosario University, Bogotá  (Colombia); Complutense University, Madrid (Spain); University of Granada (Spain) - 2012:  Rosario University, Bogotá  (Colombia); University of Jaén (Spain) - 2011: International University of Andalusia, Tangier (Morocco); University of Florence (Italy) - 2010: La Sapienza University, Rome (Italy); University of Bologna (Italy); University of Florence (Italy) - 2009: International University of Andalusia, Tangier (Morocco); Rosario University, Bogotá (Colombia); Instituto Andaluz de Administración Pública, Seville (Spain); University of Udine (Italy); University of Bologna (Italy) - 2008: University of Bologna (Italy) - 2007: University of Granada (Spain); University of Bologna (Italy).

Publications

Recent

  • ¿Cómo compaginar control judicial y participación popular en las reformas constitucionales? Enseñanzas del derecho comparado. In: S. Bagni, G.A. Figueroa Mejía, G. Pavani (eds.), La ciencia del derecho constitucional comparado. Estudios en homenaje a Lucio Pegoraro. Tirant Lo Blanch, Mexico 2017, 1213-1226.
  • Buscando la protección más amplia: el derecho comparado como herramienta esencial en el sistema multinivel europeo. In: J.I. Ugartemendia Eceizabarrena, A. Saiz Arnaiz, M. Morales Antoniazzi (eds.), La jurisdicción constitucional en la tutela de los derechos fundamentales de la UE. Especial referencia al Espacio de Libertad, Seguridad y Justicia. IVAP, Oñati 2017, 79-90.
  • The Inter-American System of Human Rights: Essential Features. In: A. von Bogdandy, E. Ferrer Mac-Gregor, M. Morales Antoniazzi, Flávia Piovesan (eds.), Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America. Oxford University Press, New York 2017, 279-300 .
  • The Importance of the Relationship Between Domestic Institutions and the Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights. In: Inter-American and European Human Rights Journal 2, 456-469 (2016).
  • 1.España. Jurisprudencia constitucional y doctrina en España: una “relación clandestina”. In: L. Pegoraro, G. Figueroa (eds.), Profesores y Jueces. Influjos de la doctrina en la jurisprudencia constitucional de Iberoamérica. Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación, Mexico 2016, 96-104.
  • Las tres vertientes del impacto de la jurisprudencia de la Corte IDH en el continente americano: itinerarios para investigaciones multidisciplinarias. In: P. Santolaya Machetti, I. Wences Simón (eds.), La América de los Derechos. CEPC, Madrid 2016, 435-452.
  • An Emerging Right to a “Gay” Family Life? The Case Oliari v. Italy in a Comparative Perspective. In: German Law Journal vol. 17, n. 3, 451-485 (2016) (with Valentina Volpe).
  • National Governments and Coordination of European Policies in Times of Austerity: A Comparative Overview. In: Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law (MPIL) Research Paper 7, 1-20 (2016).
  • Los efectos secundarios de la crisis económica sobre las Instituciones europeas: apuntes sobre la afectación de sus funciones y de los procesos decisorios. In: G. Teruel Lozano, A. Pérez Miras, E. Raffiotta (eds.), Desafíos del constitucionalismo ante la integración europea. Editum-Centro de Estudios Europeos de la Universidad de Murcia, Murcia 2015, 53-67.
  • Prefacio/coordinación - Parte monográfica "Encuentros y desencuentros entre el sistema interamericano de derechos humanos y los Estados de la OEA". In: Revista General de Derecho Público Comparado 18 (2015).
  • L. Pegoraro, G. Pavani (eds.), S. Ragone (coord.), El guardián de las elecciones. El control electoral en perspectiva comparada. Universidad Libre, Bogotá, Colombia, 2015.
  • Un attore lontano dalle luci della ribalta: la dottrina nella giurisprudenza costituzionale di Belgio, Francia e Spagna. In: Annuario di diritto comparato 2015, 63-88 (2015) (with Paolo Passaglia).
  • Sabrina Ragone (ed.), La aportación de la doctrina en la jurisprudencia constitucional española. Cuadernos y Debates, 246. Cuadernos y Debates, 246. CEPC, Madrid, 2015, 1-111 p.
  • La incidencia de la crisis en la distribución interna del poder entre parlamentos y gobiernos nacionales. In: The Impact of the Economic Crisis on the EU Institutions and Member States. Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, Cizur Menor 2015, 527-550.
  • Descentralización territorial y control electoral: el caso italiano. In: Monitor democrático 2015. Sobre el nuevo federalismo electoral en México. UNAM, Mexico 2015, 1259-1268.
  • Italia. In: L. Pegoraro, G. Pavani (eds.), S. Ragone (coord.), El guardián de las elecciones. El control electoral en perspectiva comparada. Universidad Libre, Bogotá 2015, 117-139.
  • La administración en los EE.UU.: un breve recorrido entre sus reformas hasta la crisis actual. In: The Dimension of the Public Administration in the Context of Globalization. Thomson Reuters, Granada 2015, 263-291.

Further

  • I. Wences, M. Koelling, S. Ragone (eds.), La ley de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información Pública y Buen Gobierno: una perspectiva académica. CEPC, Madrid, 2014, 212 p.
  • J.C. Gavara de Cara, J. De Miguel Bárcena, S. Ragone (eds.), El control de los cibermedios. Bosch, Barcelona, 2014, 217 p.
  • I difensori autonomici (Spagna). In: A. Morelli, L. Trucco (eds.), Diritti e autonomie territoriali. Giappichelli, Turin 2014, 640-650.
  • Libertad de comunicación y periodismo en el ciberespacio: el caso estadounidense. In: J.C. Gavara de Cara, J. De Miguel Bárcena, S. Ragone (eds.), El control de los cibermedios. Bosch, Barcelona 2014, 145-158.
  • Constitutional effects of the financial crisis at European and national level: a comparative overview. In: Revista General de Derecho Público Comparado 15 (2014).
  • La coordinación gubernamental de las políticas europeas. Un análisis de derecho comparado sobre los miembros fundadores. In: Estudios de Deusto 61/2, 213-234 (2014).
  • Il “fattore tempo”nella giurisprudenza contenziosa della Corte Interamericana dei Diritti Umani:una modulazione calibrata sulle riparazioni. In: D. Butturini, M. Nicolini (eds.), Tipologie ed effetti temporali delle decisioni di incostituzionalità. Percorsi di diritto costituzionale interno e comparato. ESI, Naples 2014, 323-340.
  • Modelos de control electoral en Europa. In: La ley. Actualidad 11/9 (2014).
  • FurtherPublications.pdf (PDF, 57.5 KB)

Presentations

12 Oct 2017

The Hunger Games: Winners and Losers in the Coordination and Implementation of Eurozone Austerity Policies

Harvard University, Center for European Studies, Cambridge, MA, USA

06 Jul 2017

Latin American Jurisprudence on the Presidential Re-election: A Comparative Analysis

ICON-S Conference "Courts, Power and Public Law" University of Copenhagen, Denmark

30 Jun 2017

Roundtable "Diritto costituzionale comparato: la scienza e il metodo"

Summer School "Metodología de la comparación" (Comparative Methodology) University of Bologna, Italy

08 Feb 2017

The Role of Courts in the Recognition of Same-sex Marriage from a Comparative Perspective (Faculty Seminar)

Global and Comparative Law Program, Texas A&M University - School of Law, Fort Worth (USA)

01 Feb 2017 - 03 Feb 2017

XIII Congreso Iberoamericano de Derecho Constitucional “Trayectoria y Porvenir del Constitucionalismo Contemporáneo. Homenaje a la Constitución de Querétaro en su Centenario”, panel “Constitución y Orden jurídico internacional”

UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

03 Feb 2017

Impacto de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos: Interacciones y diálogos con los otros poderes

Seminar “Construcción de un Ius Commune en América Latina. El papel de los jueces” Instituto de la Judicatura Federal, Mexico City

31 Jan 2017

Seminar “Influencia de la doctrina en la jurisprudencia de los tribunales constitucionales y las cortes supremas”

Centro de Estudios, Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación, Mexico City, Mexico

13 Oct 2016

Current challenges to European regionalisms (Faculty Seminar)

ELTE University, Budapest

04 Oct 2016

European Case Law on Direct Democracy in the Pursuit of Independence. Justices against Secession?

Boston College, Boston, USA

01 Oct 2016

Annual "Comparative Constitutional Law Roundtable" James Madison's Montpelier, Virginia, USA

01 Jul 2016

El papel de las instituciones nacionales en la implementación de los derechos

Round table "Interpretazione, giurisdizione, tutela dei diritti"

University of Bologna, Italy

19 Jun 2016

Introduction and Methodological Framework: Latin American Legal Pluralism

ICON-S Conference “Borders, Otherness and Public Law” - panel “Otherness in Latin America: Legal Pluralism and Indigenous Law”

Humboldt University, Berlin

09 Jun 2016

Catalonia vs. Spain: Legal and Political Implications

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

03 Jun 2016

The Right to a “Gay” Family Life: The Role of Supranational and Constitutional Courts in Endorsing Social Change in Europe

Conference “At the Delta: Belonging, Place and Visions of Law and Social Change” Law and Society Association, New Orleans, USA

30 Mar 2016

National Governments and Coordination of European Policies in Times of Austerity: A Comparative Overview

Workshop "The Age of Austerity: A New Challenge for State Powers"

University of Edinburgh, UK

29 Jan 2016

IASHR and domestic institutions: reflections in light of the ius constitutionale commune in the field of human rights

III workshop of the “Leverhulme Inter-American Human Rights Network”, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly and Moving Forward: What to Learn From International Human Rights Systems?

University of Ghent, Belgium

05 Dec 2015

La presenza (quasi) invisibile della dottrina nella giurisprudenza costituzionale spagnola

Congresso "Il formante dottrinale nella costruzione del formante giurisprudenziale: Una riflessione sul ruolo della dottrina nel diritto pretorio"

Università di Verona, Italia

30 Nov 2015

Matrimonio igualitario. Avances y retrocesos: un intercambio de perspectivas

Mesa Redonda en el Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas

UNAM, Mexico City

27 Nov 2015

Candidaturas independientes

VIII Seminario Internacional del Observatorio Judicial Electoral

Tribunal Electoral del Poder Judicial de la Federación, Mexico City

16 Sep 2015 - 18 Sep 2015

Reforma constitucional y democracia directa en perspectiva comparada: ¿hacia un procedimiento de enmienda graduado?

XII Congreso de Derecho Constitucional del Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Constitucional “El diseño institucional del Estado democrático” Universidad Externado

Bogotá, Colombia

15 Sep 2015

Método comparado, justicia constitucional y control de convencionalidad

Universidad Católica

Bogotá, Colombia

07 Sep 2015

The European Court of Human Rights and Same-Sex Unions: Supporting the "European Consensus" on a "Gay" Family Life. A comment on the Case Oliari and others v. Italy

Referentenbesprechung

Max Planck Institut für Ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, Heidelberg, Germany

16 Jul 2015

Justicia constitucional y doctrina: Debate sobre un estudio empírico de la jurisprudencia del TC

Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales, Madrid, Spain

03 Jul 2015

Formas de diálogo

Round table "La tutela dei diritti tra giudici nazionali e tribunali sovranazionali"

University of Bologna, Italy

29 Jun 2015

The New Italian Electoral Law

Referentenbesprechung

Max Planck Institut für Ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, Heidelberg, Germany

27 May 2015

Estados centro-europeos

Seminar "Problemática de los derechos fundamentales en el seno de la Unión Europea: estado actual y líneas de evolución"

Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

20 May 2015

Codifier l'économie. The Legal Regulation of Economic Disruption: The Codification of the Financial Crisis

Colloque international "Peut-on tout codifier? Ambitions et limites d’un paradigme"

SciencesPo - École de Droit, Paris, France

27 Apr 2015

"New directions in European Law as a result of the financial crisis"

Seminar "Changing trends in European Union policies"

Heidelberg Center para América Latina, Santiago, Chile

03 Mar 2015

"Impacto de la jurisprudencia de la Corte IDH en el continente americano"

Jornadas 35 años de funcionamiento de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales, Madrid, Spain

11 Feb 2015

"La incidencia de la crisis en la distribución del poder entre Parlamentos y Gobiernos nacionales"

Congreso Internacional El Impacto de la crisis económica en las instituciones de la Unión Europea y de los Estados miembros

Universidad de Granada, Spain

23 Jan 2015

"Il bicameralismo italiano al capolinea? Un’introduzione alla legge di revisione costituzionale in discussione alla Camera"

Dialoghi italiani

Max Planck Institut für Ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, Heidelberg, Germany

18 Dec 2014

"Los legislativos en la crisis: ¿puntos flacos o nuevos actores de la gobernanza económica?"

Seminario "El impacto de las normativas anticrisis en la gobernanza multinivel de la Unión Europea" (III)

Fundación Manuel Giménez Abad, Zaragoza, Spain

26 Nov 2014

"Los efectos secundarios de la crisis económica sobre las instituciones europeas"

II Congreso italoespañol de estudios constitucionales "Desafíos del constitucionalismo ante la integración Europea"

ICADE, Madrid, Spain

25 Nov 2014

"Descentralización territorial y control electoral: el caso italiano"

XVII Curso de apoyo Académico al Posgrado en Derecho de la UNAM "Sobre el nuevo federalismo electoral en México"

COPUEX and Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

25 Jun 2014

"Comparative conclusions in light of the Italian case"

Workshop "How to influence Brussels in times of crisis: a comparative analysis of EU policy-making and coordination by peripheral member states"

CEPC and Real Instituto Elcano, Madrid, Spain

27 May 2014

"El control electoral en Europa: modelos comparados"”

IV Congresso de Ciência Política e Direito Eleitoral do Piauí

Federal University of Piauí, Teresina, Brasil

11 Feb 2014

"La Administración en los EE.UU.: un breve recorrido entre sus reformas hasta la crisis actual"

Conference "La dimensión de la Administración Pública en el contexto de la globalización"

University of Granada, Spain

Furtherpresentations1.pdf (PDF, 32.6 KB)

Teaching

September 2017 - January 2018

Kolloquium "Families before courts: A comparative overview of the constitutional case-law on marriage and children", Goethe University, Frankfurt (with A. von Bogdandy and D. Paris)

June 2017

"Seminario de Apoyo y Seguimiento del Proyecto de Investigación" (Research Projects Monitoring Seminar), PhD Program in Law, Universidad Libre, Bogotá

June 2017

Course "Derecho constitucional comparado: metodología y ejemplos concretos" (Comparative Constitutional Law: Methodology and Concrete Examples), Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

February 2017 – June 2017

Course "Die italienische Verfassung im Kontext" (The Italian Constitution in Context), Law School, University of Heidelberg

February 2017 - June 2017

Course "European Comparative Law", Catholic University of Lille, France

January 2017

Seminars in the international Winterschool: „El método comparado en la investigación científica y las aplicaciones prácticas" (Comparative Method in Scholarship and Practice), Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico

January 2017

Course "Sistemas de Justicia Comparados" (Comparative Judicial Systems), post-graduate program "Diplomado en Estado de Derecho e Impartición de Justicia", Law School, Universidad Anáhuac Xalapa, Mexico

September 2016 - January 2017

Course "Italienisches Verfassungsrecht" ("Italian Constitutional Law"), Law School, University of Heidelberg

September 2016 - January 2017

Kolloquium "The Role and Legitimacy of Constitutional Courts in Europe: A Comparative Perspective", Goethe University, Frankfurt (with A. von Bogdandy and D. Paris)

February 2016 - June 2016

Course "European Comparative Law", Catholic University of Lille, France

September 2015

Seminars in the International Course "Sistemas de Organización Judicial Nacionales e Internacionales. Perspectiva Comparada" ("International and National Judicial Systems. A Comparative Perspective"), Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

April 2015

Course "Derecho Comparado" ("Comparative Law") - doctoral program in Law, Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

September 2013

Course "Las Comisiones Parlamentarias en el Derecho Comparado" ("Parliamentary Committees in Comparative Law") -program in Constitutional and Parliamentary Law of the University Externado, Bogotá, Colombia

September 2013 - January 2014

Course "Introducción a la metodología de investigación en las ciencias jurídicas" ("Introduction to Legal Research Methodology"), Master’s program in Constitutional Law of the Center for Constitutional and Political Studies, Madrid, Spain

December 2012

Seminars in the Course "Gobernanza en la Administración Pública" ("Governance in Public Administration"), Instituto Andaluz de Administración Pública, Cordoba, Spain

July 2012

Seminars in the Summer School "¿Qué urbanismo es posible en tiempos de crisis?" ("What City Planning is possible in times of crisis?"), La Carolina, Spain

April 2012

Seminars in the Course "Derecho Constitucional" ("Constitutional Law") Seminar - master in Constitutional Law, University of Seville, Spain

September 2012 - January 2013

Course "Introducción a la metodología de investigación en las ciencias jurídicas" ("Introduction to Legal Research Methodology") Master’s program in Constitutional Law of the Center for Constitutional and Political Studies, Madrid, Spain

September 2011 - January 2012

Course "Introducción al ordenamiento jurídico" ("Introduction to the Legal System") - Degree in Journalism, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

September 2011 - January 2012

Course "Derechos Fundamentales" ("Fundamental Rights") - Degree in Law, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

August 2010

Course "Derecho Público y Constitucional Comparado" ("Public and Constitutional Comparative Law"), Fundación Universitaria de Derecho, Admistración y Política, Queretaro, Mexico

February 2009 - June 2009

Course "Derecho Constitucional Comparado" ("Comparative Constitutional Law") - Degree in Law, University of Jaén, Spain

February 2009 - June 2009

Course "Derecho Constitucional I" ("Constitutional Law I") - Degree in Public Administration and Management, University of Jaén, Spain

May 2009

Seminars in the Course “Andalucía y el Tratado de Lisboa” ("Andalusia and the Lisbon Treaty")- Instituto Andaluz de Administración Pública, Seville, Spain

February 2008 - June 2008

Course "Derecho Constitucional Comparado" ("Comparative Constitutional Law") - Degree in Law, University of Jaén, Spain

February 2008 - June 2008

Course "Derecho Constitucional II" ("Constitutional Law II") - Degree in Law, University of Jaén, Spain

Memberships

  • Member of the Spanish Association of Constitutional Law Scholars
  • Member of the Italian Association for Comparative and European Law
  • Member of the Italian section of the "Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Constitucional"
  • Member of the Academic Committe of the PhD program in Law, Libre University, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Affiliated Researcher of the Study Center on Latin America of the Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Bologna
  • Affiliated Researcher of the Jean Monnet Chair in European Constitutional Law, University of Granada, Spain

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Constitutional Foundations within the “Ius Publicum Europaeum” project - coordinator, with A. von Bogdandy, since 2015
  • Ius Constitutionale Commune in America Latina - collaborator, MPIL, since 2015
  • “Building a European Standard of Protection of Human Rights, from the EU Charter to National Constitutions through the ECHR” (Construyendo un estándar europeo de protección de los derechos fundamentales en la Unión Europea. De la Carta de DDFF de la Unión a las Constituciones pasando por el CEDH) - collaborator, University of Seville, Spain (funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education), 2014-2016
  • “Costs and Benefits of Political Decentralization in Times of Crisis: the Spanish Case” (Costes y Beneficios de la descentralización política en un contexto de crisis: el caso español) - collaborator, University of Zaragoza, Spain (funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education), 2013-2015
  •  “Analysis of Costs and Benefits in Public Law: Methods and Tools to Improve Legislation” (Análisis de Costes y Beneficios en el Derecho Público: Métodos e Instrumentos para la Mejora de la Regulación) - collaborator, University of Girona, Spain (funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education), 2013-2015
  • “The Control on the Media’s Activity: Self-Regulation, Independent Administration and Judicial Control” (El control de la actividad de los medios de comunicación: autorregulación, administración independiente y control judicial) - collaborator, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain (funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education), 2011-2013
  • “Rights as Objective Principles” (Los derechos como principios objetivos) - collaborator, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain (funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education), 2009-2011
  • “Courts, Academia and Inclusive Society: the Impact of Academic Work on Supreme Courts” (Corti, dottrina e società inclusiva: l'impatto dei formanti dottrinali sulle Corti di vertice) - collaborator, University of Turin, Italy (funded by the Italian Ministry of Education as a Research Project of National Interest), 2011-2012
  • “Tribunals, Jurisdictions and Institutional Balance” (Magistrature, giurisdizioni ed equilibrio istituzionale) - collaborator, University of Trento, Italy (funded by the Italian Ministry of Education as a Research Project of National Interest), 2008-2010
  • “The Role of Ordinary and Constitutional Judges in European Integration”(Il ruolo dei giudici comuni e del giudice costituzionale nel processo di integrazione europea) - collaborator -University of Pisa, Italy, and University of Granada, Spain, 2008-2009

EXPERT GROUPS

  • 2015: Member of the "Experts Group for the Study Visit of the Libyan Constitution-Drafting Assembly's Committee on the Judiciary", Democracy Reporting International - DRI, Heidelberg
  • 2012: Member of the "Experts Group for the Analysis of the Bill on Transparency, Acces to Information and Good Governance", Center for Political and Constitutional Studies, Madrid, Spain

Miscellaneous

 

  • Coordinator (with A. von Bogdandy) of the working format Comparative Flashes
  • Coordinator (with V. Volpe) of the Discussion Group "Dialoghi Italiani"
  • Coordinator (with E. Askin) of the Discussion Group on Human Rights
  • Coordinator of the Researchers Meetings at the Center for Political and Constitutional Studies, Madrid (2014)

COLLABORATION WITH ACADEMIC JOURNALS

  • Revista de Estudios Jurídicos della Universidad de Jaén: referee
  • Cuestiones constitucionales – Revista mexicana de Derecho Constitucional: referee
  • Derecho del Estado, Universidad Externado de Colombia: referee
  • Saber, Ciencia y Libertad dell’Universidad Libre, Cartagena, Colombia: member of the scientific committe
  • Revista General de Derecho Público Comparado, Iustel: member of the Italian editorial board
  • Diritto pubblico comparato ed europeo: member of the editorial board
  • Diritti regionali: member of the editorial board

COLLABORATION WITH ACADEMIC BOOK SERIES

  • Series “Politeia, Constitución y Democracia”, published by Vlex: member of the scientific committee
  • Series “Ius Publicum Europaeum”, EURAC (European Academy of Bozen), published by ESI: member of the scientific committee
  • Ediciones Olejnik de Chile: member of the scientific committee