Dr Carmelo Danisi

Post:Research Fellow (Law, Sussex European Institute)
Other posts:School Tutor (Sociology)

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After a PhD scholarship (University of Genova, Italy - 2009/2012), he has been employed at the University of Bologna as post-doc fellow for three years (2012/2015). In 2015 he has been selected as Endeveaour Research Fellow at the Australian National University - College of Law with a project on "The principle of the best interests of the child in the context of migration".

He is author of a number of publications in the field of human rights law, especially in relation to non-discrimination and migration in the framework of the ECHR and the EU. In 2015 he has published his first book Tutela dei diritti umani, non discriminazione e orientamento sessuale, Editoriale scientifica, as part of the Collection of studies "La ricerca del diritto nella Comunità internazionale", eds. M. Arcari, E. Milano, A. Tanzi.

He has been involved in several research projects concerning EU and international law: among others, legal analysis for the EU Agency for fundamental rights; Western Sahara and international human rights law; national projects on non-discrimination law and on the contrast to gender-based violence.

From the academic year 2013/2014, he has been teaching EU law and international law as temporary Professor at the University of Bologna - Forli campus.

At the University of Sussex, he has joined the SOGICA Project's Research Team (an ERC supported project).




Research Fellow

Member of the SOGICA ERC Project's Research Team

School of Law, Politics and Sociology - Department of Law

University of Sussex 

Freeman Building, F41c

Brighton - BN1 9QE