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Patrick Zaki è Libero

Oggi è arrivata una bella notizia per chi crede nella libertà di manifestazione del pensiero e, più in generale, la garanzia dei diritti fondamentali. Infatti, dopo ben 22 mesi di custodia “cautelare” è stato liberato Patrick Zaki. Bologna lo aspetta … Continue reading

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After 33 Men, Sweden’s First Female Prime Minister is Magdalena Andersson

by Dr. Giuseppina Scala Giuseppina Scala is Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Comparative Public Law at the Department of Political Sciences, Legal and International Studies, University of Padua (Italy); Affiliate Research Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development, … Continue reading

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2021-2022 Intern Biographies

BOLOGNA Lauren Ailslieger, Research Assistant Lauren is a first year MAIR student at Johns Hopkins SAIS working as a Research Assistant at the CCSDD. Lauren is from Topeka, Kansas. She graduated from Kansas State University in 2021 with a BA, double majoring … Continue reading

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Call it by its right name

Criminalizing genocide denial in Bosnia and Herzegovina By Dr. Carna Pistan Carna Pistan is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University (US) and a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Comparative Federalism, Eurac Research (Italy).  On 23 … Continue reading

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Interview with Anwar al-Bunni

By Morgane Afnaim Morgane holds a Master degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa area – with in depth studies on Palestine and Syria –, … Continue reading

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The General Mladic case: Has Justice Really Been Done?

By Dr. Zarije Seizović Dr. Zarije Seizović graduated from the Sarajevo Law School and holds Master of Science and Doctorate in Political Sciences. He is currently employed as Full Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of … Continue reading

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The Al-Khatib Trial on State Torture

By Morgane Afnaim Morgane holds a Master degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa area – with in depth studies on Palestine and Syria –, … Continue reading

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Post-Communist nostalgia in Albania

By Sidita Trimi Sidita holds a Master degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova, with an interdisciplinary focus and action-oriented approach to the study of human rights in a multi-level context. Almost two decades after the fall … Continue reading

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The First Impeachment: from a Comparative Study of its British Historical Roots to a Contextual Analysis

By Dr Justin Orlando Frosini and Alexis Keys Justin O. Frosini is Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development and an Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He … Continue reading

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In Memoriam of Jovan Divjak: the Hero of Sarajevo

By Dr Carna Pistan  Dr Carna Pistan is an affiliated Scholar at the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development and Marie Curie Global Fellow for the project “Illusions of Eternity: the Constitution as a lieu de mémoire and the Problem … Continue reading

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