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Massimo Fichera

  • PL 4 (Yliopistonkatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

20052019
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Research interests

Legal Theory, constitutional law and theory, comparative constitutional law.

Description of research and teaching

Massimo Fichera is Academy of Finland Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki. Prior to this position, he was, in the same University, Lecturer in European Studies at the Network for European Studies and, previously, Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Academy of Finland project on 'The Many Constitutions' led by prof. Kaarlo Tuori. He holds a PhD in Law (University of Edinburgh, UK) and a Master in International Affairs (ISPI, Milan, Italy). He qualified as Avvocato in Italy and graduated at the Faculty of Law of the University of Messina (Italy).

His research and teaching interests lie in the area of constitutional theory and EU Law, in particular the interplay between EU and international law. He is also interested in the notion of transnational law and in comparative constitutional law.

Education information

Massimo Fichera is NOT interested in supervising PhD theses on topics related to national, european or international criminal law.

Fields of Science

  • 513 Law
  • EU law
  • Constitutional theory
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • EU and International Law
  • European Public Law
  • Legal Theory

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2005 2019

Brexit and the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

Fichera, M., 2019, Brexit and Internal Security: Political and Legal Concerns on the Future UK-EU Relationship. Carrapico, H., Niehuss, A. & Berthélémy, C. (eds.). Palgrave Pivot, p. 72-74 3 p. (Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Discursive Constituent Power and European Integration

Fichera, M., 5 Sep 2019, The Future of Europe: Political and Legal Integration Beyond Brexit . Engelbrekt, A. B. & Groussot, X. (eds.). London: Hart publishing, p. 129-150 22 p. (Swedish Studies in European Law; vol. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Formazione, funzionamento e struttura del governo Conte: luci e ombre sui nuovi sviluppi della forma di governo italiana

Fichera, M., 15 Jan 2019, In : Costituzionalismo.it. 3/2018, 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Securing the European Project: From Self-Referentiality to Heterarchy

Fichera, M., 2019, In : The Cambridge yearbook of European legal studies. 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The Dialectics Between Constitutional Identity and Common Constitutional Traditions. Which Language for Cooperative Constitutionalism in Europe?

Fichera, M. & Pollicino, O., 2019, In : German law journal. 20, p. 1097-1118

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2010 2013

Post-Lisbon Integration: The Quest for a New European Identity

Fichera, M.

22/07/201022/07/2012

Project: Research project

Many Constitutions

Fichera, M.

10/05/201009/05/2013

Project: Research project

Activities 2009 2019

EU Constitutionalism, Crisis and the Security of the European Project

Massimo Fichera (Speaker)
25 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

The Foundations of the EU As A Polity

Massimo Fichera (Speaker)
19 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

The Foundations of the EU As A Polity

Massimo Fichera (Speaker)
20 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk