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Tuomas Ojanen

  • PL 4 (Yliopistonkatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

20052023

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Description of research and teaching

Tuomas Ojanen is Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Helsinki.

He is also Ad hoc judge of Finland of the European Court of Human Rights for the years 2017-2020 and Chair of the National Non-Discrimination and Equality Tribunal, an impartial and independent judicial body appointed by the Government and supervising compliance with the Non-Discrimination Act and the Act on Equality between Women and Men both in private activities and in public administrative and commercial activities (1 August 2019-31 July 2023).

His main areas of research and expertise include Finnish constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, EU law and international human rights law.

Education/Academic qualification

oikeustiede, oikeustieteen tohtori, University of Helsinki

External positions

Chair, Yhdenvertaisuus- ja tasa-arvolautakunta

1 Aug 201931 Jul 2023

Ad hoc judge of Finland of the European Court of Human Rights for the years 2017-2018

1 Jan 201731 Dec 2020

Fields of Science

  • 513 Law
  • Constitutional law
  • Fundamental and Human Rights
  • EU law
  • European constitutionalism
  • comparative constitutional law
  • International Human Rights Law

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

Publications

Constitutional Unamendability in the Nordic Countries

Ojanen, M. M-T., 2019, In : European Journal of Law Reform. 2019, 3, p. 385-402 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Finland: European Integration and International Human Rights Treaties as Sources of Domestic Constitutional Change and Dynamism

Ojanen, M. M-T. & Salminen, J., 1 May 2019, National Constitutions in European and Global Governance: Democracy, Rights, the Rule of Law. Albi, A. & Bardutzky, S. (eds.). The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press cop., p. 359-404 46 p.

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

Open Access
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Yhdenvertaisuuslaki kommentein

Anttila, O. (ed.) & Ojanen, M. M-T. (ed.), 2019, Helsinki: Alma Talent. 532 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueProfessional

Fundamental Rights Protection Online: The Future Regulation Of Intermediaries

Ojanen, M. M-T. (ed.) & Petkova, B. (ed.), 1 Mar 2019, (Submitted) Edward Elgar. 300 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Human Rights in Nordic Constitutions and the Impact of International Obligations

Ojanen, M. M-T., 23 Aug 2018, The Nordic Constitutions: A Comparative and Contextual Study . Krunke, H. & Thorarensen, B. (eds.). Hart publishing, 30 p. (Hart Studies in Comparative Public Law).

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

Projects

Activities

Enforcing constitutional limits to populism through courts: substantive judicial re-view of (un)constitutional amendments?

Tuomas Ojanen (Speaker)
22 Nov 201923 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Brexit and Data Protection

Tuomas Ojanen (Invited speaker)
17 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Protecting and promoting the founding values of the EU

Tuomas Ojanen (Invited speaker)
16 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Nordic PhD workshop

Tuomas Ojanen (Chair)
10 Jun 201911 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Constitutional Unamendability in the Nordic Countries”

Tuomas Ojanen (Speaker)
23 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk