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  • PL 4 (Yliopistonkatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

20052022
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Tuomas Ojanen is Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Helsinki and Director of the Research Consortium 'Laws of Surveillance and Security: Constitutional Limits, Legislative Discourses and Transnational Influences', funded by the Academy of Finland.

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.

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

Education/Academic qualification

oikeustiede, oikeustieteen tohtori, University of Helsinki

External positions

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

1 Jan 201731 Dec 2018

Chair, Yhdenvertaisuus- ja tasa-arvolautakunta

17 Jun 201516 Jun 2019

Keywords

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

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

Publications 2005 2019

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

Yhdenvertaisuuslaki kommentein

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

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueProfessional

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

Constitutional Unamendability in the Nordic Countries

Ojanen, M. M-T., 2019, In : European Journal of Law Reform. 2019, 3, 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Finland: The State of Liberal Democracy

Sormunen, M. A., Kirvesniemi, L. & Ojanen, M. M-T., 19 Jul 2018, The I·CONnect-Clough Center 2017 Global Review of Constitutional Law. Albert, R., Landau, D., Faraguna, P. & Drugda, Š. (eds.). Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, p. 88-91 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Open Access

Projects 2008 2022

Activities 2001 2019

Tuomas Ojasen puhe EI TINGITÄ! Ihmisoikeuksien illassa 10.12.2018

Tuomas Ojanen (Speaker)
12 Dec 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Conference: The Role of National Constitutions in European and Global Governance, 26-27 November 2018 in London

Tuomas Ojanen (Speaker: Presenter)
26 Nov 201827 Nov 2018

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

The Nordic Constitutions: A Book Launch Event at the EUI

Tuomas Ojanen (Speaker: Presenter)
23 Nov 2018

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

Assessing Surveillance Powers in EuropeDates:

Tuomas Ojanen (Speaker: Presenter)
22 Nov 2018

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

Fundamental Rights Protection Online: The Future Regulation of Intermediaries

Tuomas Ojanen (Attendee)
5 Apr 2018

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