Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Oxford Brookes Reader in Law presents at European Parliament Committee

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Dr Sonia Morano-Foadi, Oxford Brookes University and Dr Stelios Andreadakis, University of Leicester

Dr Sonia Morano-Foadi, Reader in Law, research associate at the International Migration Institute, University of Oxford and Centre for Diversity Policy and Practice, Oxford Brookes University, was recently invited by the European Parliament's Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO) as an expert to the public hearing on "Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR): stocktaking after the ECJ's opinion and way forward" held on 20 April 2016 at the European Parliament's premises in Brussels.

She presented her research and offered some legal and policy recommendations on the path forward for the EU after the opinion of the European Court of Justice on the EU's accession to the ECHR.

Sonia, who researches the relationship between European citizenship, migration and fundamental rights, will also be hosting a mini symposium on Friday 1 July 2016 around economic migration in Europe.

For more information about the mini symposium please see here. To see a podcast of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs please see here.