Starting from Saturday, October 8 classes will be held at room A10 in viale Pola 12 - Rome.
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- Prof. A. F. Abou Hadid, AinShams University
Ayman Farid Abou Hadid is Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Agriculture of the AinShams University in Cairo, Egypt and he is considered one of the principal experts in agricultural law in his country. In 2013, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and, in this capacity, he started the implementation of the food law in Egypt, also through scientific researches with Italian Universities aiming at reproducing the EU food law system in the national context. He is a member of the Board of the Research and Training Consortium on Food Safety (Rifosal) and author of many scientific publications.
- Prof. J. Bourgeois, College of Europe
Jacques Bourgeois is Senior Adviser in the law firm Sidley Austin LLP where he advises on all aspects of European Union law, specifically in relation to EU competition matters and international trade law. He served for over 25 years as a senior official with the European Commission working, inter alia, in the fields of foreign trade policy, antitrust policy, antidumping and subsidies, as well as for safeguard measures and protection against illicit commercial practices. He is also Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium) and guest professor at the University of Gent (Belgium).
- Prof. A. Germanò, Institute of International and Comparative Agricultural Law, IDAIC
Alberto Germanò is Director of the Institute of International and Comparative Agricultural Law (IDAIC, Florence) and former Professor of Agricultural European Law at the University La Sapienza of Rome. He took part to several government commissions and currently serves the Italian Ministry of Agriculture as a member of the scientific committee. He served as judge in the Italian Supreme Court. He is considered one of the principal experts in agricultural law. Member of the Board of Editors of the most important scientific journals, he is the author of several handbooks, monographs and over 500 scientific articles.
- Prof. M. Grossman, Illinois University
Margaret Rosso Grossman is Bock Chair and Professor of Agricultural Law, Emerita at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is an internationally recognized expert on issues related to agricultural law and the environment. Professor Grossman is a past president of the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) and winner of the 1993 AALA Distinguished Service Award, as well as of the 1999 Silver Medal of the European Council for Agricultural Law.
- Prof. A. Jannarelli, University of Bari
Antonio Jannarelli is Professor of Agricultural Law at the University of Bari (Italy) where he also served as Dean of the Faculty of Law and is currently Director of the phd School. His scientific research is very wide and he is considered one of the principal experts in the food law sector in Europe. He is a member of the Board of Editors of the major scientific journals in this sector and he is author of monographs and over 200 scientific articles.
- Dr. H. Kuiper, European Food Safety Authority, EFSA
Harry A. Kuiper, a former scientist, was until November 2006, Programme Leader and International Account Manager at the State Institute for Quality controls of Agriculture Products (RIKILT) at the Wageningen University & Research centre (The Netherlands). From 1997-2003 he served as member of the EU Scientific Committee on Plants and since 2003 he chairs the Scientific Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), where he is also member of the Scientific Committee. He chaired numerous national and international expert committees, inter alia, on the safety of food produced by modern biotechnology.
- Prof. C. Mestre, University of Strasbourg
Christian Mestre is Professor at the Law and Political Science faculty of the University of Strasbourg (France) since 1992, and Rector of Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg since 1998. He was Associate professor at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) in 1992/1996, and he is visiting professor at the University of Warsaw (Poland), Bucharest (Romania), Rome (Italy), Barcelona (Spain), and at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium). His research interests include the European building, institutional problems, agricultural policy, and social and economic cohesion policy.
- Prof. H-W. Micklitz, European University Institute, EUI
Hans-W. Micklitz is Professor of Economic Law at the European University Institute of Florence (Italy), and Jean Monnet Chair (on leave) of Private Law and European Economic Law at the University of Bamberg (Germany). He is Head of the Institute of European and Consumer Law (VIEW) in Bamberg, distinguished Professor of the Academy of Finland 2016-2020, and holder of an ERC Grant 2011-2016 on European Regulatory Private Law. He is also consultant for ministries in Austria, Germany, UK, for the European Commission, OECD, UNEP, GIZ, and several non-governmental organisations.
- Prof. E. Rook, University of Siena
Eva Rook is Professor of Agricultural Law at the University of Siena (Italy). She has been Director of the Department of Law of the University of Siena, Secretary General of the Institute of International and Comparative Agricultural Law (IDAIC) and a member of the scientific committee of the Italian Ministry of Agriculture. She is recognized as an expert of the agri-food sector, and she is a member of the Board of Editors of the main scientific journals of agricultural law, and author of manuals adopted in many Italian universities, monographs and over 350 scientific articles.
- Ambassador A. Schepisi, John Cabot University
Alberto Schepisi, former Italian Ambassador to Ireland, is currently Professor of Political Science at the John Cabot University. He is a member of the Board of the Research and Training Consortium on Food Safety (Rifosal) within which he is fully involved in several international scientific researches on food law.
- Prof. M. Tamponi, LUISS University
Michele Tamponi is Professor of Private Law at the LUISS University (Rome) where he also serves as Director of the LUISS Postgraduate Legal Training School. His research interests include private law as well as agricultural and food law. He is a member of the Board of Editors and the scientific committees of several scientific journals in agricultural law, and he is author of monographs and over 350 scientific articles related also to Agricultural Law.
- Prof. G.L.Tosato, LUISS University
Gian Luigi Tosato is Professor Emeritus of International and European Union Law at the University La Sapienza (Rome); he is Professor of EU law at the LUISS University in Rome. Founder of Studio Legale Tosato law firm (Rome), he is a member of the American Society of International Law, of the International Law Association, and of the Executive Committee of the Institute of International Affairs. He is also former President of the Commission on Computing, Telecommunications and Information Policies of the ICC in Paris and Honorary President of Ericsson Italy.
- Prof. D. Tuzov, Saint Petersburg University
Daniil Tuzov is Professor at the University of Saint Petersburg (Russia) and visiting professor at the University of Trento (Italy). He is a member of the Board of Editors of several international law journals. His research interests include Russian law, private and comparative law. Currently he is conducting several researches, also in collaboration with the Research and Training Consortium on Food Safety, on the food sector, especially on the comparison between EU and Russian food law.
- Prof. P. Van den Bossche, World Trade Organization, WTO
Peter Van den Bossche is Member of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization in Geneva (Switzerland) and Professor of International Economic Law at Maastricht University (The Netherlands). He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of International Economic Law and visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium) and in several other Universities, among alia, the China-EU School of Law at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing and the World Trade Institute in Berne (Switzerland).
D. Corona, LUISS University
N. Lucifero, University of Florence