Massimo Fichera


Description of research and teaching

Massimo Fichera is Academy of Finland Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor in EU Law 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 the discipline of comparative constitutional law.

Affiliation Expiration31/08/2021
Further information on the affiliationAcademy of Finland Research Fellow, Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute

Latest publications

  1. Book review: European Federal Criminal Law by Carlos Gómez-Jara Díez (Intersentia 2015)

    Fichera, M. 2017 In : Common Market Law Review. 54, 3, p. 965-967 3 p.

    Research output: ScientificArticle

  2. Accepted/In press

    Book review: Republican Europe by Anna Kocharov (Hart 2017)

    Fichera, M. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Common Market Law Review.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewReview Article

  3. EU Fundamental Rights and the European Arrest Warrant

    Fichera, M. 2017 Research Handbook on EU Human Rights Law. Douglas-Scott, S. & Hatzis, N. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 418-438 21 p. (Research handbooks in European law)

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

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Latest activities

  1. EU Constitutionalism, Crisis and the Security of the European Project

    Fichera, M. (Speaker)
    13 Jul 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  2. Transnational courts and the image of conflict

    Fichera, M. (Speaker)
    6 Jul 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  3. Discursive constituent power and European integration

    Fichera, M. (Speaker)
    21 Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

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Latest projects

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

    Fichera, M.


    Project: Research project

  2. Many Constitutions

    Fichera, M.


    Project: Research project

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