Tuomas Ojanen

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    Research areas

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

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 2017-2018 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.

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Curriculum Vitae

Highlighted publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Constitutional unamendabililty in the Nordic countries

    Ojanen, M. M-T., 30 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Law Reform. 2018, 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Rights-Based Review of Electronic Surveillance after Digital Rights Ireland and Schrems in the European Union

    Ojanen, M. M-T., 9 Feb 2017, Surveillance, Privacy and Transatlantic Relations. Cole, D., Fabbrini, F. & Schulhofer, S. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 17 p. (Hart Studies in Security and Justice).

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

  5. Grundrechte in Finnland

    Ojanen, M. M-T., 30 Jan 2018, Handbuch der Grundrechte in Deutschland und Europa: Band X: Grundrechte in West-, Nord- und Südeuropa. Papier, H-J. & Merten, D. (eds.). C.F. Müller, Vol. Band X. 50 p.

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

  6. Courts, privacy and data protection in Finland: Making privacy and data protection real with a little help from the courts

    Ojanen, M. M-T., 1 May 2017, COURTS, PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION IN THE DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT. Brkan, M. & Psychogiopoulou, E. (eds.). 1 ed. United Kingdom: Edward Elgar, Vol. 2017. 18 p.

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

  7. Accepted/In press

    Human Dignity in Finland

    Ojanen, M. M-T., 1 Nov 2017, (Accepted/In press) Handbook of Human Dignity in Europe. Becchi, P. & Mathis, K. (eds.). Springer , 16 p.

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

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Highlighted activities

  1. Väitös OTL Mikko Puumalainen: EU:n etusijaperiaatteesta Suomen valtiosäännössä

    Tuomas Ojanen (Supervisor)
    13 Jun 2018

    Activity: Examination typesOpponent of doctoral dissertation

  2. Yhdenvertaisuus, syrjinnän kielto ja geenitutkimuksen oikeudelliset rajat

    Tuomas Ojanen (Speaker)
    30 May 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Avhandling/Dissertation/Lars Karlander: The ECJ's Adjudication of Fundamental Rights Conflicts - In Search of a Fair Balance

    Tuomas Ojanen (Supervisor)
    18 May 2018

    Activity: Examination typesOpponent of doctoral dissertation

  4. 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

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