Research Group Human Rights and Globalisation, Department of Law, University of Seville
In order to promote a global approach to human rights and democracy the University of Seville has undertaken numerous activities in the fields of teaching, research as well as training. In particular the Research Group Human Rights and Globalisation (SEJ055 ‘Nuevos sujetos, nuevos derechos, nuevos responsabilidades: derechos humanos en la sociedad global’) was set up within the University in 2009 to facilitate multidisciplinary research, policy analysis, training, teaching and consultancy. In September 2011 it became member of the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI). The research focuses on the following priority areas: International Human Rights Mechanisms and Procedures; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; Peacekeeping Missions; The Responsibility to Protect; The Rights of Indigenous Peoples; The Rights of Persons with Disabilities; The Rights of the Elderly; Business and Human Rights; Transnational Advocacy Networks. The Research Group has been involved in numerous research projects. The funding agencies include: European Commission, European Parliament, Spanish Government, Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation and Andalusian Government. The University of Seville has been involved in numerous European and international research projects, dealing particularly with the European Framework Programme (FP3, FP4, FP5, FP6, FP7), along other European and international funded programmes such as INTERREG, COST, ESF, Human Frontier Science Programme, CYTED, ENPI… etc. In the framework of FP7, the University of Seville is involved in 35 projects, with a total EC financial contribution of 9.645.000 €.
Carmen Márquez Carrasco
Professor of Public International Law and International Relations
Full Professor of Public International Law and International Relations at the University of Sevilla (Spain), where she teaches the general course of Public International Law (compulsory second year), a course of European Union Law (compulsory first year) and International Human Rights Law and International Organizations (LLM). Her main areas of research are international law and conflict prevention, environmental law, governance and human rights, and business and human rights, including ongoing research activities on a new human rights approach to water management and extraterritorial human rights obligations of States. She is also the Chairperson of the European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation at EIUC, Venice since 2007; and a Member of the Academic Support Group of the ETOs Consortium.
Carmen Márquez Carrasco es Catedrática de Universidad del Departamento de Derecho Internacional Público y Relaciones Internacionales También es, desde 2007, Presidenta del Comité Ejecutivo y de la Asamblea, los órganos de gestión académica del E.MA (Máster Europeo en Derechos Humanos y Democratización) en el EIUC (European Inter- University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization) que tiene su sede en Venecia (Italia). Es miembro del Academic Support Group del Consorcio sobre Obligaciones Extraterritoriales (ETOsConsortium).
Pablo Antonio Fernández Sánchez
Professor of Public International Law and International Relations
Pablo Antonio Fernández Sánchez is presently Full Tenured Professor of Public International Law and International Relations at the University of Seville (Spain), Chair Holder Jean Monnet on European Law and Member of the Faculty at the School of Diplomacy of Spain. He is author of more of hundred books and articles on Public International Law.
Pablo Antonio Fernández Sánchez es Catedrático de Universidad de Derecho Internacional Público y Relaciones Internacionales de la Universidad de Sevilla, Titular de la Cátedra Jean Monnet de la Unión Europea y Profesor de la Escuela Diplomática del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores de España. Igualmente es Miembro del Colegio de Doctores de la Universidad de Salerno (Italia), 2006 y del IHLADI, 2008. Es Investigador Principal y Director de Proyectos Europeos, Nacionales de I+D, y Autonómicos. Es autor de más de cien obras de su especialidad, entre cuyos libros se encuentran “Las obligaciones de los Estados en el marco del Convenio Europeo de Derechos Humanos” (1987), “Las Operaciones de las Naciones Unidas para el Mantenimiento de la Paz” (dos volúmenes, 1998) o “Derecho Comunitario de las Inmigración” (2006). Ha sido Profesor Visitante en numerosas universidades americanas y europeas, entre ellas, Cornell University, New York (EEUU), Northwestern University, Chicago (EEUU), Universidad Católica de Perú, Universidad Autónoma de México, el Instituto Universitario Europeo (Italia), Universidad de Coimbra (Portugal), Hulbold Universität de Berlín (Alemania), Universidad de Reggio Calabria (Italia), Universidad de Messina (Italia), Universidad La Sapienza di Roma (Italia), Universidad de Salerno (Italia), Universidad de Cagliari (Italia), etc.
Luis Rodríguez-Piñero Royo
Senior Researcher in the department of Public International Law and International Relations at the University of Seville.
Miguel Ángel Martin López
Associate Professor of Public International Law and International Relations
Laura Iñigo Alvarez
Researcher at the University of Seville in the Research Group “New Rights, New Subjects, New Responsibilities: Human Rights in the Global Society”. She holds an advanced Degree in Law, a Master Degree in Public Law from the University of Seville and she is a PhD Candidate in Public International Law at the University of Seville. She has studied during an academic year in K.U. Leuven for the Erasmus Programme with a particular focus in human rights. She has been awarded by the Seville City Council as one of the best university grades in her city in 2013. She has previous training experience in different NGOs, such as Asociación Internacional de Juristas Inter Iuris and Amnesty International Spain.
Laura García Martín is a PhD Candidate in Public International Law at the University of Seville, and researcher in the Research Group “Human Rights in the Global Society”. She holds an advanced Degree in Law and Master Degree in European Studies from the University of Seville, with special focus on the EU External Action. She has previous working experience at the Council of Europe (Service Juridique), and at International Alert (Advocacy Department). She has also been awarded with a scholarship from the European Documentation Centre, at the University of Seville.
Rocío Alamillos is PhD Candidate in Public International Law and researcher in the Research Group ‘New Rights, New Subjects, New Responsibilities: Human Rights in the Global Society’ at the University of Seville. She holds a Law Degree from the University of Seville and a European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) from the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC). She has studied at Istanbul Bilgi University in Turkey with a particular focus on European Law and EU Integration policies. She has been trainee at the EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) and has experience in Spanish and Turkish NGOs working on migration and youth issues.