BiographySergiu Constantin is researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights of Eurac Research (Bolzano/Bozen, Italy). He holds a law degree from the University of Bucharest (Romania) and a Master in European Studies from the University of Graz (Austria). Before joining the Institute for Minority Rights, he worked as governmental legal expert within the Department for Protection of National Minorities of the Romanian Government. His current research activities deal with human rights, minority rights and diversity governance in Europe and Southeast Asia. His projects focus mainly on language rights, political participation and territorial/cultural autonomy arrangements from a comparative perspective. He published several papers, articles and book chapters on these topics and lectured in summer schools, seminars and postgraduate programmes in various countries in Europe and Southeast Asia. Besides his research work, he coordinates the science communication activities of the Institute for Minority Rights.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
- International Human Rights Law
- Legal protection of national/ethnic/linguistic minorities
- Territorial and cultural autonomy arrangements
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