Dr Mariagiulia Giuffré

Biography

Dr Mariagiulia Giuffré joined the Department of Law and Criminology as a Lecturer in Law in October 2013. She is currently a Research Fellow at the School of Advanced Study (RLI), University of London working on a project on externalization of migration controls and her forthcoming monograph “The Readmission of Asylum Seekers under International Law” (Hart Publishing, Oxford). She has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, and at the Centre of Migration Law at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. Mariagiulia has been a Guest Lecturer in a number of universities, including University of Oxford, Queen Mary, University of London, Lund University, and University of Naples, L’Orientale. From October 2010 to September 2013, Mariagiulia has been affiliated as a Guest Researcher to the Faculty of Law, Lund University, where she has taught on the LLM programs in Maritime Law and International Human Rights Law. Mariagiulia received her PhD in International and European Law (Distinction and Doctor Europaeus Certificate) from the School of International Studies of the University of Trento (Italy) in May 2014. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Member of the Society of Legal Scholars and of the European Union Studies Association, an Affiliate to the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) and to the Lund/Uppsala Migration Law Network (L/UMIN), as well as a member of the Advisory Board of Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Law Review (Turkey).

Mariagiulia has worked as a consultant (legal analyst) for Oxford Analytica, conducting research on the law and practice of Search and Rescue (SAR) in the Central Mediterranean. She has served as an Intern at the Italian Consulate in London, and has both worked and volunteered for human rights NGOs. Her research interests are in International and European Law, Human Rights, as well as Refugee and Migration Law and Policy. She has published in the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, the Journal of International Criminal Justice, the International Journal of Refugee Law, and the Refugee Survey Quarterly, among others.

Mariagiulia is part of a two-year project funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and jointly convened by the Center for International Criminal Justice (Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) and the Refugee Law Initiative, University of London. The title of the project is “Undesirable and Unreturnable? Excluded Asylum-seekers and Other Migrants Suspected of Serious Criminality but Who Cannot Be Removed.”  https://cicj.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Undesirable-and-Unreturnable-Full-report.pdf

 She is also part of a project carried out with the International Observatory of Human Rights (Ossin) and the University of Nablus in Palestine on ‘Administrative Detention in Israel: The case of Palestinians’

 

Qualifications

  • PhD International and European Law – ‘Asylum Control and Access to Protection: Admission, Readmission, and Human Rights’, School of International Studies, Trento University, Italy, 2014
  • LLM Human Rights Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK, 2008
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • MA International and European Studies, Messina University, Italy, 2006

Teaching

  • LAW2001/LAW3051 European Union Constitutional Law
  • LAW2004/LAW3052 European Union Substantive Law
  • LAW3048 Refugee and Migration Law
  • LLM4014 Public International Law

Research Interests

  • Public International Law
  • European Union Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Refugee and Migration Law

Publications

Books

Book Chapters

  • Giuffré M, and Moreno Lax V. (2017, forthcoming), ‘The Raise of Consensual Containment: From “Contactless Control” to ‘Contactless Responsibility’ for Migratory Flows’, The Research Handbook on International Refugee Law, Satvinder Juss (eds), Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Giuffré M, “Access to Asylum at Sea? Non-refoulement and a Comprehensive Approach to Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations”  in Moreno Lax, V. and Papastavridis, E. (eds) ‘Boat Refugees and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights’. (Forthcoming)
  • Giuffré M., ‘The Obligation to Readmit and the Relationship between Interstate and EU Readmission Agreements’, in Ippolito F. and Trevisanut S. (eds.), Migration in Mare Nostrum: Mechanisms of International Cooperation, Cambridge University Press.
  • Giuffré, M. (2015), ‘Access to Protection: Negotiating Rights and Diplomatic Assurances under Memoranda of Understanding’, in Gauci, J.P., Giuffré M. and Tsourdi, L., (eds.), ‘Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law: Current Protection Challenges’, Brill, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.
  • Gauci, J.P., Giuffré M. and Tsourdi, L., (eds.) (2015), ‘Introduction’, in Gauci, J.P., Giuffré M. and Tsourdi, L., (eds.), ‘‘Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law: Current Protection Challenges’, Brill, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.
  • Giuffré, M. et al. (2006), ‘Il Movimento Indipendentista Armato ETA’, in Sources of Conflict and Prospects for Peace in the Mediterranean Basin within the North-South Relations: Acta from Peace Studies Conference’, in Saija, M. (ed.), ‘Peace Studies Conference’, Giappichelli

Journal Articles, Papers and Reports

Conference Papers

  • 5-7 June 2017: Annual RLI Conference, University of London
  • 8-9 June 2017: XXII Annual Conference on ‘Migration and International Law: Beyond the Emergency?’, University of Trento
  • 4-6 May 2017: Annual EUSA Conference, Miami
  • 29 June -1 July 2016: Conference on ‘The Future of Refugee Law? Refugee Law Initiative, School of Advanced Studies (SAS), University of London
  • 27-28 June 2016: Conference on ‘Europe’s crisis: What future for immigration and asylum law and policy?’, Queen Mary, University of London
  • 25-26 January 2016: Conference on Policy challenges around excluded asylum-seekers and other migrants suspected of serious criminality but who cannot be removed, School of Advanced Studies (SAS), University of London
  • 26 November 2015: Book Launch event for the volume titled ‘Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law’ (Brill 2015) edited by Gauci, Giuffre’ & Tsourdi (School of Advanced Studies (SAS), University of London
  • 9-10 October 2015:  IELF 2015 – Europe’s Shared Burden: Collective Responsibility for Migrants at Sea, University College Dublin
  • 2 September 2015: ‘Refugee Crisis in the Mediterranean: European Response and State Duties at Sea’Society of Legal Scholars Conference, York University
  • 17 July 2015: ‘How Should Europe Respond to the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis?’ Refugee Week Panel Discussion. University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre
  • 19 May 2015: ‘Undesirable and Unreturnable?: Diplomatic Assurances and Human Rights Barriers to Removal’. University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre
  • 27 March 2015: ‘Expelling Undesirable Foreigners: The Challenge of Human Rights’, Centre of International Criminal Justice, Free University Amsterdam
  • 20 March 2015: ‘Point of Non-Return? Deportation with Assurances and MoUs’, University of Athens
  • 23 October 2014: ‘Diplomatic Assurances, MoUs, and Human Rights Barriers to Removal’, Workshop: ‘Undesirable and unreturnable’: the UK’s response to excluded asylum seekers and other migrants suspected of serious criminality’, Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, London, UK,
  • 6-7 October 2014: ‘Undesirable and Unreturnable: Diplomatic Assurances in Context’, L/UMIN Symposium, Lund University.
  • 23-24 June 2014: ‘Refugee Rights on the High Seas: Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations and Access to Protection’, Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights – School of Advanced Studies (SAS), University of London.
  • 24 October 2013: ‘Bilateral Agreements Linked to Readmission and Refugee Rights: A Story in Three Parts’, Faculty of Law, Lund University.
  • 5 December 2012: ‘Negotiating Refugee Rights and Diplomatic Assurances under Memoranda of Understanding’, Refugee Law Initiative Postgraduate Conference, University of London.
  • 3-5 September 2012: ‘Standard Readmission Agreements and Refugee Rights: from a Critique to a Proposal’, University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) Conference, Passau.
  • 5 May 2011: ‘La Politica UE di Esternalizzazione dei Controlli Migratori alla luce della crisi Nord-Africana del 2011’, Associazione Alumni, Faculty of Law, Trento University
  • 28 March 2011), ‘The Right to Asylum on the High Seas’, School of International Studies, Trento University
  • 16 February 2011: ‘Bilateral Agreements Linked to Readmission and Refugee Protection Responsibilities beyond Borders: the Italy’s Push-backs to Libya in Context’, Faculty of Law, Lund University.
  • 17 June 2010: ‘Agreements Linked to Readmission: An Overview’, Centre for Migration Law, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
  • 25-26 January 2016 (Forthcoming): Conference on Policy challenges around excluded asylum-seekers and other migrants suspected of serious criminality but who cannot be removed, School of Advanced Studies (SAS), University of London
  • 26 November 2015 (Forthcoming): Book Launch event for the volume titled ‘Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law’ (Brill 2015) edited by Gauci, Giuffre’ & Tsourdi (School of Advanced Studies (SAS), University of London
  • 9-10 October 2015 (Forthcoming): IELF 2015 – Europe’s Shared Burden: Collective Responsibility for Migrants at Sea, University College Dublin
  • 2 September 2015: ‘Refugee Crisis in the Mediterranean: European Response and State Duties at Sea’Society of Legal Scholars Conference, York University
  • 17 July 2015: ‘How Should Europe Respond to the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis?’ Refugee Week Panel Discussion. University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre
  • 19 May 2015: ‘Undesirable and Unreturnable?: Diplomatic Assurances and Human 27 March 2015: ‘Expelling Undesirable Foreigners: The Challenge of Human Rights’, Centre of International Criminal Justice, Free University Amsterdam
  • 20 March 2015: ‘Point of Non-Return? Deportation with Assurances and MoUs’, University of Athens
  • Rights Barriers to Removal’. University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre