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M.E.S Sergiu CONSTANTIN Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research, Bozen/Bolzano

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 Sergiu Constantin is a researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research and -coordinator of the institute’s science communication activities. He holds a law degree from the University of Bucharest and a Master of European Studies from the University of Graz. He served as a 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, Middle East and Southeast Asia. His projects focus mainly on language rights, political participation and territorial/cultural autonomy arrangements from a comparative perspective. He has published several papers, articles and book chapters and lectured on the above-mentioned subjects in various seminars and postgraduate programmes in Europe and beyond. Sergiu is a co-managing editor of the European Yearbook of Minority Issues and managing editor of the upcoming book Minority Protection by Multiple Diversity Governance: Law, Ideology and Politics in European Perspective.

Memberships

Italian Center for Peace in the Middle East - Antenna CIPMO Bozen/Bolzano

Publications

"The Protection of Autochthonous Minorities in Europe: Developments and Challenges", in V. Novotný (ed.) Unity in Adversity: Immigration, Minorities and Religion in Europe, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, Brussels, June 2017, 153-164
"Autonomy and Minority Representation in South Tyrol" with E. Alber in L. Komáromi and Z. T. Pállinger (eds.) Good Governance - Enhancing Representation, Pázmány Press, Budapest, December 2016, 109-127
"Autonomy Arrangements around the World: A Collection of Well and Lesser Known Cases", co-edited with L. Salat, A. Osipov and I. G. Székely, Romanian Institute for Research on National Minorities, Cluj-Napoca, 2014
"Practice of Minority Protection in Central Europe", co-edited with E. Lantscher and J.Marko, Nomos, 2012