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Olmos Giupponi, Maria Belen

Associate Professor of Law

Kingston University London, United Kingdom


Max Weber alumnus

Department of Law

Cohort(s): 2007/2008, 2008/2009

Ph.D. Institution

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain


Dr. Belén Olmos Giupponi was born in Argentina, where she worked as an attorney and taught International Law during the period 1998-2000. In 2004 she earned a Ph.D. in Law from the University Carlos III. She holds an M.A. in Human Rights (University Carlos III) and a Magister in International Relations (Advanced Studies Centre, Argentina).
Author and editor of various books: Human rights and regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean (2006), New Perspectives of Democratic Principle in America (2007), The Law of MERCOSUR/Edited with M. Franca Filho and L. Lixinski (Hart, 2010) and Climate change, human rights and the environment (2011). She has also published fifteen articles in peer-reviewed science journals. Her research has been featured in journals in economic integration and cooperation, human rights, environmental law and international migrations.
She was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute (2007/2009) and, previously, a Research Fellow at the Istituto di Studi Giuridici Internazionali (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) in Rome in 2006 and at the Centre de Recherche sur les Identités Nationales et l'Interculturalité (CRINI) of the University of Nantes - France- in 2005.
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