About LACES

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The Latin American Center of European Studies (LACES) is composed by Latin American and European academics, lawyers and stakeholders, LACES aims to promote reflection on European and regional law in its international, comparative and historical dimension, under a critical and interdisciplinary bias, as well as to foster academic and institutional cooperation between the two continents.
All the activities carried out by the LACES are based on three lines of research, which are:


1) European Union Law
The current line of research aims at analyzing European Union Law and its homeland and foreign policies, by a both synchronous and diachronic perspective, the legal international cooperation with non-EU countries, especially in relation with Latin American, as well as the issues related to the incidence of the integration process in the law of member states.


2) European Law and regional legal harmonization
Is aims at analyzing issues such interchange of legal models between European and Latin American countries, specially trough judicial dialogue, also by projects and processes of regional legal harmonization, and themes related to juridic translation and law multilingualism that can serve as good practices for other regions.


3) Promotion and protection of Human Rights
It envisions to study and to deepen the theme related to the promotion and protection of human rights from a regional comparation perspective between European and Latin American systems, in addition to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
Among the activities carried out, the following are highlighted:
- Bringing together scholars from both continents;
- Coordinate the edition and publication of the Latin American Journal of European Studies;
- Coordinate the Observatory on European Studies;
- Hold events with visibility for civil society, as well as meetings aimed at the academic community;
- Promote academic and higher education, as well as institutional and professional training.
- Act, as amicus curiae, before national and international judicial bodies, where appropriate.

Members

  • Airton Ribeiro da Silva Jr. (Universidade Federal do Amapá, Brazil); Alejandro Perotti (Universidad Austral, Argentina); Alessandra Lang (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy); Alice Rocha (Centro Universitário de Brasília, Brazil); Aline Beltrame de Moura (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Ángeles Lara Aguado (Universidad de Granada, Spain); Ángeles Rodríguez Vázquez (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain); Anita Mattes (Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy); Antonia Durán Ayago (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain); Arno Dal Ri Júnior (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Augusto Jaeger Jr. (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil); Beatriz Campuzano Díaz (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain); Caetano Correa (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Casilda Rueda Fernandéz (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain); Cássio Eduardo Zen (Faculdade de Pinhais, Brazil); Cesar Villegas Delgado (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain); Clarissa Franzoi Dri (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Cristiane Derani (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Diego Nunes (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Elisa Chiaretto (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy); Elizabeth Accioly (Universidade Europeia de Lisboa, Portugal); Eulalia W. Petit de Gabriel (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain); Fernanda Vieira Kotzias (CARF, Ministério da Economia, Brazil); Fernando Bordin (Cambridge University, United Kingdom); Gabriela Teresita Mastaglia (Universidad Católica Argentina, Argentina); Gilmar Antonio Bedin (Universidade Regional Do Noroeste do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil); Giulia Vallar (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy); Henrique Carlos de Castro (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil); Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui (University of Bergen, Norway); Iliana Rodriguez Santibañez (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico); Jacopo Re (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy); Jahyr Bichara (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil); Jamile Mata Diz (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil); Joana Stelzer (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Jorge Fontoura (Instituto Rio Branco, Brazil); Juan Carlos Velázquez Elizarrarás (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico); Julia Motte Baumvel (Université de Paris, France); Kostis Margaritis (Hellenic Open University, Greece) Larissa Ramina (Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil); Leila Devia (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina); Liliana Bertoni (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina/Parlamento do Mercosul); Liziane Paixão (Centro Universitário de Brasília, Brazil); Lucas Carlos Lima (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil); Luigi Fumagalli (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy); Luis Benavides (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico); Manuel Becerra-Ramírez (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico); Marco Citeli (Interreg Europe, Belgium); María Ángeles Sánchez Jiménez (Universidad de Murcia, Spain); Maria Cezilene Araújo de Morais (Universidade estadual da Paraná, Brazil); Mariana Clara de Andrade (Univeristà de Milano-Bicocca, Italy); Mariana Scholz (Universidade Federal do Amapá, Brazil); Mario Torres (European Institute of International Studies, Sweden); Maristela Basso (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil); Marta Pachocka (University of Warsaw, Polony); Naiara Posenato (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy); Nuno Cunha Rodrigues (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal); Paolo Palchetti (Université Paris 1, Panthéon/Sorbonne, France); Patrícia Grazziotin Noschang (Universidade de Passo Fundo, Brazil); Paulo Potiara (Complexo de Ensino Superior de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Roberta Clerici (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy); Roberto Virzo (Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy); Rui Dias (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal); Sandra Negro (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina); Silvana Winckler (Universidade Comunitária da Região de Chapecó, Brazil); Tarin Cristino Mont'Alverne (Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil); Thiago Moreira (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil); Virginia Georgieva (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico); Walter Arévalo (Universidad de Rosario, Colombia).

Young Researchers

  • Adrian Mohamed Nunes Amaral; Alexandre Zaporoszenko Cavazzani; Alisson Guilherme Zeferino; Ana Vitória Vanzin Mendes; Antonio Jesús Calzado Llamas; Bettina Gomes Omizzolo; Camila Segovia Rodríguez; Carla Lerin; Gabriel Henrique Ceron Trevisol; Letícia Mulinari Gnoatton; Luciana Stephani Silva Locca; Luna Rocha Dantas; Martin Cortese; Rafaela Girardi Hormann; Raul Rietmann de Freitas; Simoni Ribeiro de Freitas; Taisi Copetti; Vinícius Farias, Weliton Borges Pacheco.