Professor Pasquale De Sena

Catholic University of Milan

Pasquale De Sena (Phd in International Law: Florence, 1992) is (full) Professor of International Law since 2000-2001. He has taught International Law and International Human Rights Law in many Universities (Siena: 1992-1998; Palermo: 1998-2001; Naples "II": 2001-2004; Naples "Federico II": 2001-2011). He is currently a Professor of International Law and International Human Rights Law at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Milan (2011-).

Formerly Visiting Professor at the Universities "Paris II, Panthéon-Assas" (2012); "Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne" (2010); Valencia (2008); "Strasbourg, 'Robert Schuman'" (2007). He has given lectures at the "International Institute of Human Rights, 'René Cassin'" (Strasbourg: 2007, 2008, 2010) and at many other foreign Universities and research Institutes.

Founder and General Editor of "Diritti umani e diritto internazionale" (2007-; 26 publ. vol.; Il Mulino). Secretary General of the "Italian Society for International and European Law" (2015-); member of the Executive Board of the "International Institute of Human Rights, 'René Cassin'" (2010-).

His research interests range from general theory of international law, relationships among legal orders, international responsibility, state and state organs immunities, to human rights and their impact on international law.

His research project in Luxembourg concerns the complex interplay between the adversarial principle and some changing characters of rulings adopted by international tribunals or dispute settlement bodies.