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Constitutional Courts and Austerity Measures

Silvana Sciarra
Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Embassy of Italy in Hungary, the Italian Cultural Institute in Budapest

and the CEU Department of Legal Studies cordially invite you to a public lecture by


 Silvana Sciarra


“Constitutional Courts and Austerity Measures”

Silvana Sciarra is the first woman elected by Parliament as a Judge at the Italian Constitutional Court. She started her mandate in November 2014, after serving as Full Professor of Labour Law and European Social Law at the University of Florence and at the European University Institute.

She was Harkness Fellow and Fullbright Fellow in US Universities; Visiting Professor in several Universities, among others Warwick (Leverhulme Professor), Columbia Law School (BNL Professor), Cambridge (where she held the Arthur Goodhart Chair in Legal Science 2006-2007), Stockholm, Lund, University College London and LUISS Rome.

She holds Ph.D. Honoris Causa in Law at the Universities of Stockholm (2006) and Hasselt (2012) and at the European University Institute in Fiesole.

She published extensively in specialized journals. A most recent publication of Prof. Sciarra: Solidarity and Conflict. European Social Law in Crisis, Cambridge University Press, 2018