Dr Kaius Tuori is the director of subproject 1, Law and the Uses of the Past. He is an Associate Professor for European Intellectual History at the University of Helsinki. He is a scholar of legal history involved in research projects on the understanding of tradition, culture, identity, memory and the uses of the past.

Kaius Tuori in Tuhat.

Dr Pamela Slotte is the director of subproject 2, Discovering the Limits of Reason - Europe and the Crisis of Universalism. She is an Associate Professor (tenure track) in Minority Studies at Åbo Akademi University, an Academy research fellow (Academy of Finland, 2013-2018), as well as PI in the HERA funded research project Protestant Legacies in Nordic Law (2016-2019). She is a scholar of theology and law and has worked on topics of theological ethics and philosophy of religion, history of ideas, political theology, human rights, as well as the field of law & religion more broadly.

Pamela Slotte in Tuhat.

Dr Reetta Toivanen is the director of subproject 3, Migration and the narratives of Europe as an "Area of freedom, security and justice". She is Professor of Sustainability Science (indigenous sustainabilities) at the Helsinki University Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS). She is the consortium leader of ALL-YOUTH research funded by the Strategic Research Council at the Academy of Finland. She is docent in social and cultural anthropology at the Universities of Helsinki and Eastern Finland and a non-resident research fellow at the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI). She is a scholar of anthropology and law involved in research projects addressing power and inequality, culture and identity and Arctic studies.

Reetta Toivanen in Tuhat.

Dr Jacob Giltaij (MA, Ph.D.) is the team leader of subproject 1, Law and the Uses of the Past. He is a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for European Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Helsinki. He has a background in Roman law, legal history and international law, but is interested in the wider implications of the relation between law, legal science and developments in history and society.

Jacob Giltaij in Tuhat.

Dr Timo Miettinen is the team leader of subproject 2, Discovering the Limits of Reason - Europe and the Crisis of Universalism. He is a University Researcher at the University of Helsinki and the director of the research project Between Law and Politics: Rethinking the Intellectual Foundations of the European Economic Constitution (funded by the UHEL). He is a scholar of philosophy and European studies and has worked on the topics of history, politics, universalism and liberalism.

Timo Miettinen in Tuhat.

Dr Magdalena Kmak is the team leader of subproject 3, Migration and the narratives of Europe as an "Area of freedom, security and justice". She is an associate professor (tenure-track) in Minority Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business, and Economics at the Åbo Akademi University. Magdalena received her PhD from the Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences and previously she worked as a researcher and university lecturer in international law at the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki. Magdalena’s current research focuses on undocumented migrants as the new European minority and on the epistemological role of exile for law. Her research interests encompass new minorities, exile studies and history of migration, public international law, human rights and international and European refugee and migration law.

Magdalena Kmak in Tuhat.

Dr Paolo Amorosa is a post-doctoral researcher in subproject 1, Law and the Uses of the Past. He has a background in international law, law and religion, and legal theory. His research deals primarily with the history of international law and human rights in the twentieth century.

Paolo Amorosa in Tuhat.

Dr Elisa Pascucci is a post-doctoral researcher in subproject 3, Migration and the narratives of Europe as an "Area of freedom, security and justice". She is a human geographer whose research focuses on refugee and migrant political agency, spaces and infrastructures of refuge and humanitarian aid, and qualitative research methods. Her work at the CoE is partly funded by the Academy of Finland.

Ville Suuronen (M. Soc. Sci.) is a PhD student in subproject 1, Law and the Uses of the Past. His research interests include history of ideas, political theory and philosophy. In his doctoral dissertation he focuses especially on the thought of Hannah Arendt and Carl Schmitt.

Ville Suuronen in Tuhat.

Tuukka Brunila (M.A.) is a PhD student in subproject 2, Discovering the Limits of Reason – Europe and the Crisis of Universalism. He specialises in continental philosophy and history of philosophy. His main topic of interest is the relationship between politics and reason.

Tuukka Brunila in Tuhat.

Laura Sumari is a PhD student in subproject 3, Migration and the narratives of Europe as an "Area of freedom, security and justice". Her mains themes of interests include mobilities, security and postcolonial theory, and in her doctoral dissertation she examines refugee narratives of Europe from a human security perspective.

Laura Sumari in Tuhat.

Mehrnoosh Farzamfar (LL.M., M.Soc.Sci) is a researcher in subproject 3, Migration and the narratives of Europe as an “Area of freedom, security and justice”. She is a doctoral candidate in Constitutional Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki. In her PhD research on “Migration Law and Security”, Mehrnoosh investigates the perceived tension between protecting human rights of immigrants, as opposed to safeguarding the national security of States.

Mehrnoosh Farzamfar in Tuhat.

Dr Heta Björklund works as the project coordinator of the Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the European Narratives.

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Marianne Sandelin works as the research assistant of the Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the European Narratives. Her interests include intellectual history and political philosophy, especially Enlightenment, democracy and liberalism.

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