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Unimore Professor Maria Donata Panforti is a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law

Another important international scientific award for a Unimore professor. Professor of Comparative Law of family relationships and Comparative Law of children at the Unimore Department of Education and Human Sciences, Maria Donata Panforti has joined the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL).

Among the purposes of the famous and ancient academic institution founded in 1924 and located in Aja (The Netherlands) is the study and comparison of the law systems of the various countries in order to promote contacts and research activities among the scholars in the field. The members of the Academy are highly qualified people in the field of comparative law, such as academics, judges of higher courts, and international judges. Currently, there are over 700 members representing all countries in the world.

Professor Maria Donata Panforti, who in the past was a member - and also the Director - of the Department of Law at Unimore, was suggested to join the international forum by the Italian committee, the Italian Association of Comparative Law (AIDC), the most important among the Italian associations of comparative scholars.

“I am very pleased with this election”  Unimore Professor Maria Donata Panforti states. The Italian Committee had not proposed new members for several years and I am grateful for being proposed and elected. It is for me a great reward for the work I have always carried out in the field of comparative law”.

Maria Donata Panforti

Professor of Comparative Law of children and Comparative Law of family relationships at the Unimore Department of Education and Human Sciences, Maria Donata Panforti currently represents the professors in the field of human and social sciences in the Academic Senate. She is a national expert of the Commission on European Family Law, a member of the FLEUR (Family Law in Europe Academic Network) coordination group, and deputy chairman of the International Society of Family Law. She has been an advisor of the European Council for the “Building a Europe for and with children” programme. In addition, on these topics she is collaborating with several study institutions in Europe. Her early research focused on the study of ownership and property rights, and then broadened to proprietary aspects of family relationships with specific reference to the family home. More generally, her scientific research deeply explored the most topical subjects, even of political nature, in the debate on family and people rights. Many publications were also dedicated to topics of law and literature, and to the issues regarding the teaching of law. She is working on some legal features of the application of artificial intelligence. Most of her contributions are published on journals and books of international circulation. Some of her works have also been translated in Chinese and Japanese.

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Articolo pubblicato da: Ufficio Stampa Unimore - ufficiostampa@unimore.it il 30/09/2019