Director: Prof. Raffaele Chiarelli
Reference Persons for the Research:
Prof. Marzia Rossi (Law)
Dr. Maurizio Serio (Political Sciences)
The Department of Law and Political Science (LAPS) aims to promote and coordinate researches on juridical, political, historical, economic and sociological matters. Moreover, the Department fosters interdisciplinary researches on meaningful phenomena, both on national and international society. Hence, a long-term goal is the building-up of a renewed epistemology for the study of such complex realities.
Main Research Areas and Objectives
All the projects carried on by the LAPS would include private and public partners to a better LAPS members endeavour to disseminate the outcomes of their works through proper documentation and information activities. As individual or collective researchers, LAPS members endeavour to disseminate the outcomes of their works through proper documentation and information activities.
Consequently, LAPS is involved in the following research areas:
Security and Immigration;
New social values and fundamental rights;
EU and Constitutional rules on bank recovery and resolution;
Crisis of the principle of private autonomy;
Neuroscience and human empowering;
The taxativity principle and the metamorphosis of the types of offence: associative offences;
Regulation of maritime state concessions for touristic and hotel purposes;
European courts and iura novit curia final appellate jurisdiction in the Italian law.
Legitimacy and social inclusion;
The End of the National State;
European Political Space;
The Great War.
Crisis and Utopia in the contemporary world;
Rise of populism in the European societies;
New assets of the Italian political power.
As concerns Previous Experiences in Research Projects, we joined i.e. Interdisciplinary Atlas of Utopia (FIRB 2012) and Technocracy and populism as mirror pathologies of contemporary democracy (PRIN 2015).