Silvio Ferrari

Role in the project: 
Deputy Leader

Silvio Ferrari is Professor of Law and Religion, University of Milan and Catholic University of Leuven. Visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, (1994 and 2001), at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (London, 1998-1999) and at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Paris, Sorbonne, 2004). His main fields of interest are law and religion in Europe, comparative law of religions (particularly Jewish law, Canon law and Islamic law) and the Vatican policy in the Middle East. He is president of ICLARS (International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies), member of the Advisory Council on Freedom of Religion and Belief of the OSCE-ODIHR and of the Scientific Committee of the Institut européen en sciences des religions (EPHE, Paris).

External publications
FERRARI, S. & BRADNEY, A. (eds.), Islam and European Legal Systems, Dartmouth, Ashgate, 2000
FERRARI, S., Lo spirito dei diritti religiosi (The spirit of religious laws), Bologna, Mulino, 2002
FERRARI, S., COLE DURHAM Jr., W. & SEWELL, E. (eds.), Law and Religion in Post-Communist Europe, Leuven, Peeters, 2003
FERRARI, S., “Nationalism, Patriotism and Religious Belief in Europe”, University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Summer 2006, pp. 625-639
FERRARI, S., “Divine Law and Change: The Experience of the Roman Catholic Church (With Some References to Jewish and Islamic Law)”, Cardozo Law Review, 28, n. 1, October 2006, pp. 53-66