beatrice Canossi

Name: Beatrice Canossi 


Is “the use of truth commissions’ evidence” and not truth’s commission, that is my fault.

PhD Research Topic: The use of truth commissions' Evidence in Prosecutions: bridging gaps and information sharing between international prosecutions and truth-seeking mechanisms[ working title ]My works focuses on the fundamental premises of truth-seeking mechanisms and prosecutions as applied in the context of the Colombian Integrated System of Truth Justice Reparation and Non-Repetition 

Supervisor: Dr Anita Ferrara 

Research Interests: Transitional Justice, International Criminal Law, Criminal Law. 

Academic background

PhD candidate [April 2020 – ongoing]
Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway

LLM in International Criminal Law [First Class Honours 2019]
Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway 

Master’s Degree in Law [2016]
Faculty of Law, University of Milano Bicocca - Italy 

Relevant experience 

Legal Trainee, significant experiences within Law Firms in Italy specialized in Criminal and Civil Law (April 2017 – September/October 2018) 

Passed the Italian State Bar Exam [November 2019 – Session 2018/2019] 

Legal Research Intern, Global Legal Action Network [October 2018 – March 2019] 


Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship [October 2020 – ongoing] 

NUIG School of Law Doctoral Fellowship [April – September 2020] 

Erasmus Plus Scholarship, Universidade de Lisboa [ Lisbon, Portugal ] [ September 2014 - February 2015 ]