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Dr Stefano Angeleri
LL.B., M.L., PhD
T: 091 493946
Dr Stefano Angeleri is a postdoctoral researcher at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, since September 2019. Dr Angeleri obtained a Bachelor of Law and a Master’s in Law at the University of Milan ‘Statale’, in 2007 and 2009, respectively. After graduation, he qualified as a lawyer and practiced law while volunteering in a local NGO for migrant rights in Milan, until he started his PhD at NUI Galway in 2015. He successfully completed his School of Law-funded PhD on ‘the right to health of irregular migrants: an exploration of enabling and constraining factors in international and European human rights law’ in 2019.
Dr Angeleri has established an excellent network of research contacts and collaborations, participating in and now coordinating the IE/UK section of the Academic Network on the European Social Charter and Social Rights, and engaging in research projects with the University of Verona (Italy) and University of Rosario (Colombia) on the rights of migrants in precarious working and living conditions. Dr Angeleri is writing a book on the interplay between state sovereignty, health and irregular migration in international and European human rights law, based on his PhD dissertation. He has published in the European Journal of Migration and Law, in edited collections, and has several projects and publications in progress, in particular, on the effectiveness of health rights for irregular migrants in Italy and Colombia. His research, presented at several national and international conferences and seminars, aims at developing arguments that are able to clarify the scope of socioeconomic rights, extend health coverage and enhance the protection and promotion of vulnerable migrant rights in international, regional and national law.
At the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, he is currently entrusted with conducting and monitoring research on the implementation of fundamental rights in Ireland in areas as varied as equality, racism, minority rights, immigration and asylum, data protection, rights of the child, access to justice and disability. This research contributes to the FRANET Project of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union. Dr Angeleri teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level: he is the module instructor of LW 5109 ‘European Migration Law’ in the LLM in International Migration and Refugee Law and Policy and contributes to the teaching of HR 101 ‘International Human Rights’ and HR 201 ‘Human Rights Regional Systems’ in the BA Connect with Human Rights.
Presentation at Conferences and Seminars
‘The Right to Health of Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia and Human Rights Law’, Lunchtime Seminar at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, 11 March 2020.
‘Health as a Human Right for Agricultural Migrant Workers: The International Legal Standards’, at the Conference ‘Living and Working in Health and Safety: The Interdisciplinary Dialogue, Results and Recommendations of the Livingstone Project for Agricultural Migrant Workers’, University of Verona, 20 January 2020.
‘The International Standards of Health Care for Irregular Migrants: Insights from the Constitutional Case Law of Italy and Colombia’, at the conference: The Protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the ‘Age of Exits’: Challenges and Perspectives, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, 21-22 November 2019.
‘The Impact of the Clash between Sovereignty and Human Rights on the International Right to Health of Irregular Migrants’, at the Pre-Conference Interest Group on International Health Law – 15th European Society of International Law Conference 2019 ‘Sovereignty: A Concept in Flux?’, Athens 12–14 September 2019.
‘The Right to Health of Venezuelan (Irregular) Migrants and Human Rights Law: The Case of Colombia’, at the Annual Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Boston 23–26 May 2019. Conference proceedings at https://www.lasaweb.org/en/publications/papers-past-congresses/.
‘Article 13 of the European Social Charter: Potential and Constraints’, at the RACSE/ANESC’s Workshop on the Commentary on the European Social Charter, Galatasary/Altinbas Universitesi, Istanbul, 25–27 October 2018.
‘Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Determinants of Health of Vulnerable People’, at the Conference ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Seventy; A Review of Successes and Challenges’, Maynooth University, Department of Law, 21–22 June 2018.
‘The European Committee of Social Rights on Migrant Rights: Procedural Remarks and Substantive Case-Law’, at the Conference: ‘The Rights of Migrants and Refugees: Exploring the Role of Courts and Tribunals’ at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway, 17–18 May 2018.
‘What Does “Human Right to Health of Migrants” Mean? Reflections on the Inconsistencies and the Potential of the International Frameworks of Human Rights Law’, Lunchtime seminar delivered at the University of Verona, 12 April 2018.
‘Healthcare of Undocumented Migrants Framed as a Right to Emergency Treatment? The State of the Art in European and International Law’, at the Annual Conference of the Italian Society of International and EU Law: ‘Migration and International Law: Beyond Emergency?’, SIDI - University of Trento, 7–8 June 2017.
‘Mental Health Standards of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants: The International Standards’, at the Annual Doctoral Seminar at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway, 24–27 April 2017.
‘The Right to Health of Irregular Migrants as Reflected in the Jurisprudence of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights’, at the Inaugural Postgraduate Conference in ‘International Law and Human Rights: International Law and Human Rights in Crisis?’, University of Liverpool, 14–15 June 2016.
- S. Angeleri ‘The Health, Safety and Associated Rights for Migrant Workers in International and European Human Rights Law’ in Laura Calafà et al. (eds) ‘Lavoro Insicuro’. Health, Safety and Social Protection of Agricultural Migrant Workers in Italy (Forthcoming for Il Mulino 2020) (in English and Italian). Book chapter
- S. Angeleri ‘The Reform of the European Social Charter’, in VV.AA., A Commentary on the European Social Charter, Vol. 1 (Forthcoming for Brill-Nijhoff 2020) (In both English and French) Book chapter and ‘Article 13: The Right to Social and Medical Assistance’, in VV.AA., A Commentary on the European Social Charter. Vol. 3 (Forthcoming for Brill-Nijhoff 2021) (In both English and French). Book chapter
- S. Angeleri, ‘Health Care for Venezuelan (Irregular) Migrants in the Colombian and International Human Rights Law’, LASA2019 / Nuestra América: Justice and Inclusion - XXXVII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, (LASA Conference PAPERS 2019) pp. 1-19. Conference Proceedings
- S. Angeleri, ‘Healthcare of Undocumented Migrants framed as a Right to Emergency Treatment? The State of the Art in European and International Law’, in Giuseppe Nesi (ed) Migration and International Law: Beyond Emergency? (Editoriale Scientifica 2018) 467–482. Book chapter
- S. Angeleri ‘The Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Right to Health of Irregular Migrants, as Reflected in the Jurisprudence of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights’ (2017) European Journal of Migration and Law 19(2) 165–190. Journal article