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Silvia Adamo

Silvia Adamo

Associate Professor

  • Centre for Enterprise Liability

    Karen Blixens Plads 16, 2300 København S, Søndre Campus, Building: 6B.3.40

    Phone: +45 35 33 14 05

Recent news
Just been awarded a grant from the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science to establish an international research network on integration of immigrants. See more at: https://jura.ku.dk/virksomhedsansvar/english/news/new-international-network/

About
Silvia Adamo received her Ph.D. in Law at the University of Copenhagen. She has studied law in Italy (Università di Pisa) and Portugal (Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisboa), and completed her Cand. Jur./LL.M. in Denmark (Københavns Universitet). Silvia Adamo has held visiting fellowships at the Department of Philosophy, Queen’s University, Canada (2006); Berkeley School of Law, University of California (2011); and the European University Institute, Florence (2012). Prior to starting her Ph.D. she interned at the European Commission.

Areas of expertise
Danish immigration law
Integration law and policy
Danish nationality law
Citizenship law and theory
Migration and integration in a private/public law context

Memberships
Associate Professor at CEVIA, Center for Enterprise Liability.
Editor-in-chief of Retfærd, Nordic Journal of Law and Justice.
Contact person at the Faculty of Law, Network for Human Rights Research in Denmark.

Grants
Recipient of the Danish Council for Independent Research (FSE) three-year postdoctoral fellowship for a research project on immigration and integration law (2009–2012).
Consortium member in the international collaborative research project bEUcitizen: Barriers towards European Citizenship, funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (2014–2016).
Awards for research from private foundations: Dr. Jur. Max Sørensens Mindefond, C.L. Davids Legat til minde om P.M. Gertz, Julie von Müllens Fond, Axel H’s Rejselegat og Augustinus Fonden.

Courses taught
BA courses: Danish constitutional law and EU constitutional law; Tort law and contract law
MA courses: Introduction to international migration law; integration law (at the Centre for Advanced Migration Studies, University of Copenhagen)

Contact
Email: Silvia.Adamo@jur.ku.dk or phone: + 45 - 35 33 14 05. I answer emails every day after 12 am.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Pursuing citizenship rights: access to justice

    Adamo, S. 2018 Civil Rights and the Coming of Age of EU Citizenship. De Waele, H., De Vries, S. & Granger, M-P. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Union citizens and the recognition of professional qualifications: Where do we go from here?

    Adamo, S. & Binder, T. 2018 Legal and factual barriers to the exercise of EU citizens economic rights. Ioratti, E., De Vries, S. & Guarda, P. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    What comes first, language or work? Linguistic barriers for accessing the labour market

    Adamo, S. 2018 Legal and factual barriers to the exercise of EU citizens economic rights . Ioratti, E., De Vries, S. & Guarda, P. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Kommuner vender det blinde øje til traumatiserede flygtninge

    Kjøller, A. & Adamo, S. 18 Apr 2017 In : Kommunen. 10, p. 4-6 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

  5. Published

    Multilingualism and Social Inclusion

    Marácz, L. (ed.) & Adamo, S. (ed.) 22 Dec 2017 In : Social Inclusion. 5, 4, p. 1-4 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    What is 'A Successful Integration'? Family Reunification and the Rights of Children in Denmark

    Adamo, S. 29 Mar 2016 In : Retfærd: Nordisk Juridisk Tidsskrift. 152, 1, p. 38-58 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    What is the Point? – Policies on Immigration and the Language Issue in Denmark

    Adamo, S. 2012 Helsinki: RECODE Online Working Paper No. 04, p. 1-20 20 p. (RECODE WORKING PAPER SERIES; No. 04).

    Research output: Working paperResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Northern Exposure: The New Danish Model of Citizenship Test

    Adamo, S. 2008 In : International Journal on Multicultural Societies. 10, 1, p. 10-28 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    The Legal Position of Migrants in Denmark: Assessing the Context around the "Cartoon Crisis"

    Adamo, S. 2007 In : European Journal of Migration and Law. 9, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Is Green better than Blue? The Danish JHA opt-out and the Unilateral attempt to attrack highly skilled labour

    Wind, M. & Adamo, S. 2015 In : European Journal of Migration and Law. 17, 4, p. 329-361 32 p., 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Le système danois de protection sociale: équilibrer solidarité en Europe et immigration en temps de crise

    Adamo, S. 2015 In : Revue Francaise des Affaires Sociales. 2015, 3, p. 159-180 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Linguistic Diversity and European Democracy

    Kjær, A. L. (ed.) & Adamo, S. (ed.) 2011 Aldershot: Ashgate. 227 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Kontinental retspositivisme: Hans Kelsen og Norberto Bobbio

    Adamo, S. 2011 Retsfilosofi : centrale tekster og temaer. Hammerslev, O. & Palmer Olsen, H. (eds.). København: Hans Reitzels Forlag, p. 223-244 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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