Spring 2011 – Emile Noël Fellows Forums


Michelle Zang (China) defended her PhD thesis in July, 2011 at Durham Law School, UK., titled “The EU-China relations as a Paradigm of WTO Contingent Trade Protection under the Transitional Mechanisms”
Research Project: Green Public Purchase in China and its Accession to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement

Jan-Peter Hix (Germany) is a legal adviser in the Legal Service of the Council of the EU
Research Project: Indirect Effect of International Agreements: Consistent Interpretation and other Forms of Judicial Accommodation of WTO Law by the Courts in the EU and the US

Aaron Afilalo (USA), Professor of Law at Rutgers – Camden School of Law
Research Project: Old Paradigms, New World Order: Rethinking Investment Treaties


Judicaël Etienne (France), PhD in Law from the Université de Louvain (UCL), Centre Ch. De Visscher pour le droit international et européen (CeDIE), in September 2010
Research Project: An EU Constitutional Principle of Loyalty towards International Law

Franz Mayer (Germany) holds the Chair in Public Law, European Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law and Law and Politics at the University of Bielefeld (Law Faculty).
Research Project: Parliaments and Globalization – Parliamentarianism in Times of Europeanization and Globalization


Martin A. Schain (USA) is Professor of Politics at New York University
Research Project: The Border: Europe, The Immigration Dilemma and the State in France

Carlos Closa (Spain), Affiliated Scholar at the Global Governance Programme at the EUI
Research Project: Dealing with the Past: Memory and European Integration

Jean-Claude Piris (Algeria) serves as Legal Counsel of the European Council (Presidents or Prime Ministers of the 27 Member States) and of the EU Council of Ministers
Research Project: The Case for a Two Speed Europe