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Päivi Leino-Sandberg LL.D., LL.M. is Professor of Transnational European Law, University of Helsinki and Director of its Master's Programme in Global Governance Law. She will be speaking about her new book, 'The Politics of Legal Expertise in EU Policy-Making', due to be published later this year.

Event details of Book launch: ''The Politics of Legal Expertise in EU Policy-Making''
Date 11 October 2021
Time 15:00 -17:00

Professor Leino-Sandberg is Deputy Director of the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights where she currently leads or acts as PI for five international research projects (TrUE, SepaRope, Indigo, RECONNECT and 2035LEGITIMACY). Her main research interests relate to EU decision making, the use of legal and other expertise and questions of democratic governance. She specializes in EU institutional and constitutional law, with a main focus on European administrative law, Economic and Monetary Union and EU external relations, publishing in leading academic outlets in her field, and frequently engages in multidisciplinary work. 

'The Politics of Legal Expertise in EU Policy-Making' will be published later this year by Cambridge University Press.



Christina Eckes, Professor of European law at the University of Amsterdam and director of the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG)

Elise Muir, Professor Muir is Head of the Department for International and European Law, Head of the Institute for European Law of the KU Leuven and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe

Harm Schepel, Professor of Economic Law and Director of Law Programs at Brussels School of International Studies, University of Kent

Jonathan Zeitlin, Distinguished Faculty Professor of Public Policy and Governance, University of Amsterdam, and Academic Director of the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES)


Anna Wallerman, Associate professor of EU Law at the University of Gothenburg and a senior lecturer in procedural law.

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