Christina DELIYIANNI – DIMITRAKOU
Christina Deliyianni-Dimitrakou is a graduate of the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Following her postgraduate studies in International Private Law and International Social Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva (Switzerland), she obtained her PhD degree from the same university. She is a Professor at the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where she teaches Comparative Law and European Social Law at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as in the framework of the faculty’s Erasmus Program.
She has been a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Dijon and Toulouse (France), while she is a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law of the French Society of Comparative Legislation, the Greek Society of Labor Law and Social Security, the Thessaloniki Bar Association and other scientific bodies. Additionally, in December 2013 she became a member of the Academic Network on the European Social Charter and Social Rights chaired by Prof. Jean-François AKANDJI-KOMBÉ, managing the establishment of and coordinating the Greek wing of the network. Since 2011 she has been the Director of the Franco-Hellenic Master’s program of the Law Schools of the Universities of Thessaloniki and Toulouse (Capitol 1).
As a scientific co-coordinator and a member of various research groups, she has conducted several research programs funded by the European Union [see among others: European Commission Program 1997-1999 “Ligne Budgétaire N3-4000 Industrial Relations and social dialog 2000” (co-coordinator ), EPEAEK Program Pythagoras I on ”Cultural identities and cultural conflicts in the area of family law relationships and the gender perspective: Comparative approach” (co-coordinator), EPEAEK ΙΙ, MIS:89206 – Pythagoras – 2.2 General on “Cultural identities and cultural conflicts in the area of family law relationships and the gender perspective: Comparative approach” (member coordinator), Jean Monnet Programme οn “New mechanisms of the environmental politics and environmental governance in the European Union” (member)].
Apart from Comparative Law and European Social Law, Prof. Deliyanni-Dimitrakou has a wide range of interest including: the Theory of Comparative Law, Major Legal Systems, European Social Law, Trust Law, European Tort Law, Comparative Non-Discrimination Law, Cultural Rights and Cultural Conflicts.