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Cristina Blasi Casagran

Visiting Researcher

Cristina Blasi Casagran is a visiting researcher working on a number of topics, including the regulation of political advertising within the EU.

She is currently running a project on “The Role of Technology in Enriching Participatory Democracy in the EU”, funded by Re:constitution, which is a project organized by Forum Transregionale Studien that aims to foster dialogue between legal scholars and practitioners across European borders.

Cristina is Assistant Professor in EU law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). After conducting her Law Degree in 2007, she completed a Master’s degree on EU integration (Barcelona, 2008), a LL.M. on EU Law (Saarland, 2009) and a LL.M. on Comparative, European and International Laws (Florence, 2011). She completed her PhD in Law at the European University Institute (Florence, 2015), in which she specialised on EU privacy and data protection law. As for her professional experience, she carried out paid internships at the Legal Service of the European Commission (2010), the European Data Protection Supervisor (2012) and Europol (2013). Cristina is a Lecturer of EU Law and Public Participation in the EU institutions in the Law Faculty, and is currently coordinating the H2020 project “IT tools and methods to manage migration flows” (ITFLOWS) and the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Module EUCONAS.

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