Matteo Corsalini

  • PhD Students
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Freedom of Religion or Belief
  • Corporate Governance & Finance
  • Law & Economics
  • Religion & Politics

Matteo Corsalini is a PhD candidate working under the supervision of Prof. Marco Ventura.  He joined FBK- ISR in 2018, thanks to a collaboration between the FBK International PhD program and the University of Siena – Law Department.  In March 2017, he received his Bachelor’s Degree and LLM from University of Modena and Reggio Emilia – Law Department, with a first class honour.  From July to August 2017, Matteo visited at Istanbul Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi, Istanbul, Turkey.  Prior to his appointment at University of Siena and FBK-ISR, Matteo was  a pre-doctoral student at University of Leicester – Law School, Leicester, UK (January – July 2018).

Matteo’s research focuses on the interface between corporate law and freedom of religion or belief (FoRB), with a particular emphasis on the structure and corporate rights of churches and commercial businesses.

Currently based in Italy, Matteo has lived in Turkey and the UK. He is fluent in English and has an elementary knowledge of the Turkish language.



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