Silvio Ferrari

  • Distinguished Fellow

Silvio Ferrari is a retired professor of “Law and Religion” at the University of Milan, where he continues to teach “Law, religion and literature”. He has taught at the Universities of Parma, Turin, Leuven and Strasbourg and has been visiting professor at Berkeley, Princeton, Paris (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes) and London (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies). He has served as advisor in many EU and OSCE committees and has been a member of the Italian National Committee of Bioethics. He is one the founding members of the European Consortium for Church and State Research and of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies.

  • Law
  • Religion
  • Minorities
  • Europe
  • Human Rights
  • Comparative Law of Religions
Curriculum Vitae

Progetti collegati


  • Handbook of Religious Laws, London, Routledge, forthcoming 2018
  • Handbook of Law and Religion, London, Routledge, 2015
  • The Library of Essays on Law and Religion, Farnham, Ashgate, 2013, 4 vol. (co-edited with Rinaldo
  • Promoting Religious Freedom and Peace through Cross-Cultural Dialogue, Rome, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2013 (written together with Fabio Petito)
  • Constitution et religion, in Michel Troper – Dominique Chagnollaud, Traité international de droit constitutionnel. Suprématie de la Constitution, v. III, Paris, Dalloz, 2013, pp. 437-478
  • The Strasbourg Court and Article 9 of the European Convention of Human Rights. A Quantitative Analysis of the Case Law, in Jeroen Temperman (ed.), The Lautsi Papers: Multidisciplinary Reflections on Religious Symbols in the Public School Classroom, Leiden-Boston, Martinus Nijhoff, 2012, pp. 13-34
  • Religion in Public Spaces. A European Perspective, Farnham, Ashgate, 2012 (edited together with Sabrina Pastorelli)
  • Proselytism and Human Rights, in J. Witte – F.S. Alexander (eds.), Christianity and Human Rights, Cambridge, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010, pp. 253-266
  • Islam in the European Union: What’s at Stake in the Future?, European Parliament, Study IP/B/CULT/IC/2006_061, May 2007, pp. 175 (co-editor)
  • Toledo Guiding Principles on Teaching about Religions and Beliefs in Public Schools, Odihr Advisory Council of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Warsaw, OSCE/ODIHR, 2007 (co-chair of the working group)
Avviso sui cookie di WordPress da parte di Real Cookie Banner