Dalia Palombo

Dalia Palombo

Dalia Palombo

PhD
Senior Research Fellow
IWE-HSG
Girtannerstrasse 8
9010 St. Gallen
Education
  • Ph.D. Maastricht University, Faculty of Law 2017
  • LL.M., Harvard Law School, 2012
  • Graduate Degree in Law, Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Faculty of Law, (summa cum laude 110/110 e lode), 2011
  • Exchange Program, University of California Berkeley, School of Law, 2010
Professional Career
  • Legal Consultant, British Academy, The Future of the Corporation, London (2019).
  • Fellow, the London School of Economics, Law Department (2017-2019); the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law (2014-2017).
  • Visiting Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and Intenrational Law, Heidelberg (2015); Tel Aviv University, the Buchmann Faculty of Law (2014).
  • Trainee of Advocate General Pedro Cruz Villalon, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg (2013). 
Teaching Activities

Year 2019-2020

University of St. Gallen

  • Lecturer Business and Human Rights: Legal, Managerial and Ethical Perspectives (MA)

Year 2018-2019

London School of Economics and Political Science

  • Course convener and lecturer Human Rights Law: The European Convention on Human Rights (LLM)
  • Tutor Public International Law (LLB)
  • Lecturer International Law: Contemporary Issues (Summer School)
  • Luiss Guido Carli University
  • Adjunct Lecturer Corporate Social Responsibility (LLM)


Year 2017-2018

  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Lecturer and tutor Commercial Law (LLB)
  • Tutor Legal Research and Writing Skills (LLM)
  • Lecturer International Law: Contemporary Issues (Summer School)
  • Luiss Guido Carli University
  • Adjunct Lecturer Corporate Social Responsibility (LLM)
  • SciencesPo Paris Collège Universitaire
  • Adjunct Lecturer and course convener Human Rights in Europe (Undergraduate)



Year 2013-2017

  • London School of Economics and Political Science (Summer School)
  • Tutor Introduction to Corporate Law and Governance during the summer sessions 2013-2017
  • Tutor International Law: Contemporary Issues during the summer sessions 2015-2016
  • Luiss Guido Carli University
  • Adjunct Lecturer Corporate Social Responsibility (LLM) 
Projects
  • Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in Business and Human Rights
  • How to frame the accountability of multinational enterprises abusing human rights on the basis of competition law solutions? 
Affiliations
  • Attorney and Counselor at Law licensed and admitted in the State of New York since February 21, 2013
  • Member of the Sounding Board, The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration 2019
Awards
  • Research Grant funded by a GFF Swiss Fund. Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Business Ethics, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (2019-2021).
  • Research Grant funded by the Max Planck Society. Visiting Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg Germany (2015).
  • Research Grant funded by the European Research Council Advanced Grant. Visiting Fellow, Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity: The Obligations of Nations in an Era of Global Interdependence (GlobalTrust), The Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv, Israel (2014).
  • Scholarship awarded by the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Luxembourg to conduct my Ph.D. research (2013-2014).
  • Alumni Association Award for academic excellence, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy (2011).
  • Scholarship awarded by the Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy for the exchange program at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, U.S.A. (2010).
  • Selected to represent the Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy at the League of European Research Universities (LERU) Bright Conference (2010) Munich, Germany. 
Talks
  • The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights in Africa, October 2020, The Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon. Present Imperialism and anti-Imperialism in Business and Human Rights
  • 6th Global Business and Human Rights Conference, September 2020, University of Monterrey, Mexico. Present Imperialism and anti-Imperialism in Business and Human Rights
  • ASIL Theory Attribution Conference, May 2020 (postponed due to Corona Virus), Tillar Hourse American Society of International Law, Washington DC, US. Present Are Multinational Enterprises Agents of a Global Society?
  • Book Launch Business and Human Rights: The Obligations of the European Home States (Hart Publishing), April 2020, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, University of Oxford, UK
  • Seminar Business and Human Rights: Holding Corporations to Account in the US and the UK, January 2019, The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, Organizer and Chair. Guests Speakers: Tyler Giannini and Daniel Leader
  • 70 Years of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights: Can We still Afford Human Rights?, December 2018, KU Leuven, Belgium, Present Human Rights Adjudication: Between Hopes and Failures
  • British International Studies Association International Law Working Group/University of Glasgow workshop on International Law Under Pressure, November 2018, The University of Glasgow, UK, Present Populism: The Human Rights Backlash?
  • The European Society of International Law Annual Conference, September 2018, the University of Manchester, UK, Present Business and Human Rights and Climate Change: Transnational Litigation at the Interest Group International Environment Law
  • United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, November 2017, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, present my Ph.D. Thesis
  • The REFLEX Working Group, November 2016, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, present my Ph.D. Thesis
  • DEBACLES - Illusions and Failures in the History of International Adjudication, November 2016, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, Luxembourg, present the article Human Rights Adjudication: Between Hope and Debacle
  • L’Entreprise Multinationale et le Droit International, Colloque Annuel de la Société Française pour le Droit International, May 2016, Université Paris 8, Paris, France, present the article L’affaire Mubende-Neumann devant le Comité des Droits de l’Homme with Dr. Edouard Fromageau
  • Max Planck Young Legal Scholars’ Meeting, April 2015, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany, present my Ph.D. thesis
  • Social Justice 2014: The Institutions that Makes Social Justice, August 2014, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, present my Ph.D. thesis
  • Conference Beyond Responsibility to Protect, July 2013, University of Hull, UK, present the paper Suing the European Union for Human Rights Abuses Committed by European Corporations outside the European Union’s Territory: The Bangladeshi Case
  • BRIGHT Conference, April 2010, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany, present the paper U.S. vs. Italy: Teaching Methods in Elite Law Schools 
Editorial Board
  • Primary Editor, Harvard Human Rights Journal (2012)
  • Assistant Editor (2010)/Associate Editor (2011), Berkeley Journal of International Law 
Additional Information

Publications

Book

Business and Human Rights: The Obligations of the European Home States (Hart Publishing, 2020).

Articles

  • The Duty of Care of the Parent Company: A Comparison between French Law, UK Precedents and the Swiss Proposals, Business and Human Rights Journal Vol 4(2), 2019.
  • Book review Marco Duranti, The Conservative Human Rights Revolution, Journal of the History of International Law Vol 21(3), 2019.
  • Chandler v. Cape: An Alternative to Piercing the Corporate Veil Beyond Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell, British Journal of American Legal Studies Vol 4(1), 2015.
  • The Law of Nations in the United States Constitution after the cases Sosa v. Alvarez and Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., Cuadernos de Derecho Transnacional Vol 6(1), 2014.

Contributions to Edited Volumes 

  • Human Rights Between Hopes and Failures, in Jan Wouters, Koen Lemmens, Thomas Van Poecke and Marie Bourguignon (ed), CAN WE STILL AFFORD HUMAN RIGHTS? CRITICAL REFLECTIONS AT THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2020).
  • The OECD National Contact Points in Hélène Ruiz Fabri (ed.), MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERNATIONAL PROCEDURAL LAW (Oxford University Press, 2020).
  • The Lack of Effective Remedies at the European Court of Human Rights after Opinion 2/13, in Hélène Ruiz Fabri (ed.), INTERNATIONAL LAW AND LITIGATION (Nomos, 2019).
  • L’affaire Mubende-Neumann devant le Comité des droits de l’homme (with Edouard Fromageau), in Laurence Dubin (ed.), L’ENTREPRISE MULTINATIONALE ET LE DROIT INTERNATIONAL (Pedone, 2017).


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