SOAS University of London

School of Law

Domenico Francavilla

Doctorate in Philosophy of Law (University of Padova) Laurea in Giurisprudenza (Catholic University, Milan)
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Domenico Francavilla
School of Law

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Dr Domenico Francavilla
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Domenico is Associate Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Turin. He previously worked as a Research Fellow in Comparative Law (Department of Law, University of Turin), and as Adjunct Professor of Comparative Legal Systems (Faculty of Law, University of Genova) and of Indian Law (Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Turin). He holds a Laurea in Giurisprudenza (Catholic University, Milan) and a doctorate in Philosophy of Law (University of Padova).

His main areas of research are comparative legal systems, Indian law, classical and modern Hindu law, European legal systems and ethnic minorities. He has published two books: The Roots of Hindu Jurisprudence, Corpus Iuris Sanscriticum, Torino 2006 (second edition forthcoming with Oxford University Press India), and Il diritto nell’India contemporanea: sistemi tradizionali, modelli occidentali e globalizzazione [Law in Contemporary India: Traditional Systems, Western Models and Globalization], Giappichelli, Torino 2010, as well as several articles/chapters in books in the fields of comparative law, comparative legal theory and Indian law.