Patrícia Jerónimo

Email ppmj@direito.uminho.pt

Phone +351 253 601 814

JusGov’s Director, Patrícia Jerónimo, is Associate Professor at the Law School of the University of Minho. She has a doctoral degree in law from the European University Institute, where she graduated in 2008 with a thesis on citizenship and migration in Portugal against the background of the country’s European and Lusophone cultural and political ties. She is currently Principal Investigator of the FCT funded research project Equality and cultural difference in the practice of Portuguese courts: Challenges and opportunities for an inclusive society (InclusiveCourts), leading a multidisciplinary team of lawyers, anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists and linguistics. She is also involved in several international research projects, as country expert for Portugal and other Portuguese Speaking Countries, such as the Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT), of the European University Institute, where she is Regional Coordinator for Portuguese-Speaking Countries, and the project Varieties of Democracy (V-DEM), led by the University of Gothenburg, where she is Country Coordinator for Timor-Leste. Her main research interests are human rights, minority rights, citizenship, international migration, multiculturalism and legal pluralism. In 2020, she was awarded the Prize for Scientific Merit by the University of Minho, for her research in the field of human rights.

  • Human rights
  • Minority rights
  • Citizenship
  • International migration
  • Multiculturalism
  • Legal pluralism
  • Comparative Law

This researcher belongs to CEDU, DH, GLOB and JUSLAB.

Research projects

  • Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT)
    Country rapporteur on Angola, Brazil, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, and Timor-Leste (since 2016) and Regional Coordinator for Portuguese-Speaking Countries (since 2020), Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute.
  • Varieties of Democracy (V-DEM)
    Country coordinator for Timor-Leste, project led by the University of Gothenburg with multiple sources of funding including the European Commission (since 2014).
  • Ethical and legal challenges in cybersecurity
    Team member, project developed at JusGov, report commissioned by the National Security Office of the Portuguese Government (October-November 2020).
  • Support for the Moldovan Call Centre for Migrants
    Project coordinator, Mobility Partnership Facility Action funded by the European Commission and the ICMPD (2018-2019).
  • CARE Project – Citizens Consular Assistance Regulation in Europe
    Country correspondent for Portugal, project coordinated by the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques of the National Research Council of Italy (Ittig-CNR) with funding by the European Commission (2010).

Books

  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, Lições de Direito Comparado [Comparative Law Handbook], Braga, ELSA UMinho, 2015 (2017, 2019).
  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, Identidade, Cidadania, Alteridade: Portugal ainda entre a Europa e o Atlântico [Identity, citizenship, otherness: Portugal’s ties with Europe and with its former colonies], e-Book, CADMUS, European University Institute, 2008.
  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, Os Direitos do Homem à Escala das Civilizações: Proposta de Análise a Partir do Confronto dos Modelos Ocidental e Islâmico [Human rights and civilizations: Comparison of Western and Islamic models], Coimbra, Almedina, 2001.

Coordination of edited volumes

Book chapters

Journal articles

Encyclopaedia entries

  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, “Minorias” [Minorities], in Jorge Bacelar Gouveia and Francisco Pereira Coutinho (eds.), Enciclopédia da Constituição Portuguesa, Lisbon, QUID JURIS, 2013, pp. 247-248.
  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, “Direitos das minorias” [Minority rights], in Jorge Bacelar Gouveia (ed.), Dicionário Jurídico da Administração Pública, 3rd supplement, Lisbon, Coimbra Editora, 2007, pp. 372-391.

Book reviews

Reports

Organisation of Conferences and Seminars

  • Convenor of panel entitled Law and Culture in Court, EASA online, 21-24 July 2020.
  • Organiser of workshop series for the project InclusiveCourts, Braga and Lisbon, June-September 2019.
  • Convenor of panel entitled Dignity, Equality and Cultural Difference in the Practice of Domestic Courts in Europe, Annual Meeting on Law and Society, Washington DC, 30 May 2019.
  • Organiser of conference entitled Igualdade de Género: Velhos e Novos Desafios [Gender equality: Challenges old and new], Braga, Law School, University of Minho, 6 October 2017.
  • Convenor of panel entitled Discovery and Interpretation of Foreign Law in the Portuguese Civil Code and in Comparative Perspective, conference O Código Civil de 1966 e a Sua Circunstância: Passado, Presente e Futuro, Law School, University of Minho, 6-7 October 2016.
  • Organiser of research seminar series at the Research Centre for Human Rights (DH-CII), Law School, University of Minho, 2014-2015.
  • Organiser of conference Cidadania e Diferença Cultural em Portugal: Do Direito nos Livros às experiências dos direitos [Citizenship and cultural difference in Portugal], Law School, University of Minho, 31 October 2014.
  • Organiser of seminar series Direitos Humanos e Islão [Human rights and Islam], OLDHUM, Braga, Law School, University of Minho, October 2014.
  • Organiser of conference Os Direitos Humanos nos Países Lusófonos: O que Nos Dizem os Observatórios? [Human rights in Portuguese Speaking Countries: Observatories’ assessments], OLDHUM, Braga, Law School, University of Minho, 31 October 2013.

Talks and paper presentations

  •  “Citizenship language requirements in Portugal”, Policy roundtable on civics and language requirements linked to naturalization, convened by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), 28 September 2020.
  • “Cidadania, Mobilidade e Género na Resposta à COVID-19” [Citizenship, mobility and gender in the response to COVID-19], Webinar Direitos Humanos, Desigualdades e COVID-19, convened by JusGov and the Master Programme in Human Rights, Law School, University of Minho, 20 July 2020.
  • “Inclusividade na Justiça Portuguesa” [Inclusive justice in Portugal], I Congresso Digital, convened by the Law Students’ Association, University of Minho, 28 April 2020.
  • “Liberdade de religião na jurisprudência dos tribunais portugueses” [Religious freedom in the case law of Portuguese courts], Workshop Desafios do Direito no Século XXI: Diálogos Luso-Brasileiros, Law School, University of Minho, 18 October 2019.
  • “EU Integration and External Relations with the Lusophone World”, 49th UACES Annual Conference, Lisbon, 3 September 2019.
  • “O estatuto das minorias nacionais, religiosas, étnicas e outras na CEDH” [The status of national, religious, ethnic or other minorities in the European Convention on Human Rights], presented with Inês Granja, Congresso sobre a CEDH e os Protocolos Adicionais, Porto, 4 June 2019.
  • “The use of cultural categories and arguments by Portuguese courts in comparative perspective”, Annual Meeting on Law and Society, Washington DC, 30 May 2019.
  • “Diversidade religiosa e cultural” [Religious and cultural diversity], Seminário Nós e os Outros – Alteridade, Políticas Públicas e Direito, Law Faculty, University of Porto, Porto, 5 April 2019.
  • “Os 40 anos da CEDAW e a igualdade de género: Um balanço atual” [Taking stock of 40 years of CEDAW and gender equality], I Congresso Global de Direitos Humanos, Lamego, 19 January 2019.
  • “Legal transplants and development aid: The curious case of Lusophone cross-influences in the definition of the nationality law of Timor-Leste”, Interfaces: 3rd Annual Conference of the Law and Development Research Network, Leiden, 19-21 September 2018.
  • “Paternalistic States and Privatisation of Family Law: Who Wins?”, conference entitled Nudging and Paternalistic Societies: Free Choice and Subtle Determinism, Economics and Management School, University of Minho, 21 June 2018.
  • “Religious freedom in the case law of Portuguese, Spanish and Italian courts”, Law and Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting 2018, Toronto, 7-10 June 2018.
  • “Crianças migrantes e condições de detenção na prática dos tribunais europeus”, conference entitled Fronteiras e Desigualdades: Passagens, Esperas, Retenções, Social Sciences Institute, University of Minho, 8 May 2018.
  • “A CPLP como organização de direitos humanos?”, conference entitled Os Desafios da CPLP à Luz do Direito Internacional, Universidade Lusófona do Porto, 19 April 2018.
  • “Birthright citizenship in the Portuguese-Speaking World: Patterns and Trends”, Varieties of Citizenship in a Globalised World, European University Institute, Florence, 27 November 2017.
  • “Courts, cultural diversity and legal pluralism in Europe”, ICON.S Conference on Courts, Power, Public Law, University of Copenhagen, 5-7 July 2017.
  • “Cultural diversity, legal pluralism and fundamental rights: The ‘multicultural jurisprudence’ of Portuguese courts in comparative perspective”, conference entitled Constitutionalism in a Plural World, Faculty of Law, Catholic University, Porto, 23 November 2017.
  • “O Português língua de integração em contexto de migração in e out” [Portuguese as a language of integration in migration contexts], Simpósio SIPLE 2017 PLE/L2: Contextos, Usos e Práticas de Ensino, University of Lisbon, 30 October 2017.
  • “Feminização das migrações internacionais e confluência de fatores de vulnerabilidade na condição das mulheres migrantes”, conference entitled Igualdade de Género: Velhos e Novos Desafios, Law School, University of Minho, 6 October 2017.
  • “O uso de símbolos religiosos no local de trabalho: Análise crítica da jurisprudência recente do Tribunal Europeu dos Direitos do Homem e do Tribunal de Justiça da União Europeia” [Religious symbols in the workplace], conference entitled Trabalhadores Migrantes, Law School, University of Minho, 26 May 2017.
  • “Minorias étnicas e raciais na prática dos tribunais portugueses: Estudo de casos” [Racial and ethnic minorities in the case law of Portuguese courts], II Encontro da Secção Temática de Sociologia do Direito e da Justiça, Law School, University of Minho, 27-29 January 2017.
  • “Faraway so close: cross-border migration in the Euro-region Galicia-North of Portugal and the unmet expectations of an easy socio-cultural integration”, ICON.S Conference on Borders, Otherness and Public Law, Humboldt University, Berlin, 17-19 June 2016.
  • “Governança, corrupção e direitos humanos” [Governance, corruption and human rights], conference entitled A Proteção dos Direitos Humanos face à Criminalidade Económica Globalizada, Law School, University of Minho, 9 December 2016.
  • “A assistência linguística na prática judicial portuguesa e europeia: problemas e boas práticas” [Linguistic assistance in court], Forensic Linguistics Seminar Series, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto, 18 October 2016.
  • “Autoridades tradicionais e poder local em Timor-Leste” [Traditional authorities and local power in Timor-Leste], III Jornadas de Direito Municipal Comparado Lusófono, Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 14 October 2016.
  • “Application of Foreign Law by Domestic Courts in Europe and the Challenges of Legal Pluralism”, conference entitled O Código Civil Português de 1966 e a sua Circunstância: Passado, Presente e Futuro, Law School, University of Minho, 6 October 2016.
  • “Diálogos muito prováveis: a liberdade de consciência, de religião e de culto na Constituição portuguesa de 1976 e na Constituição timorense de 2002” [Religious freedom in Portugal and Timor-Leste], conference Direito na Lusofonia, Law School, University of Minho, 19-20 May 2016.
  • “A relativa universalidade dos direitos humanos: uma conversa com Jack Donnelly” [The relative universality of human rights], VIII Jornadas de Teoria do Direito, Filosofia do Direito e Filosofia Social, Faculty of Law, Catholic University, Lisbon, 15-16 April 2016.
  • “Direito e religião num mundo global” [Law and religion in a global world], VII Encontro de Professores Portugueses de Direito Público, Faculty of Law, Nova University of Lisbon, 24-25 January 2014.
  • “Cidadania e diferença cultural no Portugal multicultural contemporâneo” [Citizenship and cultural difference in Portugal], conference Direito na Lusofonia, Law School, University of Minho, 20-22 February 2014.
  • “Interculturalidade e pluralismo jurídico: a emergência de ordens jurídicas minoritárias de fundamento religioso na Europa” [Interculturality and legal pluralism], conference entitled Interconstitucionalidade, Interculturalidade, Interdisciplinaridade, Law School, University of Minho, 25 July 2014.
  • “A jurisprudência multicultural e os muçulmanos nos Estados Membros da União Europeia” [Multicultural jurisprudence and Muslims in Europe], II Colóquio Luso-Italiano sobre Liberdade Religiosa, Faculty of Law of the University of Porto, 24 October 2014.
  • “Os compromissos internacionais do Estado português no domínio da proteção das minorias” [Portugal’s international commitments for the protection of minority rights], conference entitled Cidadania e Diferença Cultural em Portugal: Do Direito nos Livros à Experiência dos direitos, Law School, University of Minho, 31 October 2014.
  • “Igualdade e diferença cultural: quão exageradas são as notícias da morte do multiculturalismo?” [Equality, cultural difference and the ‘death’ of multiculturalism] V Jornadas de Teoria do Direito, Filosofia do Direito e Filosofia Social, Law School, University of Minho, 22-23 February 2013.
  • “Estatuto e reconhecimento profissional dos tradutores e intérpretes especializados em tradução/interpretação em contexto jurídico: uma perspetiva de Direito Comparado” [Professional status of interpreters and translators working in legal contexts], conference entitled Interpretação e Tradução Jurídicas no Contexto da UE: Perspetivas e Desafios, Law School, University of Minho, 15 March 2013.
  • “Portugal ainda entre a Europa e o Atlântico: perspetivas portuguesas sobre a viabilidade de uma cidadania lusófona” [Takes on the prospect of a Lusophone citizenship], conference Interfaces da Lusofonia, University of Minho, 4-6 July 2013.
  • “Os direitos humanos em Angola” [Human rights in Angola], conference entitled Os Direitos Humanos nos Países Lusófonos: O que Nos Dizem os Observatórios?, OLDHUM, Law School, University of Minho, 31 October 2013.
  • “A proteção do interesse superior da criança em processos judiciais envolvendo crianças migrantes: ponto de situação nos Estados-Membros da União Europeia” [Judicial interpretation of the best interest of migrant children], conference entitled A Proteção Jurídica da Criança, OLDHUM, Law School, University of Minho, 29 November 2013.
October 11th, 2017

Patrícia Jerónimo

Email ppmj@direito.uminho.pt

Phone +351 253 601 814

JusGov’s Director, Patrícia Jerónimo, is Associate Professor at the Law School of the University of Minho. She has a doctoral degree in law from the European University Institute, where she graduated in 2008 with a thesis on citizenship and migration in Portugal against the background of the country’s European and Lusophone cultural and political ties. She is currently Principal Investigator of the FCT funded research project Equality and cultural difference in the practice of Portuguese courts: Challenges and opportunities for an inclusive society (InclusiveCourts), leading a multidisciplinary team of lawyers, anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists and linguistics. She is also involved in several international research projects, as country expert for Portugal and other Portuguese Speaking Countries, such as the Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT), of the European University Institute, where she is Regional Coordinator for Portuguese-Speaking Countries, and the project Varieties of Democracy (V-DEM), led by the University of Gothenburg, where she is Country Coordinator for Timor-Leste. Her main research interests are human rights, minority rights, citizenship, international migration, multiculturalism and legal pluralism. In 2020, she was awarded the Prize for Scientific Merit by the University of Minho, for her research in the field of human rights.

  • Human rights
  • Minority rights
  • Citizenship
  • International migration
  • Multiculturalism
  • Legal pluralism
  • Comparative Law

This researcher belongs to CEDU, DH, GLOB and JUSLAB.

Research projects

  • Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT)
    Country rapporteur on Angola, Brazil, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, and Timor-Leste (since 2016) and Regional Coordinator for Portuguese-Speaking Countries (since 2020), Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute.
  • Varieties of Democracy (V-DEM)
    Country coordinator for Timor-Leste, project led by the University of Gothenburg with multiple sources of funding including the European Commission (since 2014).
  • Ethical and legal challenges in cybersecurity
    Team member, project developed at JusGov, report commissioned by the National Security Office of the Portuguese Government (October-November 2020).
  • Support for the Moldovan Call Centre for Migrants
    Project coordinator, Mobility Partnership Facility Action funded by the European Commission and the ICMPD (2018-2019).
  • CARE Project – Citizens Consular Assistance Regulation in Europe
    Country correspondent for Portugal, project coordinated by the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques of the National Research Council of Italy (Ittig-CNR) with funding by the European Commission (2010).

Books

  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, Lições de Direito Comparado [Comparative Law Handbook], Braga, ELSA UMinho, 2015 (2017, 2019).
  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, Identidade, Cidadania, Alteridade: Portugal ainda entre a Europa e o Atlântico [Identity, citizenship, otherness: Portugal’s ties with Europe and with its former colonies], e-Book, CADMUS, European University Institute, 2008.
  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, Os Direitos do Homem à Escala das Civilizações: Proposta de Análise a Partir do Confronto dos Modelos Ocidental e Islâmico [Human rights and civilizations: Comparison of Western and Islamic models], Coimbra, Almedina, 2001.

Coordination of edited volumes

Book chapters

Journal articles

Encyclopaedia entries

  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, “Minorias” [Minorities], in Jorge Bacelar Gouveia and Francisco Pereira Coutinho (eds.), Enciclopédia da Constituição Portuguesa, Lisbon, QUID JURIS, 2013, pp. 247-248.
  • JERÓNIMO, Patrícia, “Direitos das minorias” [Minority rights], in Jorge Bacelar Gouveia (ed.), Dicionário Jurídico da Administração Pública, 3rd supplement, Lisbon, Coimbra Editora, 2007, pp. 372-391.

Book reviews

Reports

Organisation of Conferences and Seminars

  • Convenor of panel entitled Law and Culture in Court, EASA online, 21-24 July 2020.
  • Organiser of workshop series for the project InclusiveCourts, Braga and Lisbon, June-September 2019.
  • Convenor of panel entitled Dignity, Equality and Cultural Difference in the Practice of Domestic Courts in Europe, Annual Meeting on Law and Society, Washington DC, 30 May 2019.
  • Organiser of conference entitled Igualdade de Género: Velhos e Novos Desafios [Gender equality: Challenges old and new], Braga, Law School, University of Minho, 6 October 2017.
  • Convenor of panel entitled Discovery and Interpretation of Foreign Law in the Portuguese Civil Code and in Comparative Perspective, conference O Código Civil de 1966 e a Sua Circunstância: Passado, Presente e Futuro, Law School, University of Minho, 6-7 October 2016.
  • Organiser of research seminar series at the Research Centre for Human Rights (DH-CII), Law School, University of Minho, 2014-2015.
  • Organiser of conference Cidadania e Diferença Cultural em Portugal: Do Direito nos Livros às experiências dos direitos [Citizenship and cultural difference in Portugal], Law School, University of Minho, 31 October 2014.
  • Organiser of seminar series Direitos Humanos e Islão [Human rights and Islam], OLDHUM, Braga, Law School, University of Minho, October 2014.
  • Organiser of conference Os Direitos Humanos nos Países Lusófonos: O que Nos Dizem os Observatórios? [Human rights in Portuguese Speaking Countries: Observatories’ assessments], OLDHUM, Braga, Law School, University of Minho, 31 October 2013.

Talks and paper presentations

  •  “Citizenship language requirements in Portugal”, Policy roundtable on civics and language requirements linked to naturalization, convened by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), 28 September 2020.
  • “Cidadania, Mobilidade e Género na Resposta à COVID-19” [Citizenship, mobility and gender in the response to COVID-19], Webinar Direitos Humanos, Desigualdades e COVID-19, convened by JusGov and the Master Programme in Human Rights, Law School, University of Minho, 20 July 2020.
  • “Inclusividade na Justiça Portuguesa” [Inclusive justice in Portugal], I Congresso Digital, convened by the Law Students’ Association, University of Minho, 28 April 2020.
  • “Liberdade de religião na jurisprudência dos tribunais portugueses” [Religious freedom in the case law of Portuguese courts], Workshop Desafios do Direito no Século XXI: Diálogos Luso-Brasileiros, Law School, University of Minho, 18 October 2019.
  • “EU Integration and External Relations with the Lusophone World”, 49th UACES Annual Conference, Lisbon, 3 September 2019.
  • “O estatuto das minorias nacionais, religiosas, étnicas e outras na CEDH” [The status of national, religious, ethnic or other minorities in the European Convention on Human Rights], presented with Inês Granja, Congresso sobre a CEDH e os Protocolos Adicionais, Porto, 4 June 2019.
  • “The use of cultural categories and arguments by Portuguese courts in comparative perspective”, Annual Meeting on Law and Society, Washington DC, 30 May 2019.
  • “Diversidade religiosa e cultural” [Religious and cultural diversity], Seminário Nós e os Outros – Alteridade, Políticas Públicas e Direito, Law Faculty, University of Porto, Porto, 5 April 2019.
  • “Os 40 anos da CEDAW e a igualdade de género: Um balanço atual” [Taking stock of 40 years of CEDAW and gender equality], I Congresso Global de Direitos Humanos, Lamego, 19 January 2019.
  • “Legal transplants and development aid: The curious case of Lusophone cross-influences in the definition of the nationality law of Timor-Leste”, Interfaces: 3rd Annual Conference of the Law and Development Research Network, Leiden, 19-21 September 2018.
  • “Paternalistic States and Privatisation of Family Law: Who Wins?”, conference entitled Nudging and Paternalistic Societies: Free Choice and Subtle Determinism, Economics and Management School, University of Minho, 21 June 2018.
  • “Religious freedom in the case law of Portuguese, Spanish and Italian courts”, Law and Society Association (LSA) Annual Meeting 2018, Toronto, 7-10 June 2018.
  • “Crianças migrantes e condições de detenção na prática dos tribunais europeus”, conference entitled Fronteiras e Desigualdades: Passagens, Esperas, Retenções, Social Sciences Institute, University of Minho, 8 May 2018.
  • “A CPLP como organização de direitos humanos?”, conference entitled Os Desafios da CPLP à Luz do Direito Internacional, Universidade Lusófona do Porto, 19 April 2018.
  • “Birthright citizenship in the Portuguese-Speaking World: Patterns and Trends”, Varieties of Citizenship in a Globalised World, European University Institute, Florence, 27 November 2017.
  • “Courts, cultural diversity and legal pluralism in Europe”, ICON.S Conference on Courts, Power, Public Law, University of Copenhagen, 5-7 July 2017.
  • “Cultural diversity, legal pluralism and fundamental rights: The ‘multicultural jurisprudence’ of Portuguese courts in comparative perspective”, conference entitled Constitutionalism in a Plural World, Faculty of Law, Catholic University, Porto, 23 November 2017.
  • “O Português língua de integração em contexto de migração in e out” [Portuguese as a language of integration in migration contexts], Simpósio SIPLE 2017 PLE/L2: Contextos, Usos e Práticas de Ensino, University of Lisbon, 30 October 2017.
  • “Feminização das migrações internacionais e confluência de fatores de vulnerabilidade na condição das mulheres migrantes”, conference entitled Igualdade de Género: Velhos e Novos Desafios, Law School, University of Minho, 6 October 2017.
  • “O uso de símbolos religiosos no local de trabalho: Análise crítica da jurisprudência recente do Tribunal Europeu dos Direitos do Homem e do Tribunal de Justiça da União Europeia” [Religious symbols in the workplace], conference entitled Trabalhadores Migrantes, Law School, University of Minho, 26 May 2017.
  • “Minorias étnicas e raciais na prática dos tribunais portugueses: Estudo de casos” [Racial and ethnic minorities in the case law of Portuguese courts], II Encontro da Secção Temática de Sociologia do Direito e da Justiça, Law School, University of Minho, 27-29 January 2017.
  • “Faraway so close: cross-border migration in the Euro-region Galicia-North of Portugal and the unmet expectations of an easy socio-cultural integration”, ICON.S Conference on Borders, Otherness and Public Law, Humboldt University, Berlin, 17-19 June 2016.
  • “Governança, corrupção e direitos humanos” [Governance, corruption and human rights], conference entitled A Proteção dos Direitos Humanos face à Criminalidade Económica Globalizada, Law School, University of Minho, 9 December 2016.
  • “A assistência linguística na prática judicial portuguesa e europeia: problemas e boas práticas” [Linguistic assistance in court], Forensic Linguistics Seminar Series, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto, 18 October 2016.
  • “Autoridades tradicionais e poder local em Timor-Leste” [Traditional authorities and local power in Timor-Leste], III Jornadas de Direito Municipal Comparado Lusófono, Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 14 October 2016.
  • “Application of Foreign Law by Domestic Courts in Europe and the Challenges of Legal Pluralism”, conference entitled O Código Civil Português de 1966 e a sua Circunstância: Passado, Presente e Futuro, Law School, University of Minho, 6 October 2016.
  • “Diálogos muito prováveis: a liberdade de consciência, de religião e de culto na Constituição portuguesa de 1976 e na Constituição timorense de 2002” [Religious freedom in Portugal and Timor-Leste], conference Direito na Lusofonia, Law School, University of Minho, 19-20 May 2016.
  • “A relativa universalidade dos direitos humanos: uma conversa com Jack Donnelly” [The relative universality of human rights], VIII Jornadas de Teoria do Direito, Filosofia do Direito e Filosofia Social, Faculty of Law, Catholic University, Lisbon, 15-16 April 2016.
  • “Direito e religião num mundo global” [Law and religion in a global world], VII Encontro de Professores Portugueses de Direito Público, Faculty of Law, Nova University of Lisbon, 24-25 January 2014.
  • “Cidadania e diferença cultural no Portugal multicultural contemporâneo” [Citizenship and cultural difference in Portugal], conference Direito na Lusofonia, Law School, University of Minho, 20-22 February 2014.
  • “Interculturalidade e pluralismo jurídico: a emergência de ordens jurídicas minoritárias de fundamento religioso na Europa” [Interculturality and legal pluralism], conference entitled Interconstitucionalidade, Interculturalidade, Interdisciplinaridade, Law School, University of Minho, 25 July 2014.
  • “A jurisprudência multicultural e os muçulmanos nos Estados Membros da União Europeia” [Multicultural jurisprudence and Muslims in Europe], II Colóquio Luso-Italiano sobre Liberdade Religiosa, Faculty of Law of the University of Porto, 24 October 2014.
  • “Os compromissos internacionais do Estado português no domínio da proteção das minorias” [Portugal’s international commitments for the protection of minority rights], conference entitled Cidadania e Diferença Cultural em Portugal: Do Direito nos Livros à Experiência dos direitos, Law School, University of Minho, 31 October 2014.
  • “Igualdade e diferença cultural: quão exageradas são as notícias da morte do multiculturalismo?” [Equality, cultural difference and the ‘death’ of multiculturalism] V Jornadas de Teoria do Direito, Filosofia do Direito e Filosofia Social, Law School, University of Minho, 22-23 February 2013.
  • “Estatuto e reconhecimento profissional dos tradutores e intérpretes especializados em tradução/interpretação em contexto jurídico: uma perspetiva de Direito Comparado” [Professional status of interpreters and translators working in legal contexts], conference entitled Interpretação e Tradução Jurídicas no Contexto da UE: Perspetivas e Desafios, Law School, University of Minho, 15 March 2013.
  • “Portugal ainda entre a Europa e o Atlântico: perspetivas portuguesas sobre a viabilidade de uma cidadania lusófona” [Takes on the prospect of a Lusophone citizenship], conference Interfaces da Lusofonia, University of Minho, 4-6 July 2013.
  • “Os direitos humanos em Angola” [Human rights in Angola], conference entitled Os Direitos Humanos nos Países Lusófonos: O que Nos Dizem os Observatórios?, OLDHUM, Law School, University of Minho, 31 October 2013.
  • “A proteção do interesse superior da criança em processos judiciais envolvendo crianças migrantes: ponto de situação nos Estados-Membros da União Europeia” [Judicial interpretation of the best interest of migrant children], conference entitled A Proteção Jurídica da Criança, OLDHUM, Law School, University of Minho, 29 November 2013.
October 11th, 2017