Academic Profile

Ms Katerina Kalaitzaki
Research Scholar
Qualifications

  • PhD Law (University of Central Lancashire, Expected)
  • LLM European Law (University of Nottingham, 2014)
  • LLB (Hons) Law (University of Leicester, 2013)
  • SD1 under the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning, (University of Central Lancashire – awarding Institution, 2017)

 

Employment Track

  • Trainee Lawyer, Lellos P. Demetriades Law Office LLC (September 2014 – September 2015)
  • Associate Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire Cyprus (January 2016 – Present)

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • Socio-legal Studies Association
  • Cyprus Bar Association

Research Interests

European Union Law: EU citizenship, EU Single Market and fundamental freedoms, fundamental rights, federalism, EU integration, human rights and civil liberties, EU competition law, migration and immigration law, EU economic and financial governance in times of crisis, European Foreign Policies, European Convention on Human Rights

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Module leader on the LLM (2015-2018) for EU Competition Law (LA4601) (Semester 2)
  • Module leader on the LLM (2015-2018) for EU Single Market (LA4932) (Semester 2)
  • Lecturer on the LLB (2015-2016) for EU Business Law (LW3025) (Year 4, Semester 2)
  • Module leader on the LLB (2016-2018) for EU Single Market Law (LW3025) (Year 4, Semester 2)
  • Module leader on the LLB (2017-2018) for Street Law (LW1105) (Year 2, Semester 1)
  • Lecturer on the LLB (2017-2018) for Current Legal Issues in Cyprus (LW1113) (Year 2, Year-long)
  • Lecturer on the LLB (2017-2018) for EU law (LW2503) (Year 3, Year-long)
  • Lecturer on the LLB (2017-2018) for Foundations in Human Rights (LW1016) (Year 2, Semester 2)

Administrative Roles

  • Member and representative of PhD Students, Research and Innovation Committee (RIC)

Selective Publications 

  • Katerina Kalaitzaki, ‘EU citizenship as a means of empowerment for fundamental rights during the financial crisis’ (2018) European Papers Journal (forthcoming)
  • Laulhé Shaelou, N. Alkiviadou and K. Kalaitzaki, International Encyclopedia of Migration Law – Cyprus (Kluwer Law International, 2019) (forthcoming)
  • Laulhé Shaelou and K. Kalaitzaki, “The effectiveness and application of EU Law by national courts: towards an internalisation of EU Law in Cyprus” in C. Franklin, The effectiveness and application of EU and EEA Law in national courts (Intersentia, 2018) (forthcoming)
  • Laulhé Shaelou and K. Kalaitzaki, “The application of the EU Charter in Cyprus” in L. Burgorgue-Larsen, The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights seized by the national judges/La Charte des Droits Fondamentaux de l’Union Europénne saisie par les judges en Europe (Pedone, 2017) 211-260 (bilingual) (20,000 words)
  • Katerina Kalaitzaki, “The application of the principle of European Solidarity: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?” (Jean Monnet Module Working Paper Series 2/2016, School of Law, UCLan Cyprus, October 2016) http://www.uclancyprus.ac.cy/files/1014/7809/0976/JMMWP_Series2_Kalaitzaki.pdf

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • ‘The application of the principle of European Solidarity: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (University of Lancaster, Annual Conference of the Socio-Legal Studies Association, April 2016)
  • ‘The principle of European Solidarity and its application: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (UCLan Cyprus, JMM Workshop entitled “Future Trends in interdisciplinary research”, June 2016)
  • ‘The application of the principle of European Solidarity: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 4th PhD Forum by NILG entitled “Law and Governance in Crisis-Ridden Union”, November 2016)
  • ‘The effectiveness of the Law of Insolvency of Credit Institutions in Cyprus’ (Central Bank of Cyprus, 1st Conference for law students and graduates, February 2017)
  • ‘The application of the principle of European Solidarity: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (Centre for European Legal Studies of University of Cambridge (CELS) Workshop entitled “New Challenges to European Solidarity”, March 2017)
  • ‘The Relationship between the European Convention on Human rights and European Union Law during periods of crises’ (University of Nicosia, Conference under the auspices of the Cypriot Chairmanship entitled “The Inter-relationship between the ECHR and European Union Law”, March 2017)
  • ‘The Reality of Socio-economic Rights during the Financial Crisis and EU Citizenship as a Means of Empowerment’ (UCLan Cyprus, JMM Conference entitled “The EU economic and financial crisis and ever after. The ‘protecting the wrong rights’ theory”, July 2017)
  • ‘EU citizenship as a means of empowerment for fundamental rights during the financial crisis’ (Court of Justice of the European Union/ University of Luxembourg, Conference entitled “EU Citizenship, Federalism and Rights”, November 2017)
  • ‘EU citizenship as a means of reinforcing the application of EU fundamental rights: challenges, developments and limits’ (LLS PhD Research Conference, Lancashire School of Law, June 2018)

Scholarships/Awards

  • Full 3-year PhD Scholarship awarded, University of Central Lancashire, 2016-2018