Academic Profile

Nadia Kornioti
Research Scholar

PhD in Law (University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus, Jan. 2018 – Dec. 2020)

  • Thesis title: To what extent was international humanitarian law applicable in the Republic of Cyprus from 1963 until 1974?  An inter-disciplinary investigation with particular reference to Common Article 3 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions I-IV.
  • LLM in Public International Law (University College London, 2011)
  • LLB Bachelor of Laws (University of Leicester, 2010)
  • Erasmus Exchange Programme (Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, 2008-2009)
  • Qualified Advocate (Cyprus Bar Association) (inactive)

Employment Track

  • Migration Officer, Cyprus Red Cross Society, Nicosia, Cyprus (2015-2017)
  • Outreach & Development Associate, Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR), Nicosia, Cyprus (2015-2016)
  • Child Protection Officer, ‘Hope for Children’ CRC Policy Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus (2014-2015)
  • Trainee – Directorate, Fundamental Rights Agency of the EU (FRA), Vienna, Austria (2013)
  • Legal Assistant – Justice & Home Affairs Unit, Permanent Representation of Cyprus to the EU, Brussels, Belgium (2012-2013)
  • Trainee Advocate, Attorney General’s Office of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus (2011-2012)

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • International Law Association – Cypriot Branch
  • Executive Committee Member (2016 – Present)
  • Member of the international ILA Committee on ‘Human Rights in Time of Emergency’ (November 2017 – Present)
  • European Society of International Law

Research Interests

General research interests include:

  • Transitional Justice & Memory, with a focus on intractable conflicts
  • Refugee Law, Migration & Asylum
  • Public Law & Social Policy
  • Jurisprudence & Legal Theory
  • The interaction of the Law with History and the Social Sciences

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  1. Kornioti, ‘Ανθρώπινα Δικαιώματα και Μετανάστευση’ (Human Rights and Migration), Presentation, Conference on Human Rights, organised by the Human Rights Office of the Cyprus Police Force, 09 December 2016
  2. Kornioti, ‘Activities and Experience from the Field’, Panel Discussion: Introduction to Migration, organised by the Law Society of the University of Cyprus, 05 December 2015
  3. Kornioti, ‘Unaccompanied Minors in Cyprus’, Seminar Series: European Responses to Global Children’s Rights Issues: Exchanging Knowledge and Building Capacity, Seminar 5: Legal and Policy Responses to Child Migration in Europe, University of Liverpool, 12 January 2015