Contact Person: Dr Natasa Mavronicola

Current research/work: Articles 2 and 3 of the European Convention of Human Rights

Teaching: LLM Module ‘Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights’


N. Mavronicola, Crime, Punishment and Article 3 ECHR: Puzzles and Prospects of Applying an Absolute Right in a Penal Context, Human Rights Law Review (2015)


  • Dr Mavronicola taught on the ‘Counter-terrorism and Human Rights at the Global Law and Governance Summer School’ in Sounion, Greece in July 2015. The syllabus can be found here.
  •  Dr Mavronicola provided evidence to the Joint Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions and the Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality of the Oireachtas, sitting jointly, on the issue of Ireland complying with Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights – available at http://bit.ly/1JJPRAv and http://bit.ly/1UXu3Cf – Meeting at Houses of the Oireachtas on 10 June 2015.
  • Dr Mavronicola provide a submission to the Independent Review on Deportation with Assurances, available at http://bit.ly/1FPLqhl – participation at Symposium on Deportation with Assurances on 24 September 2014, organised by the Office for Security and Counter-terrorism, UK Home Office.
  • Two of Dr Mavronicola’s articles are cited in Joint Concurring Opinion of Judges Nicolaou and Keller and Concurring Opinion of Judge Silvis in ECtHR Grand Chamber in Svinarenko and Slyadnev v Russia App Nos 32541/08 and 43441/08, Judgment of 17 July 2014.
  •  Dr Mavronicola’s latest paper on ‘Absolute Rights and Unpopular Minorities’, is available at http://bit.ly/1Mt2Dou