Dr. Nikos Skoutaris

Nikos Skoutaris is a lecturer of EU Law at the Law School of the University of East Anglia, Norwich. He obtained his LLB from the University of Aberdeen, his LLM from Maastricht University and his PhD from the European University Institute. His doctoral thesis was published as a monograph with a leading publisher – The Cyprus Issue: the Four Freedoms in a (Member-) State of Siege (Hart Publishing 2011). For three years, he was a member of the ERC-funded European and National Constitutional Law project (EuNaCon).The main output of his research within EuNaCon will consist of his second monograph (Territorial Pluralism in Europe: Vertical separation of powers in the EU and its Member States (Oxford, Hart Publishing, forthcoming in 2016). His current research focuses on the constitutional accommodation of ethno-territorial conflicts in Europe.

Recent publications:

  • Territorial Pluralism in Europe: Vertical Separation of Powers in the EU and its Member States (Oxford: Bloomsbury (Hart Publishing), forthcoming 2017

  • ‘Reflecting and Building Asymmetries: The Role of (Sub-) Constitutional Statutes in Spain and the UK’, in: R. Albert and J. Colon-Rios (eds.), Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes: Forms, Functions, Applications (forthcoming 2017)

  • (with N. Kyriacou) ‘The Birth of a Republic, but Not of a Nation: The Case of State-Building in Cyprus’, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics (forthcoming 2016)

  • ‘The Paradox of the Europeanisation of Intra-State Conflicts’, German Yearbook of International Law (forthcoming 2016)
  • (ed. with V. Kosta and V.P. Tzevelekos) The Accession of the EU to the ECHR (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2014)
  • (ed. with V. Kosta and V.P. Tzevelekos) ‘The Accession of the EU to the ECHR’, 1 European Journal of Human Rights 2013 (special issue)

  • ‘The Cyprus Conflict in Turkish-EU Relations: A Gordian Knot?’, in: F. Cengiz and L. Hoffmann (eds.), Turkey and the European Union: Facing New Challenges and Opportunities (New York and London: Routledge 2013), 28-44.