Joni Asi
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Academic
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Assistant Professor

    Joni Asi

    Nature of Work
    Academic
    Profession
    Assistant Professor
      Biography

      Dr. Joni Aasi is the Professor of public law and political science at An-Najah University, and also Director of UNESCO Chair on Democracy and Human Rights since 2013. In research and teaching his focus is on international law, citizenship and statehood, constitutional transformations and comparative democratization processes. He has worked at BirZeit University for more than 13 years and was a visiting scholar or invited professor at European universities, including Institute of Political Studies Lyon, France, University Rennes 2, France, Palermo University, Italy, to name a few. He has also worked as a legal expert with Palestinian Authority and with international and local NGO’s, including World Health Organization, UNESCO Office of Ramallah, Palestinian Hydrology Group, TRC and Hurriyyat, and the Centers of Community Service at An-Najah University. His interventions were in human-rights centered approach to bioethics, the concept of health from medical to legal thought, the rights of children, the struggle against torture and ill-treatment, the right to adequate housing and to services like electricity and energy, and finally review of legal texts in constitutional or in environment and water issues.

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      Education
      Institution
      University Jean Moulin
      Country
      France
      Degree
      PhD
      Faculty
      Faculty of Law
      Department
      Public Law and Political Science
      Thesis
      Paradigms in the test of time? Politilogues and historians face the collapse of the Soviet empire
      Speciality
      Public Law and Political Analysis
      Sub speciality
      Epistemology
      Duration
      1992 - 2000
      Institution
      Institute For Political Studies/ University Lumieres
      Country
      France
      Degree
      MSc
      Faculty
      Institute For Political Studies
      Department
      Comparative European studies (Political systems, Public Administrations and Public Finances)
      Thesis
      The role of the Monarchy in the UK political system
      Speciality
      Comparative and constitutional Law
      Sub speciality
      Comparative European Studies
      Duration
      1989 - 1991
      Employment History
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