Converging and conflicting ethical values in the internal/external security in continuum in Europe.

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Centre d'Etude sur les Conflits
Professor, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands



  • Human rights law
  • Immigration law
  • Asylum law
  • Citizenship and the European Union



Whose Freedom, Security and Justice? EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy. Essays in European law, Anneliese Baldaccini, Elspeth Guild and Helen Toner (eds), Hart Publishing, Oxford and Portland 2007.

Terrrorism and the Foreigner – A decade of tension around the rule of law in Europe, Anneliese Baldaccini and Elspeth Guild (eds), Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden 2007.

Immigration and Criminal Law in the European Union: The Legal Measures and Social Consequences of Criminal Law in Member States on Trafficking and Smuggling in Human Beings, Elspeth Guild and Paul Minderhoud (eds) Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, 2006.

Articles & Book Chapters

What Future for the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice? - Recommendations on EU Migration and Borders Policies in a Globalising World (with Didier Bigo, Sergio Carrera) CEPS, Brussels, March 2008.

‘The Uses and Abuses of Counter-Terrorism Policies in Europe’, in W. Paterson and J. Rollo (Eds.), Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 46, No. 1, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, January 2008.

EU Policy on Labour Migration. A First Look at the Commission’s Blue Card Initiative CEPS, Brussels, November 2007.  


  • 1997-2000 Phd: European Community Law from a Migrant’s Perspective, supervisors: Professors K Groenendijk and R Fernhout, University of Nijmegen
  • 1985-1987 The College of Law, Chancery Lane, London: Common Professional Examination and Law Society Final Examination
  • 1977-1982 Aristotelean University of Thessalonika, Greece: Degree in modern Greek literature
  • 1976-1977 Aristotelean University of Thessalonika, Greece: diploma in demotic Greek
  • Summer 1976 Université de Montréal, Programme d'Eté
  • 1974-1976 niversity of Regina, Canada: BA in Classics
  • 1972-1973 Mmorial University of Newfoundland, Canada (one academic year before 12 months off and transfer to University of Regina)


English, French, Greek


  • 2007- 2008: Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Bruges
  • 2000- present: Professor of European Migration Law, Radboud University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • 2003- present: Visiting Professor, London School of Economics (incorrectly listed as visiting fellow on the LSE website)
  • 1997-present: Partner, Kingsley Napley, solicitors, Knights Quarter, 14 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4AJ
  • 2005-present: Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels
  • 1999-present: Maître de conférences, l’Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
  • 1989-1997: Solicitor, Baileys Shaw & Gillett, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3RH