Argyro

SHORT BIO

Argyro (Iro) Chatzinikolaou is a doctoral student in the research group Law & Technology at Ghent University. She is affiliated with the department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law. She is currently a member of the Human Rights Centre at the Faculty of Law and Criminology at Ghent University, the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) and PIXLES (Privacy, Information Exchange, Law Enforcement and Surveillance) as well as a member in the Athens Bar Association. Iro’s research revolves around the online sexual behaviour of children and, more precisely, focuses on the balance between the protection of children’s rights and the fulfilment of the need to protect children within the digital environment. Iro is working on the research project “Minors and online sexual acts: a study of legal qualifications and regulatory approaches from a children’s rights perspective” (FWO).

Iro holds an LLM degree in Civil Law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece) and an LLM degree in Law and Technology from Tilburg University (The Netherlands). TD

WORK DETAILS

FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Argyro (Iro) Chatzinikolaou

POSITION PhD Research Fellow

EMAIL argyro.chatzinikolaou[@]ugent.be

TELEPHONE +32 9 264 84 87

SECRETARIAT +32 9 264 68 32

WORKING DAYS Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

CONTACT HOURS On appointment

POSTAL ADDRESS Ghent University, Campus Aula, Law and Technology Research Group, Voldersstraat 5, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

VISITING ADDRESS Voldersstraat 5, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • PhD Researcher, Ghent University, Human Rights Centre (2017 – ongoing)

EDUCATION

University degrees

  • LL.M in Law and Technology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, 2017
  • LL.M in Civil Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 2016
  • Law Degree, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 2014

EXPERTISE

  • Children’s rights in the digital environment
  • Privacy and data protection
  • Freedom of expression
  • (European) Media Law
  • Civil Law

SIDELINE ACTIVITIES / MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of the Human Rights Centre at the Faculty of Law and Criminology, Ghent University
  • Member of PIXLES (Privacy, Information Exchange, Law Enforcement and Surveillance)
  • Member of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • Regular contributor to the Strasbourg Observers blog
  • Student training for the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition at Oxford University, United Kingdom, 2018-2019
  • Member of the Athens Bar Association (Greece)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Chatzinikolaou, A. and Lievens, E. ‘Towards a Legal Qualification of Online Sexual Acts in which Children are Involved: Constructing a Typology’, European Journal of Law and Technology (Forthcoming in 2019)

ALL PUBLICATIONS

All publications by Argyro Chatzinikolaou are listed in the ‘Ghent University Academic Bibliography’, Chatzinikolaou@BiblioUGent.

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