Michele Luminati

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Michele Luminati (born January 26, 1960 in Poschiavo ) is a Swiss legal historian .


Luminati studied law at the University of Zurich , where he obtained his doctorate in 1995 with a dissertation on disaster management in Sicily in the 18th century . During the following activity as senior assistant in Zurich , he completed his habilitation with a thesis on the history of the Italian judiciary after 1945. He has been working at the University of Lucerne since 2002, initially as an associate professor, and since 2004 as a full professor of legal history, contemporary legal history and legal theory. In 2008 the University of Zurich appointed him adjunct professor . From 2013 to 2016 he was director of the Istituto Svizzero di Roma .

His research interests are the history of constitutional and administrative law in modern times, the history of the city of Italy, European judicial history in the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of criminal law in Switzerland and judicial theory.

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  1. Luminati, Michele. In: Kürschner's German Scholars Calendar Online. degruyter.com, accessed on April 16, 2020 (founded by Joseph Kürschner , constantly updated, restricted online edition).