The Network

The Project

The related issues of smart cities and of the digitalization of public administration are not fresh topics: they have already been targeted by an ocean of literature, whether scientific, sociological, economic, and so on.

By contrast, their coverage by legal research and legal discussion remains relatively limited, although any approximation to them swiftly shows that their legal aspects are sometimes clearly strategic.

The aim of our project is to gather into a rather informal network people -academics and practitioners- who are willing to explore the smart cities and digital administration issues as lawyers – while in the same time open to other approaches since it is certainly impossible to grasp efficiently these issues when remaining in a pure legal vision – and who are ready to discuss them in an informal club of colleagues.


The Steering Committee

Jean-Bernard Auby, Professor Emeritus of Public Law of Sciences Po, Paris

Elena D'Orlando, Università degli Studi di Udine

Giorgio Orsoni, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia (retd)


Isaac Delgado, Universidad de Toledo

Diana-Urania Galetta, Università degli Studi di Milan

Gabriella Racca, Università degli Studi di Torino

Philippe Cossalter, Universität des Saarlandes

Giovanna De Minico, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Roberto Cavallo Perin, Università degli Studi di Torino

Lucie Cluzel, Université de Lorraine

Giuseppe Piperata, Università IUAV di Venezia

Juli Ponce, Universidad de Barcelona

Laurence Folliot-Lalliot, Université Paris X Nanterre


Pier Marco Rosa Salva, Università degli Studi di Udine - E-mail

Maximilien Lanna, Unviersité Paris II - Pantheon Assas - E-mail

Gherardo Carullo, Università degli Studi di Milano

Giorgio Mancosu, Università degli Studi di Cagliari

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