Biography

Nikos is a Lecturer of EU Law in the UEA Law School and Visiting Senior Fellow at the European Institute, LSE.  Nikos obtained his LLB from the University of Aberdeen, his LLM from Maarstricht University and his PhD from the European University Institute.  His doctoral thesis was published as a monograph with a leading publisher (The Cyprus Issue: the four freedoms in a (member-) state of siege) (Hart Publishing 2011). For three years he was a member of the ERC-funded European and National Constitutional Law project (EuNaCon).  The main output of his research within EuNaCon will consist of his second monograph (Territorial Pluralism in Europe: Federalism, Regionalism and Decentralisation in the EU and its Member States (Oxford, Hart Publishing, forthcoming in 2014)). His current research focuses on the constitutional accommodation of ethno-territorial conflicts in Europe.

All Publications

Kyriakou, N., Skoutaris, N.

(2016)

The Birth of a Republic, But Not of a Nation: The Case of State-Building in Cyprus

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)


Skoutaris, N.

(2016)

'From Britain and Ireland to Cyprus: Accommodating ‘Divided Islands’ in the EU Political and Legal Order’

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Kosta, V., Skoutaris, N., Tzevelekos, V.

(2014)

The EU Accession to the ECHR

(Scholarly edition)


Skoutaris, N.

(2013)

The Cyrpus Issue and Turkey's Accession Negotiations: Catalyst Effect or Gordian Knot?

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Skoutaris, N.

(2012)

Comparing the subnational constitutional space of the European sub-state entities in the area of foreign affairs

UEA Repository

(Article)


Skoutaris, N.

(2012)

‘The role of sub-state entities in the EU decision-making processes: A comparative constitutional law approach’

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Skoutaris, N., Dinas, E.

(2012)

‘Gestión de los estados plurinacionales europeos: consolidando el consociacionalismo a través de los sistemas electorales’: [Managing the European Plurinational States: Consolidating Consociationalism through the Electoral Systems]

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Skoutaris, N.

(2011)

The Cyprus Issue: The Four Freedoms in a Member State under Siege

UEA Repository

(Book)


Skoutaris, N.

(2011)

‘The legal dimensions of Cypriot membership’

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Skoutaris, N.

(2011)

‘The status of northern Cyprus under EU law. A comparative approach to the territorial suspension of the acquis’

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Skoutaris, N.

(2010)

Building transitional justice mechanisms without a peace settlement: A critical appraisal of recent case law of the Strasbourg court on the Cyprus issue

UEA Repository

(Article)


Cremona, M., Skoutaris, N.

(2009)

Speaking of the de…rogations: Accommodating a solution of the Cyprus Problem within the Union legal order

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)


Skoutaris, N.

(2009)

The European courts as political actors in the Cyprus conflict

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Skoutaris, N., Cremona, M.

(2009)

Taking Cyprus’ EU Membership into Account: Strict Compliance or Accommodation?

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Skoutaris, N.

(2008)

‘The application of the acquis communautaire in the areas not under the effective control of the Republic of Cyprus: The Green Line Regulation’

UEA Repository

(Article)


Skoutaris, N.

(2005)

Differentiation in European Union citizenship law: The Cyprus problem in K Inglis and A Ott (eds), (Groningen, Europa Law Publishing, 2005) 161-174.

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))


Key Research Interests

Research Kewords

EU Law
Comparative Constitutional Law
Federalism
EU External Relations Law
European Neighbourhood Policy
Conflict Resolution
South East Europe, Cyprus, Greece, Turkey

Postgraduate Research Student Supervision

EU Law
EU Constitutional Law
EU External Relations Law
European Neighbourhood Policy
Comparative Constitutional Law
Federalism

Teaching Interests

EU Law
EU Constitutional Law
EU External Relations Law