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Tamas Dezso Ziegler

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Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Faculty of Social Sciences of Eötvös Loránd University

Tamas Dezso Ziegler is a lawyer from Budapest, Hungary, and currently an associate professor in the Institute of Political and International Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary). Tamas' major is in EU law and European studies (including the interdisciplinary analysis of public policies and political aspects of legislation), international business law and private international law. Tamas started his career at some of the biggest international law firms: at Baker & McKenzie Hungary and Nagy & Trocsanyi Attorneys-At-Law (that time an associate office of Coudert Brothers). Later, he taught at several Hungarian universities including Corvinus University Budapest, Karoli Gaspar University School of Law, Edutus College (College for Modern Business Studies) as well as at the National University of Public Service, and also worked for more than a decade as a research fellow of the Institute for Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest). Apart from his work in Hungary, he was a visiting professor at Bergen University (Norway), Warwick University (Coventry, the UK), Northwestern Polytechnical University (Xi’an, China), a fellow of Free University Berlin, was a visitor at the Diamond Law Library of Columbia University School of Law (New York), a Van Calker Fellow of the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (Lausanne), a visiting scholar of Fordham University School of Law (New York), a visiting fellow  (grant holder) of Max Planck Institute on Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg) a visiting fellow of Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg), and a guest researcher of the Contestations of the Liberal Script (Scripts) research project of the Otto-Suhr-Institute of Free University Berlin.

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