BERNES Alessandro

Position
Researcher
Telephone
041 234 7662
E-mail
alessandro.bernes@unive.it
Scientific sector (SSD)
DIRITTO PRIVATO [IUS/01]
Website
www.unive.it/persone/alessandro.bernes (personal record)
Office
Department of Economics
Website: https://www.unive.it/dep.economics
Where: San Giobbe
Research Institute
Research Institute for Social Innovation
Research Institute
Research Institute for Complexity

Personal information

Born in Trieste, October 29th, 1990

Spoken languages: Italian, English e Croatian

Short bio

  • 21 June 2021-to date: Research Fellow (RTDa) in Private Law (IUS/01), Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • April 2019-March 2021: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Research topic: Data protection and scientific research - Private Law (IUS/01). For more details: https://www.researchgate.net/project/Data-Protection-and-Scientific-Research 
  • 15 February 2019: Ph.D. and Doctor Europaeus in Law, Market and Person (XXXI cycle), Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Thesis on “Residential tourism between property and consumer protection: the condo-hotel model” (Private Law). Supervisors: Prof. Roberto Senigaglia, Full Professor of Private Law, Ca' Foscari University of Venice; Prof. Fabio Padovini, Full Professor of Civil Law, University of Trieste
  • 18 February 2015: J.D. in Law (110/110 cum laude), Department of Legal, Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies, University of Trieste. Thesis on “Super-condominium and residential consortium” (Civil Law). Supervisor: Prof. Fabio Padovini, Full Professor of Civil Law, University of Trieste
  • Since October 2017: Qualification to practice as a professional lawyer

Research activities

  • 19 November 2021-to date: Member of the Ethics Committee of Ca' Foscari University of Venice for the period 2021-2023, appointed as an expert on privacy, data protection and legal issues 
  • Since March 2021: Member of the Data Monitoring Board (DMB) of Ca' Foscari University of Venice (previously non-voting adjunct member since June 2019)
  • 1 October 2021-to date: Member of the Ethics Committee of the H2020 project "TranspArEEnS (mainstreaming Transparent Assessment of Energy efficiency in Environmental social governance ratingS)" – P.I. prof.ssa Monica Billio
  • 21 giugno 2021-to date: Appointed as a data protection advisor (WP8) for the H2020 project "CITIES (Co-creating resIlient and susTaInable food systEms towards FOOD2030)" – P.I. prof. Nicola Camatti

Teaching assignments

  • 20 May 2021: lecture on the processing of personal data for scientific, statistical, historical research purposes (3 hrs), PhD Office courses, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (a.y. 2020/2021)
  • 23 April 2021: Moot Court (2 hrs) on facial recognition before the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Data Protection Regulation course, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
  • 21 April/5 May 2021: lecture on “Trasparenza amministrativa, accesso e protezione dei dati personali” (6 hrs), Lifelong Learning course Valore PA INPS (1st level) “L’innovazione tecnologica e la digitalizzazione della P.A.”,  Ca' Foscari Challenge School 
  • 17 April 2021: lecture on privacy and GDPR (4 hrs), Master of Risk Management, Internal Audit & Fraud (RIAF), Ca' Foscari Challenge School
  • 14-21 April 2021: lecture on “Accessibilità e trasparenza alla luce del GDPR” (6 hrs), Lifelong Learning course Valore PA INPS (2nd level) “Il processo di innovazione digitale ed e-government delle P.A.: strumenti avanzati per il governo del sistema”, Ca' Foscari Challenge School
  • 2-16 February 2021: Training course (5 hours) “General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and scientific research” for academic and non-teaching staff of Ca' Foscari University. Event organizer: European Centre of Living Technology and Humanities & Social Change, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
  • January 2021-June 2021: Adjunct Professor of "Introduction to Law" (35 hrs), full course (5 CFU), "Foundation Year" Programme, Ca' Foscari School for International Education, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • August-December 2020: Teaching Assistant Senior (40 hrs), Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • May-June 2020: Teaching Assistant Senior in Private law (60 hrs), Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 16-19 June 2020: lecture on administrative transparency, public access to official documents and data protection (5 hrs), Lifelong Learning course Valore PA INPS (1st level) “Strumenti e tecnologie per la digitalizzazione della PA”, Ca' Foscari Challenge School
  • 18 May 2020: lecture on data protection and scientific research (3 hrs), PhD Office official courses, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (a.y. 2019/2020)
  • March-June 2020: Adjunct Professor of "Introduction to Law" (42 hrs), full course (6 CFU), "Foundation Year" Programme, Ca' Foscari School for International Education, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 4 July 2019: lecture on real estate law (2 hrs), Master “Real Estate Sostenibile”, Ca' Foscari Challenge School (Vega Park, Marghera)
  • 1 July 2019 – 2 August 2019: Teaching Fellow in Private Law (20 hrs), Curricular Summer course (6 CFU), Department of Economics, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
  • 29 May 2019: lecture on public transparency, access to official documents and right to privacy (7 hrs), Master Valore PA INPS (2nd level) “Il processo di innovazione tecnologica, digitalizzazione ed eGovernment delle PA: strumenti avanzati per il governo del sistema”, Ca' Foscari Challenge School (Vega Park, Marghera)
  • 11 April 2019: lecture on publicly available information and data protection (7 hrs), Master Valore PA INPS (1st level) “Strumenti e tecnologie per la digitalizzazione della PA”, Ca' Foscari Challenge School (Vega Park, Marghera)
  • March 2017 – September 2017: Specialized tutor in Private Law (30 hrs), Interdepartmental School of Economics, Languages and Entrepreneurship, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (Treviso)
  • February 2016 - September 2016: Specialized tutor in Private Law (30 hrs), Department of Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Since October 2015: Honorary Lecturer of Private Law and Tourism Law (IUS/01) at Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Principal activities: teaching assistant, student mentor, member of exam commission

Education and training

  • June 2015 – September 2018: Ph.D. in Law, Market and Person (XXXI cycle), Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Ph.D. student with scolarship (first place in access ranking)
  • March 2018 – June 2018: Visiting student at University of Balearic Islands (UIB), Faculty of Law, Palma de Mallorca (ES). Supervisor: Prof. Pedro Antonio Munar Bernat, Full Professor of Civil Law, UIB
  • March 2015 – September 2016: Trainee lawyer, Studio legale Avv. Giancarlo Muciaccia, Trieste
  • September 2009 – February 2015: Law Degree (110/110 cum laude), Faculty of Law, University of Trieste (avarage grade 29,92/30)
  • February 2012 – March 2012: Visiting intern at European Court of Human Rights, Registry of the Court, Italian Division, Strasbourg (FR)
  • July 2009: Classical High School Diploma, Liceo Classico "Dante Alighieri" of Trieste

Conference speeches, seminars and other activities

  • 30 November 2021: conference speech "Casa familiare e collocomento dei figli nella crisi familiare" at the event "La casa familiare". Event organiser: ONDIF (Osservatorio nazionale sul diritto di famiglia) and Ordine degli Avvocati di Treviso
  • 6 July 2021: speaker at “Data Revolution @ Ca’ Foscari. Prendersi cura dei propri dati e trasformarli in un vero asset aziendale”. Title of the speech: "Data sharing as a key-enabler for science & business". Event organiser: PInK Office Ca' Foscari University of Venice & Data Valley
  • 16 June 2021: conference speech "La trasparenza nel trattamento dei dati personali nei mercati digitali: il ruolo dei Transparency Enhancing Tools". Seminar organised by the Juridical Observatory on Digital Innovation OCID/JODI, Department of Law and economics of production activities, Sapienza University of Rome
  • 24 May 2021: conference speech "Fairness for Creators and Providers of Multimedia Contents" at the international workshop "Archives and AI: Coping with Climate Change". Event organiser: AI4EU H2020 EU project, WP5. Working group on Cultural Issues in AI (ECLT) in collabortion with EU FET project MUHAI (VIU), EU FET project Odycceus (Ca’ Foscari Department of Management) and Science Gallery Venice (VIU, San Servolo, Venice)
  • 6 November 2020: conference speech (selected after call for paper) titled “Il condhotel. Un itinerario fra proprietà e contratto” at the Convenium “A 50 anni dall’Introduzione alla problematica della proprietà di Pietro Perlingieri”. Event organiser: Department of Law (Palermo) LUMSA University and SISDiC (Italian Society of Civil Law Scholars) – Sicilia
  • 21 September 2020: conference speech on "Privacy Enhancing technologies (PET) e tutela della persona" at the all-day webinar "Giornata di studio del Nord Adriatico – temi giuridici di attualità", panel "UNIRI II - I diritti della persona nella trasformazione digitale della società". Event organiser: University of Rijeka (HR) 
  • 18 May 2020: lecture on data protection and scientific research, PhD Office official courses of Ca' Foscari University of Venice (a.y. 2019/2020)
  • 21 April 2020: workshop coordination (with C. Garbuio) on the subject of privacy and smart working. Seminar organised within the doctoral project “Innovazione, spazio digitale, responsabilità”. Event organiser: PhD in Law, Market and Person, Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice 
  • 28 November 2019: workshop coordination on the subject of biological samples and the law. Seminar organised within the doctoral project "La persona tra patrimonialità e valori". Event organiser: PhD in Law, Market and Person, Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 22-23 October 2019: workshop coordination (with A. M. Garofalo) on the subject of non-patrimonial loss, punitive damages and civil liability. Seminar organised within the doctoral project "La persona tra patrimonialità e valori". Event organiser: PhD in Law, Market and Person, Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 11 October 2019: conference speech titled "Trattamento dei dati personali e ricerca scientifica" at the seminar "La gestione del rischio nel trattamento dei dati personali". Event organiser: Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 20 December 2018: conference speech titled “Trasparenza amministrativa vs. tutela dei dati personali: scontro o incontro?” at the Congress “Prevenzione della corruzione, trasparenza e privacy: quale bilanciamento?”. Event organisers: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, IUAV University, University of Padua and University of Verona
  • 15 June 2018: conference speech titled “Il turismo residenziale fra proprietà e consumo: il condhotel” at the “XXXI incontro nazionale di Coordinamento dei Dottorati di Ricerca in Diritto privato”. Discussants Prof. Fabio Padovini, Full Professor of Civil Law, University of Trieste and Prof. Roberto Senigaglia, Full Professor of Private Law, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Event organiser: University of Sassari. Location: Alghero. Date: 15-16 June 2018
  • 14 December 2017: speech titled “Responsabilità del genitore per il solo fatto della procreazione e parto anonimo: il differente ruolo della madre e del padre a confronto con l’interesse del figlio” at the book presentation “Filiazione e responsabilità genitoriale” (Antonio Gorgoni, CEDAM, 2017). Event promoter: Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 20 November 2015: poster presentation “Ritorno al diritto?” at the Graduate School annual opening ceremony, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Event organisation

  • 11-13 November 2021: Scientific committee of the conference “Divorzio e famiglie. Mezzo secolo di storia del diritto italiano”. Event organiser: Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 3 May 2019: Organizing committee of the book presentation “Sovraindebitamento e rapporto obbligatorio” (edited by G. D'Amico, Giappichelli, 2018). Event organiser: Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 17-18 June 2016: Organizing committee of the XXVII National Conference for Doctoral Programme of Private Law. Event organiser: Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (17-18 June 2016)

Honours and awards

  • Member of the editorial board of the academic journal "Rassegna di diritto civile" (A-class review)
  • Member of the drafting committee of the academic journal "Jus Civile" (A-class review)
  • Member of the organizing committee of the “LAW-LAB - Laboratorio di innovazione regolativa” (since January 2021)
  • Corrispondent member of "Associazione Civilisti Italiani" (since June 2021). Previously aggregate member (since June 2019)
  • Member of the Ca’ Foscari University Official Delegation at the Information Seminar on the Council of Europe, Strasbourg (FR), during the Grande Chambre public hearing “Berlusconi vs. Italy” (21-22 November 2017)
  • Winner of “Giuseppe Sperduti” Award (ed. 2011) - team member finalist and winner of a national moot-court competition on European Convention of Human Rights. Event promoter: Italian Society for International Organisations, Rome