Elda Brogi – Scientific Coordinator. Elda Brogi’s main interests span Constitutional, European and Media law. She teaches Information and Communication Law at the University of Florence, and previously taught at the University of Macerata. Elda has worked as a Parliamentary Assistant at the European and Italian Parliaments, and as research fellow at the Universities of Florence (Media Integration and Communication Centre) and Perugia. She has participated in many European and Italian research projects covering her main topics of interest. For instance, at the University of Florence, she was the coordinator of the project “Support to the reform of Serbian Media Legislation towards EU standards and strengthening of legal and technical skills of media professionals” (CARDS) and recently she has been working in the Mediadem project at the Law Department of the EUI.
She holds a degree in Law (University of Florence), a Ph.D. in Public Law and Constitutional Law (University La Sapienza, Rome) and is an Italian qualified lawyer. In 2014 and 2015 she has been a member of the Committee of experts on protection of journalism and safety of journalists (MSI-JO) at the Council of Europe. Since December 2015 she is member of the Committee of experts on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership (MSI-MED) at the Council of Europe.