Michele Antonio Fino

Associate Professor of Ancient Roman Law and Fundamentals of European Law

Biography

Michele A. Fino was born in Revello, and received his undergraduate degree in law from the University of Turin, later earning his research doctorate in Roman law and comparative methods from the University of Ferrara in 2002. Between 2002 and 2006, Fino was a researcher in Roman law at the University of Western Piedmont, and from 2006 to 2011 an associate professor of the History of Political Institutions of Antiquity, at the University of Valle d’Aosta. In October 2011, he joined the University of Gastronomic Sciences as an associate professor of Fundamentals of European Law. He is married with two children, and currently lives in Revello.
In addition to his law studies, Fino also has a passion for food production, mountain wines, and light music. He is a member of the Italian Law History Society and of ARISTEC, and sits on the Scientific-Technical Committee of CERVIM (the Research Center for Mountain Wines).

Courses

  • Food Law
  • European Food and Institutional Law

Major Research Areas

  • Simplification of legislation
  • Civil law institutes and new laws
  • Language issues and legal theory

Key Publications

  • Der Vergleich in der europäischen Rechtsgeschichte. Anerkennung eines Systemproblem, in Cardozo Electronic Law Bulletin (University of Trento), April 2002.
  • (with E. Stolfi) Pomponio o della intelligenza storica dei giuristi romani (translated from the German, D. Nörr, Pomponius oder zum Geschichtsverständnis der römischen Juristen) in Rivista di Diritto Romano, 2 (2002), pp. 1-68.
  • L’origine della transactio. Pluralità di prospettive nella riflessione dei giuristi antoniniani, Milan 2004, XII + 335.
  • Quale interdipendenza delle obbligazioni se ’emptione dominium transfertur’? Per una storia del sinallgma funzionale in età tardoantica, in Compravendita e interdipendenza delle obbligazioni, I, edited by L. Garocalo, Padua (2007), 865-927.
  • Quid est enim civitas nisi iuris societas civium? Spunti di riflessione intorno all’evoluzione dell’idea di ‘civis’ al mutare della ‘civitas(da Cic. de rep. 1.32.49 alla constitutio Antoniniana), in Atti del seminario CIVIS/CIVITAS. Cittadinanza politico-istituzionale e identità socio-culturale da Roma alla prima età moderna. Siena 10 July 2008/Montepulciano 11-13 July 2008, 47-70.

Contacts

Michele A. Fino
University of Gastronomic Sciences | Pollenzo Campus
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, 9
fraz. Pollenzo – 12042 Bra (Cn) – Italy

Telefono: +39 0172 458421
Fax: +39 0172 458500
Email[email protected]