Professor of Public law
Jean Monnet University, Saint-Etienne, France
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After a PhD at the University Grenoble-Alpes, Aurélien ANTOINE was Senior Lecturer at the Auvergne University. After he passed the Agrégation, he has been a Professor of Public law at the Faculty of Law of Saint-Etienne since 2012. He is the vice-dean for International Affairs. He’s the director of the College of Law and co-director of the Master II « Public contracts » in association with the universities of Lyon II and Lyon III.
Aurélien ANTOINE has published widely in comparative law, constitutional law and administrative law. His research principally deals with British public law. In november 2014, he organised on this subject an international conference. A book was published after it in 2015. In 2016, he has written a study on the British Constitutional Law published by the LGDJ and prefaced by Lord Mance, Justice of the UK Supreme Court. As a member of the oldest scientific law association in France, the Société de Législation Comparée, he is taking an active part in the works of two departments of collective research (administrative law and constitutional law). Since 2014, he has worked on the UK Supreme Court for a collective research on the making of the European constitutional courts’ decisions. He occasionally works with the Michel Villey Insitute in Paris and for the scientific website “Juspoliticum” about the historic and contemporary dimensions of the British political Constitution.
He also published in business public law. His researches are about the application of competition law to public bodies, public contracts, and the enhancement of public properties (more particularly the enhancement of the cultural heritage). From 2009 to 2012, he developed on this matter a partnership with the Renmin University of China (Beijing), which was completed by two international conferences in China and France. He was invited in Bucarest by the Romanian Academy to present a comparative analysis of UK and French cultural institutions and heritage laws. He finally teaches business public law in foreign universities, like Sao Paulo University in Brazil.
He is currently supervising two PhD in public law and he’s a member of the selection committees for Senior Lecturers in French universities.