Silvana Dalla Bontà

Professore associato

Facoltà di Giurisprudenza


Via Verdi, 53 - 38122 Trento
tel. 0461 281869
silvana.dallabonta[at]unitn [dot] it
Formazione

2005             Ph.D. in Legal Theory and Comparative Analysis of Procedural Law, University of Urbino

2000             MA Degree in Law, University of Trento (summa cum laude)

Carriera accademica ed attività didattica

CURRENT POSITION

Associate Professor of Civil Procedure at the University of Trento, Faculty of Law

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

2007-2013

Comparative Civil Procedure (42 hours, 6 CTS), University of Trento, Faculty of Law

European Civil Procedure (42 hours, 6 CTS), University of Trento, Faculty of Law

2013 – to date

Negotiation and Mediation: Principles and Practice (20 hours, 2 CTS), University of Trento, Faculty of Law

2018 – to date

Clinic in Alternative Dispute Resolution (42 hours, 6 CTS),University of Trento, Faculty of Law

2019 – to date

Italian Civil Procedure (98 hours, 14 CTS), University of Trento

Civil Litigation in Comparative Context (42 hours, 6 CTS), University of Trento; Bachelor’s Programme “Comparative, European and International Legal Studies”

GUEST LECTURES (selection)

2009

(January) Introduction on Italian Corporate Law, University of Vienna, Economics Centre

(November 8) Lecture, Why a Comparative Perspective? Fundamental Differences between Procedural Legal Systems, San Diego State University, Department ISCOR (International Security and Conflict Resolution)

2013

(June) Lecture, Pleadings and Appeal  Systems, Italian Civil Procedure School organised by IPSOA Legal Profession Educational Centre in Milan

(May 28) Lecture, Res Judicata in Civil and Common Law Tradition, University of Naples Federico II , Doctoral School in Civil Procedural and International Law

(October 4) Lecture, Action in Warranty or in Guarantee, University of Urbino

2014

(April 7) Lecture, Lis Alibi Pendens in the EC Reg. No. 44/2001 and in the EU Reg. No. 1215/2012 and in the ECJ Case-law, University of Turin

2015

(March 9-10) Lecture, From the Regulation Brussels I to the Regulation Brussels I Recast: What Will Change?, University of Tuscia

2016

(April 21) Lecture, Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in the EU Context: An Analysis of the UK Legal System (in dialogue with Prof. A. Otto, University of Passau), University of Trento, Doctoral Course in Comparative and European Legal Studies

(April 22) Lecture, Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Practice: The Legal Negotiation (in dialogue with Prof. A. Otto, University of Passau), University of Trento, Doctoral Course in Comparative and European Legal Studies

(May 12) Lecture, Mediation in Civil and Commercial Matters in  Spain and Italy (in dialogue with Prof. G. García-Rostán Calvín, University of Murcia), University of Trento, Doctoral Course in Comparative and European Legal Studies

(November 22) Lecture, Family Law in the Framework of Private and Procedural International and European Law, University of Tuscia, Doctoral Course MEG: European and Global Market and Law

2018

(April 9) Lecture, European Account of Preservation Order: An Overview, University of Tuscia

 

Interessi di ricerca

RESEARCH, STUDY AND WORKING STAY AND OTHER ACTIVITIES ABROAD

2002 - 2013

Several research and study stays, University of Vienna, Faculty of Law, at the invitation of Prof. A. Konecny, Prof. E.-M. Bajons and Prof. P. Böhm

2008

(June 8 – September 27) Visiting Scholar, University of Houston, Law Center

2009

(August 9 - November 11) Visiting Scholar, University of Houston, Law Center

2015

(January 19 – February 2) Research stay, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedure in the framework of the Guest Programme

(June 1 – June 20) Research Stay, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg in the framework of the Guest Programme

2016

(May 28 – June 4) Visiting Professor, University of Murcia in the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme

(July 1 – August 31) MPI-Stipendiatin, MPI for Comp. and Int’l Private Law, Hamburg

(September 16) Member of Doctoral Commission, University of Murcia

2017

(August 1 – August 31) DAAD-Stipendiatin, MPI for Comp. and Int’l Private Law, Hamburg

2018

(August 6 – August 18) Research stay, Institute for Comp. and Int’l Private Law, University of Heidelberg

2019

(May 27 – May 29) Erasmus+ Visiting Professor, University of Murcia

(August 1 – August 31) MPI-Stipendiatin, MPI for Comp. and Int’l Private Law, Hamburg

 

Attività di ricerca

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

2011-2003

Member of the research team (PRIN – Italian National Research Project) on “Economic Analysis of the In-court Civil Proceedings: Towards a Higher Efficiency”, National Scientific Coordinator Prof. A. Gambaro, University of Trento Scientific Coordinator Prof. M. Marinelli

Member of the international research team on “Efficacy of the Measure to Simplify, Accelerate, or Substitute the Process to Get a Decrease of Litigiousness”, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, Scientific Coordinator Prof. Á. Bonet Navarro, University of Zaragoza

2014-2016

Member of the international research team on “Limits to the Access to Justice and Dispute Resolution Methods”, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Scientific Coordinator Prof. F.J. Herrero, University of Zaragoza

2015-2017

Member of the Project co-funded by the Justice Programme of the EU on “European Civil Procedure for Lawyers: Promoting Training to Improve the Effectiveness of Transnational Justice” (JUST/2014/JTRA/AG/EJTR/6771), Principal Applicant Prof. E. D’Alessandro, University of Turin; Partners: University Complutense of Madrid, University of Maribor, University of Passau

Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

MEMBERSHIPS

Member, European Law Institute (ELI)

Member, Italian Association of Scholars on Civil Procedure

Member, Board of the Doctoral School in Comparative and European Legal Studies, University of Trento

Member of the Editorial Committee of the Italian Law Reviews Il giusto processo civile and Diritto e Pratica Tributaria

Premi e riconoscimenti

SCHOLARSHIPS AND RECOGNITIONS

2011

Kester-Haeusler-Stiftung-Stipendiatin for the participation at the XIV. World Congress of IALP, University of Heidelberg

2016

(July-August) MPI-Stipendiatin, MPI for Comp. and Int’l Private Law, Hamburg

2017

(August) DAAD-Stipendiatin, MPI for Comp. and Int’l Private Law, Hamburg

2019

(August) MPI-Stipendiatin, MPI for Comp. and Int’l Private Law, Hamburg

Altre attività

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

2018 - to date

Coordinator of the Teaching Activities, University of Trento

2015 - to date

Member of the Trento Faculty of Law Alumni Association’s Management Board

Scientific Coordinator of the Research Group on Negotiation and Mediation, University of Trento (from 2018 renamed Conflict Managers of Tomorrow Project)

2011 - to date

Founder and Coordinator of the Conflict Managers of Tomorrow Project https://conflict-managers.com

Coach of the team of students from the University of Trento, competing in the Italian Mediation Competition (IMC), Italian Negotiation Competition (INC), ICC Mediation Competition (1st place 2014, 2015 IMC, 2nd place 2016 IMC; Special Mention in 2019 IMC; 2nd place 2017 INC, 1st place 2019 INC; Trento team amongst the 8 best teams, 14th ICC Mediation Competition; 7th place 2019 Int’l Negotiation Competition)

2017

(June 28-29) Judge, 2017 Int’l Negotiation Competition, University of Oslo

2018

(February 8-9) Judge, 2018 INC, LUMSA University, Rome; (February 22-23) Judge, 2018 IMC

2008-2018

Coordinator of the Erasmus Programme, University of Trento

 

Note

Languages: Italian (native language), English (C 1), German (B 2), Spanish (B 2)