Edoardo Celeste

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Edoardo Celeste is an Assistant Professor of Law, Technology and Innovation at the School of Law and Government of Dublin City University. He specialises in EU and comparative digital law, focusing in particular on digital rights and constitutionalism, privacy and data protection, and social media governance.

Edoardo is the Programme Chair of the Erasmus Mundus Master in Law, Data and Artificial Intelligence (EMILDAI), the Deputy-Director of the DCU Law Research Centre, the coordinator of the DCU Law and Tech Research Cluster, and a founding member of the Digital Constitutionalism Network.

Edoardo has been involved in numerous competitively-won research projects securing funding both by public and private institutions. He was the principal investigator of the project 'Cross-Border Data Protection Network' funded by the Irish Research Council and the UK Economic and Social Research Council, and of the project 'Digital Constitutionalism: In Search of a Content Governance Standard' funded by Facebook Research.

Edoardo is the author of the monograph 'Digital Constitutionalism: The Role of Internet Bills of Rights' (Routledge 2022). He published his works in leading legal journals and edited the books 'Data Protection Beyond Borders' (Hart 2021) and 'Constitutionalising Social Media' (Hart 2022).

Edoardo holds a PhD from University College Dublin and previously studied law at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, at the University of Paris II ‘Panthéon-Assas’, and at King’s College London. He is currently affiliated with the ADAPT Centre and the UCD Centre for Human Rights, and he is a member of the Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee of the Royal Irish Academy.

Edoardo won the Irish Research Council Early Career Researcher of Year Award 2022.

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PhD supervision: Edoardo welcomes enquiries from prospective PhD students wishing to pursue research in the field of digital rights (including but not limited to privacy and data protection), digital sovereignty and online platforms regulation (especially social media).

Book

Year Publication
2022 Edoardo Celeste (2022) Digital Constitutionalism: The Role of Internet Bills of Rights. New York; Abingdon: Routledge. [Link] [DOI]

Edited Book

Year Publication
2022 Edoardo Celeste, Amélie Heldt and Clara Iglesias Keller (Ed.). (2022) Constitutionalising Social Media. Oxford: Hart, [Link]
2021 Federico Fabbrini, Edoardo Celeste and John Quinn (Ed.). (2021) Data Protection Beyond Borders: Transatlantic Perspectives on Extraterritoriality and Sovereignty. Oxford: Hart, [Link]

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2022 Edoardo Celeste (2022) 'Irlande' In: Annuaire International de Justice Constitutionnelle, XXXVII-2021. Paris-Aix en Provence : Economica-Presses universitaires d'Aix-Marseille. [Link]
2022 Edoardo Celeste, Amélie Heldt and Clara Iglesias Keller (2022) 'Introduction' In: Constitutionalising Social Media. Oxford : Hart. [Link]
2022 Edoardo Celeste (2022) 'The Constitutionalisation of the Digital Ecosystem: Lessons from International Law' In: International Law and the Internet. Baden-Baden : Nomos. [Link]
2022 Edoardo Celeste, Nicola Palladino, Dennis Redeker, Kinfe Yilma (2022) 'Digital Constitutionalism: In Search of a Content Governance Standard' In: Constitutionalising Social Media. Oxford : Hart. [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) 'Data Protection' In: The Law & Politics of Brexit: Volume III: The Framework of New EU-UK Relations. Oxford : Oxford University Press. [Link] [DOI]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) 'Digital Sovereignty in the EU: Challenges and Future Perspectives' In: Data Protection Beyond Borders: Transatlantic Perspectives on Extraterritoriality and Sovereignty. Oxford : Hart Publishing. [Link]
2021 Federico Fabbrini and Edoardo Celeste (2021) 'EU Data Protection Law between Sovereignty and Extraterritoriality' In: Data Protection Beyond Borders: Transatlantic Perspectives and Extraterritoriality and Sovereignty. Oxford : Hart Publishing. [Link]
2021 Federico Fabbrini, Edoardo Celeste & John Quinn (2021) 'Introduction' In: Data Protection Beyond Borders: Transatlantic Perspectives on Extraterritoriality and Sovereignty. Oxford : Hart Publishing. [Link]
2020 Edoardo Celeste and Federico Fabbrini (2020) 'Competing Jurisdictions: Data Privacy Across the Borders' In: Grace Fox, Theo Lynn and Lisa van der Werff (eds), Data Privacy and Trust in Cloud Computing. London : Palgrave. [Link]
2020 Edoardo Celeste and Federico Fabbrini (2020) 'Targeted Surveillance: Can Privacy and Surveillance Be Reconciled?' In: 20 years anniversary of the Tampere Programme: Europeanisation dynamics of the EU area of freedom, security and justice. Florence : European University Institute. [Link] [DOI]

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2022 Petra Bago;Sheila Castilho;Edoardo Celeste;Jane Dunne;Federico Gaspari;Níels Rúnar Gíslason;Andre Kåsen;Filip Klubička;Gauti Kristmannsson;Helen McHugh;Róisín Moran;Órla Ní Loinsigh;Jon Arild Olsen;Carla Parra Escartín;Akshai Ramesh;Natalia Resende;Páraic Sheridan;Andy Way (2022) 'Sharing high-quality language resources in the legal domain to develop neural machine translation for under-resourced European languages'. Revista de Llengua i Dret (Journal of Language and Law), 78 :9-34. [Link] [DOI]
2022 Edoardo Celeste;Sorcha Montgomery;Arthit Suriyawongkul (2022) 'Digital technology and privacy attitudes in times of COVID-19: formal legality versus legal reality in Ireland'. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 73 (2):283-309. [DOI]
2022 Edoardo Celeste (2022) 'Costituzionalismo digitale e piattaforme: verso una costituzionalizzazione della lex digitalis'. ComunicazionePuntoDoc, 25 :105-118. [Link]
2022 Edoardo Celeste and Giovanni De Gregorio (2022) 'Digital Humanism: The Constitutional Message of the GDPR'. Global Privacy Law Review, 33 (1):4-18. [Link]
2022 Edoardo Celeste (2022) 'Book Review: Judicial Protection of Fundamental Rights on the Internet: A Road Towards Digital Constitutionalism?, by Oreste Pollicino'. European Law Review, 47 :141-144. [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste and Paulo Rená da Silva Santarém (tr) (2021) 'Constitucionalismo Digital. Mapeando a resposta constitucional aos desafios da tecnologia digital'. Revista Brasileira De Direitos Fundamentais & Justiça, 15 (45):63-91. [Link] [DOI]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) 'Digital punishment: social media exclusion and the constitutionalising role of national courts'. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 35 (2):162-184. [Link] [DOI]
2021 Trestian, R.;Xie, G.;Lohar, P.;Celeste, E.;Bendechache, M.;Brennan, R.;Jayasekera, E.;Connolly, R.;Tal, I. (2021) 'Privacy in a Time of COVID-19: How Concerned Are You?'. IEEE Security and Privacy, 19 . [Link] [DOI]
2021 Bendechache, M.;Lohar, P.;Xie, G.;Brennan, R.;Trestian, R.;Celeste, E.;Kapanova, K.;Jayasekera, E.;Tal, I. (2021) 'Public attitudes towards privacy in COVID-19 times in the Republic of Ireland: A pilot study'. Information Security Journal, . [Link] [DOI]
2021 Edoardo Celeste and Nina Shengelia (2021) 'Editorial - Regulating Online Disinformation: Comparative Perspectives'. International Journal of Social Science, 15 (1). [Link]
2020 Edoardo Celeste (2020) 'Social media and politics: the legal value of a tweet'. MediaLaws, (1):188-193. [Link]
2020 Edoardo Celeste and Stefano Rossa (2020) 'A colpi di tweet: social network, pubblica amministrazione e politica'. Istituzioni del Federalismo, XLI (1):121-154. [Link]
2020 Federico Fabbrini and Edoardo Celeste (2020) 'The Right to Be Forgotten in the Digital Age: The Challenges of Data Protection Beyond Borders'. German Law Journal, 21 (S1):55-65. [Link] [DOI]
2020 Edoardo Celeste (2020) 'Book Review: Digital Lifeline: ICTs for Refugees and Displaced Persons, edited by Carleen Maitland'. European Data Protection Law Review, 28 (1):85-92. [Link] [DOI]
2019 Celeste E. (2019) 'Digital constitutionalism: a new systematic theorisation'. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 33 (1):76-99. [DOI]
2019 Celeste E. (2019) 'The court of justice and the ban on bulk data retention: Expansive potential and future scenarios'. European Constitutional Law Review, 15 (1):134-157. [DOI]
2019 Edoardo Celeste and Clara Iglesias Keller (2019) 'Future Visions for a Democratic Internet - Editorial'. Publicum, 5 (2):ii-viii. [Link] [DOI]
2018 Celeste E. (2018) 'Terms of service and bills of rights: new mechanisms of constitutionalisation in the social media environment?'. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 33 (2):122-138. [DOI]
2018 Edoardo Celeste (2018) 'Book review: The Governance of EU Fundamental Rights, by Mark Dawson'. European Data Protection Law Review, 4 (4):409-411. [Link] [DOI]
2018 Edoardo Celeste (2018) 'Book Review: Human Rights Futures, edited by Stephen Hopgood, Jack Snyder, and Leslie Vinjamur'. European Data Protection Law Review, 4 (1):135-139. [Link] [DOI]
2017 Edoardo Celeste (2017) 'Wi-fi gratuito e responsabilità degli intermediari. Ancora alla ricerca di un ‘‘giusto equilibrio’’'. La Nuova Giurisprudenza Civile Commentata, XXIII (17):1595-1603. [Link]

Other Journal

Year Publication
2020 Edoardo Celeste (2020) 'Contemporary Challenges of Social Media and Digital Constitutionalism (Interview by Nina Shengelia)' . [Link]

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2021 Pintu Lohar, Guodong Xie, Malika Bendechache, Rob Brennan, Edoardo Celeste, Ramona Trestian and Irina Tal (2021) 16th International ARES Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security ARES21 Irish Attitudes to Privacy in COVID-19 Times: Sentiment Analysis on Twitter and Survey Data Online, 17/08/2021- 20/06/2021

Blog

Year Publication
2023 Edoardo Celeste (2023) Targeted ads and Meta’s fine: lessons for consent and data protection literacy. BLOG [Link]
2023 Sorcha Montgomery;Edoardo Celeste (2023) COVID-19 and Digital Technology Risks: A Legal Analysis of Irish Privacy Attitudes. BLOG [Link]
2022 Edoardo Celeste (2022) Towards a Transatlantic Data Privacy Framework. BLOG [Link]
2022 Edoardo Celeste (2022) Towards a European Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles: Guidelines for the Digital Decade. BLOG [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) Are mandatory Covid vaccinations a breach of human rights?. BLOG [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) From the UK adequacy decision to Big Brother Watch: Increasingly divergent approaches to mass surveillance in Europe. BLOG [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) Commission v. Spain and H. K. v. Prokuratuur: Taking the Plank out of EU’s Own Eye. BLOG [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) Social media bans: what platforms can learn from national courts. BLOG [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) Trump's social media ban: Reviewing the constitutionality of capital digital punishment. Hamburg: BLOG [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) Cross-Border Data Protection After Brexit. BLOG [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) Digital Constitutionalism: How Fundamental Rights are Turning Digital. BLOG [Link]

Working Paper

Year Publication
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) The Constitutionalisation of the Digital Ecosystem: Lessons from International Law. WP [Link]
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) Cross-Border Data Protection After Brexit. WP [Link]
2018 Edoardo Celeste (2018) Digital Constitutionalism: Mapping the Constitutional Response to Digital Technology's Challenges. WP [Link] http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3219905

Podcast

Year Publication
2021 Edoardo Celeste (2021) Digital Constitutionalism: Understanding a Contemporary (R)evolution. PODCAST [Link]

Translation

Year Publication
2021 Edoardo Celeste, Claudia Padovani, Mauro Santaniello (2021) Carta dei diritti umani e dei principi per Internet. TR [Link]
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Research Projects

Title Role Description Start date End date
Cross-Border Data Protection Network DCU PI 04/01/2021 31/12/2021
PRIVATT - Assessing Irish Attitudes to Privacy in Times of Covid-19 DCU legal coordinator 01/07/2020 28/02/2021
Digital Constitutionalism: In Search of a Content Governance Standard DCU PI 04/05/2020 31/12/2021

Current Postgraduate Students

Student Name Degree Supervision
Mcgrath ,John PhD-track Supervisor

Internal Collaborators

Type Name Company Role
Internal Sorcha Montgomery DCU School of Law & Government Academic
Internal Charlee-Jane Kelly DCU School of Communications Academic
Internal James Byrne DCU School of Communications Academic
Internal Nicola Palladino DCU School of Law & Government Academic

Modules Coordinated

Term Title Subject
2022 Jurisprudence II LG349
2022 EU Data Protection Law LG5045
2022 Intellectual Property Law LG364