Jon-Mirena Landa Gorostiza
Professor in Criminal Law at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU
Director of the Chair for Human Rights and Public Authorities UPV/EHU
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Welcome to the Web Site of Prof. Jon-M. LANDA, where you can find different pieces of information about his activities, principal lines of research, publications, articles published in newspapers and so forth.

Prof Landa is currently Full Professor in Criminal Law at the Basque Country University (Euskadi, Spain). He is director of the Chair for Human Rights and Public Authorities of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU (http://www.katedraddhh.eus).

His principal lines of research deal with racism, xenophobia and discrimination, as well as hate crimes, crimes against humanity and terrorism crimes.

He has been in Hamburg (2000 DAAD), Heidelberg (2004 DAAD) as well as at the University of Cambridge-Lauterpatch Centre for International Law (UK, 2010, 2011,2012, 2014) as visiting fellow.

He was awarded with the Vom Humboldt research fellow in November 2005. Prof Landa has been Director of the Human Rights Office of the Basque Government (Justice Department) from November 2005 until Mai 2009.

At the moment he is director of a research team funded by the Spanish (I+D+I DER2015-64599-P) Government analyzing sentencing with a special focus upon hate-crime and terorist offences.