Prof. Livia Holden is the Principal Investigator of Cultural Expertise in Europe: What is it useful for? - EURO-EXPERT, project funded by a European Research Council Consolidator Grant September 2016 to September 2021.

EURO-EXPERT was based at the University of Oxford from the 1st October 2017 to 29 February 2020 and moved to Paris Nanterre on the 1st March 2020.

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Research Assistant to Dr Livia Holden

Students interested in research assistance to Prof Livia Holden are requested to send a short CV and cover letter (including the name of the supervisor, if any) to

The position will entail assisting with standardisation of data for entry into EURO-EXPERT socio-legal database and data-visualisation. Tasks include: filling in a pre-formatted spreadsheet according to the PI’s instructions, running OCR and scan files, convert pdf into searchable pdfs, establish case-study and case-law summaries according to PI’s guidelines, other related tasks such as compiling list of jurisdictions or checking legal citations may also be included.

The position is available immediately to run for 12 weeks.

Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability.



EURO-EXPERT looks for volunteers camera-persons who will film specific events and activities. Although EURO-EXPERT cannot provide remuneration for this role, travel and accommodation expenses will be covered and basic equipment will be provided. 

Teaching Cultural Expertise

At EURO-EXPERT we are developing a course and teaching modules on cultural expertise. We are looking for higher education institutions that are interested in collaborating with us for a contextually appropriate design in view of experimentation and adoption. 

Contribute to a reader on Cultural Expertise

We are preparing at Reader on Cultural Expertise. Check the call for chapters here

Share your Experience with Cultural Expertise

At EURO-EXPERT we are interested in cultural expertise in litigation, broadly intended as the use of cultural arguments in connection with rights, with or without the instruction of cultural experts. If you have a story, a case or information that you would like to share, please write to EURO-EXPERT


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