Agustìn José Menéndez (Léon & ARENA):

Professor the University of León, Spain; and adjoint researcher at ARENA, Oslo, in the RECON project. Formed at the European Academy of Legal Theory in Brussels and the EUI in Florence, he has worked with Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales (Madrid) and co-directs the Program of European Studies of the Instituto Universitario Ortega y Gasset. His fields of interest include democracy, fundamental rights and legitimacy, the relationship between national and EU law, the constitutional theory of the European Union and the EU’s social dimension.