Dr Paola Pannia is a Post-doc research Fellow at the University of Florence. She holds a PhD in “Individual Person and Legal Protection” from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa. Her research mostly concerns equality, cultural diversity and judicial reasoning from a comparative, socio-legal perspective. As consultant for the NGO “Defence for children” and for UNHCR, she has been involved in national and international projects focused on immigration, integration and children’s rights. She published several articles on national and international Law Journals on the same topics. Lawyer since 2012, she has collaborated with first and second line reception centres for unaccompanied minors in Florence and has been volunteering at the “Project Arcobaleno Association”, as pro bono lawyer.