Giulia Sajeva is researcher in Political Philosophy at the University of Palermo. She is currently working on the project Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Development in Sicily. Small-scale and artisanal fisheries and the rights of local communities, was previously a Marie Curie fellow at the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (University of Strathclyde, UK) and holds a PhD in human rights: evolution, protection and limits. She published many articles and the book When Rights Embrace Responsibilities. Biocultural Rights and the Conservation of the Environment.