Malet Street main building (Torrington Square entrance), Room B34 Speaker: Costas Douzinas, Birkbeck, University of London and Syriza member of the. Costas Douzinas is a law professor at Birkbeck, University of London. His books include The End of Human Rights and Human Rights and Empire. Philosophy. Professor Costas Douzinas joined the Institute for Social Justice as a Professorial Fellow in and is currently the Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the.

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We have entered an age of resistance for which we must build an analytics. Identity, Recognition, Rights 8 Letter to a Wound: Throughout history, when thinkers wanted to contemplate the organisation of society or the relationship between authority and the subject, they turned to law. Douzinas established and is the managing editor of Birkbeck Law Press.

A minister described Greek civil disobedience as ‘anomie’ — but it is legitimately reclaiming our democracy from failed institutions. Critical Jurisprudence Sep 25, Philosophy and Resistance in the Crisis: A vote for the left today will drastically change the austerity policies that have created a humanitarian crisis. Asylum seekers willing to die in the face of expulsion after shame and exploitation bear witness to a higher truth than life.

Cavafy compared the Greeks with the English. The fear of ‘contagion’ shouldn’t be just about the euro — this Greek resistance could spread across Europe. Human rights for Martians Costas Douzinas 3 May Douzinas joined Birkbeck College in to set up its School of Law. It is concerned both with posited law and with the law of the law.


Critical Jurisprudence

Pulling the plug on our flawed but vital state broadcaster is political vandalism, with chilling echoes of duzinas bad old days. He received the lifelong achievement award by the Association of Law, Culture and the Humanities in On 22 November academics from Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain gathered at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities to discuss the economic, political and humanitarian crisis austerity has created in South Europe. The latest draconian austerity measures imposed on the Greek people can be a catalyst to bring about the end of the old system.

Greece and the Future of Europe is published by Polity. Reflections ocstas an Accidental Politician Aug 30, Its place in history books as the first elected left government in Europe is assured. Their ideological power lies in their ambiguity, not in their adherence to liberal values of individual freedom.

Jurisprudence is the prudence of jus, law’s consciousness and conscience. The radical left is an antidote to an obsolete and harmful economic and political system, and to wider Euroscepticism.

Critical Thought at the Turn of the Century Jun 01, Low to High Price: All legal aspects of the economic, political, emotional and physical modes of production and reproduction of society are part of critical jurisprudence.

A very European coup Costas Douzinas 24 April Syriza douzinass be the future for Greece, and for Europe too. Greece and the Future of Europe by Costas Douzinas We publish high-quality investigative reporting and analysis; we train and mentor journalists and wider civil society; we publish in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese and English.


About Costas Douzinas

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He was deeply involved in the British Critical Legal Studies Movement from the outset and was part of the team which set up the Birkbeck School of Law.

The Greece of Theo Angelopoulos. The two peoples are alike, quick-witted, resourceful, adventurous. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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Neoliberal economics planned in Brussels and Berlin will push Greece into third-world working conditions. This major instability is contributing to its demise.

Most popular Why studying climate change made me quit my PhD. In cistas summer ofConstantin Cavafy met E. Greece is ripe for radical change. Jurisprudence brings together ‘is’ and ‘ought’, the positive and the normative, law and justice. Learn more at Author Central. Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

There’s a problem loading this menu cotsas now. The idea of Europe must go back to a democracy that resists fake economic orthodoxy and false monoculturalism.

No single or simple answer exists. The left in power? What is a University and what does it need? Brexit and the British constitution: The creation douzinsa autonomous University Councils, such as those in the UK where I teach, would be a good step towards this.