Professor Emilios Christodoulidis
- Chair of Jurisprudence (School of Law)
Emilios Christodoulidis holds the Chair of Jurisprudence. Prior to 2006 he taught at the University of Edinburgh. He holds degrees from the Universities of Athens (LLB) and Edinburgh (LLM, PhD).
He was visiting Professor at the European Academy for Legal Theory in Brussels between 1996 and 1998, at the Faculty of Law in Antwerp in 2008, and was a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Nantes in 2011. In June/July 2002 he gave the seventh series of the KOBE lectures in Japan. Since 2014 he is Docent of the University of Helsinki.
He is editor of the ‘Edinburgh/Glasgow Law and Society series’ (Ashgate Publishing), and is one of the editors of Social & Legal Studies. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the IVR (International Association for Legal and Social Philosophy).
His interests lie mainly in the area of the philosophy and sociology of law and in constitutional theory. He is author of many articles on constitutional theory, democratic theory, critical legal theory, and transitional justice, and his book Law and Reflexive Politics won the European Award for Legal Theory in 1996 and the 1998 Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Prize for 'Outstanding Legal Scholarship'.
Christodoulidis, E. (2015) Europe's donors and its supplicants: reflections on the Greek crisis. In: van der Walt, J. and Ellsworth, J. (eds.) Constitutional Sovereignty and Social Solidarity in Europe. Series: Luxemburger juristische Studien (1). Bloomsbury Academic: Baden-Baden, pp. 241-266. ISBN 9781474228411
Christodoulidis, E. (2003) Constitutional Irresolution:Law and the Framing of Civil Society. European Law Journal, 9(4), pp. 401-432.
Professor Christodoulidis has been awarded the following grants:
£12,464 awarded by Altonaer Stiftung fur philosophische Grundlagenforschung for an ASFPG Scholarship in Legal Theory.
£12,795 secured in 2011 from Altonaer Stiftung fur philosophische Grundlagenforschung for an ASFPG Scholarship in Legal Theory.
€90,000 awarded to Professor Christodoulidis, Scott Veitch, George Pavlakos (Antwerp and Glasgow) and Patricia Popellier (Antwerp) by the Internationalisation Fund of the University of Antwerp for a research project entitled: 'Multi-layered Polities and the Search for the Common Good: A Constitutional Puzzle for the European Polis'.
£96,000 speculative grant was awarded by the AHRC to Professor Christodoulidis (part of a team with the Edinburgh College of Art) on ‘The Species of Origin’ exploring the influence of Darwin in arts and philosophy (2007-08).
Research students under supervision
Christopher M J Boyd - '(In)security and Superfluity: the Regulation of Work(ers) in the Contemporary Global Order'
Lucien Carrier - 'Towards a new approach to equality for sexual minorities: legal change in post-modernity'
José Manuel Fernández - 'The criminalization of cultural practices: Recognizing collective rights in the criminal law'
Miguel Angel Garcia Godinez - 'The institutional foundation of legal practice'
Jack Meakin - 'Constitutional philosophy, toward a reconstruction of constituent power discourse'
Tarik Olcay - 'The limits of constitutional amendment'
Athene Richford - 'Examining the Trade and Labour Gap in International Law: Neutralization of the Political in International Legal Regime Design'
Federico Szczaranski - 'Norms and legal reasoning in judicial review'
Zaphiro Tsitsiou - 'Legitimacy and the Rule of Law in the European Union Governance after the Financial Crisis and the Bail-In in Cyprus'
Sindhyar Talpur - "Legal pluralism and the accommodation of 'parallel systems' of jurisdiction: the case of ADR"
Nikolas Vagdoutis - 'State of Exception, the boundaries of the legal order and the constitutent power'