Professor Emilios Christodoulidis
- Chair of Jurisprudence (School of Law)
Emilios Christodoulidis holds the Chair of Jurisprudence at the School of Law of the University of Glasgow. He is also Docent of the University of Helsinki. 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'; it was also translated and published in Japan.
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, at the University of Sydney in 2014, at the Federal University at Recife, Brazil, in 2015, 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.
He is editor of the ‘Critical Studies in Jurisprudence’ series (Routledge), and is on the editorial board of Social & Legal Studies and Law & Critique. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the IVR (International Association for Legal and Social Philosophy). His work has appeared in English, Greek, French, Japanese and Spanish.
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. (2017) Social rights constitutionalism: an antagonistic endorsement. Journal of Law and Society, 44(1), pp. 123-149. (doi:.1111/jols.12017)
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'
Donald Buglass - ‘Social Movements and the ‘We’ relation’
Jinyup Kim - 'Protection Regime Building for the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities in Southeast Asia to biogenetic resources and associated traditional knowledge'
Jack Meakin - 'Constitutional philosophy, toward a reconstruction of constituent power discourse'
Tarik Olcay - 'Constitutional Unamendability: An Evaluative Justification'
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'