Professor Emilios Christodoulidis
- Chair of Jurisprudence (School of Law)
R327 Level 3, 6 The Square, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Emilios Christodoulidis holds the Chair of Jurisprudence at the School of Law of the University of Glasgow. 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'. His work has appeared in English, Greek, French, Japanese and Spanish.
Since 2010 he is Docent of the University of Helsinki. He has been visiting Professor at the European Academy for Legal Theory in Brussels (1996-1998), at the Faculty of Law in Antwerp (2008), at the University of Sydney (2014), at the Federal University at Recife, Brazil (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. Between 2011-2018 he was a member of the Executive Committee of the IVR (International Association for Legal and Social Philosophy).
He is editor of the series ‘Critical Studies in Jurisprudence’ (Routledge), and Managing Editor of the journal Law & Critique. His recent monograph The Redress of Law was published by Cambridge UP in 2021: https://www.cambridge.org/9781108732109
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. (2019) Critical theory and the law: reflections on origins, trajectories and conjunctures. In: Christodoulidis, E., Dukes, R. and Goldoni, M. (eds.) Research Handbook in Critical Legal Theory. Series: Research handbooks in legal theory. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, pp. 2-26. ISBN 9781786438881 (doi:10.4337/9781786438898.00007)
Christodoulidis, E. and Goldoni, M. (2019) Marxism and the political economy of law. In: Christodoulidis, E., Dukes, R. and Goldoni, M. (eds.) Research Handbook in Critical Legal Theory. Series: Research handbooks in legal theory. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, pp. 95-113. ISBN 9781786438881 (doi:10.4337/9781786438898.00013)
Christodoulidis, E. (2018) Dogma, or the deep rootedness of obligation. In: Matthews, D. and Veitch, S. (eds.) Law, Obligation, Community. Series: Critical studies in jurisprudence. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY, pp. 3-17. ISBN 9781138300408 (doi:10.4324/9780203733486-1)
Christodoulidis, E. (2019) Les « mots du droit » et le monde vécu. In: Supiot, A. (ed.) Mondialisation ou globalisation? Les leçons de Simone Weil. Collège de France: Paris, pp. 201-220. ISBN 9782722605077 (doi:10.4000/books.cdf.6007)
Christodoulidis, E. (2019) The ILO and the new ‘common sense’: reflections on a centenary. In: Bungenberg, M., Krajewski, M., Tams, C. J., Terhechte, J. P. and Ziegler, A. R. (eds.) European Yearbook of International Economic Law 2019. Series: European yearbook of international economic law (10). Springer: Cham, pp. 35-52. ISBN 9783030224844 (doi:10.1007/8165_2019_43)
Christodoulidis, E. (2017) Social rights constitutionalism: an antagonistic endorsement. Journal of Law and Society, 44(1), pp. 123-149. (doi: 10.1111/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
Gavin Baillie - 'Actor or activist? From carnival to commitment: how the motif of the stage can create a new language of commitment-based action for the political activist' (LLM by Research)
Christopher M J Boyd - '(In)security and Superfluity: the Regulation of Work(ers) in the Contemporary Global Order'
Donald Buglass - ‘Social Movements and De-commodification of Food'
Ugur Dinc - 'Communitarianity of Law: A New Approach to the Problem of Normativity of Law'
Jack Meakin - 'Latent Potential: Labour as Constituent Power'
Francisca Moya Marchi - 'The Changing Nature of Economic Sovereignty'
Athene Richford - 'Examining the Trade and Labour Gap in International Law: Neutralization of the Political in International Legal Regime Design'
Neofytos Sakellaridis Mangouras - 'The Provenance of Legislation: Typology, and Implications'
Federico Szczaranski - 'Adjudication in Judicial Review: An Inferential Approach'
Zaphiro Tsitsiou - 'The Social Constitution of Europe: Implications from the Financial Crisis in the Republic of Cyprus'