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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What is a University and what does it need? Asylum seekers willing to die in the face of expulsion after shame and exploitation bear witness to a higher truth than life. The Labour position is schizophrenic.

Law and the Demands of Literature. The two must be uncoupled; human rights can contribute little to the struggle against capitalist exploitation and political domination. Douzinas was educated in Athens during the Colonels dictatorship.

Forget deficits, debt and corruption. The radical left is an antidote ccostas an obsolete and harmful economic and political system, and to wider Euroscepticism. Throughout history, when thinkers wanted to contemplate the organisation of society or the relationship between authority and the subject, they turned to law.

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Views Read Edit View history. The foundation of humanity was transferred from…. In advanced capitalist societies, human rights depoliticize politics. The arrest of Golden Dawn’s leader will do little to counter institutional racism. The latest draconian austerity measures imposed on the Greek people can be a catalyst to bring about the end of the old system.


Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Greece and the Future of Europe by Costas Douzinas Costas Douzinas and Joanna Bourke: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. But after a long process of decay, legal theory is today characterised by cognitive and moral poverty.

Rights form the terrain on which people are distributed into rulers, ruled, and excluded. TTIP and the right to protect personal data. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Douzinas joined Birkbeck College in to set up its School of Law. Reflections of an Accidental Politician was published by Polity in Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Available for download now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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Provide feedback about this page. 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. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities from to The Radical Philosophy of Rights Jun 07, Costas Douzinas is a law professor at Birkbeck, University of London. What we talk about when we talk about TTIP.


Pulling the plug on our flawed but vital state broadcaster is political vandalism, with chilling echoes of the bad old days.

Law’s complicity with political oppression, violence and racism has to be faced before it is possible to speak of a new beginning for legal thought, which in turn is the necessary precondition for a theory of justice.

Theo Angelopoulos, the film-maker who died this week, captured the true Greek soul. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Greece is standing up to EU neocolonialism.

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Look at the facts. The creation of autonomous University Councils, such as those in the UK where I teach, would be a good step towards csotas. The more you obey the more you get punished — that’s the troika’s way.

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