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Areas of research supervision

Over the years, I have supervised doctoral research in various areas of legal and moral philosophy and social theory and theoretically informed projects in human rights.

Past PhD supervisions have included:

  • Law and Literature ('The Jurisprudence of Finnegans' Wake')
  • Law and Images ('The relationship between law/lawyers and art/artists')
  • Law and Psychoanalysis ('An Erotics of Law', 'A psychoanalytical view of legal advocacy')
  • Human Rights ('Prisoners Rights', 'Womens Rights and Sexual Violence during Wars', 'Globalisation and Law', 'Human Rights and Postmodernity')
  • Classics and Law ('Justice in Greek Tragedy')
  • Philosophy and Law ('Law, Ethics and the Subject of Politics', 'Sacrifice and Law', 'Heidegger, Law and Justice')
  • Postmodern cultural and spatial politics

I am happy to consider research proposals in any area of critical legal theory, political philosophy, aesthetics and continental philosophy. I am particularly interested in researchers from the developing world. The creation of a global critical legal school that combines exacting scholarship with critical theory and a radical edge is a main interest in supervising doctoral research.

If you are interested in pursuing research in any of these areas, you should first read our advice on how to apply for MPhil/PhD research before submitting an application.

Professor Costas Douzinas