Visiting professors and visiting lecturers

Christos Marneros PhD

Visiting Docent
Legal Philosophy

PhD in Law (University of Kent, UK, 2020)
MA in Political Philosophy (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, 2017)
LL.B (Hons) (University of Southampton, UK, 2016)

Significant Professional Experience 

  • Lecturer in Law (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, 2023-ongoing)
  • Lecturer in Law (University of Lincoln, UK, 2022)
  • Lecturer in Law (University of Kent, UK, 2021-2022)
  • Assistant Lecturer in Law (University of Kent, UK, 2018-2021)
  • Stagiaire Commission of the European Communities (DG Reform-Unit 01: Horizontal Policies, 2021)
  • Research Assistant (University of Kent, UK, 2019)

Current research

  • My current research focuses on the intersections between political theory, legal theory and continental philosophy. In particular, I examine the critiques that  anarchic and anarchist thought unleashes against the law, the police and the state.

Main publications

  • Human Rights After Deleuze: Towards an An-archic Jurisprudence (Hart Publishing, Bloomsbury Academic, 2022).

Book Chapters:

  • ‘Μ.Γ.Δ.: The figure of the cop in the anarchic lyrics of Greek Punk.’ In Jim Donaghey, Will Boisseau and Caroline Kaltefleiter (eds) ‘Smash the System!’ Punk Anarchism as  Culture of Resistance (Active Distribution, 2022 forthcoming).
  • ‘Everybody Wants to Be A Cop.’ In Simon Springer and Richard White (ed.) Anarchist Currents Against Brutality: The Global Struggle to End Police Violence (2022 forthcoming).
  • ‘Contrasting Legacies of ‘68: Deleuze and  Human Rights.’ In Krista Bonello Rutter Giappone, Guillaume Collett and Iain MacKenzie (eds) Double Binds of Neoliberalism: Theory and Culture After 1968 (Rowman and Littlefield, 2022), 123-137.
  • ‘Against the Eternal Law(s) of Human Rights: Towards a Becoming-Chaotic of Time.’ In Kathryn McNeilly and Ben Warwick (eds) The Times and Temporality of International Human Rights Law (Hart Publishing, Human Rights in Perspective Series, 2022), 179-194.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  • ‘Against the Populist Ressentiment’ (2021) 2 The Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism, 100-112.
  • ‘It’s a Nomos Very Different From the Law: On Anarchy and the Law’ (2021) 96 Folia Iuridica: The Return of the Exception, 123-137.
  • ‘Deleuze and Human Rights: The Optimism and Pessimism of ’68’ (2018) 8 La Deleuziana, International Journal of Philosophy, 39-52.
  • ‘Does Joseph Raz’s Account of ‘Law as a Legitimate Authority’ Run the Risk of Being Overly Authoritarian and Individualistic?’ (2017) 7(1) Southampton Student Law Review 1-9.

Online Publications/Blog Posts:

  • ‘The An-Archic Nomos of the Nomads: Preliminary Thoughts on the Relationship Between Law and Anarchy.’ Exceptions blog. Freely available online (16 December 2020). Republished after an invitation by Critical Legal Thinking blog. Freely available online (16 April 2021).
  • ‘Find and Lose Each Other! On An-archic Affinities and Nomadic Institutions.’ Anarchist Studies blog. Freely available online (8 October 2020).
  • ‘Gilles Deleuze: Jurisprudence.’ Critical Legal Thinking blog. Freely available online (19 November 2019).
  • ‘Gilles Deleuze: Ethics and Morality.’ Critical Legal Thinking blog. Freely available online (4 January 2019).