Talks

2018

Book launch of Legal Authority and the Globalisation of Inclusion and Exclusion, hosted by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context of the School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, in October 2018.

Paper discussion at a workshop on Politics & Law, organized by the Dutch Research School of Philosophy, in January.

2017

Paper at the Faculty Seminar of Sciences Po, Paris, in November

Paper at the conference “Die Phaenomenologie und das Politische” of the German Society for Phenomenological Research, University of Hagen, Germany, in September.

Paper at “The People“: Democracy, Populism and the Popular Constituent Power” conference hosted by Panu Minkkinen and the Political Constitutional Theory Network, Helsinki University, in late June.

Research fellowship at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, South Africa, in early June

Paper at a workshop organized by the Law School of the Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, in May.

Research presentation at a meeting organized by the Faculties of Philosophy and Law of the Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, in May.

Paper at the special symposium organized by the Indiana University Maurer School of Law on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, in March.

Extended paper at the “Stealth Legal Order” seminar series hosted by the Law Department of the European University Institute (Florence), in February.

2016

Paper at the inaugural “Law and Polity Project” conference hosted by the Centre for Law & Society, Edinburgh University, in December.

Paper at the Law Department, London School of Economics, in November

Paper at the seminar series of the VU Centre for European Studies (Free University Amsterdam), in November

Lecture at the conference “Philosophical Perspectives on Global Law”, hosted by the Law School of the Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia, in August (via video-conferencing facilities).

Keynote lecture at the Societas Ethica conference, “Law and Ethics“, Stuttgart, August

Research visit to the University of New South Wales, Australia, in the framework of their Distinguished Visitor Program, in April.

Lecture in the series “Legal Philosophy Between State and Transnationalism,” sponsored by Osgoode Hall Law School, the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime, and Security, and York’s Department of Philosophy, in March

2015

Lecture under the auspices of the Faculty Research Committee/Jurisprudence research group of the Law Faculty, Kings College, London, in November.

Lecture at the Legal Theory Research Group of the University of Edinburgh, in November.

Lecture at the conference “Rethinking Conflict in Democratic Theory: Agonism, Deliberativism and their Historical Roots,” hosted by the Institute of Philosophy, Leiden University, in November

One-week course on the philosophy of global law at the Law School of the Fundação Getulio Vargas, Sao Paolo, in September – October.

Lecture in the framework of the University of Kent Public Lecture Series, Brussels, in April.

Research fellowship in the framework of the project Boundaries and Legal Authority in a Global Context, funded by the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, South Africa, in March.

Global human rights law and state-based politics in the global market economy, paper at the Global Human Rights Law and the Boundaries of Statehood colloquium, organized by Hans Lindahl and Daniel Augenstein at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, South Africa, in March.

Lecture in the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study Seminar Series, in March

Discussion of Fault Lines of Globalization in the Frankfurter rechtstheoretisches Kolloquium, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, in January.

2014

Workshop on Transnational Law, by invitation of the European University Institute, Florence, December.

Presentation of Fault Lines of Globalization at Yale Law School, October.

Presentation of Fault Lines of Globalization, at the workshop about the book hosted by McGill University, October.

The Experience of the Strange in Culture and Law, in the seminar “Particolarità delle culture e pretese universaliste del diritto”, hosted by Fabio Ciaramelli and Ferdinando Menga in the Law School of the University of Naples, Federico II, in October.

Recognition as Domination: Constitutionalism, Reciprocity and the Problem of A-Legality, in the Thursday Lectures series of the Higher Institute of Philosophy, Leuven, October.

Visiting fellowship and presentation Fault Lines of Globalization, Law School, University of Helsinki, September

Constitutionalism and the Problem of Inclusion/Exclusion, in the workshop on “Latin-American constitutionalism” organized by Marecelo Neves at the Law School of Glasgow University, in July.

Recognition as Domination: Democracy and the Problem of Inclusion, in the workshop “New Directions in Democratic Theory”, organized by the Centre for Political Philosophy of Leiden University, in June.

Audi Alteram Partem and the Non-Reciprocal Origin of Reciprocity: A response to Jim Tully, in the workshop “Encounter with James Tully” organized by Chantal Mouffe at the Centre for the Study of Democracy of Westminster University, London, in June

Presentation of Fault Lines of Globalization, at the workshop about the book hosted by Johan van der Walt at the University of Luxembourg, in June.

Boundaries, Limits and Fault Lines of Globalization, at the workshop Geographies of Law: Power, Space, Border, hosted by the Altonaer Stiftung fuer philosophische Grundlagenforschung in Hamburg, May.

Constituent Power, at the conference Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Law, University of Toronto, May.

Presentation of Fault Lines of Globalization, at a workshop about the book hosted by Massimo La Torre at the University of Catanzaro, Italy, in April.

Intertwining Worlds: Beyond Communitarianism and Cosmopolitanism, at a research seminar hosted by Mark van Hoecke, at the University of Ghent, Belgium, in January

2013

Presentation of Fault Lines of Globalization, at a workshop about the book hosted by the School of Law, Birkbeck (University of London), December.

Boundaries, Limits, and Fault Lines of Globalization, at COST program workshop, University of Weimar, December.

Presentation of Fault Lines of Globalization, at a workshop about the book hosted by the Politics Department, University of Exeter, November.

Presentation of Fault Lines of Globalization, at workshop about the book hosted by the School of Law, University of Warwick, October.

Fault Lines of Globalization: Legal Order and the Politics of A-Legality, in the invited paper series Architectural Dialogue Series, University of Amsterdam, October.

Exceptional measures and political reciprocity, at the Reciprocity and the Normative Foundations of Legal Orders summer school of the Dutch Research School of Philosophy, August.

Boundaries, Limits, and Fault Lines of Globalization, at a seminar organized by the University of Helsinki for all law and jurisprudence PhDs of Finland, March.

Legal Orders and their Boundaries, at a seminar of the Law School, University of Westminster, February.

2012

We and Cyberlaw: Constitutionalism and the Inclusion/Exclusion Divide, at a seminar of the Centre for Law and Society, University of Edinburgh, December.

Participation in Constitutions and Crisis, a workshop organized by the Altonaer Stiftung für philosophische Grundlagenforschung, Hamburg, October.

We and Cyber Law, at the conference Transnational Societal Constitutionalism, International University College of Torino, May.

Towards a First-Person Plural Account of Legal Order, On the way towards a European Constitution?, University of Luxemburg, May.

2011

Legality, Illegality and A-Legality, invited lecture at the Department of Law, London School of Economics, November.

From Legal Order to Legal Ordering, invited lecture at the School of Law, Glasgow University, October.

Between Legal Worlds: Bidding Farewell to Cosmopolitanism and Communitarianism, at the colloquium The Challenge of Regulatory Cosmopolitanism, Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences, December.

2010

The U’wa and the Fault Lines of Globalization, invited lecture at the Centre for Criminology, University of Cape Town, October.

In Between: Immigration, Distributive Justice, and Political Dialogue, at the conference Migration and Citizenship in SADC: Lessons from the EU Experience, University of South Africa, September.

Recognition as Domination: Constitutionalism, Reciprocity and the Problem of Singularity, invited lecture at the Department of Philosophy, Stellenbosch University, August.

A-Legality, a lecture for the research fellows of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, South Africa, August.

Response to Chaihark Hahm’s paper in the conference Expert Meeting on National Constitutions and Globalisation, organized by the Hague Institute for Internationalisation of Law in conjunction with the State Commission for the review of the Dutch Constitution, the Hague, March.

2009

Response to Gunther Teubner’s paper, “Constitutionalizing Polycontextuality,” at a workshop organized by the School of Law, University of Glasgow, September.

2008

Recognition as Domination: Constitutionalism, Reciprocity and the Problem of Singularity, at the lecture series on Europe’s Constitutional Mosaic, University of Edinburgh, November.

Border Crossings by Immigrants: Legality, Illegality and Alegality, at the Fourth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, University of Latvia, September.

The ‘Right to Have Rights’: Borders and Thresholds of Distributive Justice, lecture at the IVR Doctoral Colloquium Dead/Lines: Contemporary Issues in Legal and Political Theory, University of Edinburgh, May.

Law’s ‘Uncanniness’: A phenomenology of legal decisions, at the conference On normal and exceptional politics, organized by the Dutch Association for Legal Philosophy, Leusden, the Netherlands, April.

2007

The Opening: Alegality and Political Agonism, at the workshop Political Agonism and Law, University of Exeter, September.

Participation by invitation at the workshop Reconciling Liberty and Security?, All Souls College, Oxford University, April.

Constituent Power as an Actus Impurus, at the workshop on Secular Theology, Birkbeck College, University of London, February.

2006

Give and Take: Arendt and the Boundaries of Global Citizenship, at the colloquium Citizenship and Cosmopolitanism in Hannah Arendt, Institute of Philosophy, University of Louvain, December.

Invited lecture at the Department of Law, the London School of Economics, November 9, 2006.

Constituent Power and Reflexive Identity: Towards an Ontology of Collective Selfhood, at the conference Constituent Power and Constitutional Form, European University Institute, March.

Give and Take: Arendt and the nomos of political community, at the conference Law in a transforming society, School of Law of the University of South Africa, January.

Public lecture series at the University of South Africa, Pretoria, January.

2005

To Each Their Own Place? Immigration, Justice, and Political Reflexivity, at the conference Global Justice: Proceedings of the Euroconference on the Ethics of International Particular Agreements and Negotiations, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid, November.

Finding a Place for Freedom, Security and Justice. The EU’s claim to territorial unity, at the conference Supranational Polity: Substance? Conditions? Pitfalls?, School of Law, University of Victoria University (British Columbia), September.

Respondent to Jan Vranken’s Algemeen Deel: Handleiding tot de beoefening van het Nederlands burgerlijk recht, Tilburg University, April.

Respondent to James Tully’s paper “On Law, Democracy and Imperialism,” at the Centre for Law and Society Seminar Series, University of Edinburgh, March.

2003

Inside and Outside the EU’s ‘Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’: Reflexive Identity and the Unity of Legal Space, invited lecture at the European Forum Seminar Series, European University Institute, November.

Paper presentation at the IVR World Congress of Legal Philosophy, University of Lund, August.

Invited lecture at the European Matrix Seminar Series,  School of Law of the University of Manchester, March.

2002

Europe as Heimwelt and as Fremdwelt: Constituent Power and the Genesis of Legal Order, at the conference The Question of the Alien and the Boundaries of Law: Readings in Legal Philosophy with Bernhard Waldenfels, Tilburg University, December.

Acquiring a Community: The Acquis and the Institution of European Legal Order, at the conference Law and Disorganized Civil Society, European University Institute, June.

2001

Sovereignty and Representation in the European Union, at the conference Sovereignty in Transition, European University Institute, September.

Dialectic and Revolution: Confronting Kelsen and Gadamer on Legal Interpretation, at the the IVR Congress of Legal Philosophy, Free University Amsterdam, June.

2000

European Integration: Popular Sovereignty and a Politics of Boundaries, at the Research Seminars Series 1999/2000, School of Law of the University of Aberdeen, December.

1999

Invited lecture at the Seminar Series of the Centre for Law and Society, University of Edinburgh, December.

De Staten-Generaal vertegenwoordigen het gehele Nederlandse volk, at the Spring Meeting of the Dutch-Flemish Association of Legal Philosophy, Tilburg University, June.

1998

Authority and Representation, at the conference Kelsen, Competence and Authority, Tilburg University, December.

Key-note lecture presented at the Spring Meeting of the Vereniging voor Wijsbegeerte van het Recht (the Dutch-Flemish Association of Legal Philosophy), at Tilburg University, June.

Law Without a State? On Representing the Common Market, invited lecture (with Bert van Roermund), at the ESRC-seminar of the Centre for Law and Society, University of Edinburgh, February.

1996

Ocho tesis sobre los derechos humanos, invited lecture at the Faculty of Law, Universidad de Mar del Plata, Argentina, May 20, 1996.

Democracy and the Symbolic Constitution of Society, at the conference Filosofía y sociedad civil, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, August 14-16, 1996.

1995

The Politics of Enlightenment: A Principle of Insufficient Reason?, at the conference Het moderne begrijpen. Hans Blumenberg over rationaliteit en het gewicht van metaforen, University of Louvain, May.