Universiteit Antwerpen

George Pavlakos a Research Professor in Globalisation and Legal Theory at the Faculty of Laws, University of Antwerp; he also holds a part-time personal Chair in the same field at the School of Law, University fo Glasgow, Scotland. From 2001 to 2007 he was the City Solicitors’ Educational Trust Lecturer in Jurisprudence at the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast. Since 2005 he has been a regular visiting Professor at the chair of Public Law and Legal Theory at the Faculty of Law, University of Kiel, Germany.

George studied Law in Athens, Kiel and Edinburgh. During his studies he received scholarships from the Hellenic State Scholarship Foundation (I.K.Y.) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation. In 1995 he was called to the Bar of Athens where he practiced for a short period. In 2005-2006 George was for 18 months an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow. In Spetember 2008 he was awarded an Odysseus Research Grant by the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO).

His published work, mainly in the area of legal theory and philosophy, includes two edited collections and a monograph, entitled ‘Our Knowledge of the Law’, all published by Hart Publishing. Another monograph in German, under the title ‘Rechtsontologie und praktische Vernunft’, is due to appear in early 2008 in Nomos Verlag. In addition he has published over 10 articles in refereed journals and collections of papers.

Prof. dr. George Pavlakos
Research Chair in Globalisation and Legal Theory
Centre For Law and Cosmopolitan Values
Faculteit Rechten
Universiteit Antwerpen
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B-2000 Antwerpen


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