About the Author

Thanos Zartaloudis

E-Mail: t.zartaloudis@kent.ac.uk

Thanos Zartaloudis is Reader in Legal Theory and History at Kent Law School, University of Kent and is the co-director of Kent’s Interdisciplinary Spatial Studies Centre and the Research Group on Philosophy, Political Theology and Law. He also supervises doctoral students at the Architectural Association, London. In 2021–22 he will be an associate at the Center for Hellenic Studies at Harvard University. His most recent book is The Birth of Nomos (Edinburgh University Press, 2019). His forthcoming books include: The Cabinet of Imaginary Laws (ed. with Peter Goodrich, Routledge, 2021); and Yan Thomas – Legal Artifices: Ten Essays on Roman Law in the Present Tense (ed. with C. Francis), trans. Anton Schütz and Chantal Schütz (EUP, 2021).

Contributions by Author: Thanos Zartaloudis

The Experience of Migration: From Metaphor to Metamorphosis

In banal by now media representations of migrants it remains frequently the case that metaphors are systematically used in racist and demeaning manners, though also, occasionally, in positive ways empathizing with the plight of refugees, migrant communities, and the sans papiers. [1] There are varied reasons why this is the case but none of them appear to be accidental, as specialists observe. [2] I am interested, here, in considering the wider, more personal and […]