Today marks the publication date of the volume Human Rights at Risk. Global Governance, American Power, and the Future of Dignity (New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark, New Jersey, and London: Rutgers University Press). The synopsis of this volume, edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme Jr. and Irene Hadiprayitno, reads as follows: "Human Rights at Risk… Continue reading Chapter on “Natural Law and the Future of Human Rights”
Photo: courtesy of one of the participants of the symposium These can be found below. I want to express my sincere gratitude to the Thijmgenootschap for making the symposium possible and the Fundatie van Renswoude te Utrecht for their hospitality. The keynote speech by Adrian Pabst, Professor of Politics at the University of Kent and… Continue reading Introductory remarks, Symposium ‘Postliberalism: The promise and peril of getting beyond individual autonomy’
I recorded this Pentecost Podcast, entitled “Taking Stock,” to update everyone who takes an interest in my work-in-progress. There is much more to come in later editions of the podcast that I am currently planning. There will be thematic podcasts, podcasts in different languages, a podcast in which I will be talking with a guest,… Continue reading Pentecost Podcast: “Taking Stock”
I recorded this Easter Podcast, entitled "Lifelines," for all my followers and friends on social media who take an interest in my work-in-progress, and whom I dearly miss in this time of quarantine and cancelations. Easter Podcast " "Lifelines"Download
Governments have historically relied on metaphysical sources for their legitimacy. The French Revolution intended to put an end to this. However, with the current rise of populism, among other things, we are witnessing a revival of political theology. Read the whole blogpost here: https://leidenlawblog.nl/articles/the-political-theology-of-thierry-baudet. See also:
I look forward to participating in the third session of the St. John's Law School Center for Law and Religion's Tradition Project, “The Value of Tradition in the Global Context,” in Rome this week. 'December 12, 2018 9.00 - 13.00 LUMSA University – Jubilee Complex Via di Porta Castello, 44 - Rome LUMSA University is… Continue reading Upcoming meeting of the Tradition Project, Rome, December 12-13
The state of Dutch democracy is uncertain. After last week’s elections, the stability of the political system appears guaranteed for the next couple of years. We cannot be sure, however, what will happen afterwards. This marks a change from the past. Read the whole blogpost here: http://leidenlawblog.nl/articles/the-state-of-dutch-democracy-dancing-on-the-deck-of-the-titanic.