Portrait of Dr Christos Marneros

Dr Christos Marneros

Lecturer in Law
Stage 2 Revision Conference Coordinator

About

Qualifications: LLB(Hons) (2016), MA (2017), PhD (2020), AFHEA (2020).

Dr Christos Marneros comes from an interdisciplinary background with studies in Law (LLB (Hons), University of Southampton 2016) and Political Philosophy (MA, Royal Holloway, University of London 2017) and PhD in Law (University of Kent 2020).
He joined Kent Law School in 2018 first as an Assistant Lecturer in Law, becoming a Lecturer in Law in 2021. 

Research interests

Dr Marneros’ current research focuses on the intersections between political theory, legal theory and continental philosophy. In particular, he is examining the critiques that anarchic and anarchist thought unleashes against the law and state mentality. In addition, Dr Marneros’ research seeks to question and examine how anarchic and anarchist practices, modes of being and thinking can combat ‘the police’ (both as an institution and as a mode of being and thinking). Ultimately, Dr Marneros is currently working on his first monograph, titled Human Rights After Deleuze: Towards an An-archic Jurisprudence, which is to be published by Hart Publishing in 2022. The monograph, which draws on his doctoral thesis, examines Gilles Deleuze’s critique of human rights and investigates how this critique could function as a fundamental step that points towards an alternative, an-archic jurisprudence beyond the dogmatism of human rights, rights and law more broadly.

Teaching

Dr Marneros teaches in the following modules:

He has previously taught in:

  • A Critical Introduction to Law – LAWS3130

Professional

In April 2021, Dr Marneros was selected as part of the prestigious Blue Book traineeship scheme to complete a four-month traineeship in the European Commission. He worked for the European Commission in Directorate General REFORM (DG REFORM Unit 01: Horizontal Policies), in Athens, Greece. He worked alongside the team responsible for the design and implementation of resilience-enhancing reforms that aim: 1) to ensure sustainable and inclusive growth, 2) to contribute to the EU’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and 3) to improve the quality of public services.

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