Ignaas Devisch is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at Ghent University (Belgium). He publishes on social philosophy and the philosophy of medicine, and is the author of Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community (Bloomsbury Press, 2012).
Peter Fitzpatrick is currently Anniversary Professor of Law at Birkbeck, University of London. He has taught at universities in Europe, North America, and Papua New Guinea and published books on legal philosophy, law and social theory, law and racism, and imperialism.
Patrick Hanafin is Professor of Law at Birkbeck, University of London, where he also directs the Law School’s Centre for Law and the Humanities. His research engages with questions of law and the biopolitical, law and literature, human rights and citizenship, and the construction of community and identity. Of his many books, the most recent is, with Rosi Braidotti and Bolette Blaagaard, After Cosmopolitanism (Routledge, 2013).
Ian James is Reader in Modern French Literature and Thought at Downing College, University of Cambridge. He specializes in twentieth-century and contemporary French literature and philosophy. His many books include: The Fragmentary Demand: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Jean-Luc Nancy (Stanford University Press, 2006) and more recently, The New French Philosophy (Polity, 2012).
Daniel Matthews is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong. His primary research interests are in legal theory and law and literature. His current work assesses questions of jurisdiction, drawing on resources from law, literature and continental philosophy, with a particular focus on deconstruction. He is a member of the editorial committee of the journal Law and Critique and a regular contributor to Critical Legal Thinking, a blog dedicated to the radical critique of law and politics.
Pieter Meurs completed his PhD on Jean-Luc Nancy and globalization at the Centre Leo Apostel (Free University Brussels) in 2013. He has presented and published papers on phenomenology, critical theory, and Jean-Luc Nancy. His current research focuses on contemporary continental political philosophy
Marie-Eve Morin is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. Her research interests include phenomenology, existentialism, and deconstruction. She is the author of Jean-Luc Nancy (Polity Press, 2012), as well as articles on Heidegger, Sartre, Derrida, Nancy, and Sloterdijk. She is currently working on a comparative study of Nancy’s and Merleau- Ponty’s ontologies in light of the speculative realist challenge.
Tara Mulqueen is a doctoral candidate in law at Birkbeck, University of London. Her thesis concerns the creation of legislation for co-operatives in 19th century Britain, and the sources and significance of the particular form of recognition they received. In addition, she has researched and published on issues of gender and sexuality and social movements. She is also interested in questions of access to justice and community education.
Anastasia Tataryn teaches at Warwick Law School, University of Warwick and has previously taught at Birkbeck, University of London, where she is also completing her PhD. Drawing on legal theory and continental philosophy, her research focuses on labour and employment law, particularly with regards to precarious work in the UK and what it means to think differently about current political crises and legal grey areas.