Julen Etxabe


    Research areas

  • 513 Law - Legal Theory, Law & Humanities

Description of research and teaching

Julen Etxabe works as a university researcher at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. His research focuses on judicial dialogues from a comparative perspective and has taught courses on the jurisprudence of human rights, democracy, and normative conflict.

Etxabe holds LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees from the University of Michigan Law School, and a LL.M. degree from the European Academy of Legal Theory in Brussels.

His book The Experience of Tragic Judgment was published in 2013 by Routledge and has co-edited a volume entitled Living in a Law Transformed: Encounters with the Works of James Boyd White (Maize Press, 2014). Currenty, Etxabe is editing a volume on the Cultural History of Law in Antiquity as part of a series with Bloomsbury.  

He is also editor of No-Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice


Latest publications

  1. Arendt, Democracy, and Judgment

    Etxabe Lasa, J., 2018, In : Contemporary Political Theory. 17, Supplement 3 , p. 171–180 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Accepted/In press

    Cultural History of Law in Antiquity

    Etxabe Lasa, J. (ed.), 2018, (Accepted/In press) London: Bloomsbury Academic. (The Cultural Histories Series; vol. 1)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  3. Accepted/In press

    Writing a Cultural History of Law in Antiquity: An Introduction

    Etxabe Lasa, J., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Cultural History of Law in Antiquity. London: Bloomsbury Academic, (The Cultural Histories Series; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Law, Literature and the Humanities Association of Australasia Conference

    Julen Etxabe (Speaker: Presenter)
    8 Dec 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

  2. Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities 19th Annual Conference

    Julen Etxabe (Speaker: Presenter)
    1 Apr 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Constituent Power in the New Latin American Constitutionalism: Comparative Analysis of the Latest Constitution-Making Processes in Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador

    Julen Etxabe (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)
    22 Mar 2016

    Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

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Latest prizes

  1. Kone Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

    Julen Etxabe (Recipient), Jan 2014

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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