Kaius Tuori

Person

Curriculum Vitae

                        

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Tuori, Kaius Tapani

Born: 1974

URL for web site: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/kaiustuori/     

 

  • EDUCATION

2006 LL.D, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki, Finland

                        Supervisors: Jukka Kekkonen, Ditlev Tamm

2004-2006 Studies in Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki

2002 Corso di perfezionamento in diritto romano. Università degli studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy

2001 Licentiate of Law. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

2000 Master of Law. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

1999 Studies in Evidence Theory, University of Lund, Sweden

1998 Master of Philosophy, major in Finnish history, minors Ancient History and Classical Archaeology. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Humanities

 

  • CURRENTPOSITIONS

2016- Associate professor of European intellectual history, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki

2018-2025 Director, Centre of Excellence for Law, Identity and the European
Narratives (EuroStorie.org)

2018-2023 Director and Principal Investigator, ERC Consolidator Grant Project “Law, Governance and Space: Questioning the Foundations of the Republican Tradition” (spacelaw.fi)

 

  • PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2013 Sept – 2016 Dec, University Lecturer in European Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki (permanent position)

2013-2018 Director and Principal Investigator, ERC Starting Grant Project “Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934–1964 (FoundLaw)” (foundlaw.org)

2011 Sept - 2016 Sept, Academy Researcher, Academy of Finland

2010-2014 Director, “Public and Private in the Roman House” Project, Funded by the Emil Aaltonen Foundation (romanhouse.org)

2011-2012 Senior Researcher, University of Helsinki, Center of Excellence in Global Governance Research

2008- Adjunct Professor (Privatdozent), University of Helsinki

2008-2010 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki

2004-2005, 2006-2007 Acting University Lecturer, Legal history and Roman law, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

2001-2006 Doctoral candidate, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

 

  • FELLOWSHIPS AND VISITING POSITIONS

2017-2018, Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles (3 months)

2012-2013 Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Classics, New York University (13 months)

2011, 2013 Visiting Professor, Università degli studi di Roma Tre, Course in Law and Humanities (1 month)

2007-2008 Hauser Research Scholar and Samuel I. Golieb Fellow, New York University School of Law (10 months)

2006, 2009 Visiting Fellow, Stellenbosch University School of Law (1 month)

2005 Visiting research fellow, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt am Main (2 months)

2003-2006 Visiting researcher, Sezione di Diritto Romano e dei Diritti dell'Oriente Mediterraneo, Università degli studi di Roma “La Sapienza” (yearly visits ranging from 2 weeks to 2 months)

 

  • SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

2018- Centre of Excellence for Law, Identity and the European Narratives (EuroStorie.org): (1 post-doc, 1 doctoral student)

2018- ERC Consolidator Grant Project “Law, Governance and Space: Questioning the Foundations of the Republican Tradition” (spacelaw.fi), (2 post-docs, 2 doctoral students)

 

 

2013-2018 PI at ERC Starting Grant funded project on intellectual history titled Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964; FoundLaw.org (3 post-docs, 2 doctoral students)

2012-2014 PI at Emil Aaltonen Foundation funded project titled Public and Private in the Roman House Project (4 doctoral students)

In 2018 doctoral supervisor to 5 doctoral students at the University of Helsinki.

 

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

2016 Panel Organizer, Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC), Rome

2007-2008 Panel Organizer, Association of Ancient Historians Annual Meeting 2008, Vancouver

2000 Member of the organizing team, Critical Legal Conference 2000, Helsinki

 

  • INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

2009-2010 Chairman, Matthias Calonius Society for Legal History

2006 Chairman, Finnish Society for Law and Social Sciences

2004-2005, 2007-2008 Member of the board, Finnish Society for Law and Social Sciences

2004-2009 Member of the board, Matthias Calonius Society for Legal History

2001-2003 Member, standing committee for studies, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

2001- 2003 Member, standing committee for publishing, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

1998-2000 Member of the Faculty board, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

Preliminary examiner for the doctoral dissertation or member of the evaluation committee on 6 occasions.

 

  • COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

2015- Member of the board of editors, Fundamina

2015- Member of the International Scientific Board, European Legal Roots

2015- Member of the International Scientific Board, Ius Romanum

2014- Member of the board of editors, Arctos

2008- Member of the Board of Delegates, Oikeus (Journal of the Finnish Society for Law and Social Sciences)

1999-2006 Assistant editor, Oikeus

Invited evaluator for numerous organizations, including the European Science Foundation, the Belgian Academy of Sciences and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

Acted as peer-reviewer for numerous book projects and journals, including Comparative Legal History, Law and History Review, Oikeus and Retfaerd.

 

  • MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

American Society for Legal History, Finnish Political Science Association, Society for Classical Studies, The Finnish Society for the History of Science and Learning, Finnish Society for Law and Social Sciences, Matthias Calonius Society for Legal History, Association of Ancient Historians

 

  • MAJOR COLLABORATIONS

2004-2008 Member of the board, Nordic Network for Comparative Legal History (REUNA)

2002-2004 Executive Director, Nordic Network for Comparative Legal History (REUNA)

 

Career breaks: 2 children (2007, 2010)

 

 

Main books

• The Emperor of Law: The Emergence of Roman Imperial Adjudication, Oxford University Press(2016)

• K. Tuori and L. Nissin (eds.), Public and Private in the Roman House, (Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement 102, 2015).

• Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology, Routledge 2014 (GlassHouse Monographs).

Ancient Roman Lawyers and Modern Legal Ideals: Studies on the impact of contemporary concerns in the interpretation of ancient Roman legal history (Studien zur europäischen Rechtsgeschichte Band 220, Veröffentlichungen des Max-Planck-Instituts für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte), Vittorio Klostermann Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2007.

 

Main articles and book chapters (peer reviewed)

• American Legal Realism and Anthropology, Law & Social Inquiry

Volume 42, Issue 3, 2017, pp. 804–829.

• Judge Julia Domna?, Journal of Legal History 37 (2016), pp. 180-197.

Schmitt and the Sovereignty of Roman Dictators: From the Actualization of the Past to the Recycling of Symbols, History of European Ideas 42 (2016), pp. 95-106.

 • The Theory and Practice of Indigenous Dispossession in the Late Nineteenth Century: The Saami in the Far North of Europe and the Legal History of Colonialism, Comparative Legal History 3 (2015), pp. 152-185.

• (with Jacob Giltaij), Human rights in antiquity? Revisiting anachronism and Roman law, in Miia Halme-Tuomisaari and Pamela Slotte (eds.), Revisiting the origins of human rights, Cambridge University Press (2015), pp. 39-63.

• Studying public and private in the Roman house, in K. Tuori and L. Nissin (eds.), Public and Private in the Roman House, (Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement 102, 2015), 3-10.

• The Disputed Roots of Legal Pluralism, Law, Culture and the Humanities 9 (2013), pp. 330-352.

• The Reception of Ancient International Law in the Early Modern Period, in B. Fassbender, A. Peters (eds.), The Oxford Handbook for the History of International Law, OUP 2012, pp. 1012-1033.

• Greek Tyrants and Severan Emperors: Comparing the Image, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies London 55 (2012), pp. 111-119.

• Legal Pluralism and Modernization: American Law Professors in Ethiopia and the Downfall of the Restatements of African Customary Law, Journal of Legal Pluralism 62 (2011), pp. 43-70.

• A Place for Jurists in the Spaces of Justice? in: W. Harris ja F. De Angelis (eds.), Spaces of Justice in the Roman World, Brill, Boston 2010, pp. 43-65.

• Weber and the Ideal of Roman Law, in: A. Lewis, M. Lobban (eds.), Law and History: Current Legal Issues 6, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2004, pp. 201-214.

 

Research awards, research honours and major stipendiary support for research

Grants

2017 Centre of Excellence for Law, Identity and the European
Narratives (EuroStorie.org) total budget €12.3 million/8 years)

2017 ERC Consolidator Grant Project “Law, Governance and Space: Questioning the Foundations of the Republican Tradition” (spacelaw.fi) €1.99 million/5 years

2012 ERC Starting Grant (Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964; (FoundLaw.org), €1.47 million/5 years

2011 Emil Aaltonen Foundation Project Grant (Public and Private in the Roman House Project, €200.000/3 years)

2010 The Foundations’ Post-doctoral Pool Grant for Study Abroad, €70.000

2007 ASLA-Fulbright Grant for Junior Scholar €20.000

2006 Osk. Huttunen Foundation Grant for Postdoctoral Studies Abroad €30.000

2006 Kone Foundation Grant for Postdoctoral Studies €60.000

Between 2000-2004, several grants for doctoral studies, totaling €90.000.

 

Prizes and Awards

2007 Best Thesis of the Year Award for 2006 by the Finnish Lawyers’ Society

2007 Finnish Academy of Sciences Thesis Award

2006 Prize for best article by a young scholar, Lakimies

2002- Invited Guest Lectures in the Universities of Tromsö, Rotterdam, Edinburgh, the University of South Africa (UNISA), New York University, Vanderbilt University and the University of Trento

2000 University of Helsinki Law Faculty Prize of Excellence for Master’s Thesis

 

Invited presentations to peer-reviewed, internationally established conferences

Dr Tuori has presented his research repeatedly in 35 prestigious international conferences: Société Internationale ‘Fernand de Visscher’ pour l’Histoire des droits de l’Antiquité (SIHDA) in 2017-2013, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006; the International Conference on Urban History, 2016; Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting, 2016; Association of Ancient Historians Annual Meeting, 2014, 2009, 2008; American Society for Legal History Annual Meeting 2012, 2009; European Society for Comparative Legal History Conference, 2014; the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, 2013; Commission on Legal Pluralism Conference, 2011, and numerous smaller and larger conferences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest publications

  1. Hadrian’s cosmopolitanism and Nazi legal policy

    Tuori, K., Oct 2017, In : Classical receptions journal. 9, 4, p. 470-486 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. American Legal Realism and Anthropology

    Tuori, K., 2017, In : Law and Social Inquiry. 42, 3, p. 804-829 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. The (in)discreet charm of the bourgeoisie: Public and private spheres in a Roman house in Herculaneum (Casa del Tramezzo di Legno)

    Nissin, L., Simelius, S., Tuori, K. & Heikonen, J., 2017, In : Vesuviana. 9, p. 43-77 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Ääriliikkeiden nousu Suomessa

    Kaius Tuori (Speaker)
    14 May 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Asiantuntija

    Kaius Tuori (Consultant)
    12 Mar 2018

    Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

  3. Pontificia Univ Catolica Chile, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

    Kaius Tuori (Visiting researcher)
    15 Nov 201722 Nov 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

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Latest projects

  1. Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964

    Tuori, K.

    European Research Council

    01/03/201328/02/2018

    Project: Research project

  2. Primitiivisen oikeuden käsitteen historia 1870-1960

    Tuori, K.

    11/10/2006 → …

    Project: Research project

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