Marinos Diamantides

Visiting Professor of Law

Areas of Expertise

Religion and the Law


Marinos Diamantides is a Reader in Law and director of LL.M. Constitutional Law, Theory and Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. His research includes earlier, award-winning, work on the significance for jurisprudence of the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas, and, currently, investigations into the relationship of religion to public law in monotheistic societies. Recent books include Law, Levinas Politics (Routledge/Cavendish, 2009, second edition) and Law, Islam and Identity (Routledge/Cavendish, 2011, with A. Gearey). He is currently working on a book on secularization and law and another on religion, crisis and public law in Greece, Israel and Turkey. In 2013-14 he is on sabbatical leave and will be visiting the Cardozo School of Law, the Centre for the Study of Law and Society at Berkeley, CA, and the Radzyner School of Law at I.D.C, Herzliya, Israel.

Contact Information

Cardozo School of Law

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