Jiří Přibáň

Graduated from Charles University in Prague (1989), where he was appointed professor of legal theory, philosophy and sociology in 2002. Jiří Přibáň has published extensively in the areas of social theory and sociology of law, legal philosophy, constitutional and European comparative law, and theory of human rights. His monograph Sovereignty in Post-Sovereign Society was awarded the SLSA Socio-Legal Theory and History Book Prize. His article “Reconstituting paradise lost: temporality, civility and ethnicity in post-communist constitution-making”, published in Law & Society Review, and won the SLSA Hart Socio-Legal Article Prize. He is the founding director of the Centre of Law and Society and an editor of the Journal of Law and Society. He regularly appears in the Czech and international media.