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Corpus Emeritus Fellow Elected to the Academia Europaea

Corpus Christi is pleased to announce that Emeritus Fellow, Professor John Tasioulas, has been elected as a member of the Academia Europaea. Professor Tasioulas was Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Corpus from 1998-2010 and is currently Quain Professor of Jurisprudence at UCL. He has written widely in legal, moral and political philosophy, with a focus in recent years on human rights, punishment and international law. Professor Tasioulas joins other Corpuscles including Honorary Fellow, Sir Keith Thomas, and Fellow and Tutor in Latin, Professor Stephen Harrison.

The Academia Europaea ( is a European non-governmental organisation which aims to promote a wider appreciation of the value of European scholarship and to encourage interdisciplinary and international research in all areas of learning. Invitations for membership are made only after peer group nomination, scrutiny and confirmation as to the scholarship and eminence of the individual in their chosen field. Election is confirmed by the Council of the Academia. The organisation's current membership includes fifty-two Nobel Laureates. Other members of the organisation's philosophy section include Noam Chomsky, Antony Duff, Jurgen Habermas, and Onora O'Neill.


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