Ntina Tzouvala

Ntina Tzouvala is a Lecturer in Law at Durham Law School.
Review: On Tyranny and the Global Legal Order

Review: On Tyranny and the Global Legal Order

The language of ‘tyranny’ is undergoing somewhat of a renaissance lately. The election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United Sates awakened liberal fears of democratic decay and tyrannical rule, while many opponents of COVID-related restrictions argued...

On Capitalism as Civilisation: A Response

On Capitalism as Civilisation: A Response

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett  (1983)  Martin Hägglund’s This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom grounds its critique of capitalism on a secular admission of our lives’ finite...

SYRIZA Wins: Reflections While the Tide is Turning

SYRIZA Wins: Reflections While the Tide is Turning

There is a war between the ones who say there is a war and the ones who say there isn’t. ∼ Leonard Cohen It is probably uncontroversial to argue that the Greek elections of the 25th January will be remembered as one of the most important in the history of Greece, of...

The Market as the Unique Site of Truth: On Foucault & Milk

The Market as the Unique Site of Truth: On Foucault & Milk

Whom would you ask in order to check if the milk you are drinking is fresh? This trivial question can be answered in multiple ways. For example, one could ask a farmer, a biologist, a chemist, or even a grandparent that lives in a rural area. One could even rest upon...