Jiří Přibáň

is Professor of Law at Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics. He is a graduate of Charles University in Prague, where he was appointed professor of legal theory, philosophy and sociology in 2002, and has been a visiting professor or scholar at the European University Institute in Florence, the University of California in Berkeley, and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, among others. His latest book, The Defence of Constitutionalism: The Czech Question in Post-national Europe, was published by Karolinum in 2017.


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Waiting for a leader?

Notes from the Czech Republic and its increasingly dangerous underground

The Czech Republic elects a new chamber of deputies on 20-21 October. The ANO party of Andrej Babiš, a billionaire businessman, is leading the polls; meanwhile, President Miloš Zeman gladly accepts the sobriquet ‘the Czech Trump’. In an article from the landmark 50th edition of Eurozine partner journal Transit, Jiří Přibáň explores what is going on.

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