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Laurent de Sutter

Laurent de Sutter



Laurent de Sutter is Professor of Legal Theory at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

He has been invited professor or researcher at Waseda University, New-York University, Yeshiva University, Universität Bonn, Université Catholique de Louvain and Facultés Saint-Louis.

He is the author of more than twenty award-winning books translated into a dozen languages, among which, recently, "After Law" (Polity, 2020, Léopold Rosy Prize of the Belgian Royal Academy, French Voices Award of the FACE Foundation), "Hors-la-loi" (Les Liens Qui Libèrent, 2021) and "Pour en finir avec soi-même" (Presses Universitaires de France 2021).

He is the editor of the "Theory Redux" series at Polity Press and "Perspectives Critiques" series at Presses Universitaires de France.

He has often been featured in the Top 100 of cultural personalities of the year established by French magazines Les Inrocks or Technikart.


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels