New Visitor at iCourts - Professor Yves Dezalay – University of Copenhagen

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22 October 2013

New Visitor at iCourts - Professor Yves Dezalay

Yves Dezalay, is a Directeur de recherches at the C.N.R.S. (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) in Paris, where he is a senior researcher of the Centre de Sociologie Européenne (C.S.E.) a research institution founded by Pierre Bourdieu, located within the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (M.S.H., Paris) and affiliated with the Ecole des Hautes en Sciences Sociales (E.H.E.S.S.). Since 1990, he has also been an affiliated scholar of the American Bar Foundation.  For most of his professional life, his main topic of interest has the internationalization of the legal field in relation with other professional fields of expertise. He has worked closely with Bryant Garth and together they wrote or edited six books, including Dealing in virtue: International Commercial Arbitration and the Emergence of an International Legal Order (University of Chicago Press, 1996), The Internationalization of Palace Wars : Lawyers, Economists and the Contest for Latin American States (University of Chicago Press, 2002) and Asian Legal Revivals: Lawyers-Compradors and Colonial Strategies in the Reshaping of Asian States (University of Chicago Press,  2010). In 2009, he was awarded the International Scholar Prize by the Law & Society Association.