Angela Condello

Associate researcher in the Maurizio Ferraris Documental mobilization initiative.

Angela Condello is an associate researcher in the Maurizio Ferraris Documental mobilization initiative. She is Adjunct Professor (Jean Monnet Module “Cultures of Normativity” 2017-2010) at the Deparment of Philosophy of the University of Torino where she also directs LabOnt Law and coordinates the Jean Monnet Project “I work, therefore I am European” (

She is Research Fellow at the Law Department of Roma Tre where she has been teaching Law and Humanities since 2013.Starting from December 2018, she will be a member of the Westminster Law and Theory Lab directed by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos. She obtained her PhD in 2013 in legal philosophy (Roma Tre).

She created and teaches a course on law and gender at Roma Tre for which she got a teaching award. She worked as of 2013 - and she currently cooperates - with the Human Rights Committee of the Italian Senate of the Republic. In 2015, she has been awarded with a Fernand Braudel Fellowship to conduct research on exemplarity between law and philosophy at the CENJ at the EHESS in Paris. In 2014, she was a Fellow at the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture”.

In 2015 and 2016 she was Guest Professor (Law and Humanities) at the Law School of the University of Ghent. She has organized the International Roundtables for the Semiotics of Law (New York 2017, together with Prof. Goodrich at Cardozo Law School and Turin 2018, with LabOnt and Turin Law School) and is a member of the following editorial boards: Law Text Culture, Law and Literature, International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, Rivista di Estetica (for which she is editing an issue on law and the faculty of judgment). 

Selected publications

She has published widely on analogy and exemplarity in legal discourse, on law and literature and law and humanities with a special focus on new perspectives on law and language. Her writings have a appeared on: Politica del diritto, Mélanges de l’école française de Rome, Ratio Juris, Journal of Law and Society, International Journal for Semiotics of Law, Semiotica.

She edited a special issue of Rivista di Estetica on law and the faculty of judgment (2017) and one for Law and Literature on the normativity of exemplarity. Her book Analogica. Il doppio legame tra diritto e analogia in forthcoming with Quodlibet (early 2018).

In January 2018 will appear, for Einaudi, Il denaro e i suoi inganni, by John Searle and Maurizio Ferraris, edited by and with an essay by Angela Condello. The edited volume Sensing the Nation’s Law. Historical Inquiries into the Aesthetics of Democratic Legitimacy (Springer) is in press (eds. Mark Antaki, Angela Condello, Stefan Huygebaert, Sarah Marusek). 

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16 January 2018