Wibo van Rossum

Professeur invité 2016-2017

Wibo van Rossum is legal sociologist and anthropologist interested in multiculturalism, legal cultures and legal profession. He is interested in cultural diversity conflicts in the area of family law and the increasing tendency to frame multicultural family problems in terms of fundamental (human) rights (freedom of religion, rights of the child). Wibo van Rossum is associate professor in socio-legal studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam and he published on « Dutch Legal Culture » in 2016 (how legal and youth care professionals deal with child protection issues while religious and ethno-cultural values play a background role), and the use of visuals in teaching socio-legal courses (« Visuals for a critical legal profession », in 2016).

Research seminar : « Selective mobilisation of ‘culture’ in judicial settings »