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Hans-Martien ten Napel

Associate Professor

Name
Mr.dr. H.M.T.D. ten Napel
Telephone
+31 71 527 7710
E-mail
h.m.t.d.tennapel@law.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0001-9824-0878

Hans-Martien ten Napel, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Before his transfer to the law faculty, he taught at the Institute of Political Science of Leiden University’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA). In 2014 he was awarded a Research Fellowship in Legal Studies at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ, which enabled him to be in full-time residence at CTI for the academic year 2014-2015.

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Short professional biography

Hans-Martien ten Napel, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University in the Netherlands. He also co-coordinates the Network Faith in Democracy and is a member of the Steering Group of the Netherlands Law and Religion Scholars Network. Before his transfer to the law faculty, he taught at the Institute of Political Science of Leiden University’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA).

He initiated the popular Bachelor of Laws elective course on the Law of Democracy and a Master of Laws elective course on Comparative Constitutional Law and served as a coach on the extracurricular Leiden Leadership Programme. In the summer of 2016, together with the vice-president of the Council of State, he taught the Honours Class ‘Constitutional Concepts and Practice’. Recently he developed the module 'Politics and Law' for the bachelor theology, track religion and society, at the Theological University Kampen (2021-2022). In addition, he is currently co-supervising three Ph.D. projects.

In 2014 he was awarded a Research Fellowship in Legal Studies at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ, which enabled him to be in full-time residence at CTI for the academic year 2014-2015. In 2017 he received a ‘seed money grant for frontier research’ from the Leiden profile area Interaction Between Legal Systems.

His work has appeared in European Constitutional Law ReviewEuropean Public LawJournal of Interreligious Studies, Journal of Markets and MoralityMuslim World Journal of Human RightsThe Theory and Practice of Legislation, and Oxford Journal of Law and Religion. He is also co-editor and co-author of three recent volumes, Regulating Political Parties: European Democracies in Comparative Perspective (2014), The Powers That Be. Rethinking the Separation of Powers (2015) and Een nieuwe politieke formule. Ideeën voor staat en samenleving geïnspireerd door Alexis de Tocqueville (A new political formula. Ideas for state and society inspired by Alexis de Tocqueville) (2021).

Since 2015, he is a member of the editorial board of the Tijdschrift voor Religie, Recht en Beleid(Journal of Religion, Law, and Policy). In 2017, he published, as the fruit of his research fellowship, the monograph Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom. To Be Fully Human (Routledge).

 

Associate Professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Staats- en Bestuursrecht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number C1.11

Contact

  • Tijdschrift voor Religie, Recht en Beleid Lid redactie
  • Stichting De Honderd Gulden Reis Secretaris
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