Ousia is a student-run review, named after the ancient Greek term ουσία, which means essence or substance. It best encapsulates our endeavour, as we are trying to investigate the roots of current affairs by approaching them through a legal prism.Masthead
Our opinion pieces explore issues in various jurisdictions and areas of law with the aim of engaging with their institutional, statutory and constitutional aspect. Nevertheless, we acknowledge that legal means are often inadequate to interpret certain phenomena or to resolve certain challenges, and that is why we also draw on adjacent fields of human thought, such as history, politics, philosophy and economics.Archive
The legal dimension is often either excluded from public discourse or considered a technical matter for the few initiated ones. As such, our main goal is to reach a golden mean between rigid academic legal analysis, which often seems unaccessible and obscure, and ordinary digestible journalism, where the danger of superficiality lurks.Find Out More
We are an international team based at the London School of Economics.