The Law, Literature and Humanities Association of Australasia (LLHAA) is the premier organisation for scholars within Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific investigating the intersections between law and culture.

A community of scholars

The LLHAA welcomes members at all stages in their academic career from any discipline interested in law, jurisprudence, art, culture, history or society.

Our membership is diverse and includes legal and non-legal academics, artists, lawyers, historians, students, early career researchers and pioneers in interdisciplinary studies.

  • We are dedicated to promoting rigorous, critical academic research.
  • We provide a platform for the discussion of ideas – and encourage scholarship from all standpoints.
  • We encourage postgraduate students and those new to legal scholarship through bursaries, conferences and mentorship.


Positioning the Politics of Consent in Law and History

Call for Papers Australian Feminist Law Journal: A Critical Legal Journal. Volume 46.2 December 2020 Special Issue Editor: Nan Seuffert Recent years have witnessed a global explosion of discourse around sexuality focusing on debate over the boundaries between legitimate and illegitimate sex under the banner of the #metoo campaign. In this context of genuine confusion…

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Cultural Legal Studies Handbook CFP 2020

Cultural legal studies is a burgeoning field, encountering law and justice in relation to a wide variety of cultural and artistic forms. It engages not merely representations of law and justice, but the role that culture plays in constituting the very possibility of legality. The aim of this Handbook is to help consolidate this field…

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Call for Papers and SubmissionsConferences and Events

Frankenlaw – Critical Legal Conference 2020

I lived principally in the country as a girl, and passed a considerable time in Scotland. I made occasional visits to the more picturesque parts; but my habitual residence was on the blank and dreary northern shores of the Tay, near Dundee. Blank and dreary on retrospection I call them; they were not so to…

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CFP: Law, Technology and Humans – General Issue Vol 2(1)

Law, Technology and Humans is an innovative open access journal that encourages research and scholarship on the human and humanity of law and technology. It is sponsored by the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, Australia and is advised by a leading International Editorial Board. Read more about the journal, submission and accessing published…

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21st Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRLS) and 15th Conference on Legal Translation and Interpreting and Comparative Legilinguistics (Legal Linguistics)

21st Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRLS) and 15th Conference on Legal Translation and Interpreting and Comparative Legilinguistics (Legal Linguistics)  The Institute of Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Modern Languages and Literature at Adam Mickiewicz University together with Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law, will hold an international conference devoted…

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CFP Playing Law: A Jurisprudence of Video Games and Virtual Realities

Dale Mitchell, Dr Ashley Pearson & Dr Timothy D Peters CALL FOR PAPERS Law is the ultimate multiplayer role-playing game. Through law, individuals are characterised, subject-object relations are constructed and enforced, and concepts of worth and identity are founded. Playing Law seeks to showcase the power of play and the…

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Special Issue Volume 24 (2020) “The Acoustics of Justice: Law, Listening, Sound” Guest Editors: Mehera San Roque (University of New South Wales Law) Sara Ramshaw (University of Victoria Faculty of Law, Canada) James Parker (Melbourne Law School) While the “visual turn” in socio-legal scholarship has generated a rich picture of…

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