Welcome

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.

LLHAA BLOG

Conferences and Events Surveillance

Surveillance and Humanities Virtual Conference Series

Please access and register for the presentations by clicking here Surveillance is central to the functioning of 21st century capitalism and modern social welfare. It has often been displayed as necessarily intrusive and threatening. The present initiative builds on the suggestions that an articulate discussion about humanities could be fruitful in producing a more complex picture and…

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Conferences and Events Bubble

The Bubble: Metaphors We Survive By

Fridays, 12:30 – 2:00 pm (Australian Eastern Time) from September 4th 2020 Please register for the series here Metaphors are indispensable tools for making sense of reality, including the ongoing reality of systemic colonial relations—or to obfuscate it (to deflect the need to enact substantive decolonisation agendas, for example). In times of crisis they perform…

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Conferences and Events

Manus Recording Project Collective: where are you today

where are you today is a new work by Manus Recording Project Collective, continuing the collective’s practice of documenting, sharing and circulating audio recordings from inside Australia’s on- and off-shore detention centres for refugees and asylum seekers. where are you today will comprise a new set of ten-minute audio recordings, produced and delivered via text message over…

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Conferences and Events Surveillance

Surveillance and Humanities Virtual Conference Series

Please access and register for the presentations by clicking here Surveillance is central to the functioning of 21st century capitalism and modern social welfare. It has often been displayed as necessarily intrusive and threatening. The present initiative builds on the suggestions that an articulate discussion about humanities could be fruitful in producing…

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Conferences and Events

Manus Recording Project Collective: where are you today

where are you today is a new work by Manus Recording Project Collective, continuing the collective’s practice of documenting, sharing and circulating audio recordings from inside Australia’s on- and off-shore detention centres for refugees and asylum seekers. where are you today will comprise a new set of ten-minute audio recordings, produced and…

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Call for Papers and Submissions

The Bubble: Metaphors we survive by (with apologies to Lakoff & Johnson)

We get the metaphors we deserve. Metaphors are indispensable tools for making sense of reality, including the ongoing reality of systemic colonial relations—or to obfuscate it (to deflect the need to enact substantive decolonisation agendas, for example). In times of crisis they perform a crucial role in translating and interpreting…

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