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…

Write Club: An interdisciplinary writing group

The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is a young, regional university with a rapidly growing Higher Degree by Research (HDR) student cohort. Our cohort has developed at an accelerated rate in an environment with an ever-developing research capacity and increased regulatory and budgetary pressures. For universities, the creation of a research community is not…

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 to language and the law. The…

The Politics of Art

Paul Barclay (ABC RN Big Ideas) in conversation with Prof Desmond Manderson (Australian National University), Prof Hilary Charlesworth (University of Melbourne), and Dr Julie Gough (Artist, Writer, Curator)Friday 20 September 2019 – 5:30 to 7:00 pmMelbourne Law School, Room 920 Melbourne Law School’s Institute for International Law and the Humanities and ABC Radio National’s Big…

Visions Not So Splendid: Art, Law, Justice

The ANU Centre for Law, Art and the Humanities presents Visions Not So Splendid: Art, Law, Justice on Thursday 22 August, 12:00-4:30PM at the Sir Ronald Wilson Building Lecture Theatre, Australian National University. The event features a number of presentations from domestic and international academics working at the intersections of art, law and justice. This…

Danse Macabre: Temporalities of Law in the Visual Arts

Professor Desmond Manderson, Australian National University, presents another contribution to interdisciplinary legal scholarship in Danse Macabre: Temporalities of Law in the Visual Arts. The visual arts offer refreshing and novel resources through which to understand the representation, power, ideology and critique of law. This vibrantly interdisciplinary book brings the burgeoning field to a new maturity…