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…

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 a rapidly changing world. Viral…

Hygiene, Coloniality, Law

Call for Papers Australian Feminist Law Journal: A Critical Legal Journal. Volume 47.1, June 2021 Special Issue Editors: Dr Gina Heathcote, Dr Paola Zichi, Alice Finden This special issue will bring together research addressing hygiene, coloniality and law, and their instrumentalisation as regulatory tools of governance. Discursive understandings of morality and sexual mores were central…