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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…

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…

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CFP: Law and Justice through Australian Lenses: Bushrangers, Battlers and Bastards

Australian film and television occupies a special place in global cinema. Australian lenses have captured a nation and a culture seemingly fixated on issues of (out)law and (in)justice, producing films and television of striking landscapes peopled by bushrangers, battlers and bastards. From the several outlaw tales of Ned Kelly, to the fight for justice by…

Recent Books by LLHAA Members

Marco Wan, Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction (Routledge, 2016) How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which…

Law and Enjoyment: Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis (2015)

Daniel Hourigan’s book Law and Enjoyment: Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis (Routledge 2015) was recently awarded third prize in the internal University of Southern Queensland’s Publication Excellence Awards for Authored Books. The award showcases research and esteemed publication, and rewards the improvement of USQ’s research performance. Law and Enjoyment was also a finalist for the Association’s…

Forthcoming Books by LLH Members

Cassandra Sharp and Marett Leiboff, eds. Cultural Legal Studies: Law’s Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law  June 2015 What can popular cultures offer law, as a basis for critical practice? This introduction to the ‘cultural legal studies’ movement takes up this question as it presents a new encounter with the ‘cultural turn’ in law…