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Feminists at Law: Revisiting Identity Symposium – University of Technology Sydney Faculty of Law (2-3 November 2017)

Feminists at Law: Revisiting Identity is a two-day symposium hosted by the Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney. The symposium follows two previous events at the University of Melbourne Law School (2016) and ANU College of Law (2015). In 2017, the theme of ‘Revisiting Identity’ has been chosen to provide an opportunity to engage…

Law Text Culture Volume 20 (2016)

The 2016 edition of Law Text Culture, ‘Lives Lived with Law’, edited by Ann Genovese, Shaun McVeigh, and Peter D. Rush of the University of Melbourne Law School has just been published.   The collection includes articles and essays by John Docker (UWA), Ann Genovese, Kim Rubenstein (Law, ANU), Marett Leiboff (Legal Intersections Research Centre,…

Law and Literature Conference 2017: Visualising Justice

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is pleased to announce its Fifth Biennial Literature and Law Conference.  The conference, themed “Visualizing Justice,” will be held in New York City from October 27 – 28, 2017. This conference aims to promote interdisciplinary and critical understanding while providing a venue for intellectual exchange. The keynote speaker will…

Australian Feminist Law Journal – Upcoming General Issue – Call for Articles

Volume 43.2, December 2017 Deadline of May 30th, 2017 The Australian Feminist Law Journal is seeking articles for publication for the next General Issue of the Journal, namely Volume 43.2 (December 2017). The journal focuses upon scholarly research using critical feminist approaches to law and justice, broadly conceived. As an international Critical Legal Journal we…

The Mythology of Modern Law: At 25 Years (Melbourne Law School, 11-12 May 2017)

In the opening sentence of Peter Fitzpatrick’s seminal book, The Mythology of Modern Law, first published in 1992, the claim that “law as a unified entity can only be reconciled with its contradictory existences if we see it as myth” is described as the first chapter’s “suspiciously simple argument”. Few perhaps would regard even that…

Visiting PhD Scholar Application (University of Wollongong) – Deadline Extended

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2017 – Extended until 24th February! The Legal Intersections Research Centre at the University of Wollongong invites applications from PhD students enrolled at other universities to visit LIRC for a minimum period of two weeks in 2017. The Visiting PhD Scholar Program aims to support high quality interdisciplinary PhD research in LIRC’s…