Call for Papers and Submissions

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…

Australian Feminist Law Journal – Call for Applications to Guest Edit Special Issue Vol 44.1 June 2018

Deadline of December 15th 2016 The Australian Feminist Law Journal calls for Proposals for the positions of Special Editor(s) of a Special Themed Issue of the Journal, namely Volume 44.1 (June 2018). Special Editors work in conjunction with the Editorial Board to create a theme, solicit articles, organize the referee process, make publication decisions and…

Reckoning: in place, in person, in practice (Melbourne, 23-24 Nov)

The ninth Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory This year the forum is particularly concerned with questions of method: How do we reckon with law? Reckoning holds this tension – how can we meet our scholarly responsibilities in the present and live the outcomes as our institutional lives? In actuarial disciplines, reckoning is about calculating…