Conferences and events relevant to law, literature and the humanities.

update: Kent Summer School in Critical Theory 2016

KSSCT is a rare opportunity for doctoral students and early career researchers to work intensively with a leading critical scholar in their field. Applicants are welcomed from all critical disciplinary perspective. In 2016 the school will take the form of three parallel intensive 2-week seminars: Professor Samantha Frost (“Matters of perception: objects and materialities of affect);…

The Humanity in Law

As you’ll know if you attended, the LawLitHum Conference 2015: Complicities, held at UTS in December, was a great success. We asked the recipients of two RHD student bursaries to offer their reflections on the event. Here’s what Ashley Pearson (Griffith Law School) had to say: There is no forum that could have better served…

Lassnet Conference 2016: Thinking with Evidence (Delhi) (abstracts due March 1)

­­­Call for Papers LASSnet Conference 2016, Fourth Edition Dates: 10-12 December 2016 Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India The fourth edition of the LASSnet conference will be hosted by the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance (JNU, Delhi) in collaboration with the National Law University of Delhi (Dwarka), O.P. Jindal Global University (Sonepat)…

update: LawLitHum 2016 (Hong Kong)

SPECTACULAR LAW Law, Literature and the Humanities Association of Australasia Conference 2016 The Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong, 8-10 December 2016 Preceded by a half-day Graduate Research Student Workshop CALL FOR PAPERS The LLH Association of Australasia invites researchers working at the intersection of law and the humanities to Hong Kong in…

Divided Authorities and Dispossessed Peoples (ANU)

Divided Authorities and Dispossessed Peoples: Aesthetic Dimensions of Political and Critical Theory in the 21st Century 20-22 July 2016, Humanities Research Centre Australian National University Invited Keynotes: Louise Amoore (Durham, UK), Chiara Bottici (New School NYC), Davide Panagia (UCLA), Dimitris Vardoulakis (Western Sydney University) Forms of authority inhabit aesthetic events and practices, and equally suffuse…

A brief note on form

As you’ll know if you attended, the LawLitHum Conference 2015: Complicities, held at UTS in December, was a great success. We asked the recipients of two RHD student bursaries to offer their reflections on the event. Here’s what Laura Petersen (MLS) had to say: As part of my PhD research, I have been trying to…

Kent Summer School in Critical Theory 2016

The Kent Summer School in Critical Theory is running for the second time this year, in Paris, 13-24 June 2016. The website has just gone live: http://kssct.org/ This summer school for early career researchers and doctoral students aims to create a unique pedagogical experience, enabling leading critical thinkers to conduct an intensive 2-week seminar with members…

Critical Legal Conference 2016: Turning Points

Kent Law School 1st – 3rd September The Call for Stream Proposals is OPEN NOW – please send proposals of no more than 500 words along with short bios of the stream organisers to klsclc2016@kent.ac.uk. The Call for Stream Proposals closes 7 March 2016.   “…there are no witnesses to changes of epoch. The epochal turning is an imperceptible…