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

‘Perverts’, ‘Terrorists’ and Business as Usual: A Genealogy of Indefinite Detention

Date: 13 – 14 August 2015 Location: UNSW School of Law This symposium takes as its starting point an account of the practices of indefinite detention both before and since 9/11, focusing on the subtly but distinctively different ways in which different jurisdictions have legislated for the so-called ‘preventive’ and distinctively indefinite detention of ‘suspected…

Call for Papers: ‘Complicities’, Law, Literature and Humanities Association of Australasia, 9 – 12 December 2015, UTS, Sydney, Australia

Complicity is a state of being complex or involved, and no matter where we are, or what we do, law is part of our entanglement in the world. This conference will explore law’s complex relations with culture, politics and capital. It will investigate law as an accomplice, as well as law’s role in shaping (and…

Kent Summer School in Critical Theory

29 June – 10 July 2015 Paris Dear Colleagues, We are excited to announce the new Kent Summer School in Critical Theory, which will run for the first time in Paris next July. Our website has just gone live, and we invite you pay us a visit: www.kssct.org. This new summer school for early career researchers and doctoral students…

Law’s Pluralities: cultures: narratives: images: genders

6-8 May 2014, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany www.lawspluralities.wordpress.com Conference Announcement & Call for Papers Plenary — Susanne Baer, Richterin des Bundesverfassungsgerichts, Professur für Öffentliches Recht und Geschlechterstudien an der Juristischen Fakultät und dem Zentrum für transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien an der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Mitträgerin des vom Berliner Forschungsverbund Recht im Kontext initiierten Projekts “Rechtskulturen:…

7th Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory

Monday 1st December – Tuesday 2nd December 2014 Call for Papers  Melbourne Law School will host the seventh annual Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory on 1–2 December 2014. The Forum brings together research students from all academic disciplines to engage with social, political, theoretical, and methodological issues raised by law and legal theory.  The workshop is…