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

World Indigenous Legal Conference 2014

The World Indigenous Legal Conference 2014 will be hosted by the Indigenous Lawyers Association of Queensland, from 23-27 June 2014, at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. The theme of the conference is “Past, Present and Future”.  The conference will incorporate the 9th National Indigenous Legal Conference 2014. Held biennially, the World Indigenous Legal…

Law and the Visual: Transitions & Transformations: Humanities Research Centre, ANU, 7-8 July 2014

THE HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE AT THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY IS ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST AND BEST-KNOWN RESEARCH CENTRES IN INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES. AS PART OF ITS 2014 ANNUAL THEME, NOW SHOWING: CULTURES, JUDGEMENTS, AND RESEARCH ON THE DIGITAL SCREEN, WE ARE CALLING FOR PAPERS ON THEMES OF VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF LAW IN HISTORY AND THE…

Call for Papers: Legal Bodies: Corpus / Persona / Communitas 15-16-17 May 201

LUCAS (the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society) will host a three-day conference Legal Bodies: Corpus / Persona / Communitas on the various ways in which literary texts and art works have represented, interrogated or challenged juridical notions of ‘personhood’.  The guiding assumption behind this conference is that ‘personhood’ is not a (biologically)…

Call for Papers: The politics and law of Doctor Who

Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture Westminster Law School The politics and law of Doctor Who Symposium Announcement and First Call for Papers Friday 5th September 2014 University of Westminster Doctor Who is the BBC’s longest-running drama television series and the world’s longest-running science fiction series.  The massive public attention devoted to the show’s…

CFP: Interpellations, Annual Conference of the Law, Literature and the Humanities Association of Australasia, 5-8 December, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS Interpellations Annual Conference of the Law, Literature and the Humanities Association of Australasia 5 – 8 December 2013 The Australian National University Canberra, Australia Confirmed keynote speakers: ➢    Professor WJT Mitchell, Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago ➢    Dr Honni van Rijswijk, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty…