Humanities Research Centre

Australian National University

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This remarkable two day event brings together outstanding new research and an exceptional international line-up.  Scholars and higher degree research students with research interests in law and the humanities, representation, law and culture, and visual theory will not want to miss this event.  It indicates new directions and frames new questions in an exciting new area of interdisciplinary scholarship.

Keynote speakers

  • Peter Goodrich – Faces and Frames of Government: Vision and the Common Law
  • Desmond Manderson – Blindness made Visible: Dimensions of Time in Brueghel’s Justice
  • Richard Sherwin – What Authorises the Image?  Visualizing Law as Imitation and Event
  • Alison Young – Situating the Image in Law: Space, Genre, Encounter

Plus international panels on: technologies of surveillance; law, history and colonialism; the artist speaks; the body as signifier; justice and visibility

Including papers from Australia, England, United States, Canada, Belgium and Thailand

Register Now.

For further information, please contact the Convenor, Professor Desmond Manderson, Future Fellow, ANU College of Law / Research School of Humanities and the Arts, ANU, Canberra.