Legal space and legal geography have been important focuses of research in socio-legal scholarship in recent years. In what ways has the experience of public space been transformed under the pressures of neoliberal ideology and contemporary governmentality?
For One Day Only brings together a global community of thinkers, scholars and artists for 24 hours of conversations on the moment we are living through and the future we want. Hosted by an international consortium of research centres spanning four continents, the workshop sessions will roll around the world from Canberra and Johannesburg, through Rome, Helsinki and Lucerne, to Virginia and Melbourne.
Written by Professor Carolyn Strange, The Death Penalty and Sex Murder in Canadian History provides an incisive analysis of responses to sex murders and the shifting politics of the death penalty.
This webinar series seeks to address the new meaning, scope and representation of surveillance in the time of COVID-19 and initiate a conversation between arts, humanities and the various fields which surveillance is used.
Send in your papers for a Zoominar series, hosted by the Institute for Postcolonial Studies, consisting of four monthly panels, each dedicated to exploring the metaphors we survive by. If you are interested in participating, please send an abstract to the convenors, no later than 6 July 2020.
This event explores the role and responsibilities of universities in these urgent times. It matters not just to scholars, administrators and students – but to everyone concerned about adaptation and change in the 21st century. The event will be broadcast to the public – and will anchor refreshed internal
dialogue at ANU during the year in which its world-leading law school turns 60.
Professor Bonnie Honig is a globally renowned scholar. Her recent work reflects her enduring interest in contemporary political theory, democratic politics, and feminism. Her visit to the ANU will provide the occasion to present a public lecture that speaks to her new book, not yet released.
What is the role of art and aesthetics in developing the capacities of the public sphere to engage with the crises of the 21st century? What new resources do they offer to Australia’s endemic political failure to come to terms with our unfinished business, including the failure to offer constitutional recognition of First Peoples, denial of anthropogenic climate change, fears of immigration and growing social alienation? How can aesthetic forms engage with political ideas and public discourse?
For the very first installment of the ANU College of Law Book Club, we celebrate Professor Desmond Manderson's new book: Danse Macabre.
- Dr Dorota Gozdecka
Today’s research seminar is sponsored by the Centre for Law Arts and Humanities. It presents Dorota Gozdecka’s creative work in the burgeoning new area of theatrical jurisprudence.
The presentation will focus on the process of writing of a...