Law In / And / As Performance Colloquium University of Warwick March 24 2018

Law In/And/As Performance is a one-day interdisciplinary research colloquium for those with an interest in the intersections of law and performance.

This one-day event will bring together researchers and practitioners across a range of disciplines to explore the current work being done in the field of law in/and/as performance. The programme will include keynote speakers, alongside panels exploring research and practice into law in/and/as performance.

Keynote speakers: 

Dr Kate Leader (University of York)

Dr Kate Leader is a Lecturer at York Law School with a PhD in Performance Studies entitled ‘Trials, Truth-Telling and the Performing Body’ (2008), a PhD in Law and an LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. Prior to her current post, she was an Associate Lecturer in Criminology and Theatre Studies at Birkbeck.

Prof Alan Read (King’s College London)

Prof Alan Read is Professor of Theatre and Director of the Performance Foundation at Kings College London and is the author of Theatre & Law (2016). His other publications include Theatre & Everyday Life (1993) and Theatre in the Expanded Field (2014).


Prof Peter Robson (University of Strathclyde)

Dr Maria Estrada-Fuentes (University of Warwick)

Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock (University of Sussex)

Carey Young (University College London)

Yvonne Salmon (University of Cambridge)

Further panelists TBC

Date & Time:

24 March 2018, 9.45am-4.15pm


Humanities Building, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL


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