Art/Law Features and Related Events

CfP: Changing Fabrics – working with artists in analysing world events EWIS Amsterdam 12-14 July 2023

Call for papers | 10th European Workshops In International Studies | EWIS Amsterdam 12-14 July 2023 Changing Fabrics: working with artists in analyzing world events Workshop conveners: Tasniem Anwar, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, t.anwar2@vu.nl Sofia Stolk, Asser Institute, s.stolk@asser.nl Renske Vos, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, r.n.vos@vu.nl For scholars of international law and politics, there is much to…

CfP: The Cultural Techniques of Law University of Helsinki (17-19 January 2024) Deadline 16 June 2023

Provisional CfP: The Cultural Techniques of Law (17-19 January 2024)   Ericsson Bakelite telephone, 1931. Design: Jean Heiberg. University of Helsinki, Finland Convenors: Matilda Arvidsson (Göteborg), Tormod Johansen (Göteborg), and Panu Minkkinen (Helsinki) PROVISIONAL CALL FOR PAPERS In the Anglophone world, German legal historian and critical legal theorist Cornelia Vismann (1961–2010) is best known as an…

Precarious Solidarities: Artists for Democracy (1974–77) 1–2 February 2023

‘Precarious Solidarities: Artists for Democracy (1974–77)’ Dates: 1–2 February 2023 Time: 12:00–15:00 (GMT) Location: Online This Exhibition Histories symposium takes Artists for Democracy as a starting point to explore the entanglements of artistic practices with transnational solidarities shaped by migration and political mobilisation. This gathering will approach these histories through an intersection of multiple overlapping agencies and conditions of…

Performing Borders Rallying the Commons E-Journal Issue 2

The theme of this year’s Performing Borders E-Journal stems from this process of rallying together, of commoning and communing, for the creation of something better and the maintenance of other ways of being. It is a movement away from disembodied discourse towards actions, gestures, and gatherings that (even for a moment) let us consider what…

Legal Sightseeing Institutional Architecture: Winter Reads

Law – Space – Architecture Over the winter months legal sightseeing presents a mini-blog series on international law’s institutional architecture. We explore how institutional architecture is international law in concrete. Buildings, spaces and infrastructures make law physical and visible, felt and imagined, functional, historic and exclusive. Through this series we both reflect on a recent…

Post-Critical Perspectives on Critical Legal Studies Recording Cardozo School of Law 6 November 2022

Please see here the recording for this event that happened on 6 November 2022 at Cardozo Law School New York.                  

CfP NUART Journal Issue VII TRESPASS Deadline 6 February 2023

NUART JOURNAL CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUE VII: TRESPASS Deadline: February 6 2023 “I was 16 years old when I first trespassed onto some railway tracks and write the initials of the graffiti crew (of which I was the only member) on a wall. Afterwards the most incredible thing happened – absolutely nothing. No dogs chased…

LORE of the LAND: Tales Trials and Environmental Justice Bangor and Cardiff University 28 October & 4 November 2022

Milly Jackdaw and Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock Professional storyteller Milly Jackdaw and Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock (Bangor Law School, The LORE School) would like to invite you to gather round for two upcoming ‘around the fire’ storytelling events in Bangor and Cardiff this Autumn, as part of the Festival of Social Sciences.  They will tell chosen Welsh tales from history and folklore with the hope…

Call for Interim Committee Members to establish a new Scholarly Association for Legal Humanities / Cultural Legal Studies in the UK 18 November 2022

Legal humanities / cultural legal studies refers to the study of the broad concerns of law and justice through the methods and knowledges of the humanities. It encompasses history, culture, art, literature, philosophy, and related disciplines and interdisciplinary areas that might be captured under the term ‘law and humanities’, ‘law and culture’, ‘cultural legal studies’,…

CfP: Placing Experiment: Losing Gaining and Shifting Ground Bangor University 3 December 2022

Saturday 3rd December 2022 Bangor University Placing Experiment: Losing, Gaining and Shifting Ground Organisers: Prof Zoë Skoulding z.skoulding@bangor.ac.uk and Dr Sarah Pogoda s.pogoda@bangor.ac.uk This one-day interdisciplinary colloquium will explore ways in which experimental process and procedure in art, music, performance and writing, influenced by avant-garde legacies of the twentieth century, may be newly imagined in a local and global…

CfP (Non)fascist living, law, and AI: Actions for posthuman anti-fascist becomings – deadline 1 October 2022

 Venue: Department of Law, the University of Gothenburg  Dates: 14–16 December 2022  Deadline for applications: 1 October 2022.  Proposals for the workshop combining the third ‘Fascism and the International’ workshop (Rose Parfitt) and the first ‘AI, law and non-fascist living’ workshop (Matilda Arvidsson) are warmly invited from scholars, artists and activists whose work engages critically…

Open Call: OCEAN / UNI TBA21–Academy Fall Semester 2022

Open Call: OCEAN / UNI Fall Semester 2022 Click here to download this file. STUDIES IN BLUE AGENCY: SIX GLOBAL TALES AGAINST ECO-ANXIETY October 5 – December 14, 2022 Online via Zoom and on Ocean-Archive.org OCEAN / UNI is an art–activism–law–science learning initiative, online, tuition free, and open to the general public. The curriculum invites…

Stupidity Dissent and the Machine Caroline Bassett and Micheál O’Connell Uillinn West Cork Art Centre 17 September 2022

Stupidity, Dissent and the Machine, 17th Sept., Caroline Bassett and Micheál O’Connell Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre is delighted to invite you to the opening of System Interference, a solo exhibition by Micheál O’Connell / Mocksim on Saturday 17 September. To mark the opening of System Interference at Uillinn, writer and researcher Caroline Bassett and artist Micheál O’Connell will present Stupidity, Dissent and the…

Organizing the Future (Or: How to Demand a Million More Years?) – Online talk with the artist Jonas Staal with responses from Tim Lindgren and Carey Young Thursday 8 September 9-10.30 London BST 2022

Organizing the Future (Or: How to Demand a Million More Years?) Online talk with the artist Jonas Staal with responses from Tim Lindgren and Carey Young Thursday 8 September via zoom 9am-10.30am London BST // 10am-11.30am Zurich CEST // 6pm-7.30pm Melbourne AEST In a time of futureless future, how do we reclaim the means of…

The Listening Academy Iklectik 29 August – 4 September 2022

IKLECTIK presents, The Listening Academy Monday 29 August – Sunday 4 September 2022 Call for Participation The Listening Academy, London https://listeningbiennial.net/ We invite participants to submit letters of interest to contribute to the Academy. Please include a CV and a brief overview of your research interests and / or ways of practicing. Letters of interest…

Serpentine Legal Lab Live: Forging Creative Agency in the Metaverse Thursday 23 June 2022

Legal Lab Live: Forging Creative Agency in the Metaverse Join via Twitch: @serpentineuk Thursday 23 June 2022 1 – 2pm BST How can artists and cultural organisations forge their agency within the metaverse, and how can a deeper understanding of their legal rights and responsibilities assist with this process? The metaverse, an always-online, persistent, spatial…

Art Law Power Panel Discussion NUART Festival 11 June 2022

Saturday 11 June 12:00–12:45 Aberdeen Art Gallery – Cowdray Hall Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1JQ Free entry — Art, Law, Power: Panel discussion Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock & Dr Erik Hannerz, with Chair Dr Sabina Andron This panel discussion focuses on the dynamic nexus between art, law and power. Join keynote speakers Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock and Dr Erik…

Drawing the Line of the Law – The Power of Art in the Street NUART Festival 11 June 2022

Drawing the Line of the Law – the Power of Art in the Street Saturday 11 June 11:10–12:00 Aberdeen Art Gallery – Cowdray Hall Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1JQ Free entry — Drawing the Line of the Law – the Power of Art in the Street Keynote Presentation by Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock (UK) Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock is one…

VIRTUAL EVENT – Higher Education & the Future of the Cultural and Creative Industries – 8 June 2022

WHEN: 13:00 – 15:00 This online long table event will be chaired by Pamela Jikiemi, Head of Film, TV and Radio, RADA and speakers will include Dr Javeria Shah, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, & Riadh Ghemmour, Researcher in Decolonisation and Indigenous Methodologies. Further details to follow.

EVENT – Law and Art Beyond the Human – 13 June 2022

WHERE: Sussex Humanities Lab (Silverstone) and online WHEN: Monday 13 June, 14:00-15:30 Drop by the Sussex Humanities Lab for conversation at the intersection of art, law, and the more-than-human. Bonnie Holligan and Jo Walton will launch the Wildlaw Judgment Generator, and Helen Dancer will introduce the UK Earth Law Project. We’ll hear from Sabrina Gilani…

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