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CAN COPYRIGHT BE APPLIED TO STREET ART AND GRAFFITI? Middlesex University London 30 January 2020

January 29, 2020

CAN COPYRIGHT BE APPLIED TO STREET ART AND GRAFFITI?   JAN 30 5-7PM, CG76, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY LONDON An interdisciplinary panel convened by Susan Hansen and Alberto Duman. It is free and open to the public. Please come along if you’ll be in London! Bookings can be made via Eventbrite: This panel marks the launch of the…

Imaginal Politics Imaginal Laws New School New York 1 – 2 February 2020

January 24, 2020

New School Klein Room (66 w. 12th Street) New York  

Trickle Down, A New Vertical Sovereignty Helen Knowles arebyte Gallery London 24 January – 26 February 2020

January 15, 2020

Trickle Down, A New Vertical Sovereignty Helen Knowles Opening Thursday 23 January 2020, 6-9pm  Exhibition runs 24 January – 26 February 2020 arebyte Gallery are pleased to announce Trickle Down, A New Vertical Sovereignty, a new body of work by UK based artist Helen Knowles. Trickle Down, A New Vertical Sovereignty is a tokenised four-screen…

AUDINT UNSOUND: UNDEAD Performance and Workshop Fabrica Gallery Brighton 23 Jan 2020

January 14, 2020

An evening seminar from the sonic arts group AUDINT and their affiliates. About this Event Tickets: £5/3 concs AUDINT is a London-based art collective operating across the fields of sound, performance, theory/ fiction, film and installation. The group’s recent volume Unsound: Undead (Urbanomic, 2019) collates 64 new essays probing how the periphery of sonic perception…

MIGRANTS MAKE CULTURE Together against the Hostile Environment Spitalfields London 18 January 2020

January 10, 2020

MIGRANTS MAKE CULTURE Together against the Hostile Environment When: Saturday 18th January Where: Raven Row, 56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields Time: 9.30am-6pm Tickets: from £0 FULL PROGRAMME & TICKETS HERE: This is an Activation Day for migrants, people of colour and allies working in the cultural sector. We want to connect and build a movement…

Law and Humanities Summer School: Law, Art, Politics University of Lucerne 15-19 June 2020

Law and Humanities Summer School: Law, Art, Politics (15-19 June 2020, University of Lucerne) The Law and Humanities Summer School is an intensive one-week study programme, to be held at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, from 15 to 19 June 2020. The school is co-organised by the following partners: *   Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies…

Afterlives of the Universal: Rethinking Law’s Human Amherst College 5-6 March 2020

The two-day symposium ‘Afterlives of the Universal’ will consider universalist conceptions of humanity in contemporary juridical and political conditions, and the theoretical critiques they face in legal thought and practice. Special attention will be paid to recent engagement with the notion of a universal humanity in critical race studies, biopolitics, political theology, and postcolonial theory. Other questions the symposium is interested in exploring include:…

CLSGC Symposium on Timothy Hyde’s Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye QMUL London 29 January 2020

Time: 4:00 – 7:00pm Venue: Room 313, Third Floor, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS Book now The Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context is delighted to be hosting an interdisciplinary symposium on Professor Timothy Hyde’s new book, Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in…

Envisioning Human Rights How to claim the Common (Good) Florence Italy 16 December 2019

Conference: Envisioning Human Rights: How to Claim the Common (Good) 16 December 2019, from 9.45am Florence, Italy (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max Planck / Historical Archives, EUI) Law and the Human network member Carolin Behrmann, director of the Minerva Research Group “The Nomos of Images“, will host this international conference. Speakers include Ariella Azoulay (Brown), Thomas…

Imaginal Politics Imaginal Laws New School New York 1 February 2020

December 6, 2019

New School Klein Room (66 w. 12th Street) New York

ASSEMBLY: EXTRACTABLE MATTERS University of Westminster Fri 29 – Sat 30 November 2019

November 22, 2019

Assembly: Extractable Matters is a two-day gathering at the University of Westminster that brings together artists, academics, activists and human rights experts to collectively explore the politics of extraction across the globe and the role that its operations play on environmental, ecopolitical and societal levels. 29 November 5.30 – 8.30pm (£5/£3 concession) BOOK 30 November…

Photography After Capitalism! Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts Brighton 21 Nov 2019

November 14, 2019

Photography After Capitalism!   Thu, 21 November 2019 18:00 – 20:00 Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex   Ever wondered what the world after capitalism is going to look like? Join co-founder and CEO of the Institute for Disruptive Image Economies – a semi-fictional start up specialising in ‘the creative production, efficient…

CfP Art, Letters, & Law: Resistance through creative mediums Law Society Association Conference Deadline for Abstracts 20 November 2019

November 11, 2019

There is an art and law panel being proposed next year at the LSA, Law & Society Association, scheduled for May 28-31 in Denver, Colorado, United States. The deadline for submissions is 20 November and there is a need for 2-3 more papers. This proposed panel explores human expressions of the arts as a resistance…

Law and Humanities Roundtable 2020 Call for Papers University of Southampton 3 July 2020

November 8, 2019

Law and Humanities Roundtable 2020   CALL FOR PAPERS University of Southampton, Friday 3rd July 2020 Theme: Law, the Senses and Beyond   This second annual Law and Humanities roundtable invites original paper presentations on the relationship between law and the senses, marking 250 years since the birth of Beethoven. Beethoven’s life and music are…

Photography, Space & Violence: a Workshop Birkbeck College 13 December 2019

13 December, 10.00-5.00. The Cinema, Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square. A collaboration between Birkbeck Research Centres: the Centre for History and Theory of Photography; the Centre for Architecture, Space & Society and the Birkbeck Institute for Humanities. This workshop is focused on photography as a tool for representing places where routine or traumatic violence unfolded….

Creative Methodologies and Law: Critical Feminist Reading Group SOAS University of London Nov-Dec 2019

November 1, 2019

We would like to invite you to the Creative Methodologies and Law: Critical Feminist Reading Group. The reading group engages creative approaches to law, asking how they might provide space for marginalised experiences of violence, whilst centring feminist methodologies of care. The reading group will draw on contemporary feminist critical legal theory, whilst engaging a…

Law and Humanities Summer School The University of Hong Kong 8-13 June 2020

September 27, 2019

ABOUT The Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Arts at the University of Hong Kong will hold its first law and humanities summer school, 8-13 June 2020. This week-long event is open to post-graduate research students and early career academics from any discipline, based anywhere in the world, who are working at the intersection…

Book Launch Joan Kee Models of Integrity Birkbeck College 3 October 2019

September 13, 2019

When: 3 October 2019, 18:30 — 20:30 Venue: External, NYU London, 6 Bedford Square Book your place now Models of Integrity examines art that critically engaged with its production, circulation and exhibition through the deployment of law as a medium. Joan Kee (University of Michigan) will be in discussion with Carey Young (visual artist and…

Carey Young La Loge Brussels: Palais de Justice 4 September 2019

September 2, 2019

La Loge, Brussels Palais de Justice by Carey Young Opening: Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 6pm to 9pm Palais de Justice (2017) is a video installation which Carey Young shot covertly at the Palais de Justice in Brussels. Contradicting the familiar patriarchal culture of law, the camera depicts female judges and lawyers at court, filmed through…

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