Call for Papers: The Future of Law & Society Scholarship

May 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm Leave a comment

The Law & Society Association of Australia and New Zealand presents Disruption, Temporality, Law: The Future of Law & Society Scholarship on Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2016, in Brisbane, Australia. The organizers invite papers, panels or streams that consider the nature of the multiple pasts, present and futures of law and law and society scholarship in both its continuous and disruptive capacities. Such papers might consider:

  • Future and past relations of law to the not-human (animal, nature, corporation, robot);
  • The future(s) of transitional justice;
  • The rise of religious fundamentalisms in relation to the State;
  • Activism, disruption and changing legal futures;
  • 21st century transformations of legal services and the legal profession;
  • The relations of law to space, movement and temporality;
  • Indigenous temporalities and legalities;
  • The multiple temporalities of international humanitarian law;
  • Chinese state power and the spatial reimagining of the South China Sea;
  • Legal education for global and local futures;
  • Temporality, disruption and climate governance;
  • Any other topic that fits within the tradition and/or future of law and society

Submit proposals for papers, panels or streams to by June 30, 2016. Proposals should consist of a short abstract (max. 250 words), 3 keywords and a short biography (100 words). Panel proposals should include a title/theme for the panel, and abstracts, keywords and biographies for each presenter.

Click here for more information.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Call for Proposals; Conferences & Symposia; Human Rights; International Law; Legal Education.


Entry filed under: Call for Proposals, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Symposia, Human Rights, International Law, Legal Education.

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