This special issue (journal to be announced) wishes to foreground the body and embodiment in relation to the law, from both contemporary and historical perspectives. In so doing, this CFP invites contributions that consider the following, but not exclusively: what is the relationship between law and the body, and law and embodiment? How does the law preclude, encourage, marginalize, or stratify particular kinds of embodiment, if at all – and how are particular kinds of embodiment gendered, sexed, classed and/or racialized?
Being Anthropologists in the Time of Disruption: Power and Representation.
October 10-11, 2018, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
The central aim of this conference is to draw together a dynamic group of international scholars from France, Canada, and the United States whose work stands at the interface of two emerging sub-disciplines: the history of the French Atlantic and the "new legal history" whose central vector insists on shifting the focus of the field beyond legal structures and frameworks, towards an understanding of how law was actively shaped and applied through the lives and experiences of ordinary men and women. By uncovering and identifying the "voices" of slaves, in
Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger
International Conference, 19-20 October 2018, University of Iceland.
The EDDA Research Center in Critical Contemporary Research at the University of Iceland invites proposals for an international conference—to be held in Reykjavik on 19–20 October 2018—on emergency politics from historical and contemporary perspectives. It aims to bring together scholars in diverse academic fields and working within different thematic and national paradigms to explore “states of exception.”
A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS
Staging Law and Justice in the African Diaspora
Callaloo invites papers for a special issue on “Misperformance: Staging Law and Justice in the African Diaspora” guest edited by Jason Allen-Paisant (University of Leeds, United Kingdom).
The Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli, India and the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Oxford University, United Kingdom are pleased to announce that the deadline for submission of abstracts for the International Conference on Affirmative Action and the Sustainable Development Goal of Gender Equality has been extended from 28th February 2018 to 10th March 2018, due to overwhelming response and several requests.
Call for Papers
“Law, Language, and the Archive”
Deadline for submission: March 1, 2018 | Acceptance notification by: March 15, 2018
Please submit a 250-500 word abstract, along with a copy of your C.V. to email@example.com.
The aim of this edited collection will be to provide one of the leading guides on the intersections between law and art. The edited collection will therefore bring together a wide range of theorists in relation to, amongst other things, critical approaches to law and art, the intersection between law and art and their mutual relationship, legal categories and definitions and vis-à-vis art movements and particular artworks, and law and art theories.