Critical Legal Conference 2012

Impressions of the Critical Legal Conference 2012

Crown on a Bridge in Stockholm, taken during CLC 2012 - Courtesy of Andreja Zevnik

The Critical Legal Conference (“CLC”) 2012. I thought I’d leave it until a week after the event, to allow time for the dust to settle, be­fore re­flecting on the con­nec­tions between the di­verse pa­pers, the in­tense con­ver­sa­tions and my own the­or­et­ical pre­oc­cu­pa­tions. It was hosted this year by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, in…

Critical Legal Conference, 14 – 16 September 2012: Complete List of Streams

gardens-justice

International law, Genocide and Imperialism: The Colonial Origins of Human Rights? We Need to Talk About Human Rights The Question: Gardens without Gardeners? Gardeners without Gardens? Conveners: Oren Ben-​Dor (Southampton) & Andreas Philippopoulos-​Mihalopoulos (Westminster, London) We take up the con­fer­ence theme in earnest, looking at gar­dens as the place of ques­tioning. We in­vite you to…

Trouble in the Garden: Critical Legal Studies & the Crisis

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By modest reck­oning 2012 is the fourth year since the Great Recession began. Over the last four years the vic­tories won by so­cialist and trade uni­onist move­ments over the course of the nine­teenth and twen­tieth cen­turies (uni­versal health care, ac­cess to edu­ca­tion, pen­sions and more) have been under con­stant at­tack. All as part of a systematic…

CLC 2012: Critical Immigration, Asylum & Refugee Law Stream

No Borders

This stream aims to gather aca­demics, graduate stu­dents and act­iv­ists with an in­terest in im­mig­ra­tion law and policy, asylum and refugee law (as well as refugee and mi­gra­tion studies more gen­er­ally) in order to in­aug­urate a dis­cus­sion on legal pro­vi­sions and forms and prac­tices of cri­tique with, without or against the law. The stream calls for pa­pers on…