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…