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Fifteenth Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory

Fifteenth Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory

Law, Text and Contrapuntal Reading  The 15th Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory (DFLT-15) will take place on 24 and 25 November 2022. The DFLT-15 is an annual interdisciplinary workshop hosted by graduate researchers. The Forum brings together graduate...

Valerie Kerruish, 1943-2022

“Val has left us”, her partner Uwe Peterson wrote recently in an email to a few of us who had known her for a while. Valerie Kerruish was a Tutor, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia from 1965-1992, and an Associate Professor at...

Call for Book Proposals: Decrypting Power & Coloniality 

The theory of encryption of power proposes a fresh understanding of how the use of language monopolizes and hides power, preventing access to it through the denial and neutralization of differences based on class, race, and gender. It argues that coloniality exists...

CfP: Workshop Institutional Architecture

CfP: Workshop Institutional Architecture

One of the most iconic and concrete encounters one can have with international law is to visit its institutional buildings. Whether by eye-catching design or as dilapidated office, buildings make law physical and visible. One can see a building, maybe even touch it....

CfP: The Joy of Methodology

A Critical Legal Thinking Blog Carnival For many researchers, methodology and joy don’t belong in the same sentence. Legal researchers in particular often seem to place methods-talk somewhere between irritating impediment and unbridgeable chasm. Some of these...

Remembering Ari Hirvonen in Perugia (7 July 2022)

Our beloved friend and colleague Ari Hirvonen passed away a year ago tomorrow. This summer includes a string of events that all celebrate his memory and honour his work. The first takes place in Italy. Next week, the international Symposium Phaenomenologicum will...