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Lecture: ‘Human, and Other Rights’

Lecture: ‘Human, and Other Rights’

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick invites you to  the 17th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture Human, and Other Rights by Prof. David Palumbo-Liu on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 (5-7pm UK Time) The lecture will be held on...

No Trespassing? Property/Theory between the Disciplines

No Trespassing? Property/Theory between the Disciplines

8th International Osnabrueck Summer Institute on the Cultural Study of the Law The  International Osnabrueck Summer Institute on the Cultural Study of the Law (OSI) will be held from July 16 to 24, 2022 at the University of Osnabrueck, Germany. Since 2009, the...

CfP: Critical Research in International Law Doctoral Retreat

CfP: Critical Research in International Law Doctoral Retreat

An intensive doctoral retreat in Gimo, 8-10 June 2022 What does it mean to be critical? Is it a core feature of any academic work or does the word signify a certain approach? Is it possible to be both critical and doctrinal at the same time and, if so, what would...

Event: Please Miss: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Penis

Event: Please Miss: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Penis

The Warwick Social Theory Centre and the Centre for Critical Legal Studies are pleased to host Grace Lavery for a reading of her new memoir Please Miss: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Penis, followed by discussion with Cath Lambert. The event will take place on...

Statement on the war in Ukraine

Statement on the war in Ukraine

By NOMOS: CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ON LAW, CULTURE AND POWER On February 24, 2022, Russia has begun waging war on Ukraine. Fighting is taking place all over Ukraine, civilians are being killed or forced to flee their homes. In just seven days about 800.000...

CfP: Law, Authoritarianism, Revolution

CfP: Law, Authoritarianism, Revolution

We live in troubled times: old forms, albeit waning, still hold sway over our world, but the new forms are still in the dark. The liberal hegemony is no longer able to sustain the ideology of capitalist tranquil happiness. Authoritarianism rears its ugly head both in...

Storytelling Round the Circle of Life & Death

Storytelling Round the Circle of Life & Death

Copyright: Sakaba Storytelling, confession, and bearing witness, circulates and is encircled by life and death. The promise of life, knowledge, truth, is always under the threat of death, fiction, forgetfulness. These conditions do not stand in opposition to one...