Call for Papers Doctoral Forum on 'Law and Humanities'


The Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies - lucernaiuris invites submissions for the third meeting of the Doctoral Forum in Law & Humanities to be held at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, on 10 & 11 December 2020.

The forum is an interdisciplinary platform for PhD students and early career researchers working within and between law and the humanities. Its aim is to bring together a diverse group of young scholars for open discussion of current projects, urgent legal-political concerns, and wider theoretical and methodological issues raised by law and legal theory. The title of this year’s meeting is Crossing Frontiers: The Law From Within and Without. We interpret the theme broadly and welcome contributions that (re-)think the law from diverse internal and external perspectives.

Possible topics might include (but are certainly not limited to):

• Artistic Representations and Iconography of Law and Justice • Narrative Negotiations of Law • Law and the Imagination • Metaphors in Law • Media Law as Technology Law • Diversity and Plurality in Law • Rights, Justice and Vulnerable/Disadvantaged Groups

Proposals for 15-minute presentations (300 word abstract plus short biographical note and contact details) should be sent to Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken. by 16 October 2020. Accepted applicants will be asked to submit a short working paper in advance of the meeting to encourage constructive discussion and feedback.

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