Visiting PhD Scholar Program 2017: University of Wollongong


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2017 The Legal Intersections Research Centre at the University of Wollongong invites applications from PhD students enrolled at other universities to visit LIRC for a minimum period of two weeks in 2017. The Visiting PhD Scholar Program aims to support high quality interdisciplinary PhD research in LIRC’s areas of research, to provide opportunities to PhD scholars from … [Read more...]

LawLitHum 2017: Dispositions and Revolutions (city of Melbourne)


We are pleased to announce that the LLHAA's Annual Conference for 2017 will be co-organised by La Trobe University and Melbourne Law Schools and hosted in the City of Melbourne. The organisers invite consideration of the character, craft and arrangements of relations between laws and the humanities in times of revolution, transformation and resistance…. Papers and panels on the following … [Read more...]

Publication Roundup: Recent Articles by LLHAA Members


Olivia Barr, ‘A Jurisprudential Tale of a Road, an Office and a Triangle’ (2015) 27:2 Law and Literature 199. Katherine Biber, '"Peeping: Open justice and law's voyeurs"' in Sharp, C. & Leiboff, M. (eds), Cultural Legal Studies: Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law, Routledge, 2016, pp. 160-182. Karen Crawley, 'The Critical Force of Irony: Reframing Photographs in Cultural … [Read more...]

Recent Books by LLHAA Members


Marco Wan, Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction (Routledge, 2016) How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were interpreted in the courtroom: … [Read more...]

18th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law 2017


Hosted by the Cardozo Law School in collaboration with the Roma Tre- Law School May 25-28 2017 International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law CALL FOR PAPERS Singularity, Generality and Exemplarity in Legal Discourse The use and practice of exemplarity are rooted in classic rhetoric, literature, politics and law. Because of the shift from pre-modern to modern ways of thinking – as modern … [Read more...]

Call for submissions: law&history


law&history is the official journal of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society. The journal, now in its third edition, publishes original high quality research on law and history in the Australasian-Pacific region and also welcomes articles on any other area and period. The journal is double-blind peer reviewed and ERA listed. Edited by Prof Diane Kirkby, the journal is … [Read more...]

Australian Feminist Law Journal – Call for Applications to Guest Edit Special Issue Vol 44.1 June 2018


Deadline of December 15th 2016 The Australian Feminist Law Journal calls for Proposals for the positions of Special Editor(s) of a Special Themed Issue of the Journal, namely Volume 44.1 (June 2018). Special Editors work in conjunction with the Editorial Board to create a theme, solicit articles, organize the referee process, make publication decisions and guide author revisions, subject to the … [Read more...]

Griffith Law School Postdoctoral Fellowship – Law and Technology

The law and technology project is one of the foundational flagship commitments of the Law Futures Centre. The project aims to explore the challenges of technological change on culture, law and public institutions. The project is aligned with the Centre's law, risk and innovation programme and encompasses Centre members' research into autonomy, artificial intelligence, digital lawyering, … [Read more...]