Universität Luzern: Doctoral Forum in Law & Humanities 2020

Doctoral Forum in Law & Humanities
University of Lucerne
10 & 11 December 2020

Crossing Frontiers: The Law From Within and Without

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 lucernaiuris@unilu.ch 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.

For further information please see the information pamphlet on the forum.

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