Birkbeck Law School Centre for Law and the Humanities
First Visiting Fellow in March 2013: Jennifer Schultz
NEXT EVENT ON 14 MARCH: A seminar on legal theory in contemporary China: Legal Culture in China: A Comparison to Western Law. Thursday 14th March 2013 2.00pm to 4.00 pm. Venue: Lecture Theatre B 35, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London. Limited places: to confirm attendance contact: Valerie Kelley
The Centre for Law and the Humanities builds on the Law School’s research strengths in the area of law and the humanities including law and aesthetics; law and literature; law and psychoanalysis; critical legal theory; legal history; law and film; and law, space and architecture.
The Centre facilitates and promotes research in law and the humanities within the School and College through the organisation of seminars, workshops, conferences and visits by distinguished scholars.
The activities of the Centre for Law and the Humanities are overseen by its directors Professor Patrick Hanafin and Maria Aristodemou and a small steering committee. The Advisory Board includes members of faculty from other disciplines at Birkbeck as well as internationally renowned scholars in the field of law and the humanities.
Bill Bowring, Peter Fitzpatrick, Adam Gearey, Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Piyel Haldar, Elena Loizidou, Nathan Moore.
International Advisory Board
Joseph Brooker (English, Birkbeck)
Marianne Constable (Rhetoric, UC Berkeley)
Jodi Dean (Political Science, Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
William MacNeil (Griffith Law School, Griffith University)
Linda Meyer (Quinnipiac Law School)
Paul Passavant (Political Science, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Ravit Reichman (English, Brown University)
Peter Rush (Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne)
Susan Sage Heinzelman (English, University of Texas at Austin)
Austin Sarat (Political Science and Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Amherst College)
Alison Young (Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne)
Ari Hirvonen (Law, University of Helsinki)