Presenter/s: Mariana Valverde, Margaret Davies, Fleur Johns, Desmond Manderson
Event type: Workshop
Event date: Thursday, 17 August 2017 - 10:45am to 4:30pm
Event venue: Coombs Precinct (TBC) ANU Canberra
About the speakers
Mariana Valverde is Professor of Criminology at the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto. Her main research interests are: urban law and governance (historically and in the present), and, at the theoretical level, Foucault, sexuality studies, theories of spatiotemporality, and actor-network theory. She is the author of six sole-authored books, six co-edited collections, about 50 refereed journal articles, and various research reports and popular publications.
Margaret Davies is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor at Flinders Law School, Flinders University. Margaret was a foundation staff member of the Flinders Law School and has been a recipient of three Australian Research Council grants. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and the Australian Academy of Law and from 2010 to 2012 Margaret was a member of the Humanities and Creative Arts Panel of the ARC College of Experts.
Fleur Johns is Professor and Associate Dean (Research) at UNSW Law School, University of New South Wales. Fleur’s work has focused, in particular, on the intersection of formal and informal, public and private, and legal and non-legal regulatory structures and norms in cross-border finance, humanitarian aid, development, and military conflict. Currently, her primary area of research surrounds new modes of global association and governance, and new modes of perceiving global publics, emerging in the context of technological change.
Desmond Manderson is ARC Future Fellow and Professor at the ANU College of Law. He is an international leader in interdisciplinary scholarship in law and the humanities. He is the author of several books including From Mr Sin to Mr Big (1993); Songs Without Music: Aesthetic dimensions of law and justice (2000); Proximity, Levinas, and the Soul of Law (2006); and Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law—The legacy of modernism(2012). His work has led to essays, books, and lectures around the world in the fields of English literature, philosophy, ethics, history, cultural studies, music, human geography, and anthropology, as well as in law and legal theory.
Registration is essential for this event as places are capped at 25 only. Please register at this webform.
The venue for this event will be confirmed when class timetabling for second semester teaching is finalised. Registered participants will be notified of the venue when it is confirmed.
Workshop organisers are grateful for the support of the ANU Gender Institute.