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March 14, 2011

Birkbeck establishes new Centre for Law and the Humanities

Birkbeck, University of London’s School of Law has established a new Centre for Law and the Humanities

The Centre for Law and the Humanities will build on the research strengths of the School of Law. These include law and aesthetics; law and literature; law and psychoanalysis; critical legal theory; legal history; law and film; and law, space and architecture.

It is intended that the Centre will facilitate and promote research in law and the humanities within the School of Law as well as the wider college through the organisation of seminars, workshops, conferences and visits by distinguished scholars.

Birkbeck will be holding a launch event for the new centre in the form of a public lecture on Friday 25 March. This lecture will be delivered by Professor Achille Mbembe from the University of Stellenbosch, and entitled Law, Democracy and the Ethics of Mutuality: Notes on the South African Experiment.

This lecture is free and will be held from 6-8pm on Friday 25 March 2011 in Room B34, Malet Street, Birkbeck, University of London.

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Content added on 14th March 2011.

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