Feb 16-18, 2022
Feb 16-18, 2022

ANU Law Conference: Law & Inequality

A major public law conference will be held virtually & at the ANU College of Law in Canberra on 16-18 February 2022. Growing inequality is a defining challenge of our times, domestically and globally. Yet the role of inequality in social, political and economic life is often muted (sometimes, invisible) in much public law scholarship. Notably, public law’s foundational concepts were forged in a social world where the inevitability of inequality was often taken for granted. The stuttering processes of democratisation have rendered that assumption untenable.

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In-person & on Zoom

Mar 03, 2022
Mar 03, 2022

Neoliberalism & Healthcare

The fourth event in our “Political Economy of Care” series, hosted jointly with the Global Justice Health Partnership (GHJP). Decades of austerity and market-based solutions have delivered us a rapaciously profit-driven health care system and weak systems for community and public health, as well as social welfare and labor and community power. state. 27.5 million…

Location:

TBD

Time of Event:

6pm ET

Apr 05, 2022
Apr 05, 2022

Healthcare as Freedom, Healthcare as Control

The final event in our “Political Economy of Care” series, hosted jointly with the Global Justice Health Partnership (GHJP). In the US, access to some kinds of healthcare expanded during a period in the 1960s – 2000s when other social welfare programs were being sharply cut.  But while spending on healthcare and access to health…

Location:

TBD

Time of Event:

2pm

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Keywords: CLS & LPE on ‘Political Economy’ and ‘Indeterminacy’

Keywords: CLS & LPE on ‘Political Economy’ and ‘Indeterminacy’

Jan 21, 2022

Zoom

This event brought together participants in the Critical Legal Studies (CLS) and Law and Political Economy (LPE) movements to discuss their approaches to the concepts of “political economy” and “indeterminacy.” The panelists included Libby Adler, Amy Kapczynski, Duncan Kennedy, Karl Klare, Akbar Rasulov, and Talha Syed, and the panel will be moderated by Aziza Ahmed.…

LPE Mentoring “Office Hours”

LPE Mentoring “Office Hours”

Jan 21, 2022

Zoom

Please Join Us!  When: January 21, 2021, 4:00-5:00p.m. ET (UTC-4) via zoom (link will be provided to accepted registrants) Who: We welcome new & aspiring scholars, graduate and professional students, and others interested in careers in Law and Political Economy to join us for this opportunity to talk in small groups with faculty about academic interests and…

CFP – Harvard Law Digital Symposium On COVID-19, Work, and Health

CFP – Harvard Law Digital Symposium On COVID-19, Work, and Health

Jan 21, 2022

Harvard Law School

Call for Papers Background Last month, in light of the Omicron wave sweeping the U.S. at alarming rates, the CDC changed its guidance on isolation for individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2. Instead of recommending 10 days of isolation, the period was shortened to 5, with no requirement for a negative test to return to the workplace.…

University of Amsterdam Event – “Towards a Sustainable Global Economic Law: Shifts, Ruptures and Social Justice

University of Amsterdam Event – “Towards a Sustainable Global Economic Law: Shifts, Ruptures and Social Justice

Dec 16, 2021

Zoom

What should ‘sustainable global economic law’ (SGEL) look like in the context of looming ecological catastrophe, wild levels of inequality and wealth concentration, and strong demands for social, racial and gender and environmental justice? Law provides the very infrastructure that sustains capitalism, which is inextricably linked to politically-sanctioned, large-scale destruction of nature, expropriation and the…

APPEAL reading group: What is Capitalism?

APPEAL’s Capitalism Reading Group with Etienne Toussaint

Dec 10, 2021

Zoom

Etienne Toussaint, Assistant Professor, South Carolina School of Law, will discuss his paper, The Spirit of Racial Capitalism in Colonial America.  Professor Toussaint teaches contracts, business associations, and courses related to business, political economy, and critical theory.  Other areas of expertise include community development and housing law as well as environmental engineering. 

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