IGLP 2021 Global Scholars Academy Application

IGLP 2021 Global Scholars Academy Application

Apr 02, 2021

The Graduate Institute

The Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce the 2021 Global Scholars Academy organized in collaboration with The Graduate Institute, Geneva and generously supported by The Open Society University Network. The Academy, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from August 16 – 20, 2021, is an intensive combination…

LPE 101 Course: Law of the Platform Economy with Sanjukta Paul

LPE 101 Course: Law of the Platform Economy with Sanjukta Paul

Apr 01, 2021

Zoom

The LPE Project is teaming up with the American Constitution Society (ACS) to offer an online course introducing students to LPE analysis. This course will pair lectures and short readings that illustrate how LPE frameworks can help us examine law’s role in the perpetuation of racial and gender injustice, the devaluation of social and ecological…

CFP “Migrant farmworkers: resisting and organizing before, during and after Coronavirus”

CFP “Migrant farmworkers: resisting and organizing before, during and after Coronavirus”

Mar 31, 2021

Journal for Agrarian Change

Call for Papers for a Symposium on “Migrant farmworkers: resisting and organizing before, during and after Coronavirus.” To be submitted for review to Journal of Agrarian Change Guest Editors: Tomaso Ferrando, Talia Esnard, Vasanthi Venkatesh and Vladimir Bogoeski Rationale: Declared “essential” in many countries, migrant farm workers have been one of the most vulnerable worker…

NYU LPE 101: K-Sue Park on Conquest & Slavery in Property Law

NYU LPE 101: K-Sue Park on Conquest & Slavery in Property Law

Mar 29, 2021

Google Meets

On Monday March 29th from 12:45-2:00 the NYU Law and Political Economy Association will be hosting Professor K-Sue Park (Georgetown Law) for a talk, “Conquest and Slavery in the Property Law Course.” This talk will be the fifth in this year’s LPE 101 series.  Professor Park will be speaking on how histories of colonization and enslavement should reframe our…

APPEAL’s “What Is Capitalism?” Reading Group

APPEAL’s “What Is Capitalism?” Reading Group

Mar 26, 2021

Zoom

Please join APPEAL for the next session of their reading group on the law and political economy of capitalism.  All are welcome, and participants need not attend each session, though we do ask participants to read the materials in advance.  We also encourage participants to join APPEAL by signing up as a member, www.politicaleconomylaw.org. This session will…

Conference Panel: Revival and Renewal of Marxist Approaches

Conference Panel: Revival and Renewal of Marxist Approaches

Mar 25, 2021

Zoom

This panel is part of a broader trend of revival and renewal of Marxist approaches to law and political economy. These papers aim to use the resources offered by the Marxist tradition in such a way that takes seriously the axes of oppression, domination and exploitation. The papers approach diverse questions using the core tools…

Conference Panel: Transforming Private Control Over Political Production

Conference Panel: Transforming Private Control Over Political Production

Mar 18, 2021

Zoom

This panel will discuss an array of concrete institutional barriers to democracy under neoliberalism, including the legal configurations of property, markets, economic development, political representation, campaign finance, corporations, labor unions, central banking, and international trade agreements. Given the complexity and social embeddedness of our institutional arrangements, how can we possibly democratize the economy? Can we…

poster for motherhood panel (wed)

Conference Panel: The Political Economy of Motherhood

Mar 17, 2021

Zoom

This panel will examine how various political and legal frameworks—the criminal legal system, child welfare system, the employment market, and historic regimes of slavery—interact to punish poor and working mothers and to prevent them from full participation in the demos. Barriers include a lack of affordable child care, increasingly high standards of expected parenting and…

Conference Panel: Moral Economy after Consumer Sovereignty

Conference Panel: Moral Economy after Consumer Sovereignty

Mar 12, 2021

Zoom

This panel will examine the values or normative principles that govern legitimate and illegitimate conduct in economic life, particularly as those values are embodied in law. Although it purports to be opposed to the application of moral principles to the marketplace, neoliberalism has a distinctive moral economy that revolves—at least discursively—around the concept of consumer…

CLASSCRITS: Racial Capitalism Workshop

CLASSCRITS: Racial Capitalism Workshop

Mar 10, 2021

Zoom

In recent years, interest in racial capitalism has exploded in several disciplines, including history, political theory, and cultural studies. What does “racial capitalism” mean? What is, or should be, the relationship of this framework to Critical Race Theory and settler colonialism theory? What might an understanding of legal doctrines, institutions, and processes add to racial…

Law and Political Economy Society

LPE Society: Intro to LPE w/ David Grewal

Mar 04, 2021

Zoom

The Law and Political Economy Society (www.lpesoc.org) at Berkeley is a student-run organization dedicated to fostering interest and discussion in LPE, offering a community through which students and practitioners can build creative thinking, dissent, and systemic critique into their study and practice. The LPE Soc is very excited to host Introduction to Law and Political…