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Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott gives keynote speech at 'Law and Culture Conference 2016: (In)visibility'


Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Anniversary Chair in Law and Co-Director at the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), gave the keynote speech at the 'Law and Culture Conference 2016: (In)visibility', hosted by St Mary’s University. The conference discussed:

  • Political and legal visibility, including political aesthetics and critical discourses on the recognition and legality of difference
  • The unseen dimensions of law and its institution, including legal aesthetics, the (in)visibility of surveillance and security measures, and legal architecture
  • Law’s regulation of visibility, including concerns of (il)legitimate or obscene visuality and the visibility of the body in law
  • Law’s (in)visibility within culture, including video games, film, comics and literature
  • Unseen legal histories, including overlooked regimes, laws and legal actors.



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