Tag: anthropology of law

#Open Call: Allegra Lab / EASA LawNet webinar series in honour of Sally Engle Merry

Allegra , October 6th, 2020

This series of online, public seminars features presentations that examine the current state of legal anthropology. We welcome contributions from anthropologists working on ‘the law’ in the broad…


#Review: Genocide Never Sleeps

Deniz Yonucu , July 13th, 2020

Genocide Never Sleeps is an in-depth analysis of the inner workings of the contested terrain of international criminal law from an anthropological perspective. Targeting a broad audience that…


Call for reviews: Law, technology, Bureaucracy

Allegra , February 24th, 2020

Our new Book Review Team has expanded with the arrival of Emilie Thévenoz (Thank you Emilie for joining us!), which means we are now able to publish more…


#Review: The Force of Custom: Law and the Ordering of Everyday Life in Kyrgyzstan

Eva-Marie Dubuisson , January 23rd, 2018

The Force of Custom presents a strongly grounded ethnographic argument for the rethinking of ‘customary law’ as a category in the anthropology of law. How does an understanding…


Boilerplate Clauses as Pragmatic Knowledge Practices #pragmatisms

Leticia Barrera , March 2nd, 2016

Prompted by the invitation to participate in this thematic week on #pragmatisms for Allegra, I would like to share some reflections from my ethnographic reading of a concrete…