Tag: Webinar Series in honour of Sally Engle Merry (1944-2020)

Book launch/discussion: The Subject of Human Rights (SUP 2020)

Danielle Celermajer , May 25th, 2021


When: 28 May 2021 / 9.30-11 am CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/96385183041 ID: 963 8518 3041 Password: 672357 Danielle Celermajer and Alexandre Lefebvre (University of Sidney) will speak about their new…


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Mediating Mobility: Migration and Brokerage at the Borders of the State

Natasha Raheja , May 17th, 2021


Natasha Raheja (Cornell University) will present on ‘Mediating mobility: Migration and brokerage at the borders of the State’. Elizabeth Challinor (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa) will ac…


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Authoritarian vernaculars of the right to truth. Exhuming mass graves in Rwanda and Burundi

Astrid Jamar , May 3rd, 2021


Astrid Jamar (SOAS) and Laura Major (University of Strathclyde) will present on ‘Authoritarian vernaculars of the right to truth. Exhuming mass graves in Rwanda and Burundi’. Gerhard A…


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Words, numbers, culture: Thinking with Sally Merry at the Universal Periodic Review

Jane Cowan , April 26th, 2021


Jane K. Cowan (University of Sussex) will give a talk titled ‘Words, numbers, culture: Thinking with Sally Merry at the Universal Periodic Review’. Julie Billaud (Graduate Institute in…


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Indigenous Water Ontologies, Plurilegal Encounters and Interlegal Translation

Lieselotte Viaene , April 19th, 2021


Lieselotte Viaene (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) will talk about “Indigenous water ontologies, plurilegal encounters and interlegal translation: some reflections from the field”. Andrea Ballestero…


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Kaleidoscope of truth

Sandhya Fuchs , April 5th, 2021


Sandhya I. Fuchs (LSE and University of Bern) will talk about “Kaleidoscope of truth: Legal fictions, real cases and controversial proof in the production of the Prevention of…


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Vernacularizing Bureaucracy and Quantifying Violence

Allegra , March 25th, 2021


Omri Grinberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of Haifa) will talk about “Vernacularizing Bureaucracy and Quantifying Violence: The Writing of Palestinians’ Testimonies in Israeli …


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Legal Consciousness Compared: the Case of Botswana

Sophie Andreetta , February 23rd, 2021


  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WEBINAR TAKES PLACE AT 9.30am CET. PLEASE ALSO NOTE THE NEW ZOOM-LINK FOR THIS EVENT   When: 26 February 2021 / 9.30-11 am…


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Sensing the Translation: Language and Medico-Legal Enactments of Expertise in Occupational Diseases Lawsuits in Turkey

Zeynel Gul , February 8th, 2021


When: 12 February 2021 / 2-3.30 pm CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/93210372616pwd=dTZZ… ID: 93210372616 Password: 4JzWZ6   Abstract This paper examines how expert witness reports use the gramm…


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An Intellectual Odyssey. The Case of Legal Pluralism

Keebet Von Benda-Beckmann , January 22nd, 2021


When: 29 January 2021 / 2-3.30 pm CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/93210372616pwd=dTZZ… ID: 93210372616 Password: 4JzWZ6 Abstract Sally Merry was an active participant in the work of the project gro…


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Doing an Ethnography of Corruption

Birgit Müller , January 9th, 2021


When: 15 January 2021 / 2-3.30 pm CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/93210372616pwd=dTZZ… ID: 93210372616 Password: 4JzWZ6 See you on Zoom! Here is the full schedule of the webinar series. You…


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