CfP: Critical Legal Conference 2015 ‘Law, Space and the Political’

von Christian Wickert

Vom 3. bis 5. September findet in Breslau die Critical Legal Conference 2015 statt. Die Veranstaltung steht unter der Überschrift ‘Law, Space and the Political’. Die Veranstalter haben den Call for Papers veröffentlicht und bitten, Abstracts zu den einzelnen Themensträngen der Tagung einzureichen. Von besonderem Interesse für KriminologInnen dürfte der nachstehende ‘Stream’ sein:

The Dynamics of Policing Protest

Stream conveners: Andrea Kretschmann (Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology, Universität Bielefeld) and Markus Michael Müller (Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin)

The beginning of the 21st century has witnessed a new wave of political protests around the world. From the Arab Spring to anti-EU activism in post- recession Europe, to indigenous struggles against neoliberalism in Latin America to political protest against land grabs and neo-colonial extractivism in Africa, these protests challenge the distribution of wealth in society as well as established patterns of rule and domination. Therefore, they are not only met with legal frameworks and police actions which secure their freedom of assembly, but also with legal and law- enforcement-centered forms of state repression.

In light of the above, it is surprising the topic of policing protest has received little scholarly attention. This conference stream seeks to address this void ...

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