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Traces of Law – Symposium & Student Workshop

March 7, 2019 - March 8, 2019

The University of Edinburgh School of Law is holding a full day symposium featuring UK and international academics at all career stages. Speakers have been selected because of their current research lines using or exploring archives and other material traces of law.

Day 1: Symposium, 7 March, 0830-1630, Project Room, 50 George Square, Edinburgh

Keynote speakers:

Jelena Subotić, Georgia State University (session chair, Jo Shaw, University of Edinburgh)

Thijs Bouwknegt, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies and University of Amsterdam (session chair, Donald Bloxham, University of Edinburgh)

Roundtable 1: Law’s Diverse Traces: Welfare, Hate Crime and Transitional Justice

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala (University of Edinburgh)

Agata Fijalkowski (University of Lancaster)

Jackie Gulland (University of Edinburgh)

Helge Petersen (University of Glasgow)

Ashley Dee (Respondent, Open University)

Session chair, Alistair Henry (University of Edinburgh)

Roundtable 2: Focus on the ICTY Archives

Andy Aydın-Aitchison (University of Edinburgh)

Elma Demir (Goldsmiths University of London)

Iva Vukušić (Utrecht University and King’s College London)

Laura Wise (University of Edinburgh)

Erin Jessee (Respondent, University of Glasgow)

Session chair, Ger Duijzings (University of Regensburg)

Day 2: Student Workshop, 8 March, 0930 (closing with lunch at 1300), venue TBC

For the student workshop, honours, masters and doctoral students are invited to return the following morning to present proposals for research or aspects of current research using archives and material traces of law to symposium speakers for discussion and feedback.


The symposium and workshop are free, but ticketed. Lunch and coffee will be provided.

Attendees are invited to register to attend the Symposium Only or the Symposium and the Student Workshop together.


This event is generously funded by:

Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research; and the following University of Edinburgh bodies – School of Law; Institute for Academic Development; Global Justice Academy; Global Development Academy; Empirical Legal Research Network; Centre for Law and Society; Festival of Creative Learning.

Any queries about the day can be directed to Andy.Aydin-Aitchison@ed.ac.uk


March 7, 2019
March 8, 2019
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