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Monday, February 26 2018

10:30 am to 3:00 pm

In recent years, "The State of Emergency" as a philosophical, critical and meta-legal concept, has received much attention, particularly through the work of Giorgio Agamben and a revived interest in the German jurist Carl Schmitt. In turn, legal scholars have turned their attention to emergency...

10:30 am to 3:00 pm

This conference brings together legal and literary scholars to discuss the practice of emergency legislation, its particular form, and ways to think of cultural production in this context. The five speakers will address the linkages between emergency legislation in the British Empire and its...