Regarding Rights

Academic and activist perspectives on human rights


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Centre for International Governance and Justice: News and Events

Image from the Law and Society Association http://www.lawandsociety.org/

Image from the Law and Society Association
http://www.lawandsociety.org/

CIGJ at LSA

A number of RegNet researchers attended the Law and Society Association’s annual conference in early June in Boston. The conference’s overarching theme was ‘Power, privilege, and the pursuit of justice – Legal challenges in precarious times’. Many of panels addressed the potential as well as the limitations of human rights, including a panel on ‘The Extralegal Affairs of Rights’ convened by RegNet’s Kate Henne. Continue Reading →


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Law and Society Association Early Career Workshop

Early Career Academics are invited to apply for the 2013 LSA Early Career Workshop, to be held in conjunction with the Society’s conference in Boston next year. Co-chaired by Eve Darian-Smith and Michelle McKinley, the Workshop will offer ECA’s an unique opportunity to learn about and discuss the intellectual and methodological questions motivating socio-legal scholarship, exposure to the LSA’s Collaborative Research Networks, and the chance to get feedback on their work from researchers in the field.

Details can be found at here. Applications are due 15 January 2013.