Call for Papers, SLSA Conference in Leicester

Janet Ulph and Charlotte Woodhead are looking for folks interested in contributing Themes at the SLSA Annual Conference next April in Leicester. Here are the details:
slsa-logoConvenors, Professor Janet Ulph ulphju13 “at” leicester.ac.uk University of Leicester and Charlotte Woodhead c.c.woodhead “at” warwick.ac.uk University of Warwick. 
This theme seeks to bring together discourse on the interface between, art, culture, heritage and the law. To this end papers will be welcomed concerning the legal and non-legal regulation of art, culture and heritage as well as the rights which exist in respect of these. Furthermore, participants may wish to engage in debates concerning the role played by morality in the context of preservation of the past and the need to curb the illicit trade in cultural objects. Papers may include, but are not limited to:
  • The de-accessioning or acquisition of objects from museums and other cultural institutions;
  • Legal protection of artistic works, the built environment and objects of cultural importance;
  • The illicit trade in cultural objects;
  • The relationship between property and culture;
  • Cultural rights and human rights;
  • Cultural institutions and the law;
  • Minority rights and interests relevant to culture and heritage;
  • Art and aesthetics and their relationship to law;
  • Cultural discourse on law; and
  • Law and humanities
Questions or Comments? Email me at derek.fincham@gmail.com

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