Право и идеи: граници, идентичност и пространствена (не)справедливост. Конференция на 8 и 9 юни в Университета на Щип, Северна Македония

Law and Ideology: Borders, Identity and Spatial (In)Justice 8th – 9th of June 2020 Goce Delchev University in Štip, R.N. Macedonia

As can be noticed, spatial (in)justice is a source of and a tool for divisions, especially in the context of (re)distribution. This topic is worth examining in the framework of the role of law and politics or maybe more broadly – regarding the impact of political, economic and social factors on the construction of space. This is what our workshop is intended for.

Suggested presentations topics may include, but are not limited to the following areas:

Political ideology and the spatial planning (zoning) law

Law and ideology and the division between public and private space

Legal basis of ideologically grounded borders and divisions in space

Legal tools for shaping collective social memory in space

Spatial justice and different philosophical concepts of justice

Legal and ideological pluralism and territoriality

Neoliberalism and the legal grounds for commercialization of public space Law, space and the common good

Legal (over)regulation of public space/juridization of public space

Spatial dimension of human rights and the discussion on universalism of human rights

Public space as the place of political protest

Public space as the area of populism

Feminist perspective on legal geography

Ecological perspective on legal geography

Cities, capitalist development and law

Socialization by space

Architecture of law

Abstracts of 300-500 words should be submitted by the 31st of March 2020. We will inform about acceptance of papers by the 15th of April 2020.

Applications should be submitted at: https://easychair.org/conferences/? conf=lawandideolgy6

Whilst there is 50 euro conference fee, all potential participants are kindly informed that we are not able to offer any scholarships.

About the International Workshops on Law and Ideology

The International Workshops on Law and Ideology have been organised since 2014 jointly by the Centre for Legal Education and Social Theory (CLEST) University of Wrocław and partner institutions in other countries. The first workshop was held in May 2014 in Wrocław and was devoted to a general exploration of the of theme of ‘law and ideology’, in particular from the perspectives of Marx, Lacan, Foucault and Žižek. The second workshop, held in Sarajevo in May 2015, was co-hosted by CLEST and the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Sarajevo and was devoted to Memories of Struggles, Struggles of Memories. As selection of papers from the 1st and 2nd Workshop were published in June 2016 in the Wrocław Review of Law, Administration and Economics (volume 5, issue 1). The 3rd Workshop was organised jointly by CLEST and the Faculty of Law, University of Tbilisi and was devoted to Rule of Law and the Politics of Conflict. The fourth workshop („Adjudication and the Political“) was co-organized by CLEST in Timisoara (Romania) in 2017. The last workshop „Central and Eastern European Constitutional Liberal Democracy in Crisis“, was organized at European Humanities Univesrity in Vilinus.

Organizing committee:

Piotr Eckhardt (Jagiellonian University)

Karolina Kocemba (University of Wrocław)

Olga Koshevaliska (Goce Delchev University)

Michał Stambulski (University of Zielona Góra)

Strashko Stojanovski (Goce Delchev University)

Contact: contact@clest.pl