Friday, January 25, 2013

Emory Colloquium on War and Security in Law, Culture and Society

Mary Dudziak (credit)
The Colloquium on War and Security in Law, Culture and Society at Emory University School of Law launches this coming Monday. It is one component of Mary Dudziak's larger Project on War and Security in Law, Culture and Society. According to the new website, "[t]he project aspires to unite scholars in law, political science, human rights and history — as well as other academic disciplines at Emory — to examine issues surrounding war from a larger perspective." Read on here.

Here's the line-up for the Colloquium:
Jan. 28, 2013 • Mark Drumbl, Washington and Lee Law School, Law, Reimagining Child Soliders in International Law and Policy

Feb. 18, 2013 • Mary Favret, Indiana University, English, TBA

Feb. 25, 2013 • Rande Kostal, Western Ontario, Legal History, The Destruction of Philosophies: Allied Planning for the Denazification of German Law, 1944-1945

Mark Drumbl (credit)
Feb. 27, 2013 • Robert Chesney, University of Texas, Law, Beyond the Battlefield, Beyond Al-Qaeda (This will be presented during Emory Law School's Lunchtime Colloquium)

March 4, 2013 • Matthew Payne, Emory University, History, False Activists and True Misery: Local Resistance to the De-Socialization of Cattle in Kazakhstan, 1932-1934

March 18, 2013 • Pamela Scully, Emory University, Department of Women's and Gender Studies, History, Grassroots Peacemaking, and Resilience in Liberia

April 8, 2013 • Mary L. Dudziak, Emory University, Law, Drones and Democracy: How Robotic Warfare Undermines Political Checks on the War Power

April 15, 2013 • Judith Miller, Emory University, History, 'Cato's Death' in France, 1792: Painting, Violence and the French Republic after the Terror