Afterlives of the Universal: A two-day symposium hosted by network partner Department of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Amherst College, USA
“Afterlives of the Universal” interrogates the notions of universal humanity that have been central to modern legal doctrine, practice, and claims to legitimacy.
With a focus on racial inequality and biopolitical, political theological and decolonial perspectives, this two-day event will consider the contemporary situation of legal universalist conceptions of the human and the practical and theoretical challenges those conceptions face today.
Confirmed participants include:
See full call for papers here: https://mailchi.mp/50b0602218c1/call-for-papers-afterlives-of-the-universal-rethinking-laws-human-amherst-5-6-march-2020