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News February 2017

Lecture

On 2 March 2017, Professor Werner Gephart, Director (founding director) of the Käte Hamburger Center "Law as Culture", will give a lecture entitled “Some Colours of Constitutional Law. Constitutional Cultures in Comparative Perspective" within his exhibition "Some Colours of the Law". The event will be held in Somerset House, King's Collge, London.

For more information and a registration form please click here.

New Publication

"Poétique de la police" by Laurent de Sutter has just been released as the 17. volume of the publication series “Law as Culture”. For a preview version click here.

 

 


 

News January 2017

Program “Forum Law as Culture” for the first quarter of 2017

Through its homonymous forum, the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” offers a space for interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange with international guests and fellows at the Center. The forum events take place on Tuesdays in the Center's Max Weber Lecture Room and are open to the interested public. Admission is free.

The entire program through March 2017 can be accessed here (PDF).

Detailed information on individual lectures can be accessed under Activities.

Some Colours of the Law

A brochure (with images and comments) of the exhibition "Some Colours of the Law" at King's College, London, can now be viewed at the following link.

Lectures by Founding Director Werner Gephart

In 2017 the following lectures will be held by Professor Gephart, Founding Director of the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Studies “Law as Culture,” at conferences in Germany and abroad:

22 January 2017
W. Gephart:
“Law, Art and Culture Across the Globe”
New York University, Abu Dhabi
South of Everything: A Workshop on Global Legal Education

2 March 2017
W. Gephart:
“Some Colours of Constitutional Law.
Constitutional Cultures in Comparative Perspectives”
Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College, London

24.-26. March 2017
W. Gephart:
“Whitehead on Normativity”
Fontarèches, Frankreich

14 May 2017
W. Gephart:
“Psychoanalysis and the Law – The Case of  Daniel Paul Schreber, Senatspräsident of the Oberlandesgericht Dresden”
Cardozo School of Law, New York

26 May 2017
W. Gephart:
“Narrating crimes: The Selbstentblössung of a man who has become the president of the U.S.”
University of Bergen, Dept. of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies
(R&D project «A Narratology of Criminal Cases»)

News December 2016

Lecture

On 18 January 2017, Prof. Dr. Nina Dethloff, executive Director of the Käte Hamburger Center "Law as Culture", will give a lecture entitled “Verantwortung als Rechtsprinzip – Abstammungsrecht als Aufgabe der Politik”. The event will be held in the "Juristische Gesellschaft zu Berlin" (Kammergericht).

New Publication

"The Eyes of Justice. Blindfolds and Farsightedness, Vision and Blindness in the Aesthetics of Law" by José M. González García has just been released as the 13. volume of the publication series “Law as Culture”.

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News November 2016

Workshop "Cultures of differentiation. Toward a cultural turn in differentiation theory"

The Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” organizes a workshop entitled "Cultures of differentiation. Toward a cultural turn in differentiation theory" on 08 and 09 December 2016.

For further Information please note the invitation card (PDF, german version).

“Constitution as Culture? Constitutional Universalism and Pluralism of Legal Culture” - Working Paper of Prof. Gephart is now available.

The lecture by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner Gephart, Director (Founding Director) of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg "law as culture", “Constitution as Culture? Constitutional Universalism and Pluralism of Legal Culture” for the inauguration of the year's theme “Law and Politics” is now available as a working paper (PDF, engl., 1,75 MB).

New Publication

"The Normative Structure of Human Civilization. Readings in John Searle’s Social Ontology" (Edited by Werner Gephart and Jan Christoph Suntrup) has now been released as Volume 15 in the publication series “Law as Culture.  We would like to point out a special treat: John Searle’s authentic account of the “philosophical” Oxford of the 1950s! 

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News October 2016

New Publication

"Repräsentationen von Massengewalt. Strafrechtliche, humanitäre, diplomatische und journalistische Perspektiven auf den Darfurkonflikt" by Joachim J. Savelsberg has just been released as the 16. volume of the publication series “Law as Culture”.

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