Twilight makes things cast the longest shadows, claimed Nietzsche. Contemporary Europe, especially its Central-Eastern part, seems to linger now in a transitory
In this time of twilight, the past returns as a distorted misrepresentation. We know what Fascism was as much as we fear what current nationalism and authoritarianism might develop into, but we cannot dare a clear diagnosis. We know what the Left aspired to, we see how much it is needed now, but we hardly know how to revive it. We seem to recognise where the Left failed, but we are often more tempted to praise the socialist history. The past is to us nothing but a shadow─one more elements in
In twilight times, the law is a crucial battlefield of liberalism and right-wing authoritarianism. It not only carries the burden of the
We would like to encourage you to think about the following topics:
new social riots (e.g. “gilets
perspectives of the legal critique and of the Left
what’s the difference between the red and the brown, especially in law?
possibilities and impossibilities of the Revolution from the legal perspective
past failures of the Left and what can be learned from them
role of the past in contemporary law
hope and the law
Abstracts up to 300 words together with short biographical notes should be sent to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org until 15 February 2019.
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We strongly encourage submissions by women and other groups underrepresented at the academy.
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