Yunupingu’s Song; or, What we talk about when we talk about the constitution
In this special post for Borderlands, Professor Desmond Manderson (ANU) reflects upon the constitutional significance of the forthcoming Australian referendum on the Voice to Parliament.
What is Socio-Legal Studies Now?
In this Borderlands post, Professor Patrick Schmidt explores the history, development, and trajectories of the discipline of Socio-Legal Studies.
Writing Indenture—The Petrichor of Diaspora
In this Borderlands post, Professor Eddie Bruce-Jones evocatively describes the system of indentureship and his current collaborative project, Towards an Integrated Colonial Archive.
Access to Justice as a Human Right and the Responsiveness of Law
In this Borderlands post, Professor Michael Wrase explores the early findings from a major ongoing study on access to justice in Berlin.
Terror on Trial: A French Ethnography
In this Borderlands post, Dr Sharon Weill explores some of the findings from her extensive ethnographic study of terror trials in France.
The New Scramble for Africa: Questioning the Nexus Between Transnational Law and Capitalism
In this post for Borderlands, Sara Dezalay explores the 'new scramble' for Africa from the perspective of the nexus between transnational law and capitalism.
Governing Biodiversity and Nature: A False Distinction
In this piece for Borderlands, Professor Antonia Layard (Oxford) explores the difference between nature and biodiversity.
The Asian Law & Society Reader: Motivations and Features
Professors Chua, Engel and Liu introduce their upcoming volume, The Asian Law and Society Reader, its motivations, and the new agenda it sets for Asian Socio-Legal Studies and beyond.
In Memoriam: The Continuing Relevance of Bruno Latour to Socio-Legal Studies
In this post for Borderlands, Caoimhe Ring reflects on Bruno Latour's legacy for Socio-Legal studies.
Contractual Relations: A Contribution to the Critique of the Classical Law of Contract
In this post for Borderlands, Professor David Campbell explains why we need to rethink the notion of contractual relations.
A Research Agenda for Social Welfare Law, Policy and Practice
In this post for Borderlands, Professor Michael Adler present the new research agenda on welfare law, policy, and practice in the UK.