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Southampton Law School

Law's Metaphors Event

25 September 2015
Room 3057 Building 4 (Law) Highfield Campus University Road Southampton SO17 1BJ

Event details

University of Southampton School of Law Seminar supported by the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) and Journal of Law and Society

10am Coffees and welcome (in building 4, room 3057)

10.30am – 1pm: Metaphors in Law and Legal Practice

Dr Angela Condello, Faculty of Law, University of Rome Tre, Italy, ‘Metaphor as Analogy: Production and Reproduction of Legal Concepts’

Professor Adam Gearey, School of Law, Birkbeck College, ‘Metaphor, Ideology and Moral Life in F. W. Maitland’s Jurisprudence of the Trust’

Dr. Julia Shaw, School of Law, DeMontfort University, ‘Law, metaphor and literary license: an anatomy of the legal imagination’

1pm – 2pm: LUNCH in the Blue Room (building 38)

2pm – 4pm: Metaphors in Legal Scholarship and Education

Professor Michelle LeBaron, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, Canada – ‘Metaphors, Legal Education and the Future of Lawyering: Resilience or Ruin?’

Dr. David Gurnham, School of Law, University of Southampton – ‘Of Dealing in Doubles: Rape Myths, the Uncanny and the Political’

4pm – 4.15pm: General comments and closing remarks

Please do join us in the Arlott Bar (building 38) for drinks after the seminar

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