Pain & Death: Politics, Aesthetics and Legalities. Thursday 8, Friday 9 and Saturday 10 December 2005
The Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Old Canberra House,
Australian National University. T: 61+2+61252434 or 6125 0044
The war on terror and its representations have ignited interest in pain and death across a wide range of disciplines as well as in the visual arts, music, poetry, dance and theatre. This conference brings together scholars, artists and activists to explore the politics, legalities and representation of state sanctioned violence.
Audience disciplines and media: criminology, political science, law, history, literature, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, psychology, linguistics, journalism and philosophy. Visual arts, music, poetry, dance, and theatre.
To register online go to: http://www.anu.edu.au/culture/painanddeath/index.php
Associated with the conference is a public lecture by the
Nigerian-born human rights activist Dr. Owens Wiwa, brother
of writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, on the tenth anniversary of Saro-Wiwa's execution.
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