37th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society
Exclusion, Confinement, Dispossession:
Uneven Citizenship and Spaces of Sovereignty
In the context of the humanitarian crisis on Manus Island, recent developments around marriage equality, and the assertion of Indigenous sovereignty embodied in the Uluru Statement from the Heart, we invite submissions that reflect on the variety of ways that legal regimes have historically produced exclusion, confinement and dispossession. We particularly encourage papers that explore citizenship and sovereignty – and the changing legal contexts that have shaped these concepts over time.
Paper proposals might consider the following themes: