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Some Colours of the Law: Martin Albrow & Werner Gephart
Tue 23 May 2017, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
Some Colours of the Law: Martin Albrow and Werner Gephart, the School's Honorary Artist, will be in discussion about the intersection between art, law and sociology.
As part of The Dickson Poon School of Law’s Art, Law and Culture Programme, Some Colours of the Law, has been a year-long project exploring the relationship between law, aesthetics and visual culture. The project is the culmination of a collaboration with the School’s Honorary Artist, Professor Werner Gephart. Some Colours of the Law presents an exhibition of Professor Gephart’s paintings and installations.
This closing event for the project will feature a book launch for Professor Gephart's forthcoming book, discussing law, art and visual cultures intersection.
For more information please refer to the web page here bit.ly/coloursofthelaw
About the speakers:
Werner Gephart is an artist, jurist, and sociologist in the field of law, culture and society. He is the founder of the University of Bonn’s Käte Hamburger Center of Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture”, and has been a visiting professor in France, Russia, the US, Israel and the Maghreb. He has exhibited in Paris, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Bonn, St Louis, New York and New Delhi. In 2014 he was awarded a doctor honoris causa by the University of Turin, alongside Anselm Kiefer, for bringing social science and art together.
Martin Albrow is an eminent theorist of globalization. He has held many guest professorships and fellowships in Europe and the United States, including at the London School of Economics, the University of Munich, the State University New York as well as the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. His book The Global Age was awarded the University of Rome's European Amalfi Prize for Sociology and Social Sciences. Martin Albrow is Honorary Vice-President of the British Sociological Association and member of the International Futures Forum.
Date and Time
SW.1.17 and SW1.18, Somerset House East Wing
The Dickson Poon School of Law