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Law and the Humanities Research Interest Group

This is a new Research Interest Group founded in 2018. The group encourages, promotes, and produces research in law and the humanities with a focus on the cross-disciplinary fields of legal history, law and literature, law and film, law related art-visual imagery and legal architecture.  

The Group has would be delighted to welcome members from other faculties who would be interested in exploring a legal dimension in their work. Two conferences are being held with support from the RIG this year. A Civilising Moment? Reflecting on 150 years since the abolition of Public Execution (June 6 Literary and Philosophical Society Newcastle upon Tyne) and Frankenstein: A Multidisciplinary Conference 2018 (June 14 Northumbria University). 

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