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(Dec 9) The CPHU's 224th Research Seminar “The Airspace Tribunal & Topologies of Air”

Hiroshima Universty Center for Peace's 224th Research Seminar introduces a global multidisciplinary project for universal peace, which explores a new human right to protect the freedom to live without physical or psychological threat from above. The Airspace Tribunal is an international public forum that brings together experts across a wide range of disciplines and lived experience to examine the case for and against the new proposed human rights. Topologies of Air is an immersive multi-screen sound installation and body of artwork, which questions how airspace is currently understood, and invites us to look up and consider the air (sky) above our heads not as a void or as free space, but as a multi-layered, complex cultural, social and legal space that is shared and personal, with a long history and rapidly-changing future.

Admission is free, and everyone is welcome!

Date and Time

Monday, 9 December 2019
14:00-17:00

Venue

Higashi-Senda Innovative Research Center 3-1, 3-2, 3-3
Hiroshima Univeristy Higashi-Senda Campus

Speakers

  • Shona Illingworth, Artist and Reader in Arts, the University of Kent, UK
  • Renata Salecl, Professor, Psychology and Psychoanalysis of Law, University of London / Senior Researcher, the Institute of Criminology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Andrew Hoskins, Professor, the College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Nick Grief, Professor, Kent Law School, UK / Barrister, Doughty street Chambers, London (via Skype)

Language

English

Admission

Free. No pre-registration is needed.

[Contact]
The Center for Peace, Hiroshima University

E-mail: heiwa*hiroshima-u.ac.jp 
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