Evidencing + combatting hate crime in India: concepts, mindsets, processes

Figure 1: Collaborative prototyping (c) Amanda Perry-Kessaris 2019.  How might designerly practices such as collaborative prototyping help academics and activists in India work together to evidence and combat hate crime? This is the question at the heart of a collaboration between Mohsin Alam Bhat, Joanna Perry and Amanda Perry-Kessaris which is generously supported by the… Continue reading Evidencing + combatting hate crime in India: concepts, mindsets, processes

Workshop: making sociolegal research visible and tangible

We invite you to attend a workshop devoted to reframing your current sociolegal research project using design-based strategies, and in so doing to improve your abilities to explain (ask: how?), to generate (ask: why?) and to speculate (ask: what if?) in relation to it. In this one day hands-on workshop you will make three types… Continue reading Workshop: making sociolegal research visible and tangible

Collaborative making to solve policy problems: lessons for legal research?

The Future Imaginaries series run by the Innovation Insights Hub at the University of the Arts London included a Policy Imaginaries workshop led by Director of the Hub, Lucy Kimbell and Noah Raford of the Museum of the Future in Dubai. The workshop focus was on how the 'future-making practices' used by designers can be deployed in a policy context, using the… Continue reading Collaborative making to solve policy problems: lessons for legal research?

Sociolegal model making 5: Material metaphorization

Sociolegal model making 5 Material metaphorization from Amanda Perry-Kessaris on Vimeo. This is the fifth in a series of experiments (see the first, second, third and fourth) investigating how modelling can be used in econosociolegal research processes. It is an extension of a collaborative project that I completed with Andy Renmei as part of our MA in Graphic Media Design at London College of… Continue reading Sociolegal model making 5: Material metaphorization

Legal Object Workshop 2017

This one day workshop is funded by Kent Law School, is part of the Legal Treasure Project and takes place at the British Museum in London on 10.03.17. The workshop is coordinated by Amanda Perry-Kessaris with Lisa Dickson, Luis Eslava, Sydney Parfitt and Sophie Vigneron. Each participant will present an object from the collection, locating it within their own research agenda as well as addressing wider questions posed by its… Continue reading Legal Object Workshop 2017

Sociolegal model making 2: Analysis

Sociolegal model making 2: Analysis from Amanda Perry-Kessaris on Vimeo. This is the second in a series of experiments investigating how modelling can be used in econosociolegal research processes (see the first and third). The substantive focus of the piece is Annex VII of the failed 2004 Annan Plan for the reunification of Cyprus. The Annex specified how property would be dealt… Continue reading Sociolegal model making 2: Analysis

Sociolegal model-making 4: Discussion

Sociolegal model making 4: Discussion from Amanda Perry-Kessaris on Vimeo. This is the fourth in a series of experiments (see the first, second, third, fifth and sixth) investigating how modelling can be used in econosociolegal research processes. 'Law and governance are intimately entangled with time.' So began the call for papers for an international conference on 'New' legal temporalities: discipline and resistance across domains… Continue reading Sociolegal model-making 4: Discussion

Object-based econosociolegal brainstorming

Room 72 at The British Museum I used a visit to Room 72: Ancient Cyprus at the British Museum to experiment with a spot of object-based econosociolegal brainstorming. My aim was to use the objects as prompts for rapid reflections on the econosociolegal past, present and future of Cyprus, particularly in the context of the current… Continue reading Object-based econosociolegal brainstorming

Legal Object Workshop 2017: How to apply

Kent Law School is pleased to offer up to 10 funded places to attend the first Legal Object Workshop at the British Museum (London) on Friday 10 March 2017 10:00 – 16:00. For updated information on the progress of the Workshop please see this page. The workshop is coordinated by Amanda Perry-Kessaris with Lisa Dickson,… Continue reading Legal Object Workshop 2017: How to apply

Sociolegal model making 1: Decision

https://vimeo.com/174647035 This is the first in a series of experiments (see the second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth) investigating how modelling can be used in econosociolegal research processes. Drop in session Kent Law School (KLS) acquired a LEGO set in 2016. The purchase was provoked by my attendance at a LEGO-based workshop on 'Exploring stuckness' run by Graham Barton who is part of the… Continue reading Sociolegal model making 1: Decision