Wednesday 18 January, 2017: Legal Iconography in the Long XIXth Century

9:30-11:30      Session VIII: XIX-century Legal Architecture and Topography

                         Chair: Eric Bousmar (USL)

  • Xavier Rousseaux (UCL) & Jérôme De Brouwer (ULB): A Ghostly Corpse in the City? Spatial Configurations and Iconographic Representations of Capital Punishment in the ‘Belgian’ Space (XVI-XX Century)
  • Jozefien Feyaerts (Ghent University): The ‘Architecture Parlante’ of 19th-Century Prison Gate Houses
  • Gaëlle Dubois (UCL) & Amandine De Burchgraeve (UCL): Experiencing Justice in the Cour d‘Assises (of Brabant): A Place of Education, Representation and Entertainment
  • Rahela Khorakiwala (Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi): Images of Justice in the Colonial Courts of British India: A Focus on the Judicial Iconography of the Bombay High Court Built in 1878
  • Discussion

11:30-12:00    Coffee break

12:00-13:00    Session IX: Judges and Imagery in XIX-century England and France

                          Chair: Xavier Rousseaux (UCL)

  • Leslie J. Moran (Birkbeck): Carte de Visit and the Judicial Image
  • Ruth Herz (University of London): The Judge’s Perspective: Drawings from the Bench
  • Discussion

13:00-14:00    Lunch break

14:00-15:30    Session X: Revolutionary, Napoleonic and Modern Legal Iconography

                          Chair: Nathalie Tousignant (USL)

  • Brecht Deseure (Passau University/Free University Brussels): Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité ou la Mort. The Iconography of Injustice in the Work of Pierre Goetsbloets
  • Paul Hahnenkamp (University of Vienna): Depicting Human Rights: A Mirror of Constitutional and Legal Changes within Europe
  • Stefan Huygebaert (Ghent University/FWO): The Iconology of Belgian Criminal Law
  • Discussion

15:30-16:00     Coffee break

 – end of the conference The Art of Law –

 16:00-18:00    IAP General Meeting Assembly and Book Launch

  • Book launch: Let mots de la Justice/Het verhaal van Justitie (IAP Justice & Populations: The Belgian Experience in International Perspective)
  • IAP General Meeting Assembly
  • Reception