Workshop: Entangled Stories of Law and Literautre: A Hungarian-Romanian Conversation

   2021. március 12. 10:00 - 2021. március 12. 17:00


organized by Alexandra Mercescu (West University of Timisoara) and Balázs Fekete (ELTE Faculty of Law and Centre for Social Sciences)


March 12, 2021 • 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Zoom

(passcode: 778358)


Workshop Schedule Friday, 12 March 2021

09.45-10.00 Check-in and Welcome by the organizers

10.00-11.30 Panel 1: Law, Fiction and the Border

  • Flaminia Stârc-Meclejan (West University of Timisoara) Breaking the Waves of Šehić’s Una vs. the Irreversible
  • András Molnár (University of Szeged, Faculty of Law) Representations of Law in Speculative Fiction
  • Simona Catrinel Avarvarei, Nicoleta Rodica Dominte (“Al. I. Cuza” University, Iasi) On Fandom, Copyright Law and Fictional Characters with Sherlock Holmes and Holden Caulfield

12.00-13.30 Panel 2: Legal Culture by Way of Literature

  • Márton Matyasovszky-Németh (ELTE Faculty of Law, Budapest) The Benefits of Ethnography in the Field of Law and Literature
  • Violeta Stratan (West University of Timisoara) Exile as a Way Back Home
  • Balázs Fekete (ELTE Faculty of Law, Budapest) On the Legal Culture of the “Puszta”. Socio-Legal Issues in the Mirror of the Art of Gyula Illyés
  • Alexandra Mercescu (West University of Timisoara) Synecdoche, Comparison (of Laws)

Panel 3: A Literary Eye on Justice 15.00-16.30

  • Cosmin Cercel (University of Nottingham) A Dark Nomos: Narratives of Law and Authority in Interwar Romania
  • Katinka Tóth (ELTE Faculty of Law, Budapest) Poetic Justice in Kohlhaas-paraphrases
  • Nicoleta Rodica Dominte, Simona Catrinel Avarvarei (“Al. I. Cuza” University, Iasi) An Author's Spark of Creation versus American Legal Piracy at the Dusk of the XIX century and the Dawn of the XX century
  • Nóra Pethő (ELTE Faculty of Humanities, Budapest) Judicial Narrative, Rhetoric, Interpretation, and Equivocation - Some Aspects of Law and Language in Shakespeare

16.30-16.45 Concluding remarks: Alexandra Mercescu and Balázs Fekete