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The Right To Silence symposium / Audio




A symposium - forming part of a series of events around Lawrence Abu Hamdan's Aural Contract - focusing on the legal status of the voice, bringing together contributions by legal scholars, writers and artists including Patrick Hanafin, Professor of law and Director of the Centre for Law and the Humanities at Birkbeck; and artist and Senior Research Fellow at Goldsmiths Susan Schuppli; and Anne Karpf, sociologist, writer, broadcaster and author of The Human Voice (2006).

The Right to Silence was realised as a collaboration between Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Electra and The Showroom.

The Showroom
25 February 2012

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