OSL Research Groups

OSL Research Groups: Literature, Law and Society

Our group aims to promote collaborative research revolving around the concept of innovation across Law and Literature (as well as the broader Humanities), with a particular but not exclusive focus on the following questions: 1) How can literary studies help us understand the dynamics of legal innovation, including the tension between tradition (authority) and deviation? […]

OSL Research Group: Cultural Memory

Over the past two decades, the field of cultural memory studies has established itself internationally as an important and fertile area of inter- and multi-disciplinary research. Institutionalized through dedicated journals (Memory Studies was started in 2008), associations (Memory Studies Association was inaugurated in 2016) and standing committees (e.g. at MLA), with its own canon of theoreticians, the field has not only matured, but also grown and diversified.