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Dr Marc Trabsky Senior Lecturer, Law Melbourne

Marc Trabsky is a Senior Lecturer at La Trobe Law School. He writes in the intersections of legal theory, history and the humanities. His research examines the theoretical, historical and institutional arrangements of law, dying and death. He has published on a diverse range of topics, including coronial law and forensic medicine, technologies of registration and repatriation, and institutional frameworks for disposing the dead.

He is currently finalising a book manuscript titled Law and the Dead: Techniques, Theories, Institutions (Routledge, 2019, forthcoming). He is also working with Dr Rebecca Scott Bray (Sydney) on 'Bereaved People's Experiences of the Coronial System in Australia', Dr Laura Griffin (La Trobe) on 'A Legal History of the Register: Births and Deaths' and Professor Anne-Maree Farrell (La Trobe) on 'Governing Dead Bodies after Disasters in the Asia-Pacific Region: Ethics, Policy and the Role of Law'. Marc held a visiting position at Kent Law School, University of Kent in 2016.


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