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Dr Marc Trabsky Senior Lecturer, Law Melbourne

Marc Trabsky is a Senior Lecturer at La Trobe Law School and Director of the Centre for Health, Law and Society. He writes in the intersections of legal theory, history and the humanities. Marc’s research examines the theoretical, historical and institutional arrangements of law and death. His first book, Law and the Dead: Technology, Relations and Institutions (Routledge, 2019), was awarded the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Book Prize for 2019.

Marc is currently working with Associate Professor Rebecca Scott Bray (University of Sydney) on ‘Bereaved People’s Experiences of the Coronial System’ and ‘Understanding the Forensic, Socio-legal and Social Value of AFTER’. He will be a Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney, University of Gothenburg and University of Bath in 2020. He previously held a visiting position at Kent Law School, University of Kent in 2016.


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