Mateja Čehulić (University of Zagreb, Croatia) will give a presentation titled Toward a (Re)conceptualization of Legal Culture (22 March, Thursday, Antia palace, 3:30 pm). According to her, "the concept of legal culture, created at the end of the 60s by Lawrence Friedman, wa sidentified as one of the mai ntopics of sociology of law; an essential component that combines all the key elements for conceptualization and understanding of the legal system". The aim of her presentation will be to "offer potential ansers to criticisms of the legal culture and a different theoretical and empirical approach to the concept".
Mateja Čehulić is a research assistant at the Chair of Sociology at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, and a PhD student at the same institution. She has worked as an associate at the Centre for Educational Research and Development of the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb. Her research interests are in the field of sociology of law, legal culture and civic education.