News: conferences, events and seminars


This page contains details of conferences, events and seminars either organised and run by SLSA members or of interest to them.

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2019

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2020

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The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform, London

The Futures of Legal Education and Practice Annual Conference 2019, Milton Keynes

Reconceiving the Womb in Medicine, Law and Society, Manchester 

Neuroscientific Evidence in Criminal Cases, Aberdeen

Flashpoints: Human Rights, Law and Religion, Nottingham: call for papers

SLSA events and SLSA co-sponsored events

Socio-Legal Studies in Germany and the UK: Theory and methods, Berlin

Socio-Legal Methodology Master Class, Oxford: registration now open

The Perennial Problem of Disclosure – A way forward?, Bristol

Legal Design: Concepts, methods, norms and examples, London


2019


September

Socio-Legal Studies in Germany and the UK: Theory and methods

Dates: 23–24 September 2019

Venue: Humboldt University Berlin

Please see webpage for details. This is an SLSA co-sponsored event. 

2019 Goldring Lecture

Date: 26 September 2019

Venue: University of, Wollongong, Australia

Presenter: Mr James Christian, Chief Executive Officer, New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council

Please see flyer for details.

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October

Regulating the Future of Human Work: a Christian Ethics Perspective

Date: 4 October 2019

Venue: TRiSS Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Sutherland Centre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

Please see website for details.

Theorizing Law and Political Economy in the Era of Neoliberalism

Date: 7 October 2019

Venue: Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford

Speaker: Professor Amy Kapczynski, Yale Law School

Please see website for details.

‘Law and Political Economy’ in Europe

Date: 7 October 2019

Venue: Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Manor Road Bulindg, Manor Road, Oxford

Please see website for details. 

Second Interdisciplinary Symposium on Organized Crime

Date: 9 October 2019

Venue: Bristol Law School, University of the West of England

Chairs: Dr Mary Alice Young (Law, UWE) and Dr Michael Woodiwiss (History, UWE)

Please see webpage and attachment for details including final programme and speaker listing. Registration is open and free. Spaces are limited, so signing-up is essential.

The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform

Date: 11 October 2019

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

See website for further details. 

JUSTICE Human Rights Conference 2019

Date: 16 October 2019

Venue: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Tudor Street, London

Keynote speaker: Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Green, Chair of the Law Commission

Please see website for details.

Sheffield Institute for Corporate & Commercial Law Early Career Workshop

Date: 16 October 2019

Venue: Sheffield Institute for Corporate & Commercial Law, Sheffield

See website for details. All welcome. Attendance is free.

Human Trafficking: Criminal law and evidence

Date: 16 October 2019

Venue: The Great Hall, Northumbria Univeresity, Newcastle upon Tyne

This Modern Law Review-funded seminar is free but please register to confirm your place. See attachment for details.

Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Contemporary Issues in Religion and Society

Date: 17 October 2019

Venue: University of Westminster, London

Please see attachment for details.

Neuroscientific Evidence in Criminal Cases 

Date: 17 October 2019

Venue: University of Aberdeen

Please see attachment for details and programme.

TLI Focus Seminar Series: The end of globalization?

Date: 18 October 2019

Venue: King's College London

Please see website for details of this free Transnational Law Institute event.

Universal Credit and Gender equality: Exploratory workshop on prospects for actual or fictional judicial review challenges

Date: 21 October 2019

Venue: Birmingham University Law School.

This event is organised under the SLSA Seminar Competition. Please see website for details. Places are limited. Registration closes: 27 September 2019.

A Workshop on Vulnerability and the Organisation of Labour

Dates: 25–26 October 2019

Venue: Newton Building, Nottingham Trent University

Please see website for details of cfp and registration. 

Gender and Justice: Theory and practice across contexts

Dates: 28–31 October 2019

Venue: Center for Security and Justice Research, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

See poster for details. 

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November

Reconceiving the Womb in Medicine, Law and Society

Date: 4 November 2019

Venue: University of Manchester 

Please see website for details of this free event.

Reassessing the Truth: The role of scientific and technological progress, the business sector, the sustainable economic and community Development in the energy transition: call for abstracts/paper proposals

Dates: 5–6 November 2019

Venue: West Virginia University, USA

The event is in collaboration with West Virginia University, Center for Innovation in Gas Research and Utilization (CIGRU), the American Society of International Law (ASIL) Interest Group on International Environmental Law and Interest Group on Intellectual Property Law, and gLAWcal - Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development, UK.

Please see website for details. Closing date: 27 September 2019.

The IEL Collective Inaugural Conference

Date: 6–7 November 2019

Venue: University of Warwick

Save the date. See website for further details.

Positioning the Politics of Consent in Law and History

Dates: 7–8 November 2019

Venue: University Technology Sydney, Australia

Organised by the Legal Intersections Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Australia. Please see flyer for details. 

Journalism as Justice, Leicester

Dates: 20–21 November 2019

Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester

Please see flyer for details. 

Digital Rights in Brexit: Changes and challenges (Annual Conference of the Information Law and Policy Centre at IALS)

Date: 22 November 2019

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

 See website for further details.

The Futures of Legal Education and Practice Annual Conference 2019

Date: 26 November 2019

Venue: Open University, Milton Keynes

Please see website for details. 

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December

LSAANZ Conference: Survive, thrive, die

Dates: 5–7 December 2019

Venue: South Cross University, Gold Coast Campus, Australia

Please see website for details. 

Flashpoints: Human Rights, Law and Religion: call for papers

Date: 16 December 2019

Venue: Centre for Rights and Justice, Nottingham Trent University

Please see website for details. Call closes: 1 November 2019.


2020


January

70 years of the Indian Republic, London: call for abstracts

Date: 20 January 2020

Venue: SOAS, South Asia Institute, London

Please see attachment for details. Closing date: 30 September 2019.

Knowledge Frontiers Symposium: Natures, cultures and communities: call for applications

Dates: 30 January–1 February 2020

Venue: Dublin

Organised by the British Academy in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy. Please see flyer for details. Closing date for applications: 16 October 2019.


March

Crime Justice and Social Harms: call for papers

Dates: 31 March–1 April 2020

Venue: Keble College, Oxford

Organised by the Howard League for Penal Reform. Please see attachment and website for details. Call closes: 2 December 2019.


April

Modern Studies in Property Law 2020

Dates: 15–17 April 2020

Venue: Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Please see website for further details.

Interdisciplinarity as Resistance

Dates: 23–25 April 2020

Venue: Konstepidemin Arts Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden

Please see website for details. This event is supported by the SLSA Seminar Competition.

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May

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting: call for submissions

Dates: 28–31 May 2020

Venue: Denver, Colorado, USA

Please see website for details. Closing date: 6 November 2019.

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June

Legal Design: Concepts, methods, norms and examples

Date: 11–12 June 2020

Venue: City, University of London

Please see webpage for details. This is an SLSA Seminar Competition event.

Stigmatization, Identities and the Law: Asian and comparative perspectives: call for papers

Dates: 23–24 June 2020

Venue: Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

Please see attachment for details. Closing date: 31 August 2019

Feminism, Law and Citizenship: call for papers

Dates: 24–26 June 2020

Venue: University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris

Please see flyer for details. Call closes: 30 September 2019.

Genocide and Law: Communicating through visual arts and language

Dates: 26–28 June 2020

Venue: Poznan, Poland

This is the 21st International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law and the 15th Conference on Legal Translation and Interpreting and Comparative Legilinguistics. Please see flyer for details. 

 

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