News: conferences, events and seminars


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Latest  events. . .

APLE Anti-Poverty Collective: APPG on Poverty online session

The Treaty, 1921: Records from the archives, British Academy Exhibition, London: last day tomorrow

British Academy ERC Starting Grants Webinar

Of Tax Law Space, and Colonization: The implementation of the 1919 Alaska school tax, Oxford

Can Law Mitigate the Motherhood/Caretaker Penalty?, online from CSLS Oxford

Towards a Sexuate Jurisprudence and on the ‘Second Rape’ of Law, Hybrid – Durham University Law School

What’s the point of a post-mortem? Hybrid - Durham University Law School

Criminal Justice Responses to Maternal Filicide: Judging the failed mother, Hybrid – Durham University Law School

Women in Refugee Law (WiRL) Network Conference, online from Universities of the West of England and Sussex

SLSA events and SLSA co-sponsored events

SLSA York 2022: call for papers and posters

LSA Graduate Student and Early Career Workshop 2022, online and Lisbon, Portugal: call for applications

LSA Global Meeting 2022, hybrid conference, online and Lisbon, Portugal: submissions now open 

Mental Capacity in the Context of Sexual Relationships and Intimacy, Keele University


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October

The Treaty, 1921: Records from the archives: last day Saturday 23 October

Date: Exhibition ends 23 October 2021

Venue: British Academy, London

See website for details and booking for this free event.

Of Tax Law Space, and Colonization: The implementation of the 1919 Alaska school tax

Date: 25 October 2021

Venue: Manor Road Building, Wolfson College, Oxford

Speaker: Dr Max Zahnd, CSLS Oxford

See website for details of this Centre for Socio-Legal Studies event.

Meet the Practitioners: 5 Conversations between key practitioners in borders, immigration and asylum law and practice from a UK perspective

Date: 28 October 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details of this free event. This is part of the QMUL Immigration LLM and Kingsley Napley Seminar Series 2021–2022.

APLE Anti-Poverty Collective: APPG on Poverty online session 

Date: 28 October 2021

Venue: online

This session of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty (APPG) is focused on APLE (Addressing Poverty as a Lived Experience) Collective’s core values. Please follow link for registration. 

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November

Can Law Mitigate the Motherhood/Caretaker Penalty?

Date: 1 November 2021

Venue: online from CSLS Oxford

Speaker: Professor Catherine Albiston, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Berkeley

Please see website for details.

Questions of Accountability: Prerogatives, power and politics

Dates: 1–5 November 2021

Venue: online exhibition hosted by the University of Worcester and University of Sheffield

See announcement for full details of keynote speakers, keynote panels and the call for papers.

British Academy ERC Starting Grants webinar

Date: 2 November 2021

Venue: online from the British Academy

This webinar is for UK-based researchers in the humanities and social sciences interested in applying for European Research Council (ERC) grants. See website for details.

Domestic Abuse during the COVID-19 Pandemic: International human rights responses

Date: 3 November 2021

Venue: online from SCHRR, University of Sussex

Speaker: Ronagh McQuigg, School of Law, QUB

See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

The Centre for Climate Crime and Justice: 2021 inaugural lecture

Date: 3 November 2021

Venue: School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

See website for details of this free event.

Towards a Sexuate Jurisprudence and on the ‘Second Rape’ of Law

Date: 3 November 2021

Venue: Hybrid – Durham University Law School

Speaker: Dr Yvette Russell, University of Bristol

Organised by Gender and Law at Durham (GLAD). The event will take place in person and online. Please register here. Please note that in-person registration closes one week before the event is held. Online registration is available until the day itself. See website for details.

2021 Transatlantic Cultural Property Crime Symposium

Date: 8 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

Symposium hosted jointly by the Criminal Justice Center at Queen Mary University London, the Henry C Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, the Ronan Institute, and the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent. See website for details of this free event.

Decertification: What can Removing Sex from Legal Personhood do? Kitchen Table Chat

Date: 10 November 2021, 1.30–3.30pm

Venue: online from Sexuality and Law Research Cluster

Speakers: Davina Cooper and Flora Renz

Please see announcement for full details and joining link.

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Fragmentation in the Field of Cultural Rights: Ways forward

Date: 12 November 2021

Venue: online and in-person, SCHRR, University of Sussex, Brighton

Speaker: Alexandra Xanthaki, Brunel Law School

See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

PhD Application Workshop

Date: 12 November 2021

Venue: online from York Law School 

See announcement for details of this free online workshop. Closing date for workshop applications: 29 October 2021.

'Authoritarian Constitutions' Online Series: Democracy, the rule of law, and the rise of populism: ‘illiberal democracy’ within Europe

Date: 16 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details of this free event.

Immigration LLM Annual Lecture 2021 

Date: 17 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL School of Law

Speaker: Lora Vidovic, former Ombuds of Croatia

Please see website for details. 

Book Launch: The New Sex Wars: Sexual Harm in the #MeToo Era

Date: 18 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details of this free event. The author Brenda Cossman talks about her new book.

What’s the point of a post-mortem? 

Date: 18 November 2021

Venue: Hybrid - Durham University Law School

Speaker: Dr Imogen Jones, University of Leeds

Organised by the Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (CCLCJ). The event will take place in person and online. Please note that in-person registration closes one week before the event is held. Online registration is available until the day itself. See website for details.

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Book Launch: Properties of Law by Kaarlo Tuori

Date: 19 November 2021

Venue: online from Helsinki Socio-Legal Initiative

See website for full details.

PhD Work in Progress

Date: 19 November 2021

Venue: online from SCHRR, University of Sussex

Cecilia Manzotti, Sussex Law School, presents 'The role and relevance of nationality status determination in asylum procedures under the CEAS and the potential impact of the “New Pact on Migration and Asylum” and Isabella Leroy, Amsterdam Centre for Migration and Refugee Law, presents ‘Exceptionalism in action? The legal impacts of the COVID pandemic on the Centro de Estancia Temporal de Inmigrantes of Melilla'. See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

British Academy UK-Poland Knowledge Frontiers Symposium on ‘Just Transitions’

Dates: between 23 November and 9 December 2021

Venue: virtual symposium from Warsaw

See anouncement for details. 

Meet the Practitioners: 5 Conversations between key practitioners in borders, immigration and asylum law and practice from a UK perspective

Date: 25 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details of this free event.

SULC Legal Ethics / Ethics in Law Conference

Dates: 29–30 November 2021

Venue: online from Stellenbosch University Law Clinic, South Africa

See website for full details.

Women in Refugee Law (WiRL) Network Conference

Date: 30 November 2021

Venue: online from Universities of the West of England and Sussex.

See website for details.

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December

Looking Beyond Internalisation: European minority rights in question

Date: 1 December 2021

Venue: online and in-person, SCHRR, University of Sussex, Brighton

Speaker: Elizabeth Craig, Sussex Law School

See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

Criminal Justice Responses to Maternal Filicide: Judging the failed mother

Date; 2 December 2021

Venue: Hybrid – Durham University Law School

Speaker: Dr Emma Milne, Durham Law School

The Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (CCLCJ) and Gender and Law at Durham (GLAD) are delighted to host the launch of Dr Emma Milne (Durham Law School) book Criminal Justice Responses to Maternal Filicide: Judging the Failed Mother. The event will take place in person and online. Please note that in-person registration closes one week before the event is held. Online registration is available until the day itself. See website for details.

Criminalising Coercive Control: Challenges for the implementation of Northern Ireland’s new domestic abuse offence

Date 16 December 2021

Venue: online

Organisers: Dr. Ronagh McQuigg, Queen’s University Belfast, and Professor Vanessa Bettinson, Dr Montfort University, Leicester

Please see announcement for full details including confirmed speakers. This event is free but please register.


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February

AHRC Engaging with Government Programme: open for applications

Dates: 22–24 February 2022

Venue: Institute for Government Offices, London 

This three-day course is designed to provide an insight into the policy-making process and help participants develop the skills needed to pursue the policy implications of their research. See website for details. Closing date: 28 October 2021.


April

Climate Change and the Rule of Law Conference

Dates: 31 March–1 April 2022

Venue: UCL Centre for Law and the Environment, University College London

Please see announcement for further details. 


May

Mental Capacity in the Context of Sexual Relationships and Intimacy

Date: 23 May 2022

Venue: Keele Hall, Keele University

Further details will be announced in due course. This is an SLSA-sponsored event under our Seminar Scheme.

June

LSA Graduate Student and Early Career Workshop 2022: call for applications

Dates and venues: 27–30 June 2022 online; and 12 July 2022 Lisbon, Portugal, and online

See website for details. Closing date: 17 November 2021The SLSA is a co-sponsor of this event.


July

LSA Global Meeting 2022, hybrid conference, online and Lisbon, Portugal: submissions now open

Dates: 13–16 July 2022

Venue: ISCTE University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal

Theme: 'Rage, Reckoning, & Remedy'

Please visit website for details. Closing date for submission of abstracts: 10 November 2021. The SLSA is a co-sponsor of this event.

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May

23rd International Roundtables for the Semiotics of Law – IRSL 2023: call for papers

Dates: 24–27 May 2023

Venue: hosted online by Pontificia Università Antonianum, Roma, Italy

Theme: Global Semiotics and Everyday Legal Claims – Intercultural Use of Law, Interreligious Dialogue and Translation Ethics

Please note that this event was originally scheduled to take place in May 2021. See announcement for full details. Closing date: 6 January 2023.

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