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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Workshop on Critical Perspectives on Land Registration, London: call for papers 

Power and Accountability in Global Supply Chain Governance, London

Law and Society Association: Graduate and early career workshop, Denver, USA – call for participants

Lecture and Workshop: Adam Smith as jurist, Oxford

British Crime Historians Symposium, Leeds: call for papers

TLI Focus Seminar Series: The legal underpinnings of imperial life, London

The Irony of British Human Rights Exceptionalism, Manchester

Have the Boomers Pinched their Children’s Futures?, London

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Denver, USA: submission date for abstracts extended

SLSA events and SLSA co-sponsored events

SLSA Postgraduate Conference, 8–9 January 2020, Edinburgh

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

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


2019


November

CSLS Seminar Series: Water efficiency in the public sector – the role of social norms

Date: 11 November 2019

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

Speaker: Dr Kevin Grecksch, CSLS

Convenor: Linda Mulcahy

Please see attachment for details. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

The Irony of British Human Rights Exceptionalism

Date: 11 November 2019

Venue: Manchester Law School

See website for details of this free event.

Masterclass on Recording Agreements

Date: 12 November 2019

Venue: Westminster Law School, London

Please see website for details of this free event.

Adam Smith as Jurist

Date: 12 November 2019

Venue: Wolfson College, Oxford

Speaker: Iain Mclean

Please see website for details.

Professional Recognition for Law Teachers Workshop

Date: 14 November 2019

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London

Please see webpage for details and booking.

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TLI Focus Seminar Series: The legal underpinnings of imperial life

Date: 14 November 2019

Venue: Transnational Law Institute, King's College London

Please see website for details of this free event.

Corrective 'Re-education' as Cultural Genocide in Xinjiang (Uyghur region)

Date: 14 November 2019

Venue: Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London

This event is part of the Human Rights, Development and Global Justice Series 2019-2020 organised by the Transnational Law Institute. See website for details of this free event.

CSLS Seminar Series: Reproductive labour, law and property accumulations – rereading East African social history

Date: 18 November 2019

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

Speaker: Professor Ambreena Manji, University of Cardiff

Convenor: Linda Mulcahy

Please see attachment for details. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

CSLS Seminar Series: Book Launch – Paul Rock in conversation with Linda Mulcahy and Emma Rowden

Date: 20 November 2019

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

Theme: The writing of The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity

Convenor: Linda Mulcahy

Please see attachment for details. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

Masterclass on Recording Agreements; Ancillary rights and new media

Date: 20 November 2019

Venue: Westminster Law School, London

Please see website for details of this free event.

Journalism as Justice, Leicester

Dates: 20–21 November 2019

Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester

Please see flyer for details. 

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Martin Stephenson in concert: Part of 'Digging Deeper' at the Soho Poly

Date: 21 November 2019

Venue: The 'Soho Poly' Basement, Little Titchfield Street, London

See website for details of this free event.

CSLS Socio-Legal Discussion Group: Islamic finance: the convergence of faith, capital and power, Oxford

Date: 21 November 2019

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

See attachment for details.

Pop and Politics: Part of 'Digging Deeper' at the Soho Poly

Date: 22 November 2019

Venue: The 'Soho Poly' Basement, Little Titchfield Street, London

See website for details of this free event.

Information Law and Policy Annual Lecture and Conference 2019: Digital rights in Brexit – changes and challenges

Date: 22 November 2019

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Russell Square, London

See website for details.

Power and Accountability in Global Supply Chain Governance

Dates: 22–23 November 2019

Venue: Transnational Law Institute, King's College London

See website of details of this free event.

CSLS Seminar Series: The poodle problem – are corporate lawyers still professionals?

Date: 25 November 2019

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

Speaker: Dr Steven Vaughan, University College London

Convenor: Linda Mulcahy

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The Futures of Legal Education and Practice Annual Conference 2019

Date: 26 November 2019

Venue: Open University, Milton Keynes

Please see website for details. 

CSLS Socio-Legal Discussion Group: Title tbc

Date: 28 November 2019

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

See attachment for details.

Have the Boomers Pinched their Children’s Futures?

Date: 28 November 2019

Venue: Royal Instiution, London

See website for details.

Emerging Technologies Towards Sustainable Development: call for papers

Dates: 28–29 November 2019

Venue: Brunswick European Law School, Ostfalia, Germany

See website for details. Closing date: 1 November 2019.

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December

CSLS Seminar Series: Stage managers of the criminal courtroom – uncovering the lives of Crown Court clerks through oral history

Date: 2 December 2019

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

Speaker: Dr Dvora Liberman, CSLS

Convenor: Linda Mulcahy

Please see attachment for details. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

PhD Application Workshop

Date: 4 December d019

Venue: York Law School

Please see attachment for details. Application deadline: 15 November 2019. This workshop is free and travel bursaries are available.

A Guide to the Treatment of Pensions on Divorce

Date: 5 December 2019

Venue: Mills & Reeve, Manchester

See website for details.

LSAANZ Conference: Survive, thrive, die

Dates: 5–7 December 2019

Venue: South Cross University, Gold Coast Campus, Australia

Please see website for details. 

Northern/Ireland Health Law and Ethics Network: Invitation to December meeting

Date: 13 December 2019

Venue: Houston Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland

Please see attachment for details of how to register your interest or submit a paper proposal. Closing date for proposals: 29 November 2019.

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.

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2020


January

70 years of the Indian Republic, London

Date: 20 January 2020

Venue: SOAS, South Asia Institute, London

Please see attachment for details. 

Knowledge Frontiers Symposium: Natures, cultures and communities

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. 

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February

Sir Richard Arnold, Westminster Law School Annual Lecture

Date: 4 February 2019

Venue: Westminster Law School, London

Please see website for details of this free event.

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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.

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April

Workshop on Critical Perspectives on Land Registration: call for papers

Date: 6 April 2020

Venue: Birkbeck Univeristy of London

See website for details. Closing date: 1 March 2020

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: Graduate and early career workshop – call for participants

Dates: 26–27 May 2020

Venue: Denver Colorado, USA

See website for details. Closing date: 15 December 2019.

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting: call for submissions closing date extended

Dates: 28–31 May 2020

Venue: Denver, Colorado, USA

Please see website for details. Closing date: 20 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.

Impact and Wellbeing: call for papers

Dates: 19–20 June 2020

Venue: Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University

Please see flyer and submission form for details. Closing date: 6 February 2020.

Stigmatization, Identities and the Law: Asian and comparative perspectives

Dates: 23–24 June 2020

Venue: Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

Please see attachment for details. 

Feminism, Law and Citizenship

Dates: 24–26 June 2020

Venue: University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris

Please see flyer for details. 

WG Hart Workshop 2020: New Perspectives on Jurisdiction and the Criminal Law

Dates: 29–30 June 2020

Venue: tbc

Further details to be announced in due course.

 Genocide and Law: Communicating through visual arts and language: call for papers

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. Call closes: 28 February 2020.


July

Law and Humanities Roundtable 2020: call for papers

Date: 3 July 2020

Venue: University of Southampton

Please see attachment for details. Closing date for abstracts: 13 December 2019.

Gender Dimensions of Violence Prevention, Mona Jamaica: call for participation

Date: 15 July 2020

Venue: University of the West Indes, Mona Law Campus, Jamaica

Seminar Convenors: Dr Ramona Biholar (Faculty of Law) and Dr Dacia Leslie (SALISES)

Please see attachment for call for chapter contributions for a peer-reviewed edited collection arising from this event. Call for chapter proposals closes: 20 November 2019.

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November

British Crime Historians Symposium: call for papers

Dates: 2–4 September 2020

Venue: Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, University of Leeds

See announcement and website for details. Call closes: 8 April 2020.


 2021

WG Hart Legal Workshop 2021: Call for Workshop Proposals and the Nomination of Academic Directors

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is seeking proposals and Academic Directors for the 2021 W G Hart Legal Workshop from law schools across the UK. Please see attachment for details. Closing date: 10 January 2020.

 

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