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.

Once posted, entries will be retained until they have taken place. If you would like your event included on this page, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Latest  events. . .

Virtual RCSL Conference and call for papers for WG Law and Popular Culture

The Matter of Silver: substance, surface, shimmer, trauma, online 3-day BA interdisciplinary conference

SLSA events and SLSA co-sponsored events

Art, Law and Borders: Borderlands in theory and the everyday, online

Migrants in Art / Migrant Artists' Rights - Value of Art: Artist showcase, online

Decolonising the Criminal Question: Colonial legacies, contemporary problems, Warwick

Doing Socio-Legal Research in a Pandemic: How, why, when, where?, online SLSA one-day conference – call for papers


2021


July

Digital writing retreat series: 'Pen to Paper Thursdays'

Date: 22 July 2021– and every Thursday until further notice

Venue: Google Meet 09:30am–12.30pm BST (incl breaks)

Organised by Flick Adams, Keele University. Please see announcement, schedule and invite for details.

State of the nation 2021: Social mobility and the pandemic

Date: 22 July 2021

Venue: Social Mobility Commission Webinar

See website for details and registration. 

Place and Arts and Humanities Research: online hosted by the AHRC

Date: 26 July 2021

Venue: online hosted by the AHRC

Find out how arts and humanities research can contribute to local and regional decision making and how AHRC will be supporting this. See website for details and registration for this free event.

The Matter of Silver: substance, surface, shimmer, trauma

Dates: 26–28 July 2021

Venue: online 3-day BA interdisciplinary conference

See website for details of this free event.

 

 

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August

Art, Law and Borders: Borderlands in theory and the everyday

Date: 4 August 2021

Venue: online hosted by the Art/Law Network.

See website for details.  This seminar series was funded by the SLSA Seminar Competition and the ESRC. 

Virtual Panel Discussion on Judicial Politics in South Asia

Date: 4 August 2021

Venue: online from University of York

See invitation and website for full details of this free event.

Migrants in Art / Migrant Artists' Rights - Value of Art: Artist showcase, online

Date: 18 August 2021

Venue: online hosted by the Art/Law Network.

See website for details. This seminar series was funded by the SLSA Seminar Competition and the ESRC. 

Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference

Dates: 31 August–3 September

Venue: University of Durham

Please see announcement and website for full details. Registration is now open.

 

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September 

Art/Law Network Online Seminar Series: Art, law and the border(s) in Ireland

Date: 1 September 2021

Venue: online hosted by the Art/Law Network.

See website for details. This seminar series was funded by the SLSA Seminar Competition and the ESRC. 

British Crime Historians Symposium

Dates: 2–3 September 2021

Venue: online from Centre for Criminal Justice Studies in the School of Law, University of Leeds

Please see announcement for full details. 

Critical Legal Conference: ‘Frankenlaw: Community, Division, Modernity’ 

Dates: 2–4 September 2021

Venue: University of Dundee and online blended conference

Please see website for details. 

Fourth Annual Conference of the Partnership, LLP and LLC Law ForumL registration now open

Date: 9 September 2021

Venue: Nottingham Trent University

This one-day in-person conference provides a unique opportunity for those teaching, researching or practising in partnership or LLP law, or related areas, to hear papers from leading academics and practitioners. Please see website for details. Registration closes: 31 August 2021.

Art/Law Network Online Seminar Series: Migrant artists’ rights: policy and practice

Date: 15 September 2021

Venue: online hosted by the Art/Law Network.

See website for details. This seminar series was funded by the SLSA Seminar Competition and the ESRC. 

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Decolonising the Criminal Question: Colonial legacies, contemporary problems

Dates: 16–17 September 2021

Venue: University of Warwick

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

Virtual RCSL Conference and call for papers for WG Law and Popular Culture

RCSL dates: 20–21 September 2021

WG Law and Popular Culture date: 22 September 2021 

Venue: both will be held virtually

See RCSL website for details of the conference, which is free to attend but requires registration. Those interested in attending the Working Group Meeting on 22 September, or wanting to present a paper, organise a panel, or a roundtable at the Working Group Meeting, are asked to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1 August 2021

Doing Socio-Legal Research in a Pandemic: How, why, when, where? – call for papers

Date: 21 September 2021

Venue: online SLSA one-day conference 

Organisers: Dr Flora Renz and Dr Clare Williams. Please see announcement for full details. Closing date: 16 September 2021. This is an SLSA Seminar Competition event. 

Immigration Law and Policy, Border Control and Migrant Deaths

Dates: 30 September–1 October 2021

Venue: Humbold University: Centre for British Studies

Please see announcement for details. 

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October

Financial Crime: Challenges and responses

Date: October 2021 tbc

Venue: PGR/ECR online conference hosted by IALS

Please see announcement for details. 

Are We Owned? A multidisciplinary and comparative conversation on intellectual property in the algorithmic society

Date: 8 October 2021

Venue: University of Stirling

Please see website for details of the Modern Law Review-funded in-person event. 

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November

Questions of Accountability: Prerogatives, power and politics – call for papers

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. Closing date: 11 August 2021.

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. 

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.

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April

Climate Change and the Rule of Law Conference: call for papers from ECRs

Dates: 31 March–1 April 2022

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

Please see announcement for further details. Closing date: 31 August 2021.

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2023

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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