This page showcases a selection of conferences, lectures, workshops and book launches on Brexit, the European Union, legal education and training, legal theory, policing & criminal justice and refugee law. The links will take you directly to the host website, where you can register your attendance.
CONFERENCES, LECTURES, WORKSHOPS & BOOK LAUNCHES: 2019-2020
EUROPEAN UNION & BREXIT
Conferences, lectures, workshops and book launches on the constitutional underpinnings of the EU, the free movement of EU citizens & family members, and the legal consequences of the UK's decision to exit the European Union.
1. Brexit: What Next? 20 January 2020, University of Birmingham.
2. Understanding the Social and Cultural Bases of Brexit. 22 January 2020, UCL Institute of Education.
3. Brexit: third time lucky? 31 January 2020. London School of Economics.
4. Unions and Their Break-ups: The UK's attempted secession from the EU, and its possible outcomes. 3 February 2020, London School of Economics.
5. Brexit: What has happened and where are we headed?. 25 February 2020, Manchester Metropolitan University.
LEGAL EDUCATION & TRAINING
Conferences, lectures, workshops and book launches on developments in the education and training of lawyers in England and Wales, and on the legal dimensions of UK higher education policy.
1. The Futures of Legal Education and Practice, Annual Conference. 31 January 2020, The Open University Law School.
2. Digital Justice: Convenience at What Cost? 10 February 2020, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
3. Stories of Conflict, Loss and Disadvantage: A Study of Lay Participation in the Courts and Tribunals. 19 March 2020, Birkbeck, University of London.
4. Association of Law Teachers Conference. 6-7 April 2020, University of Stirling.
Conferences, lectures, workshops and book launches on key questions of law, including the racial/colonial underpinnings of legal systems and doctrines and the relation between law and violence.
1. Decolonising the Curriculum - the Library's role. 24 January 2020, Goldsmiths, University of London.
2. Materialisms Old and New reading group: Monica Jaeckel introducing Julietta Singh, Unthinking Mastery: Dehumanism and Decolonial Entanglements. 30 January 2020, University of Westminster.
3. Dissent in Dark Times: A Festival of Critical Thought. 29 February- 1 March 2020, Birkbeck, University of London.
4. Critical Retrievals and Ontological Politics. 17 March 2020, King's, University of London.
5. Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Conference. 1-3 April 2020, Portsmouth University.
POLICING & CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Conferences, lectures, workshops and book launches on policing and criminal justice, including the legal aspects of the UK public inquiry into the activities and conduct of police officers who spied upon political campaigners.
1. Veneer of Vulnerability: Chief Police Officers’ Legitimating Tales. 29 January 2020, University of Leeds.
2. Data For and Against Social Justice. 6 February 2020, Goldsmiths, University of London.
3. Solidarity (hosted by Haldane Society for Socialist Lawyers). 7 February 2020, Cinema, Birkbeck, University of London.
4. Challenging Hate Crime in Challenging Times. 27 February 2020, Birkbeck, University of London.
5. Inquests and Public Inquiries. 27 March 2020, Legal Action Group, Doughty Street Chambers, London.
Conferences, lectures, workshops and book launches on the international law of refugee status, the European migration crisis, and the treatment of refugees, asylum-seekers and other migrants under UK law.