Research events

We are host to law research events attracting delegates from around the world.

Details of future events will be advertised here; you may wish to bookmark this page, or add it to your favourites.

Research seminars 

The seminars are open to staff, researchers, postgraduate students and the university’s stakeholders.

The aims of the seminar series are to stimulate intellectual discussion, provoke thoughts, engage in the debate of current issues, and disseminate research findings.

Exeter Law School research seminar series is convened by Dr Joseph Lee, Senior Lecturer in Law.

If you are interested in attending any of the seminars, please contact Dr Joseph Lee at j.lee@exeter.ac.uk.

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29 November 201715:00

Guest lecture on the Icelandic constitution

The Human Rights and Democracy Forum of Exeter Law School (http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/law/research/groups/humanrightsanddemocracyforum/) is delighted to welcome special guest lecture by leading Icelandic constitutional lawyer, Ágúst Thór Árnason, on the topic of "Iceland 1944 – 2016: Founding the republic with a new codified constitution". Iceland went through a process of constitutional reform after its banking crisis and our guest was directly involved in the initial stage of the reform as a member of the 2010 – 2011 Constitutional Committee that draft the first report in this process. Ágúst Thór Árnason is one of the leading figures of Icelandic constitutionalism and works at the University of Akureyri (http://english.unak.is/about/staff-search). He is the co-founder of the Polar Law Program at the University of Akureyri with Prof. Gudmundur Alfredsson. Ágúst Thór Árnason will share his experience as one of the drafters and his analysis of the reform as a constitutional law scholar. The lecture will be followed by a discussion.. Full details
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29 November 201715:00

Dead Vermin and Wooden Horses

The Bracton Centre for Legal History Research (http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/law/research/groups/legalhistory/) is delighted to invite you to a special guest lecture by Richard Ireland (University of Aberystwyth) on “Dead Vermin and Wooden Horses”. Richard will be exploring the use of “popular” (ie non-official) punishments in nineteenth-century Wales and Devon. He is a brilliant legal historian and immensely entertaining speaker. If you are thinking about taking legal history as an option next year or would just like to learn more about this fascinating topic, do join us!. Full details
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30 November 20179:00

Dr Rachel Fenton is a key speaker at the Inside Government's 'Tackling Sexual Violence and Harassment in Higher Education'

Exeter Law School's Dr Rachel Fenton is a key speaker at the Inside Government's 'Tackling Sexual Violence and Harassment in Higher Education' conference at the Hallam Conference Centre, 09:00-16:00, Thursday 30 November 2017. Her case study is 'Empowering Students to Pledge to Tackle Violence and Harassment'. More info here: http://ow.ly/q6z030g68TA. Full details
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6 December 201713:00

Can evidence-based memory processing techniques enhance the accuracy and credibility of the testimony given by witnesses who have experienced trauma?

Dr Charlotte Bishop presents, Can evidence-based memory processing techniques enhance the accuracy and credibility of the testimony given by witnesses who have experienced trauma?. Full details
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17 January 201815:00

Rosemary Auchmuty, ‘Why does feminist legal biography matter?’

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21 March 2018

External speaker: Catharine Macmillan

Title tbc. Full details
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18 October 201910:00

Rob Merkin: Plenary Session, Asia-Pacific Insurance Conference

Asia-Pacific Insurance Conference October 2017, Singapore. Full details
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