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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28 February 201815:00

Prof. Marco Loos presents "Why you should (not) bother to read Terms and Conditions. An interdisciplinary approach to improving readership, trust and understanding of Terms and Conditions"

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9 March 201817:00

Annual Lasok Lecture by AG Eleanor Sharpston "Quo vadis, civis Europeus?"

This year's annual Lasok Lecture will be delivered by Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston on, "Quo vadis, civis Europeus?". Full details
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21 March 2018

External speaker: Catharine Macmillan

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22 March 201817:30

"Democracy and human rights in a changing constitution"

Professor David Feldman, Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge presents... "Democracy and human rights in a changing constitution" It is a challenging time for both democracy and human rights. Democracy is threatened by foreign interference and domestic attacks on freedom of speech; human rights are politically contentious, and uncomfortable, politically inspired compromises are being made. In the UK, which used to have parliamentary democracy uncontroversially at the constitution's heart, international and domestic pressures are weakening power-centres and making it harder to give effect to important values. To overcome these problems, we need to be clear about core values and must be prepared to stand up to attacks on them. The talk will consider some of the issues which we, as academics and lawyers, have a special responsibility to address for the public good.. Full details
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28 March 201813:00

Individualised Criminalisation: The Rise and Rise of the Sexual Offences Prevention Order and the Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

Professor Stephen Shute (University of Sussex) presents, Individualised Criminalisation: The Rise and Rise of the Sexual Offences Prevention Order and the Sexual Harm Prevention Order. Full details
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28 March 201813:00

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Professor Stephen Shute (University of Sussex) Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. Full details
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27 April 201813:00

Hostile Takeovers and Corporate Law in China

Professor Ciyun Zhu (Tsinghua University School of Law, China) presents, 'Hostile Takeovers and Corporate Law in China'. 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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