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20 March 201716:30

ILF - Denial of humanitarian access during Armed Conflicts Seminar

The International Law Forum at Exeter Law School are pleased to invite you to a seminar on: THE CHALLENGES IN APPLYING IHL IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIALS - A CASE STUDY OF THE DENIAL OF HUMANITARIAN ACCESS DURING ARMED CONFLICTS. Full details
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15 March 201716:30

CELS Lasok Lecture: "Brexit and Human Rights" by Professor Steve Peers

We have the pleasure to host Professor Steve Peers (University of Essex) for the CELS annual Lasok Lecture. Prof. Peers is well-known for his comments on the current relation of the UK to the EU following the Brexit vote. His lecture is on the topic "Brexit and Human Rights", addressing such questions as: What effect will Brexit have on the protection of human rights in the UK? Will there be any change relating to equality law, workers' rights and data protection rights? What might change regarding human rights and extradition?. Full details
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6 March 201714:00

CELS research seminar - Data sharing and competition law

We have the pleasure to host Prof. Rupprecht Podszun (University of Düsseldorf), holder of the Chair for Civil Law, German and European Competition Law at Düsseldorf, where he moved to last year from the University of Bayreuth, and an affiliated research fellow of Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich. His research focus is on media and IT cases, as well as the interplay of intellectual property and competition law. Full details
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1 March 201714:00

Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law Research Seminar Series

We are delighted to host two external speakers in the research seminar series of the Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law in the Law School. Jonathan Sacher, (Partner in Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP) will talk about the London (and International) Insurance and Reinsurance Market while Roman Khodykin, (Partner in Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and Visiting Professor, Clare College Cambridge University) will be speaking on International Arbitration (UK and Russian perspectives). Full details
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2 February 201717:30

The Exeter Brexit Lecture: Practice Meets Legal Analysis

The Exeter Brexit Lecture sees three law alumni, one based in Frankfurt and two based in London, returning to campus to give their perspective on the implications of Brexit for their industry.. Full details
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20 January 201714:00

ESRC SWDTP Studentships Info Day

An afternoon to experience and learn more about what Social Sciences and International Studies Postgraduate Research in Exeter can offer. Full details
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5 December 201614:00

Prof. Hans-Petter Graver, University of Oslo: "Why Hitler saved the judges - on judicial resistance to authoritarian regimes"

Prof. Hans-Petter Graver, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law and University of Durham, Institute of Advanced Studies. Full details
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30 November 201617:30

Space Law: The Final (Legal) Frontier?

A seminar on the legal framework applicable to military activities in outer space by Wing Commander John Ward (RAF). Full details
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30 November 201614:00

Professor Alastair Hudson: The Synthesis of Substantive Law, Regulation and Practice in the Law of Finance

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16 November 201615:30

Dr Catherine Caine: "Protecting the Marine Environment in Offshore Renewable Energy: A Push Towards Strategic Assessment"

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16 November 201614:00

Dr Aurel Sari: Killing at a Distance: Aerial Targeting and the Right to Life

Air power has become integral to the warfighting capability of the British armed forces. According to the UK’s Air and Space Doctrine, air power not only harbours significant strategic potential in its own right, but acts as a ‘force multiplier by enabling and enhancing other military and non-military effects’.. Full details
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15 November 201618:30

A Night of Negotiation

Join the new group for a night of negotiation followed by a meet and greet at the Ram.. Full details
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14 November 201618:00

Golden Threads and Pragmatic Patches: Fairness in Criminal Justice - Lecture 2: Righting Criminal Justice,

Delivered by Dame Sian Elias, Chief Justice of New Zealand as part of the Hamlyn Lecture Series. Full details
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28 October 201611:00

Dr Adam McCann: "A funding proposal on: End of life medical decision in Europe - comparing practice and policy"

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17 October 201617:30

Behind the Barbed Wire. The Hidden Lives of Refugees in the EU 'Hotspot' Detention Camp on the Greek Island of Lesbos

Building on their practical experience in the field, the speakers will share their impressions and knowledge of the current situation of refugees in Lesbos with the support of photographs taken during several visits to this detention camp. Full details
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12 October 201614:00

Dr Joseph Lee: Synergies, Risks and Regulation of Stock Exchange Interconnections

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23 - 24 June 2016

Budapest conference: European Constitutional Democracy in Peril - People, Principles, Institutions

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21 - 23 June 2016

The International Law of Military Operations: Mapping the Field

A conference convened by the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War and the University of Exeter. Full details
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28 April 201617:00

2016 Lasok Lecture

21st Century European Civil Justice; Looking for the view from the Hedgehogs. Full details
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9 March 201615:00

Webblocking in the UK and Beyond

Exeter Law Research Seminar Speaker Dr Mark Hyland, University of Bangor. Full details
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25 February 201615:00

Cybersecurity Regulation As A New Generation of Trade Barrier? Challenges for the WTO

Professor Zhixiong Huang of the University of Wuhan (China) will deliver a paper at the research seminar in Peter Chalk 2.3, next Thursday 25 Feb, 3pm. Full details
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3 February 201615:00

Christina Walton: Politics and Charity Law

Law School Research Seminar. Speaker Miss Christina Walton. Full details
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2 December 201515:00

Done without doing - reconciling corporate responsibility theory and practice

Exeter Law School Research Seminar: Done without doing- reconciling corporate responsibility theory and practice, Speaker Dr Luke Price. Full details
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25 November 201515:00

Information regulation and quantum paradox: Speaker Dr James Griffin, Exeter Law School

The School of Law of the University of Exeter organises research seminar series. 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. Full details
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4 November 201515:00

Banking in post-World War Two Britain: Speaker Mr Mark Billings, Exeter Business School

The School of Law of the University of Exeter organises research seminar series. 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. Full details
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21 October 201515:00

Buddhist Ethics: Why behave?

Academic Research Seminar, Speaker Dr Nathan Tamblyn, Exeter Law School. Full details
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4 - 5 June 2015

Heraldry and Piracy: The Courts of Chivalry and Admirality in Later Medieval England and France

Complementing the current Leverhulme funded project ‘Law and Arms: the Medieval English Court of Chivalry’, this symposium aims to bring together scholars and those from beyond the academic community interested in broadening this under-researched field. Full details
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29 April 201517:00

Lasok Law Lecture

This year’s Lasok lecture will be given by Professor Norbert Reich and is entitled "EU Citizenship - Progressive Concept or Regressive Failure?”. Full details
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25 March 201511:00

Treaty Interpretation in Recent Case Law - by Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne

He has recently completed his DPhil in Oxford, on the topic of 'International Law and the Procedural Regulation of Internment in Non-International Armed Conflict'. He was previously a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Public International Law for the Law Faculty in Oxford and a Stipendiary Lecturer and Director of Studies in Law at Merton College, for which he taught the undergraduate course in trusts law. Other previous positions include British Research Council Fellow at the John W Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington DC, Convenor of the Oxford Public International Law Discussion Group, and Treasurer & Member of the Executive Committee of Oxford Pro Bono Publico. Lawrence's research interests cut across a number of topics within public international law, and his recent work has focused on international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international criminal law. He is especially interested in the relationship of these different areas to general international law. He is currently finalising a monograph entitled Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict to be published in 2015 by Oxford University Press.. Full details
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5 March 201516:00

The Concept of Surrender in International Humanitarian Law - Dr Russell Buchan Senior Lecturer in International Law at Sheffield

This talk forms part of an on-going seminar series entitled 'Axis of Protection: Human Rights in International Law'. This series is jointly convened by the Universities of Exeter, Oxford and Reading. It provides an opportunity for scholars to engage in discussion of contemporary and challenging issues concerning the protection of human rights in international law, with emphasis on human rights law, international humanitarian law and international refugee law. At each meeting, a paper is presented for 30-40 minutes, followed by a formal response and discussion. Meetings alternate each term between the three host institutions. Seminars are open to staff and students of the participating universities. Recent speakers include Professor Malcolm Evans (Bristol), Emanuela Gillard (ELAC, Oxford), Dr Jure Vidmar (Oxford), Professor Susan Breau (Reading) and Professor Michael Schmitt (Exeter and US Naval War College). The convenors of the series are Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne and Ruvi Ziegler (Reading), Kubo Mačák (Exeter) and Janina Dill (Oxford). Full details
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2 March 201515:00

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Exeter Research Seminar Speaker Prof Amandine Garde, University of Liverpool. Full details
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3 December 201416:00

Dr Joseph Lee, University of Exeter: An understanding of Japanese takeover law and practices

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26 November 201416:00

Dr Lyn Tjon Soei Len, University of Amsterdam: Accommodation, Toleration and Contractual Immorality

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12 November 201416:00

Professor Nick Barber, University of Oxford: Parliamentary Sovereignty

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22 October 201416:00

Dr Oliver Gerstenberg: The Justiciability of Socioeconomic Rights, European Solidarity, and the Role of the Court of Justice of the EU.

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15 October 201415:30

Mr Peter Robinson: Radovan Karadzic and the Right (or Folly) of Self-Representation

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1 October 201416:00

Professor Anne Barlow: Mapping Paths to Family Justice

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20 June 2014

Thinking about a career in teaching: PGCE taster day

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8 November 201314:00

Law School 90th Anniversary Celebration

In celebration of 90 years of first class legal education at the University of Exeter, this event will feature an afternoon of activities showcasing the breadth of research, education and student engagement activities in the Law School, followed by a guest lecture delivered by Supreme Court Justice, Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony. Full details
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10 - 11 May 2013

The SSIS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May the SSIS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference will be held. The event will bring PGR students from across the college together to discuss their current research. Full details
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9 May 201313:30

Annual SSIS Research Methods Festival

The Annual College of Social Sciences and International Studies Research Methods Festival has been designed to complement the PGR research seminar training sessions which take place across the academic year. The event aims to introduce delegates to a range of contemporary research projects and methodological issues and to allow students further exploration and discussion of research related issues. Our keynote speaker for the event will be Professor Gaby Weiner, who will be speaking about her recently published text: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Lives. The event will end with a mock viva, which will enable students an insight into this process of examination. A drinks reception will also be held after this session. Full details
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15 April 201311:00

The Humanitarian Side of Statelessness: Statelessness within the Framework of the Millennium Development Goals

This seminar will be of particular interest to students studying human rights, general public international law, forced displacement and international development. Jason Tucker is a noted scholar in the field of statelessness and international development. Full details
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27 March 201311:00

Squat or Rot*? The Changing Architectures of Property, Land and Law

This seminar has been put together at a timely juncture to interrogate the changing landscapes of property and law within legislation, within buildings, within history, within configurations of space and time, and to highlight the importance of questioning the shaky scaffolding of property rights as a whole.. Full details
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14 March 2013

The 35th Annual Lasok Lecture at the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS),

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11 March 2013

The Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. Professor Michael Schmitt

This presentation will describe the process that led to the preparation of the "Tallinn Manual" by 20 distinguished international law scholars and practitioners between 2009 and 2013. The project was sponsored by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence, based in Tallinn, Estonia. Professor Schmitt, who served as Project Director, will also discuss those issues that caused the International Group of Experts particular problems with respect to applying the law of armed conflict to cyber operations. Full details
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19 February 201315:15

Ae fond kiss: a private matter?

A lecture about the law of privacy given by Hector L MacQueen, Professor of Private Law, Edinburgh Law School. Full details
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18 February 201319:00

The Lawyer, Ethics and Popular Culture : Legal Heroes and Practising Villains by Craig Newbery-Jones

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9 February 2013

EU Studies Fair 2013

Colleagues from the University of Exeter will be attending the EU Studies Fair next month in Brussels. Full details
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29 November 201218:00

Bracton Law lecture: The Challenges of EU Law for Government

In November the Law School will welcome the Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC MP to deliver the Bracton Law Lecture. Full details
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13 November 201218:15

The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP - the Human Rights Act and Europe

The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP will deliver the second of the 2012 Hamlyn Lecture series on the Human Rights Act and Europe. Full details
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10 October 201215:00

Professor Richard Bellamy - The Democratic Legitimacy of International Human Rights Conventions:

Professor Richard Bellamy is a Professor of Political Science and Director of the European Institute, University College London; Visiting Fellow, University of Exeter. Full details
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25 May 201217:00

34th Annual Lasok Lecture - 'Balancing Fundamental Rights in European Law'

Professor Allan Rosas, Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union will give the 2012 Lasok Lecture. Full details
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19 January 201217:30

Public Rights in Copyright: What makes up the public domain?

A lecture by Professor Graham Greenleaf, University of New South Wales, Australia. With free food and wine reception afterwards. Full details
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