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

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19 May 202114:00

A Cross-National Analysis of the Effect of Parties' Characteristics on Affective Polarization and Interpersonal Trust

This paper uses multilevel models to investigate how parties influence affective polarization and interpersonal trust in multiparty systems. Full details
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26 May 202114:00

Negativity in Politicians' Communication during Campaign and Regular Times

Bruno Castanho Silva, Lennart Schürmann, and Sven-Oliver Proksch While research on the tone of politicians' rhetoric has picked up steam in recent years, almost all of our knowledge on factors that influence negativity is based on political communication during electoral campaigns. Full details
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26 May 202116:00

SSIS Honorary Graduate Speaker Series - Kate Lampard CBE

The University of Exeter is delighted to welcome Kate Lampard CBE for an afternoon of conversation and discussion. Kate will share her insights and reflections on conducting independent reviews and investigations - processes and approaches, advantages and challenges - particularly in the areas of health and immigration. Kate will also take questions from the audience. Everyone is welcome!. Full details
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30 June - 2 July 20219:30

ASYFAIR Virtual conference Adjudicating Refugee Claims in Practice: Advocacy and Experience at Asylum Court Appeals

We have an exciting programme about various aspects of asylum and refugee status determination by international speakers, including judges, lawyers and researchers. The conference programme and other details are available on our website: Registration is free, and will be open from 4 May until 16 June 2021. Please click on the link to register: Full details
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