Past events

Current research events in CELS can be found here.

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21 November 201813:00

CELS and ELS guest seminar: Professor F. Werro (University of Fribourg and Georgetown Law School) "European Private Law - Quo Vadis?"

The Centre for European Legal Studies and the European Law Society have a pleasure to invite you to the seminar with our guest speaker: Professor Franz Werro. Full details
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9 November 201811:00

CELS research seminar: Guest speaker - Dr Christine Riefa, Brunel University

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10 November 201714:00

Guest speaker: Sophia Tang from Newcastle Law School

The future of EU-UK Civil Judicial Cooperation after Brexit. Full details
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20 October 201712:00

Matthew Channon: Brexit Implications of Autonomous Vehicles

Internal research seminar. 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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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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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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16 November 201615:30

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

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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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23 - 24 June 2016

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

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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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3 February 201612:30

Careers in the EU - Employer Presentation

Paul Kaye, London Office of the European Commission will be giving a talk on EU careers. He will provide information on where an EU career can lead, why it will be a fulfilling career choice, what involves and who they are looking to employ. He will also provide a very clear outline of the application process and the selection procedure, leading you straight into your career at the EU!. 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 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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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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