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This news digest is a summary of the latest items on our blog.

News – Law at Reading Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:58:50 +0000
  • President of European Parliament visits London: ‘Rights of EU citizens a red line’, and the way forward
    On Thursday, 20 April, European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani met in London with ‘New Europeans‘ and other NGOs. It was encouraging to hear from the President that the maintenance of rights of non-UK EU citizens and UK citizens in the EU-27 is a ‘red line’. Mr Tajani noted that, absent a satisfactory arrangement that ensures […]
  • Local Law Firm continues support for our final year students
    The School of Law was delighted to welcome Tony Roe, Principal at Tony Roe Solicitors and Visiting Fellow in Family Law on 19th April 2017. Tony Roe ran a session with final year family law undergraduates on financial provision on divorce, combining practical insight with revision for forthcoming exams. As a family arbitrator himself, Tony […]
  • The Predicament and Agency of Refugees
    On 13 February, Dr Ruvi Ziegler gave a lecture at Inner Temple as part of the 2017 Reader’s Lecture Series on ‘The Predicament and Agency of Refugees’. The lecture coincided with the publication of my monograph, Voting Rights of Refugees (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
  • Ruvi Ziegler – Indecision Makers: How Israel forces asylum seekers into legal limbo
    On 18th December 2016, Ruvi Ziegler was interviewed by Gilad Halpern and Dahlia Scheindlin on #TLV1 Radio as part of the Tel Aviv Review programme (#TAReview). In this podcast, Dr Ziegler discuss Israel’s treatment of tens of thousands of African asylum seekers who entered its territory over the last decade, and the mark that they left on […]
  • Ruvi Ziegler @ Limmud Conference 2016
    On 27th December 2016, Ruvi Ziegler participated in a special ‘refugee day’ at Limmud conference co-organised by René Cassin, the WLS Drop-In, the LJS Drop-In, Mitzvah Day, JCORE, The Jewish Leadership Council, Board of Deputies and World Jewish Relief. Dr Ziegler gave a lecture on ‘The Global Refugee Crisis & the UK: a light unto the nation?‘
  • Advocate of the Year Competition 2016 – Success for the University of Reading
    This term a group of 4 second year law students were entered in the Advocate of the Year Competition 2016 to represent the University of Reading. The competition was run by BPP Law School on the weekend of the 26th/27th November in 5 regional centres across the country. The team travelled to Birmingham and spent the weekend […]
  • Climate change law, Heathrow expansion, and Donald Trump
    Professor Chris Hilson was interviewed by Phil Kennedy on BBC Radio Berkshire’s drive time show, about climate change law, Heathrow expansion, and Donald Trump (25 November 2016). To find the section, click on the ‘Heathrow Expansion’ chapter. (You may also need to click on the progress bar to start the audio which begins at 1h:08m:39s).
  • PhD Proposal Writing Workshop
    We will be holding a PhD proposal writing workshop on Wednesday 19th October 2016. If you are interested in attending, please send your CV and outline research project to our PGR Administrator, Elizabeth Wyeth:m.e.wyeth@reading.ac.uk by 5th October. It would be helpful if you could include a statement as to why you wish to pursue your research at Reading and if […]
  • Egypt’s Peace Initiative Between Israel and Palestine
    Listen to Dr. Ruvi Ziegler’s interview on South Korean radio station tbsefm were he talks about various issues concerning Israel/Palestine, including peace initiative, the Gaza/West Bank divide, settlements, and refugees.
  • Brexit – Watch Ruvi Ziegler’s interview on i24News
    Dr Ruvi Zielger was interviewed by i24News (‘The world this week’) just after the result of the Brexit referendum was announced. Click here to watch it (from minute 7:10).

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