News and Events
This news digest is a summary of the latest items on our blog.
News – Law at Reading Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:50:19 +0000
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).
The referendum of the UK’s EU membership: No legal salve for its disenfranchised non-resident citizens
Dr. Ruvi Ziegler published a blog-post analysing the disenfranchisement of an estimated 2 million British citizens who have been living abroad more than 15 years in the 23rd June EU referendum. The blog-post can be viewed here: Foundation of Law, Justice and Society, Oxford On Matters Constitutional
Dr Ruvi Ziegler on #LiveFromJerusalem for #WorldRefugeeDay
Dr. Ruvi Ziegler was interviewed on Israel Broadcasting Agency’s principal news programme on the occasion of World Refugee Day, discussing the refugee crisis in Europe; the EU-Trurkey agreement; the predicament of asylum seekers in Israel; and the state of Palestine refugees.
Successful year of Seminars in Law
Global Law at Reading (GLAR) is the home of public international law, EU law and human rights law at the University of Reading. 2016 saw a very successful year of seminars with key speakers for ‘Axis of Protection: Human Rights in International Law’ and the ‘Ghandhi Research Seminar Series’ The ‘Axis of Protection: Human Rights […]
Corporate and Banking Insolvency Conference 2016 – The Impact of Regulation on Insolvency
Latest Trends in Corporate and Bank Restructuring & Resolution Reading, 18 May 2016 On 18 May the Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR) held the first conference in Corporate and Banking Insolvency: ‘The Impact of Regulation on Insolvency. Latest Trends in Corporate and Bank Restructuring & Resolution’. The event was attended by over […]
International Gathering for Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill at All Souls College, Oxford, 14-15 May 2016: co-convened by Dr. Ruvi Ziegler
On 14-15 April 2016, an international gathering in celebration of the scholarship of Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Professor of International Refugee Law and Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, was convened at All Souls College by Professor Jane McAdam (UNSW), Dr Cathryn Costello (Refugee Studies Centre & Faculty of Law, Oxford), and Dr. Ruvi Ziegler (Reading).
Partnership Development with Thammasat University
Professor Susan Breau, Dr Starvoula Karapapa and Dr Andrea Miglionico met with Professor Narong Jaiharn, Dean of Thammasat University and other key Thammasat University staff this week, in order to strengthen our existing relations and to build on the partnership between the University of Reading and Thammasat University. We were very pleased to welcome Dr […]
Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne’s new book published by OUP
Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne’s new book, Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict, was published on 24 March 2016 in the series Oxford Monographs in International Humanitarian and Criminal Law. Addressing a complex and highly topical issue in international humanitarian law, this is the first book length treatment of the extent to which international law regulates detention in […]
Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne awarded international prize for his new book
Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne has been awarded the American Society of International Law’s prestigious Francis Lieber Prize for 2016 for his monograph entitled Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict, published recently by Oxford University Press. The prize is awarded annually for the best book in the field of international law and armed conflict.
Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne co-authors written evidence on drones for the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights
Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne has co-authored evidence for the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights to assist it in its consideration of the use of armed drones. The evidence was written with Professor Dapo Akande from Oxford, Professor Christof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur for Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, and Thompson Chengeta of Midlands State University […]
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