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News – Law at Reading Tue, 24 May 2016 13:42:32 +0000
  • 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 […]
  • Telders International Law Mooting Competition
    On Saturday 12 March 2016, the Reading team competed in the UK National Round of the prestigious Telders International Law Moot Competition, which was hosted at the University of Sheffield. The UK round involves teams from across the country competing for a chance to take part in the International Finals in The Hague in April. […]
  • Law School hosts a delegation from Sultan Qaboos Univeristy
    Following on from Susan Breau’s visit to Oman, the Law School was delighted to host a delegation from Sultan Qaboos Univeristy on Monday this week. The Delegation included Dr Rashid Al Balushi (Assistant Dean and Prof of Criminal Law, Sultan Qabous University), Dr.Iman AlBusaidi (Deputy Director, Sultan Qabous Cultural Centre) and Salahaddin Al Saadi (Assistant Director, […]
  • Visit to the College of Law at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
    Susan Breau, Head of the School of Law, visited the College of Law at Sultan Qaboos University recently.  Ways to develop academic and research ties between the two institutions were discussed.  Members of the College of Law at SQU were interested to hear about the Pro Bono projects and other opportunities for law students in […]

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