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News – Law at Reading Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:00:23 +0000
  • 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).
  • 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).

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