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January 2013

  • Workshop: How to Write a Proposal for PhD and Funding Applications
    Friday, 18 January, 10am-1pm
    Flyer for Workshop

October 2012

  • The Law School is organising a Workshop on the European Crisis on 24 October 2012. Please see flyer for details. We will be joined by a panel of academics from a variety of disciplines and jurisdictions including Kenneth Dyson, Research Professor at Cardiff and Jean-Bernard Chatelain, Professor of Economics at the Sorbonne, Paris.

    To register for this event contact: i.glinavos@reading.ac.uk
    Flyer for Workshop

May 2012

  • Reading School of Law / IALS Training Event on Terrorism Research
    On the 15 June 2012, The school's Law, Terrorism and Right to Know project is holding a training event in collaboration with IALS entitled "Terrorism & Security Research in the UK: Using and Understanding Legal Resources". A full programme for the event can be found here.

March 2012

  • Forum for Legal and Historical Research Seminar
    On Wednesday 21st March 2012 the Forum for Legal and Historical Research hosted a research seminar given by Prof. Rebecca Probert of the University of Warwick. Prof. Probert spoke about judicial treatments of cohabitation in the long nineteenth century. For further information about the activities of the Forum please contact Dr Charlotte Smith.

  • Seminar in "123 Agreement project" Series
    On 14 March, Dr. James A. Green hosted a research seminar given by Prof. Daniel Joyner of the University of Alabama School of Law on the extremely topical subject of "Iran's Nuclear Programme and International Law." This was the final event of the three year British Academy UK-South Asia Partnership funded "123 Agreement project", run by a number of scholars in the School of Law in partnership with the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai. Further information about the project is available at: http://www.reading.ac.uk/123agreement/.
  • 2012 Annual Lecture
    Akbar Khan, Director of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Division and the Commonwealth Secretary-General's Principal Legal Adviser, Commonwealth Secretariat


    Thursday 15 March 2012, 7.00pm, Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus
    This year's lecture, 'Global Threats and Human Rights: The Commonwealth as an Agent of Change' will be delivered by Akbar Khan, Director of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Division and the Commonwealth Secretary-General's Principal Legal Adviser. See further information

February 2012

  •  On Wednesday 15th February 2012 the Forum for Legal and Historical Research hosted a research seminar given by Dr. Gwen Seabourne of the University of Bristol. Dr. Seabourne spoke about dower and adultery in the English common law. For further information about the activities of the Forum please contact Dr Charlotte Smith.

December 2011

  • School of Law is hosting a workshop designed to assist prospective Law School PhD applicants in writing research proposals for entry to doctoral programmes and for studentship funding. Thursday, 15 December, 1-4pm
    To apply for a place and a Workshop Award, please send a draft research proposal (400-600 words), a CV, and a short statement outlining your PhD and career plans to the Law School's PGR Director, Dr Lawrence McNamara. Closing date: 29 November 2011
    further information

March 2011

  • 16 March - Research Seminar | 4.30pm
    Foxhill House G04, University of Reading, Whiteknights campus 
    Peter Cumper (School of Law, University of Leicester) will be giving a presentation entitled "Sharia Law, Liberal Values and Human Rights in the UK". This seminar is part of the Liberal Way of War Programme and is supported by the Leverhulme Trust. See further information. 

May 2011

  • 4 May - University Public Lecture | 8.00pm
    University of Reading, Whiteknights campus
    Professor Alan Cromartie 'Why Has Our Generation Discovered Human Rights?'
    See further information.

June 2011

  • 24 June - Undergraduate Open Day |  10.00am - 3.00pm 
    University of Reading, Whiteknights campus
    Considering studying for a degree in law at the University of Reading? Join us at Open Day and meet our students and staff and enjoy a tour of our parkland campus. See further information.

In addition, please see further information on the School of Law's research seminar series, which runs throughout the year.

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