Research seminars

Lecture

There are many different research-related events taking place within the School of Law every term. Details about recent and upcoming events can be accessed via our blog page, or below, under the Other events heading. Key among these is the School's Annual Lecture, which brings a different eminent external speaker to the School of Law every year.

The School of Law hosts a research seminar series, where invited speakers present works-in-progress. Our series is open to both members of the University and the wider community.

Previous seminars include:

2017-2018

The Global Law at Reading (GLAR) Ghandhi Research Seminar Series 2017-18 took place across the academic year, hosting a wide range of speakers on international, EU, and human rights law. Follow the link for a full schedule of speakers.

Family, Gender and Sexuality seminar: 7 June 2018, 1.00-5.30pm, Various speakers: Queer Kinship: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

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Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR) seminar: 25 April 2018, Dr Philipp Hacker Humboldt University, Berlin Regulating Blockchain Applications: From Cryptocurrencies to Initial Coin Offerings

Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR)/Property, Transactions, and Markets theme seminar: 31 January 2018, Professor Mark Findlay, Singapore Management University Property Abandoned? Rights, Wrongs and forgetting Durkheim

Axis of Protection project seminar: 23 November 2017, Dr Daragh Murray, University of Essex How can we apply human rights obligations to armed groups in practice?

2016-2017

The Global Law at Reading (GLAR) Ghandhi Research Seminar Series 2016-17 took place across the academic year, hosting a wide range of speakers on international, EU, and human rights law. Follow the link for a full schedule of speakers.

29 June-1 July 2017, Disaster Risk Reduction and International Law Symposium

Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR)/Property, Transactions, and Markets theme conference: 7 June 2017, Singapore Management University - University of Reading Research Forum

Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR)/Property, Transactions, and Markets theme seminar: 8 May 2017, Marcio De Oliveira Junior, former Head of CADE (Brazilian Antitrust Authority) Brazil's New Competition System and the Framework for Cooperation within BRICS

Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR) seminar: 22 March 2017, Dr Andreas Kokkinis, Warwick University The Impact of Brexit on the Legal Framework for Cross-Border Corporate Activity

Disaster Risk Reduction seminar: 2 March 2017, Mr Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Disaster Risk Reduction

Justice Rights and Legal Theory seminar: 7 December 2016, Stanley Paulson, Washington University Metamorphosis in Hans Kelsen's Legal Philosophy

Axis of Protection project seminar: 5 December 2016, Commander Dr Ian Park, Royal Navy The role of rules of engagement, tactical directives and targeting directives in regulation of the use of force during armed conflict

Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR) seminar: 30 November 2016, Mr Edmund Schuster, LSE Measuring Management Insulation from Shareholder Pressure

Justice Rights and Legal Theory seminar: 28 October 2016, Scott Wright (author) 'Regulation 18B - No Free Man'

Justice Rights and Legal Theory seminar: 5 October 2016, Professor Ricardo Perlingeiro, University of Rio de Janeiro The impeachment of the President of Brazil, Mrs Dilma Rousseff

2015-2016

The Global Law at Reading (GLAR) Ghandhi Research Seminar Series 2015-16 took place across the academic year, hosting a wide range of speakers on international, EU, and human rights law. Follow the link for a full schedule of speakers.

Justice Rights and Legal Theory seminar: RLT 6 June 2016, Dr Thomas Bustamante, University of Minas Gerais Democracy and the Rule of Law when Dialogue is no Longer Possible: The Supreme Court and the Houses of Parliament in Brazil's 2016 Impeachment Process

Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR) conference: 18 May 2016, The Impact of Regulation on Insolvency: Latest Trends in Corporate and Bank Restructuring and Resolution

Public Policy theme seminar: 10 February 2016 Dr Manuel Maroto Catalyud, University of Castilia-La Mancha Corruption and corporate criminal responsibility of political parties in Spain: the role of legitimacy and internal democracy in implementing compliance programs

Axis of Protection project seminar: 3rd February 2016, Professor Hélène Lambert, University of Westminster Arbitrary deprivation of nationality and refugee status

Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR) seminar: 17 December 2015, Professor Jerry Parwada, UNSW Business School Does Mandatory Risk Information Disclosure Affect Bank Debt Design? Cross-Country Evidence from Foreign Bond Covenants

Public Policy theme seminar: 2 December 2015, Geoffrey Podger, King's College London Mad Cows and Politicians: The Policy Legacy of BSE

Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR) conference: 12 November 2015, Copyright Reform: The Implications One Year On (with the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management, Bournemouth University, and CREATe RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy, University of Glasgow)

2014-2015

'The Politics of Justifying Force: the Suez Crisis, the Iraq War, and International Law'
Dr Charlotte Peevers, University of Technology, Sydney (Australia).
22 April 2015

'Dissolving Condominium, Private Takings, and the Nature of Property'
Professor Doug Harris, University of British Columbia (Canada)/New College, Oxford.
11 February 2015

'Blockade and the Legal History of WWI Reconsidered'
Professor Chris Waters, Windsor University (Canada).
14 January 2015

2013-2014

'Commissions of Inquiry: A New Form of Legal Adjudication?'
Dr Christian Henderson, University of Liverpool.
25 April 2014

'Who decides health outcomes? Analysing the concept of "legitimation" through representation in global health institutions'
Dr Sharifa Sekalala, Research Fellow, University of Warwick.
22 January 2014

'Twisting Tort: Deconstructing Public Policy Debates on Personal Injury Compensation'
Annette Morris, Cardiff Law School.
27 November 2013

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  • Research at the University
  • Consultancy at the University

 

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