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celebrate 100 years of women in law

The School of Law are running two events to celebrate the centenary of women in law.

The Disappearance of Miss BebbMiss Bebb play poster

Join us for the true story of one woman's fight for equality as the School of Law puts on a play in association with the Department of Film, Theatre & Television.

  • 14th and 15th November 2019
  • Drinks reception 7pm, performance 7.30pm
  • Tickets £5 - book your tickets at www.store.reading.ac.uk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SymWomens voices symposiumposium and Art Exhibition

Join us for a cross-disciplinary Symposium with speakers from across the University of Reading and other local charities.

  • 15th November 2019
  • Sessions at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm
  • Reserve a place through UoRLearn (staff) or book a place by emailing e.t.conaghan@reading.ac.uk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

university of reading students present at partnership conference

On Monday 16th September 2019, two University of Reading LLB students presented at a conference at the University of Surrey - "Towards Meaningful Partnerships".

FStaff and student at Surrey conferenceinalist Krissy Hiu co-presented with Amanda Millmore (School Director of Academic Tutoring) about the staff-student partnership they were involved in to embed employability skills into a module, with a group of Law students collaborating with academics Dr. Annika Newnham and Amanda Millmore to design the assessments. She follows in the footsteps of her fellow undergraduate students who have presented this project at other conferences; Tom Fuller and Megan Bennett presented the project to the SEDA Conference in Belfast in May, whilst Jess Davies co-presented with Amanda at the Advance HE Teaching & Learning conference in Newcastle in July. The new module that they designed collaboratively (Children, Families and the State) will be running for final year Law students at the University of Reading for the first time this autumn.

Meanwhile school representative and finalist Will Page presented the "Life Tools for Law Students" project at the UnivLaw Surrey Conference photo 2ersity of Surrey along with Alicia Pena Bizama from the Student Wellbeing Service, who runs the Life Tools programme, and Amanda Millmore. Will wanted to improve the wellbeing of his fellow students during his time as school rep in the School of Law and so collaborated with Alicia, who runs the Life Tools programme university-wide, and Amanda to develop a Law School version of the programme designed specifically to support the Law students and run within the School of Law. Life Tools for Law Students will be running again in 2019/20 for all Law students, alongside the university-wide programme, following the success of last year's pilot.

The Commercial Law Research Network Nigeria Conference

Friday, 13 September, 13:00 to 18:00 pm & Saturday, 14 September 09:00 am to 18:00 pm, Chancellors Building, Whiteknights Campus

The Commercial Law Research Network – Nigeria (CLRN_N) invites the submission of papers for its inaugural academics conference funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Research Networking Scheme.

CLRN_N is a network through which researchers connect to influence the development of commercial law and policy in Nigeria. It promotes the application of inter-disciplinary research methods to the analysis of commercial law and policy in Nigeria, facilitates engagement between researchers and stakeholders, encourages collaborations amongst members and contributes to the development of the next generation of researchers. CLRN_N aims to engender a considered approach to commercial law reform by building a bridge between researchers and key stakeholder groups. 

The inaugural conference will be held on the 13th and 14th of September 2019; hosted by the University of Reading School of Law and its Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR).  The conference is an opportunity for researchers to set out their assessments of the law and make recommendations which will be the subject of subsequent discussions with policy-makers, regulators and end-users. Its main research streams include:

  • Company Law, Insolvency Law and Secured Transactions Law
  • International Trade Law and International Economic Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Oil and Gas/Energy Law
  • Commercial Law broadly-speaking

For more information, please contact Dr Bolanle Adebola (b.adebola@reading.ac.uk).

Early Careers Methodology Workshop

Friday, 13 September,  09:00 am to 18:00 pm, Chancellors Building, Whiteknights Campus

The Commercial Law Research Network – Nigeria (CLRN_N) invites applications to its inaugural Early Career Researchers’ Methodology Workshop. CLRN_N is a network through which researchers connect to influence the development of Commercial Law and policy in Nigeria. It promotes the application of inter-disciplinary research methods to the analysis of commercial law and policy in Nigeria, encourages collaborations amongst members and contributes to the development of the next generation of researchers.

In line with its main aims, CLRN_N invites commercial law researchers studying for their doctorate degrees and those within 5 years of their first academic post to participate at its inaugural methodology workshop to be held on the 13th of September 2019 at the University of Reading. The workshop will provide an avenue through which they can be introduced to, discuss and develop methodologies.

For more information, please contact Dr Bolanle Adebola (b.adebola@reading.ac.uk).

CCLFR Research Seminar Series (2019-2020)

During the autumn term, the Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation will host research seminars discussing topical issues on various aspects of commercial law. The seminars are dedicated to interdisciplinary conversations and will bring practitioners from across the commercial law sphere together with national and international academics. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to participate in riveting debates with our staff and guests. Here is our programme of upcoming research seminars            Attendance is FREE. Email commercialllms@reading.ac.uk to RSVP.

Ghandhi Research Seminar Series (2019-2020)

Global Law at Reading is the home of public international law, EU law and human rights law at the University of Reading. The Ghandhi Research Seminar Series showcases the work of experts in these fields.

See the latest schedule here.

PhD funding and proposal writing workshop

Wednesday, 23 October, 13:00 pm - 16:00 pm, Room 1:05, Foxhill House, Whiteknights Campus

This workshop is aimed at individuals who are thinking about applying for a PhD, and particularly those who would like to apply for a funding for PhD study. It will provide an overview of the main funding rounds for UK and EU students and advice on the application process, as well as giving guidance on how to write a good PhD proposal and feedback on draft proposals. Lunch will be provided.

Admission free. For further information, or to book, please contact Dr Charlotte Smith(c.l.smith@rdg.ac.uk).

The Hamlyn Lecture – ‘The Age of Common Law and the Age of Statute’

Thursday, 21 November, 18:00 pm, Palmer 109, Whiteknights Campus

 The lecture will be delivered by Professor Sir John Baker (St Catharine's College Cambridge) on the subject of the history of English Law. It will be followed by a wine reception. Free admission.

For further information, or to book, please contact Dr Charlotte Smith (c.l.smith@rdg.ac.uk ).

 

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