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This news digest is a summary of the latest items on our blog.

News – Law at Reading Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:40:44 +0000
  • The Predicament and Agency of Refugees
    On 13 February, Dr Ruvi Ziegler gave a lecture at Inner Temple as part of the 2017 Reader’s Lecture Series on ‘The Predicament and Agency of Refugees’. The lecture coincided with the publication of my monograph, Voting Rights of Refugees (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
  • Ruvi Ziegler – Indecision Makers: How Israel forces asylum seekers into legal limbo
    On 18th December 2016, Ruvi Ziegler was interviewed by Gilad Halpern and Dahlia Scheindlin on #TLV1 Radio as part of the Tel Aviv Review programme (#TAReview). In this podcast, Dr Ziegler discuss Israel’s treatment of tens of thousands of African asylum seekers who entered its territory over the last decade, and the mark that they left on […]
  • Ruvi Ziegler @ Limmud Conference 2016
    On 27th December 2016, Ruvi Ziegler participated in a special ‘refugee day’ at Limmud conference co-organised by René Cassin, the WLS Drop-In, the LJS Drop-In, Mitzvah Day, JCORE, The Jewish Leadership Council, Board of Deputies and World Jewish Relief. Dr Ziegler gave a lecture on ‘The Global Refugee Crisis & the UK: a light unto the nation?‘
  • 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.

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