Society of Legal Scholars


The Society places details of events which may be of interest its members on these pages. These events are not administered by the Society and we are in no way responsible for them unless the contrary is indicated. Please note that some of these notices refer to series of seminars or lectures.

Lecture: Ways of seeing law -What can art history tell lawyers about their discipline?

  • Monday 24th April 2017
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Lecture: Sharing Responsibility in International Environmental Law – Fundamental Contradictions

  • Wednesday 26th April 2017
  • Collins Suite, Collins Building, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Symposium: 9th Postgraduate Research Symposium on Environmental Law

  • Wednesday 26th April 2017
  • School of Law, University College Cork

Seminar: Relationships Beyond the Couple- Queering Family Law

  • Wednesday 26th April 2017
  • Birkbeck, University of London, Room 101, 30 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DQ

Lecture: Crime, Justice and the Liberalism of Fear – An Ideological Appraisal

  • Wednesday 26th April 2017
  • Nuffield Lecture Theatre A, Highfield campus,  University of Southampton

Lecture: Identity Politics in India

  • Thursday 27th April 2017
  • PP1 Lecture Theatre, People's Palace, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

Lecture and Film Screening: Life without Hope – Irreducible Life Sentences in the UK and Italy?

  • Friday 28th April 2017
  • English Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, Oxford

Lecture: The Role of International Courts in Today’s World

  • Friday 28th April 2017
  • The Diamond, Lecture Theatre 4, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S3 7RD

Workshop: Reform of Regulation 1/2003 – Effectiveness of the NCAs and Beyond

  • Friday 28th April 2017
  • The University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, Szturmowa 1/3, Warsaw, Poland

Lecture: New small states, Brexit and seeking shelter

  • Friday 28th April 2017
  • Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields. London WC2A 3JB

Sixth Annual YCC Global Conference

  • Saturday 29th April 2017
  • Koç University Law School, Istanbul, Turkey

Workshop: Reframing a Research Agenda

  • Tuesday 2nd May 2017
  • oom G.32, School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds

Workshop: The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination at 50 – Achievements and Prospects

  • Tuesday 2nd May 2017
  • Collette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

2017 Festival of Environmental Law and Governance

  • Tuesday 2nd May 2017
  • University of Strathclyde

Conference: Trust, Risk, Information and the Law

  • Wednesday 3rd May 2017
  • West Downs Campus, University of Winchester, Winchester

Seminar: Northern/Ireland After Brexit – Exploring the Human Rights Impact

  • Wednesday 3rd May 2017
  • Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, 16-22 Green Street, Rotunda, Dublin 7

Discussion: Human Rights after Brexit

  • Thursday 4th May 2017
  • Lord Swraj Paul (MU) Building, Molineux Street, City Campus (Molineux), Wolverhampton, WV1 1SG

Conference: UK Health Law – Where Now After Brexit?

  • Thursday 4th May 2017
  • Birmingham Law School, Birmingham University

Conference: From Reasonable Doubt to Undue Scepticism

  • Thursday 4th May 2017
  • Birkbeck College, London

Workshop: State Crime and Digital Resistance

  • Friday 5th May 2017
  • Room 313, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, London  E1 4NS

Training: How to get a PhD in Law – legal writing, the Ethics Committee, the vivas, and getting yourself known

  • Friday 5th May 2017
  • nstitute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Conference: Human Rights Challenges in the 21st Century

  • Wednesday 10th May 2017
  • Birmingham City University

Conference: The Occupation at 50 – Pasts, Presents, Futures

  • Thursday 11th May 2017
  • Fulton Building, University of Sussex

Symposium: Violence, Culture and Victimhood

  • Thursday 11th May 2017
  • University of Liverpool, The Foresight Centre

Seminar: Assize Seminars in Cutting-Edge Criminal Law

  • Friday 12th May 2017
  • Magdalen College Auditorium, Oxford

Workshop: Unaccompanied Minors – Law, Policy and Practice – Reception of Unaccompanied Minors

  • Wednesday 17th May 2017
  • Rivers Suite, Craiglockhart Campus, University of Edinburgh, Colinton Road, Edinburgh

Symposium: Law, Compassion, and Healthcare

  • Thursday 18th May 2017
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London

Conference: Law – Stagnation, Evolution or Revolution?

  • Thursday 18th May 2017
  • London, Ontario, Canada

Conference: The Concept of Fairness in Law-Making

  • Friday 19th May 2017
  • School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast

Seminar: Rethinking EU Equality Law -Towards a More Coherent and Sustainable Regime – Setting the Scene

  • Friday 19th May 2017
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London

Conference: Big Data – New Challenges for Law and Ethics

  • Monday 22nd May 2017
  • Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Poljanski nasip 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Seminar: The State of the Investment Migration Field

  • Monday 5th June 2017
  • Geneva, Switzerland

Workshop: Unaccompanied Minors – Law, Policy and Practice – Protection

  • Tuesday 6th June 2017
  • Scott Room, The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh.

Conference: Critical Law and Corporate Crime

  • Wednesday 7th June 2017
  • North Holmes Campus. Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

Summer School: Gender, Conflict and Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism: International, Regional and Local Dimensions

  • Monday 12th June 2017
  • Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University Jordanstown campus (near Belfast), Northern Ireland

Summer Academy: Contemporary Challenges to International Criminal Justice

  • Monday 12th June 2017
  • Northumbria University, Business and Law Building, City Campus East, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2SW

Seminar: ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy – Cycles and Connections,

  • Tuesday 13th June 2017
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Conference: Exempting Conscientious Beliefs in UK Law

  • Tuesday 13th June 2017
  • Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Rd, Cambridge CB3 9DT

Workshop: Brexit and the (Northern) Law School

  • Wednesday 14th June 2017
  • Liverpool

Symposium: Compassion – Immigration and Asylum Law

  • Thursday 15th June 2017
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London

Seminar: Devolved Nations and International Law

  • Friday 16th June 2017
  • Bangor Centre for International Law, Bangor University

Conference: Legal Education, Legal Practice and Technology

  • Friday 16th June 2017
  • Nottingham Law School, Centre for Legal Education

Workshop: Unaccompanied Minors – Law, Policy and Practice – Integration

  • Friday 23rd June 2017
  • The Rivers Suite, Craiglockhart Campus, University of Edinburgh

Labour Law Research Network Conference

  • Sunday 25th June 2017
  • Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Terrorism and Social Media Conference

  • Tuesday 27th June 2017
  • Swansea University Bay Campus

Conference: Celebrating Excellence in Law Teaching

  • Thursday 29th June 2017
  • Warwick University

Symposium: Disaster Risk Reduction and International Law

  • Thursday 29th June 2017
  • University of Reading

Symposium: Individual Struggles of the ‘successful’ – Williams, Morrison, Normanton and the rest of the 1922 cohort

  • Thursday 29th June 2017
  • St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Drawing Room, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham TW1 4SX

Conference: Consumers as Sustainable Market Actors

  • Thursday 6th July 2017
  • University of Sheffield

Conference: Law and Food

  • Monday 10th July 2017
  • Lyon, France

2017 WG Hart Legal Workshop: Law, Society and Administration in a Changing World

  • Monday 10th July 2017
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London

Sixth Biennial Conference On Applied Legal Storytelling

  • Tuesday 11th July 2017
  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington DC, USA.

Symposium – Compassion – Child and Family Law

  • Thursday 13th July 2017
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London

Conference: Feminist Reflections on Law, Society and Care

  • Friday 21st July 2017
  • Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University

Society of Legal Scholars Graduate Conference 2017

  • Monday 4th September 2017
  • University College Dublin

Conference: Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2017

  • Tuesday 5th September 2017
  • University College Dublin

Workshop: Group Agency – Ontology and Implications

  • Monday 11th September 2017
  • University of Manchester

Conference: Migration and Global Justice

  • Monday 18th September 2017
  • World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands

Conference: Approaches to Inequalities – Whose Business is it?

  • Wednesday 20th September 2017
  • Northampton University

Conference: Timeliness and timelessness – Corporate governance and regulatory challenges after the financial crisis of 2007-2009 and Brexit

  • Thursday 28th September 2017
  • Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool L3 5UG

19th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law

  • Wednesday 23rd May 2018
  • Örebro University, Sweden