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.

Seminar: Legal Practice and the Legal Profession – the transnational activism of women lawyers of colour

  • Tuesday 28th March 2017
  • Institute  Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London

Lecture: The Use (and Misuse) of European Human Rights Law in Investor-State Arbitration

  • Tuesday 28th March 2017
  • Lecture Theatre, Arts One, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

Symposium: Gendering European Working Time Regimes

  • Wednesday 29th March 2017
  • Room 313, Third Floor, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road E1 4NS

Lecture: Family Arbitration – The First Five Years and its Future

  • Thursday 30th March 2017
  • Atkin Building, City, University of London, 4 Gray's Inn Place, London WC1R 5DX

Conference: The Role of Law in Reconciling Competing Interests

  • Thursday 30th March 2017
  • University College, London

Judicial Diversity Event

  • Thursday 30th March 2017
  • Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

Workshop: Understanding the ‘Right to be Forgotten’ in Context

  • Friday 31st March 2017
  • Law School, University College Cork, Ireland

Training Course: Public International Law in Practice

  • Monday 3rd April 2017
  • British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

Seminar: Migration at the UN – A Complex Matter

  • Monday 3rd April 2017
  • US 2.40, University Square Stratford, 1 Salway Road, Stratford E15 1NF.

Workshop: Perceptions of Wellbeing in Law Teachers and Students

  • Wednesday 5th April 2017
  • City Law School, City, University of London

Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference 2017

  • Wednesday 5th April 2017
  • Newcastle University, Newcastle-on-Tyne

Training Course: Rule of Law – From Principles to Practice

  • Wednesday 5th April 2017
  • Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

Conference: More than Just a Game III – Games and Interactive Entertainment Law

  • Thursday 6th April 2017
  • Stationers’ Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London EC4M 7DD

Lecture: Diverse Routes to Justice – 50 Years of Commercial Dispute Resolution in London

  • Thursday 6th April 2017
  • de Havilland Campus, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9EU

Conference: The Future is Now! eConveyancing and Title Registration

  • Friday 7th April 2017
  • Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, Galway

Association of Law Teachers’ 52nd Annual Conference: Foundations and Futures

  • Monday 10th April 2017
  • School of Law, University of Portsmouth

Conference: Do lawyers make a distinctive contribution to tax policy-making?

  • Tuesday 11th April 2017
  • Christ's College, Cambridge

Conference: New Challenges in Medical Negligence Law

  • Thursday 20th April 2017
  • Bluecoat Chambers, Liverpool

Conference: The Global Futures of Unjust Enrichment

  • Friday 21st April 2017
  • UCL Gustave Tuck Theatre, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London WC1

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

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

Sixth Annual YCC Global Conference

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

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

Conference: Trust, Risk, Information and the Law

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

Conference: From Reasonable Doubt to Undue Scepticism

  • Thursday 4th May 2017
  • Birkbeck College, London

Conference: Human Rights Challenges in the 21st Century

  • Wednesday 10th May 2017
  • Birmingham City University

Symposium: Violence, Culture and Victimhood

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

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

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

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

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

Conference: Critical Law and Corporate Crime

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

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

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

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

Conference: Legal Education, Legal Practice and Technology

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

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

Symposium: Disaster Risk Reduction and International Law

  • Thursday 29th June 2017
  • University of Reading

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

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