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Critical Legal Talks series

The Critical Legal Talks Series attempts to problematise the law and legal institutions from a critical and interdisciplinary perspective and provide a platform for discussion around global (in)justice for researchers aiming to bridge the Global North/South divide.

Graffiti and political stickers on a wallThe Series is convened by Dr Alexis Alvarez-Nakagawa and co-organised by Queen Mary University of London (the Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Law) and the Group of Critical Studies in Politics, Law and Society (PoDeS) at the University of Buenos Aires.

Upcoming events

Past events

Christoph Menke (Frankfurt) ‘Democracy and Rights’

Chair: Alexis Alvarez-Nakagawa (QMUL) – 7 November 2023.

Watch 'Democracy and Rights'.

Martti Koskenniemi (Helsinki) – ‘The Law of International Society: A Road Not Taken’

Chair: Alexis Alvarez-Nakagawa (QMUL) – 31 October 2023

Watch ‘The Law of International Society: A Road Not Taken’.

Duncan Kennedy (Harvard) – ‘A Workshop on Legal Interpretation’

Discussants: Alexis Alvarez-Nakagawa (QMUL), Illan Wall (Warwick), Mariana Prandini Fraga Assis (Goiás). Chair: Eva Nanopoulos (QMUL) - 3 November 2022 

Watch 'A Workshop on Legal Interpretation'

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