Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Venue: The Colette Bowe and Martin Harris rooms, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
The Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London and the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC) present a workshop to an invited audience in conjunction with the publication of Law, Society and Community: Socio-Legal Essays - a work in honour of Professor Roger Cotterrell (Ashgate Publishing).
The general discussion at the workshop will focus on consideration of the current standing of socio-legal theory, and the significance of Roger Cotterrell's oeuvre for it. That discussion will emerge, bit by bit, from short introductions by a number of the authors to their chapters in the book.
The book’s introduction written by the editors, Richard Nobles and David Schiff, describes Roger as one of the the pioneering generation of a second and/or third wave of socio-legal thinkers over the last 50 years. Has socio-legal theory, as advanced by such thinkers as Roger, now 'grown up' or is its 'almost anarchic heterogeneity and its consistent openness to many different aims, outlooks, and disciplinary backgrounds' (to quote Roger) a reason for its continuing peripheral status in the legal academy?
During the course of the workshop the following 12 of the 19 essays in the book will be introduced:
For a complete list of the book’s authors and chapters, please visit the publisher's web site.
This workshop will be followed by the official book launch in the Foyer of the School of Law from 5 to 7pm. The book launch is open to the public.
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