School of Law

Queen Mary PhD Conference 2011 - Pushing Legal Knowledge Boundaries

7 June 2011

Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: Joseph Rotblat Building, Charterhouse Square Campus, Queen Mary, University of London, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ

Pushing Legal Knowledge Boundaries

The PhD community at the School of Law invites postgraduate students to the Queen Mary PhD Conference 2011 - Pushing Legal Knowledge Boundaries - in London on 7 June 2011.

The conference features paper and poster presentations on contemporary legal issues from doctoral researchers across the UK, and special sessions that focus on the challenges of current PhD law research.
Law Sessions

Each 1.5 hour session will include three papers in these areas of law:

Intellectual Property | Banking and Finance| Competition and Corporate Law | Public International Law | Human Rights | Criminal Law | European Union Law | Litigation and Arbitration

Special Sessions

  • Academic Publishing: Publishing your thesis and beyond
  • The PhD in Legal Practice
  • The Financial Crisis and the Role of Law

Conference Programme


The conference is chaired by renowned academics in key areas of law:

Professor Kenneth Armstrong | Dr Stavros Brekoulakis | Professor Alan Dignam | Dr Gabriel Gari |
Dr Theodore Konstadinides | Professor Rosa Lastra | Professor Spyros Maniatis | Professor Loukas Mistelis | Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas | Dr Prakash Shah | Professor Uma Suthersanen


The conference is organised by School of Law PhD student representatives: Georgina Tsagas and Kadir Bas.

Contact us

If you have any questions please contact Georgina Tsagas or Kadir Bas on

To Book a place

Register online for the Queen Mary Graduate Conference via the Queen Mary e-shop.

The deadline for registration is 5 June 2011.

Attendance costs £10 for Queen Mary students and £15 for all other participants and includes a light lunch, refreshments and an evening drinks reception. A programme with details of papers being presented will be available in due course. Any enquiries email

Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK’s leading research focused higher education institutions.