Listen to or watch past events and public lectures from the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London, covering topics such as human rights law, immigration, climate justice, legal theory and more.
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15 December 2023Talk Series Fundamental Rights for Non-HumansRobot Rights Without Human Frights
27 November 2023(B)OrderS: Centre for the Legal Study of Borders, Mobility and MigrationRefugee Communities in the Middle East - Protection or Discrimination? A Critical Perspective
24 November 2023Talk Series Fundamental Rights for Non-HumansExploring the Boundaries of Immersive Anthropocentric Human Rights Protection. A Political Justification of Rights of Nature
17 November 2023Talk Series Fundamental Rights for Non-HumansAre there any animal rights?
13 November 2023Criminal Justice CentreRoundtable: Law and Performance
7 November 2023Critical Legal Talks SeriesDemocracy and Rights with Professor Christoph Menke, Goethe University
31 October 2023Critical Legal Talks SeriesThe Law of International Society: A Road Not Taken. Reflections on one 19th century moment
26 June 2023(B)OrderS: Centre for the Legal Study of Borders, Mobility and MigrationPractitioners meet Academics - A Dialogue on Complex Protection Claims and Academic Impact in the Courtroom
29 March 2023(B)OrderS: Centre for the Legal Study of Borders, Mobility and MigrationTowards Autonomous Borders? Assessing the Human Rights and Rule of Law Challenges of the Deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems for Migration Management
12 December 2022London Financial Regulation SeminarDeFi: Shadow Banking 2.0?
6 December 2022London Financial Regulation SeminarLDI Strategies: The Pensions Regulator on Trial
24 November 2022Cloud Legal ProjectRegulating Artificial Intelligence - Professor Chris Reed
21 November 2022School of International ArbitrationApplication of the Substantive Law in International Commercial Arbitration - limits and challenges for the arbitrators' discretion
9 November 2022Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity and the Childhood, Law, and Policy Network (CLPN)Children’s Right to Vote: Should the Voting Age Be Lowered/Abolished?
3 November 2022Centre for Law and Society in a Global ContextA workshop on Legal Interpretation with Duncan Kennedy
3 November 2022Centre for Law, Democracy, and SocietyLiberal versus Democratic Conceptions of Free Speech
31 October 2022Centre for Climate Crime and Climate Justice‘What is the Point of COP 27?’
31 October 2022Sovereign Debt ForumThe ECB's Transmission Protection Instrument: A Legal & Economic Analysis
27 September 2022(B)OrderS: Centre for the Legal Study of Borders and MigrationThe Common European Asylum System and the UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: A Practitioners
22 September 2022Centre for Climate Crime and Climate JusticeThe Value of Climate Justice
21 June 2022Centre for Climate Crime and Climate JusticeRethinking Ecocide
6 June 2022(B)OrderS: Centre for the Legal Study of Borders and Migration(B)OrderS Masterclass: Refugees and Decent Work
7 June 2022Centre for Climate Crime and Climate JusticeThe Politics of Ecocide Law
9 May 2022Institue of Banking and Finance LawLondon Financial Regulation Seminar: The Regulation of Hedge Funds: A Global Perspective
3 May 2022Sustainability and the LawThe UK Climate Change Adaptation Policy Framework by Dr Andy Russell
4 April 2022Sustainability and the LawThe Agency Costs of Sustainable Capitalism
1 April 2022Insurance, Shipping & Aviation Law InstituteEU-Asia Aviation Law Forum - 'The ASEAN-EU Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement: Impact and Implications'
16 March 2022Institute of Tax LawPartnerships in International Taxation
10 March 2022School of International ArbitrationDeveloping a Case Strategy and Advocacy in International Arbitration: Cross-cultural Perspectives
9 March 2022School of LawInternational Women’s Day: Using the law to protect women’s rights and where the law can go further
3 March 2022Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law InstituteIELR 5.1 pre-publication event: EULAs: Friends or Foes?
22 February 2022Centre for Commercial Law StudiesRoundtable in Animal Law: “Why Animals are Fundamental-Rights-Holding Persons”
16 February 2022Centre for Law, Democracy, and SocietyFree Speech Platforms in Unfree Countries
9 February 2022School of International ArbitrationGuerilla Tactics: When Arbitration is a (Not-So-Civil) War
7 February 2022Institue of Banking and Finance LawLondon Financial Regulations Seminar: Time to repeal the UK Securitisation Regulation?
3 February 2022Legal Advice CentreThe Promise and Perils of Algorithms in Public Administration
27 January 2022Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law InstituteIELR 4.2 online launch event: Breaking a new frontier
27 January 2022Immigration Law LLM and Kingsley Napley SeminarMeet the Practitioners: What are the challenges regarding the implementation of the UK's Commitments under the Withdrawal Agreement to EU Nationals living in the UK?
26 January 2022Queen Mary Intellectual Property Law InstituteQMIPRI Open Seminar on Open Access to Scientific Publishing
17 January 2022Institue of Banking and Finance LawLondon Financial Regulation Seminar: The Professional Standards of Executive Remuneration Consultants
14 January 2022Centre for Law and Society in a Global ContextBook launch: Marketing Global Justice: The Political Economy of International Criminal Law (CUP, 2021)
8 December 2021Centre for Law, Democracy, and SocietyThe Nation-State: Not Yet Ready for the Dustbin of History?
25 November 2021Immigration Law LLM and Kingsley Napley SeminarMeet the Practitioners: The UK's New Plan for Immigration and the Nationality and Borders Bill: what are the UK needs for labour migration, the government's proposals and the UK's international commitments in this area?
18 November 2021Centre for Law, Equality and DiversityBook Launch: The New Sex Wars: Sexual Harm in the #MeToo Era
17 November 2021Immigration Law LLMRights of migrants at the borders and the role of the national human rights institutions
16 November 2021Centre for Law, Democracy and SocietyDemocracy, the rule of law, and the rise of populism: ‘illiberal democracy’ within Europe
3 November 2021Centre for Climate Crime and JusticeCentre for Climate Crime and Justice: 2021 Inaugural Lecture
2 November 2021Institue of Banking and Finance LawMaking Commercial Law through Practise Seminar
29 October 2021Centre for Commercial Law StudiesCOP26: What to Expect?
16 June 2021Criminal Justice CentreAnnual Lecture of the Immigration Law LLM 2021
8 June 2021School of Law Anti-Racism Working Group“Race”, Anti racist Internationalism and the Global Colour Line
17 May 2021International State Crime InitiativePublic Intellectual: The Life of a Citizen Pilgrim
4 May 2021International State Crime InitiativeBook Launch: Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide: Identity, History and Hate Speech
21 April 2021International State Crime InitiativeLooting the North, Looting the South: Investigating Transnational Corruption
2 March 2021International State Crime InitiativeTorture: The Marks of Civilisation
3 February 2021Institute of Interactive Entertainment Law and PolicyValue creation in video games and international taxation
13 January 2021Institute of Interactive Entertainment Law and PolicyInfluencers and the video game industry - from social responsibility to legal liability
11 December 2020School of LawMAPS Conference: Conflicting Responses to Refugees and Migrants in Covid-19 Europe
9 December 2020Institute of Banking and Finance Law and the Institute of Regulation and EthicsEvening with Mr David Rouch, Partner at Freshfields
9 December 2020Insurance Law InstituteMaritime Law 5th edition: Book Launch and Panel Discussion
8 December 2020Institute of Tax LawBrexit, trade and tax – a global view from Timothy Lyons
2 December 2020School of International ArbitrationCovid-19 and its affects in international arbitration
25 November 2020Institute of Interactive Entertainment Law and PolicyIELR 3.1 Launch Event Copyright Perspectives on Creativity
12 November 2020Insurance, Shipping and Aviation Law InstituteFCA test case on business interruption (BI) insurance coverage
29 October 2020Insurance, Shipping and Aviation Law InstituteInsurance brokers and their role
10 September 2020Insurance, Shipping and Aviation Law InstituteInsurable Interest and the Law book launch
29 July 2020Centre for Commercial Law StudiesBuilding Trust in the Digital Economy Workshop
23 June 2020Queen Mary Intellectual Property Law Institute (QMIPRI)QMIPRI Webinars on IP Responses to Covid-19: innovation during crisis, data tracking privacy, pharmaceutical supply chains and 3D Printing
22 June 2020School of LawCry the Beloved Country: George Floyd and America’s continuing racial tragedy
18-25 June 2020Centre for Commercial Law StudiesCCLS 40th Anniversary Lecture Series
17 June 2020Insurance, Shipping and Aviation Law InstituteTwo Perspectives on Ship Finance: English jurisdiction clauses and Innovation
16 June 2020Queen Mary Intellectual Property Law Institute (QMIPRI)QMIPRI Webinars on IP Responses to Covid-19: access to diagnostics, vaccines and treatments
5 May 2020‘EU-China Legal and Judicial Cooperation’ (EUPLANT)'The Principle of "One Country, Two Systems" in Chinese Constitutional and its Operation in Hong Kong
27 March 2020‘EU-China Legal and Judicial Cooperation’ (EUPLANT) and Centre for European and International Legal AffairsWebinar: The Implications of Xi Jinping’s New Era for Global Human Rights
5 March 2020School of Law2020 Cotterrell Lecture in Sociological Jurisprudence by Professor Renisa Mawani
5 February 2020Centre for European and International Legal AffairsThe Contribution of the General Court to the Rule of Law in the EU
13 March 2019School of Law2019 Cotterrell Lecture in Sociological Jurisprudence
5 December 2018School of LawCotterrell Lecture in Sociological Jurisprudence by Annelise Riles
17 October 2018Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context CLSGC)'Two Lawyers on Nonviolence: Mohandas K. Gandhi and Richard B. Gregg'
21 November 2017Human Rights CollegiumLiberty, Equality, Fraternity: Reconciling National Values and Human Rights
16 November 2017'The Lawyer as political actor' with Jolyon Maugham QC
27 April 2017Centre for Culture and LawIdentity Politics in India
16 March 2017School of LawThe 3rd Cotterrell Lecture in Sociological Jurisprudence: 'Honor, Citizenship and the Law' by Anthony Appiah (NYU)
30 November 2016Centre for and Society in a Global ContextCLSGC Policy Lecture: Professor Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im (Emory)
21 June 2016Art, Crime and CriminalsWorkshop 1: Painting Fresh Pictures of Art Theft, Fraud and Plunder
16 June 2016Cracking lawQMUL Cracking Law Episode 1 - EU Law - Dr Thomas MacManus and Nicolas Raufast
31 March 20162016 Centre for Law and Society in a Global ContextCLSGC Annual Lecture on 'Mare Nostrum: International Law, Spatial Order, and the Mediterranean' by Professor Anne Orford
23 March 20162016 Centre for Law and Society in a Global ContextCLSGC Policy Lecture: 'The Politics of Climate Change Negotiation’ by Dr Dan Bondi Ogolla
16 March 20162016 Annual Cotterrell LectureThe Second Annual Cotterrell Lecture in Sociological Jurisprudence: Professor Eve Darian-Smith
19 February 20162016 Centre for Law and Society in a Global ContextAd Hoc Seminar by Dr Chloe Kennedy
28 January 20162016 Centre for Law and Society in a Global ContextCLSGC Policy Lecture: 'Sexual, Gender and Bodily Diversity in the Inter-American Human Rights System' by Tracy Robinson
27 January 20162016 Criminal Justice CentreCJC Seminar Series: 'Current Challenges in European Criminal Law' - Professor Stefano Manacorda
20 January 20162016 Criminal Justice CentreCJC Seminar Series: 'Current Challenges in European Criminal Law' - Professor Emilio de Capitani and Professor Roberto Kostoris
17 November 20152015 Human Rights CollegiumLost Journeys: The Stories of Child Refugees
13 November 20152015 Centre for European and International Legal AffairsCEILA Inaugural Lecture by Advocate General Maciej Szpunar
6 November 20152015 QLLM082 Regulation of Financial MarketsLecture by Professor Charles Goodhart
28 May 20152015 Annual Cotterrell LectureThe Cotterrell Lecture in Sociological Jurisprudence: Professor Brian Tamanaha
7 May 20152015 Criminal Justice CentreCJC Annual Lecture: Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
12 March2015 Criminal Justice CentreCJC Seminar: 'The Consequences of the Data Retention Judgement for Mass Surveillance'
05 February 20152015 Human Rights CollegiumJudge Paul Mahoney: ‘The Changing Face of the European Court of Human Rights’
04 December 20142014 Human Rights Collegium'To Remember and Never Forget': The Story of Holocaust Survivor Hannah Lewis
27 November2014 Institute of Global Law Economics and Finance (IGLEF)Rule of Law and International Investments in the ASEAN Region
17 January 20142014 Banking LawGraham Nicholson, Bank of England, 'The role and responsibility of the Bank of England under the post-crisis regulatory framework'
6 December 2013 2013 Banking Law Simon Gleeson: Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management
18 October 2013 2013 Energy Law Andrew Clarke: The Energy Outlook and Life as an In-house Lawyer
12-13 April 2013 2013 UK IVR Annual Conference Legal Theory and Legal History: A Neglected Dialogue?
7 March 2013 Human Rights Collegium 2013 The Right to Housing: Law, Concepts, Possibilities
5 March 2013 Human Rights Collegium 2013 Confessions of a Judicial Activist, Justice Albie Sachs
14 February 2013 Herchel Smith Intellectual Property lecture 2013 Graham Dutfield: Did Kary Mullis 'Really' Invent the Polymerase Chain Reaction
16 January 2013 Professor David Rosenbloom NYU: Recent Developments in US Tax Law
22 January 2013 Banking and Finance Law 2013 Mr Lee Buchheit: Short History of International Debt Crises: from the XIXth century to the Eurozone Crisis - The Options Now.
11 December 2012 GLOCUL Lecture 2012 Professor SN Balagangadhara 'Reconceptualising India Studies'
7 December 2012 Banking and Finance Law 2012 Mr Graham Nicholson, Bank of England: The new regulatory and supervisory structure in the UK
6 December 2012 2012 Public Law LectureNeil Walker 'Our Constitutional Unsettlement'
4 September 2012 RELIGARE Conference 2012Unregistered Marriages and Alternative Dispute Resolution in European Legal Systems
16 May 2012 Professor Lizzie Barmes' Inaugural Lecture 'Law and Other Stories About Behavioural Conflict at Work'
1 March 2012 Queen Mary Law and Society Lecture Sir Ross Cranston FBA 'Judges, politics and the state: the judicial role'
23 November 2011 Criminal Justice Centre Event The Extradition Review Team Debate - "The Future for UK Extradition"
9 June 2011 Criminal Justice Centre Conference 'The Future of Expert Evidence'
23 March 2011 Professor Rosa M Lastra's Inaugural Lecture: ‘The Quest for International Financial Regulation’
16 March 2011 2011 Butterworths Lecture on Law and Society: 'The Changing Nature of the Judicial Process' by Rabinder Singh QC
8 March 2011 International Women's Day 1911 - 2011 - Professor Kate MallesonProfessor Kate Malleson talks about the triumphs and struggles of British women in the legal sphere in the last 100 years, and the ongoing fight for gender equality.