School of Law

Department of Law staff 'Work in Progress' seminars


If you are not a member of the School of Law and would like to attend, please email Dr Neve Gordon:

Venue: Room 313, Law Building, Mile End Campus (unless otherwise stated)

Time: Lunch 12.00-12.15pm lunch; Seminar 12.15-2pm

Semester 1

  • 19 September: First Week
  • 26 September: Hedi Viterbo: 'Reconceptualising Violence: Israel/Palestine as a Test Case'.
  • 3 October: Staff meeting
  • 10 October: Ayça Çubukçu: For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq
  • 17 October: Tanzil Chowdhury: 'Are British Overseas Territories modern-day colonies?
  • 24 October: Reading week
  • 31 October: Simon Reid-henry: On Liberal Violence, Moral Law and the birth of political minimalism
  • 7 November: Half term
  • 14 November: Neve Gordon: Hospital Shields and the Limits of International Law
  • 21 November: Isobel Roele: Peace Building in Mid-Town Manhattan
  • 28 November: Maria Ioannidou: “Responsive” remodelling of competition law enforcement in digital markets
  • 5 December: Last week

Semester 2

  • 9 January: First Week
  • 16 January: Basak Ertur: The Law of Denial
  • 23 January: Jeffrey Kennedy: Toward Justice as Justifiability: Mandatory Minimum Sentences and Cruel and Unusual Punishment
  • 30 January: Jessie Hohman: ‘A Material International Law’
  • 6 February: Thomas McManus: Public Relations and State Crime Denial
  • 13 February: Niovi Vavoula: 'Surveillance and the Erosion of Privacy in the Law of the EU
  • 20 February: Reading week
  • 27 February: Linda Kerber: Legal Ghosts: The American Stateless and their Defenders
  • 6 March: Staff meeting
  • 13 March: Shazia Choudhry: 'When Women's Rights are Not Human Rights - The Experience of Domestic Abuse Victims in the Family Courts'
  • 20 March: Lori Allen: International Legal History and Historical Anthropology: The State of Play
  • 27 March: Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias: Legal Deployments of Memory: The Case of Poland