On Friday, 13 December 2019, Dr Saskia Hufnagel (School of Law, Queen Mary University of London) and Prof Duncan Chappell (University of Sydney Law School) launched their co-edited Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) at the University of Sydney Law School.
Following a symposium in April 2018, Ratio Juris, a leading legal theory journal, has published a symposium of the papers on Roger Cotterrell’s 'Sociological Jurisprudence: Juristic Thought and Social Inquiry' (Routledge, 2017).
The Institute for Global Law, Economics and Finance (IGLEF) at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) in Argentina, continue to strengthen their partnership aimed at advancing research and promoting robust academic practices in postgraduate education.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, will be the keynote speaker at an annual international energy law and policy conference in Finland.
Professor Eric Heinze discusses the complexities of the role of the state in understandings of history and the ambiguity of this in some legal systems
Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, and founding member of the Sovereign Debt Forum, Lee Buchheit is interviewed by Stephen Cole on The Agenda on sovereign debt.
Aung San Suu Kyi to give evidence in The Hague
9 December 2019
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s state counsellor, is set to give evidence to the International Court of Justice in The Hague regarding allegations of genocide against the Rohingya. Professor Penny Green is one of the experts and activists interviewed by the DhakaTribune about Aung San Suu Kyi’s upcoming appearance at the International Criminal Court.
The Model Law has been recognised as one of the ten winning projects at the Paris Peace Forum 2019 of 114 projects presented.
Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
6 December 2019
Legal Advice Centre takes part in the Student Law Clinics' Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
In 2016, Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas was awarded a €14-million research grant as part of a consortium on smart grids funded by the EU Commission’s Horizon 2020. The results of this ongoing project called WiseGRID are several scientific publications.
Arbitration makes business sense
2 December 2019
Arbitration is the best way to resolve international construction disputes, global research among in-house counsel has found. However, recent research conducted by Queen Mary University of London in partnership with Pinsent Masons identified scope for improvements in efficiency at all stages of the arbitral process.
Dr Davor Jancic appointed an Academic Fellow of the Inner Temple
29 November 2019
On 11 November 2019, Dr Davor Jancic, Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, was appointed an Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, one of the four Inns of Court of England and Wales.
Professor Rosa Lastra discusses her upcoming paper with Professor Charles Goodhart for the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation.
Mohammad Hazrati, a third-year PhD researcher at the Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute at CCLS, was one of the keynote speakers at a roundtable discussion at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), in Kuala Lumpur.
Exiled: The roots of Myanmar’s persecution of the Rohingya
25 November 2019
Lecturer in State Crime, Dr Thomas MacManus, features in the Aljazeera documentary Exiled discussing the persecution of the Rohingya population.
School of Law student awarded two prizes for academic excellence
22 November 2019
School of Law PhD student Emma Raucent has been awarded two prizes for academic excellence. Emma has recently received the Prize for best overall result in the LLM in Legal Theory, and the Principal’s Prize, for her outstanding LLM results.
Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar on genocide claims
21 November 2019
Visiting Scholar, Dr Ronan Lee appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss Aung San Suu Kyi’s decision to defend Myanmar against charges of the Rohingya genocide.
Thirty years ago, the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted, recognising for the first time that children have their own rights, distinct from adults. Professor Geraldine Van Bueren was one of the drafters of the convention.
Professor of Banking and Finance Law, Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation discussing the possibility of a global debt crisis.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, presented his ongoing research at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Canada.
Myanmar to be investigated over treatment of Rohingya population
18 November 2019
Visiting Scholar at Queen Mary University of London’s International State Crime Initiative, Dr Ronan Lee, appeared on Al Jazeera News Hour to discuss the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to push for an investigation into Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya population.
Sovereign Debt Forum
13 November 2019
Queen Mary collaborates with Georgetown and Duke to address debt distress
On 7 November, Professor Jonathan Griffiths gave a paper on 'The Constitutionalisation of European Union Copyright Law' at the Owning Expression and Propertizing Speech conference at the University of Luxembourg.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, spoke at Yale Law School.