Events and Announcements: October 13, 2019

Events and Announcements: October 13, 2019


  • Global Law at Reading (GLAR) is delighted to unveil the programme for the 2019/20 Ghandhi Research Seminar Series. The series showcases the work of experts in global law fields. It is convened this year by Dr Marie Aronsson-Storrier and Matthew Windsor and is named in honour of Professor Sandy Ghandhi, who taught at the School of Law from 1978 to 2013. Anyone is welcome to attend these seminars, and attendance is free. However, visitors coming from outside the University of Reading are kindly asked to send advance notification that they will be attending to: m [dot] r [dot] windsor [at] reading [dot] ac [dot] uk.
  • The Sheffield Centre for International and European Law at the University of Sheffield, with the support of the Society of Legal Scholars, is delighted to invite you to a one-day conference on ‘The Changing Character of International Dispute Settlement‘ with leading academics and practitioners on 6 December 2019. The conference takes stock of the expansion of the system of international dispute settlement (IDS) and the risks of fragmentation stemming from the multiplication of IDS institutions with overlapping competences. It explores opportunities for the development of IDS in new fields such as cyber law and space law. In the face of the resurgence of isolationism and protectionism, it also questions whether existing IDS mechanisms have the legitimacy to deal with issues involving public interests, such as health, environment, and human rights. For more information, including a full programme of the conference, go here.

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