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01/11/2016 01/11/2016

Visit Parliament in 2016

The first dates for the ELSA parliamentary tours of 2016 have been confirmed. Tours last approximately 75 minutes and are FREE for ELSA members.There are maximum 25 places available for each tour. You must register on eventbrite to reserve your place. Once all places are allocated, the list will close. Non members are also welcome […]

Location : Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA
Ethics-WEB

01/13/2016 01/13/2016

Do Institutional Clients threaten Lawyer Independence?

About the talk: Dr Steven Vaughan will draw on research he has conducted over the last year to ask whether institutional clients threaten lawyers’ independence. The relationship between large commercial law firms and their clients and the impact of these relationships on professional independence, ethics, standards and risk is of central importance to the effective regulation of the […]

Location : UCL Marquee (Main Quad), Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
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01/13/2016 01/13/2016

Expectations of Openness in an Age of Secrecy: where the ‘Right to Know’ comes from

This event is organised by LSE Dept. of Media and Communications In an age of WikiLeaks, Chelsea Manning, and Edward Snowden, it may seem odd to argue that we have expectations of openness in democracies greater than ever before, but we do. Not only expectations but institutional mechanisms in government, legislated guarantees, guardians of openness in […]

Location : LSE, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
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01/15/2016 01/15/2016

Global Governance in an Era of Uncertainty

This conference will contribute to the understanding of the rise of the global south by focusing on key international actors from Asia, Africa and Latin America and their perspectives on global governance in an era of uncertainty. Opening Keynote address: Chris Alden, Director of the Global South Unit Craig Calhoun, Director of the LSE Enrique […]

Location : LSE, Shaw Library, 6th floor, Old Building, WC2A 2AE
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01/18/2016 01/18/2016

From Migration Crisis to Refugee Crisis in Europe: securitization priorities vs integration policies?

This seminar is organised by LSE’s Hellenic Observatory The presentation’s objective is to uncover the perplexity of migration/refugee issues that seem to trouble Europe, while at the same time to touch upon the antinomies of EU migration and refugee policies. My analysis is from a southern European perspective and aims at stressing the social and economic […]

Location : LSE, Canada Blanch Room, COW 1.11, Cowdray House, 6 Portugal Street, WC2A 2HJ
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01/18/2016 01/18/2016

Applicable Law and Patent Licensing Disputes: Determining fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory treatment

This event is hosted by the King’s College Forum on International Dispute Resolution and is part of a series of “Academic Conversations” organised by the Transnational Law Institute. Dr Barbara Lauriat and Dr Holger Hestermeyer in discussion with William (Rusty) Park, Professor of Law at Boston University. Professor Park’s practice and teaching focus on international financial and commercial transactions. After […]

Location : KCL, Anatomy Museum, King's Building, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

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Do Institutional Clients threaten Lawyer Independence?

Ethics-WEB

About the talk: Dr Steven Vaughan will draw on research he has conducted over the last year to ask whether institutional clients threaten lawyers’ independence. The relationship between large commercial law firms and their clients and the impact of these relationships on professional independence, ethics, standards and risk is of central importance to the effective regulation of the […]

From Migration Crisis to Refugee Crisis in Europe: securitization priorities vs integration policies?

Greece-Migrant-Crisis.-Photo-Michael-S-Honegger-Amnesty-International

This seminar is organised by LSE’s Hellenic Observatory The presentation’s objective is to uncover the perplexity of migration/refugee issues that seem to trouble Europe, while at the same time to touch upon the antinomies of EU migration and refugee policies. My analysis is from a southern European perspective and aims at stressing the social and economic […]

Global Governance in an Era of Uncertainty

lse shaw library

This conference will contribute to the understanding of the rise of the global south by focusing on key international actors from Asia, Africa and Latin America and their perspectives on global governance in an era of uncertainty. Opening Keynote address: Chris Alden, Director of the Global South Unit Craig Calhoun, Director of the LSE Enrique […]

Expectations of Openness in an Age of Secrecy: where the ‘Right to Know’ comes from

confidential

This event is organised by LSE Dept. of Media and Communications In an age of WikiLeaks, Chelsea Manning, and Edward Snowden, it may seem odd to argue that we have expectations of openness in democracies greater than ever before, but we do. Not only expectations but institutional mechanisms in government, legislated guarantees, guardians of openness in […]

Part Time Position Available with JUSTICE

The justice and security bill's critics believe that secret justice cannot constitute a fair trial.

Deadline fast approaching for exciting job opportunity at JUSTICE. JUSTICE is looking for a bright, committed individual to help build our JUSTICE Student Network (JSN). The position offers the opportunity to develop skills and experience of working on a number of different areas of communications and membership development, as well as the chance to be […]

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TLSI 2016

Transnational Law Summer Institute 21-30 June 2016 The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London For advanced doctoral students, early-career legal academics and experienced practitioners working in the wider areas of transnational law and global governance from across the world. Application Deadline: 1st February 2016 The Transnational Law Summer Institute (TLSI) 2016 is a unique […]

An exhibition of a soldier in a trench suffering from shell shock. For thousands of soldiers in the Great War, the fear, paranoia hysterical crying, terrible nightmares, mutism, fatigue, facial tics, and tremors were symptomatic of shell shock.

Psychology and War: First World to the present

As part of a series of events held by Parliament and the British Psychological Society to commemorate the First World War, psychologists will be outlining their insights into psychology and war. The lifelong effects of war have been well documented, but the First World War saw a turning point in the development of psychology and […]

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Law-making in action

On Thursday 28 January, 2-4pm the Parliament Outreach team will be holding an “Understanding Parliament” event aimed at providing insights into how laws are passed and the ways you can get involved. Parliamentary experts will explain how new laws are proposed, scrutinised and passed. There will also be an introduction to the newly introduced English Votes […]

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Do you have something to say to the government?

Select committees need YOU – how to find out what’s happening and how to share your views You don’t have to be based in Westminster to get involved. Your participation in select committee inquiries is crucial in providing MPs and Peers with valuable evidence and real-life stories to inform their work. If you have relevant […]

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Justice Winter Internship Applications Now Open

JUSTICE invites applications for our 2016 winter internship, which is a paid position. The successful applicant will work closely with our policy staff: conducting legal research, providing commentary on draft legislation, assisting with third party interventions and supporting working parties of our membership exploring critical issues of law reform. The internship will provide the opportunity […]

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House of Commons Sandwich Student Placement Scheme 2016/2017

Applications for the House of Commons 2016/2017 Sandwich Student Placement Scheme are open. The Sandwich Student Scheme is an opportunity for undergraduate students to work within the House of Commons, offering a unique insight into governance and the running of Parliament in general. Students must be enrolled on a degree which allows you to complete […]

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Fundraising Clinic – Crowd funding and Social Media

A First Friday event Crowd funding and Social Media are increasingly important for charities – this session will take you through how to create an effective crowd funding campaign and how to use social media to build an engaged online community around your organisation. Dolma Beresford, Director at The Meridian Trust, will tell you how to […]

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Criminal Law and the European Environment

EU Protected Species Regulations in Practice This free event is organised by IALS and the European Criminal Law Association (UK) Chair Richard Atkins  Partner at Knights Solicitors. Speakers Julie Lunt, Head of Legal Services at  Natural England Natural England is an executive non-departmental public body which advises the government about the natural environment and helps to protect […]

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Short Course on Freedom of Expression (MOOC)

Amnesty International is currently inviting applications for a FREE short course in Human Rights: The Right to Freedom of Expression. This short course will equip you with the knowledge to understand and claim your right to freedom of expression, and the skills and confidence to take action to defend it. The main benefit is learning […]

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The new UN development goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, launched by a UN summit in New York on 25-27 September 2015, is aimed at ending poverty in all its forms everywhere. Its 17 Sustainable Development Goals comprise an ambitious blueprint for a world which leaves no one behind and is based on the universal respect for human rights. […]

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A Conversation with H.E Judge Patrick Robinson of the International Court of Justice

The Dickson Poon School of Law is delighted to welcome Judge Patrick Robinson (LLM ’72) back to King’s College London. This event provides a special opportunity to hear from a sitting Judge of the International Court of Justice about his career in international law. Judge Robinson was elected to the International Court in 2014, after […]