EventsThe School of Law and its associated Centres host a diverse range of events, including workshops, lectures, seminars and reading groups. We welcome all those with an interest in law, so to find out more about a specific event, please click on the event link below.
- LITIGATING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE - Climate Change and Recent Developments in Emissions Trading
MOVIE SCREENING: The story of Cap & Trade
DISCUSSANT: Ms. MJ Mace (Senior Teaching Fellow, SOAS)
MJ Mace is an international lawyer and advisor to the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) in the international climate change negotiations.
- Climate Change and Groundwater: Comparative and International Law and Policy Dimensions – Lessons for India
This workshop will bring together experts on climate change law and policy and experts on groundwater law and policy to discuss and debate legal, policy and institutional issues concerning groundwater in the context of climate change. Major issues that will be discussed include international law and policy (for instance, the International Law Commission rules), regional regimes (for instance, the Guarani aquifer) and domestic legal regimes.
- LEDC Litigating for Justice - 'All Rise for Your Honour’
Prof. Srikrishna Deva Rao, National Law University, Delhi
All Rise for Your Honour is a documentary on Indian judicial system and highlights the difficulties faced by the poor and marginalised communities in accessing justice in courts.
Join us to watch the documentary followed by a conversation with Prof. Srikrishna Deva Rao, Registrar, National Law University, Delhi. His areas of research interest include Criminal Law, Human Rights and Access to Justice.
- LITIGATING FOR ACCESS TO MEDICINES - Documentary screening of India, Pharmacy of the world
Ms Prathibha Sivasubramanian
Documentary Screening of India, pharmacy of the world followed by a discussion with Ms Prathibha Sivasubramanian.
- LITIGATING FOR THE RIGHT TO WATER - Protest Against Coca Cola in Plachimada, Kerala
Prof. Philippe Cullet and Mr. Sujith Koonan
Screening of '1000 Days and a Dream' followed by a discussion with Prof.Philippe Cullet and Mr.Sujith Koonan.
- LITIGATING FOR ASBESTOS JUSTICE - “Dust: the Great Asbestos Trial”
Mr Vijay Ganapathy (Leigh Day)
Projection of documentary “Dust: the Great Asbestos Trial” followed by a talk by Mr Vijay Ganapathy (Leigh Day).
- Mining, Law and Equity Workshop (2014)
This workshop will explore a broad set of law, policy and governance issues. It will bring together a mix of researchers, lawyers, campaigners, and professionals from UK, Europe and Asia to take this debate forward.
We welcome your participation in this workshop but due to space constraints, we request you to register by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Surveillance, Databasing and Threats to Privacy
Dr Edgar Whitley (LSE), Helen Wallace (GeneWatch), Dr Usha Ramanathan (Independent Law Researcher, Delhi)
The LEDC invites you to attend Surveillance, Databasing, and Threats to Privacy with Dr Edgar Whitley (LSE), Helen Wallace (GeneWatch) and Dr Usha Ramanathan (Independent Law Researcher, Delhi).
- Disabled Diaspora, Rehabilitating State: The Queer Politics of Reproduction in Israel/Palestine
Roundtable with Jasbir Puar (Rutgers University) featuring Atef Alshaer, Brenna Bhandar, Aeyal Gross and Katherine Natanel. Chaired by Rahul Rao.
No booking is required except for wheelchair space. The venue is wheelchair accessible, although the space for wheelchairs is very limited. To reserve a space, or if you have any other disability-related needs, please contact Rahul Rao (email@example.com) in advance of the event.
- Water Governance, Allocation and Regulation
Prof Patrick Bond, Dr Gareth Walker
- Book Launch: Law’s Fragile State: Colonial, Authoritarian, and Humanitarian Legacies in Sudan
Dr. Mark Fathi Massoud, University of California, Santa Cruz
- Mediation and Religious Arbitration
With contributions from scholars, activists and legal practitioners from South Africa, Pakistan, India, US, Canada, Italy, Kurdistan, Egypt, and the UK
- Symposium on Comparative Asian Law
First CALE - SOAS Asian Comparative Legal Studies Workshop
10 and 15 September 2014, SOAS, University of London
- Mining, Adivasis and Investment-induced Displacement
Dr Felix Padel (University of Sussex)
- Private equity investment in China and its interaction with China's corporate law
Professor Shen, Wei of Shanghai Jiaotong University
- Reflection on Dispossession Critical feminisms
Avery Gordon and Patricia Tuitt
- Contradictory Entitlements: Cheap Food v Sustainable Natural Resource Stewardship
Prof Tony Allan (SOAS/Kings College London)
- The crisis of secularism in India
A lecture by Professor Rajeev Bhargava, part of the 'Telling stories about law and development' speaker series.
- The Promise and Legal Pitfalls of REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation)
Dr David Takacs (University of California – Hastings College of the Law)
- Indigenous Rights and Development
Dr Alexandra Xanthaki (Brunel Law School)
- Conflicting Waters in the Middle East: An Overview of the Hydropolitical Stakes
Dr François Boëdec, Facultés jésuites de Paris
- Economy and culture & Revisiting economic sociology
Viviana A. Zelizer, Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy, Princeton University Press, 2010
- Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976
The School of Law, SOAS and The Centre for the Study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law, SOAS
Cordially invite you to A Panel Discussion of the Award-Winning Book: Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976 by Dr. Abdel Razzaq Takriti (University of Sheffield)
- The Resource Curse
Prof Janet Dine (Queen Mary University of London)