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.
- Articulating Journeys: Festivals, Memorials, and Homecomings
edited by Tom Selwyn and Nicola Frost
- Investment Protection and the Host State’s Right to Regulate
Dr. Sally El Sawah (Independent Lawyer & Arbitrator)
- Towards Sustainable Development: Convergence of Islamic and Sustainable Finance
Speaker: Mr Rafe Haneef, Chair: Sir William Blair
- (Kay Everett Memorial Lecture) Holding the Balance: National Security, Civil Liberties and the Role of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal
Rt Hon Lord Justice Rabinder Singh QC
- Human Rights in the MENA Region: Challenges and Opportunities
Mishana Hosseinioun (University of Oxford), Moataz El Fegiery (Front Line Defenders), Melek Saral (SOAS)
Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.
- Organised State Abandonment: A Concept for our Times?
Brenna Bhandar (SOAS)
- Insight Day at SOAS
An invitation only event for prospective undergraduate students who have received an offer from SOAS
- More Laws, Less Justice!
- Constitution-Making and Human Rights in the Sudans (Routledge)
Dr. Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker, Najlaa Ahmed and Dr Lutz Oette
- Roundtable: Rethinking International Investment Law
Robert Volterra (Volterra Fietta), Lucas Bastin (Essex Court), Baiju Vasani (Jones Day) and Wendy Miles QC (Debevoise & Plimpton)
Bringing together some of the leading experts in the field to come up with new suggestions for rethinking international investment law.
- Between the State and Faith
- Noha Aboueldahab in conversation with Dr Gina Heathcote
- Joint Research Seminar on Contemporary Challenges of Access to Justice in International Law
Dr Demetra Loizou, Dr Virginie Rouas
- From Apology to Equality: Making Reparations for the harm done and the damage to come
Professor Danny Dorling (Oxford University)
The Department of Law, in partnership with Oxford University Press and the Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law, SOAS is pleased to invite you to the LSE for the 2019 London Review of International Law Annual Lecture, presented this year by Professor Danny Dorling.
- Colonial Power and its Afterlives on the Indus River
Dr. Daniel Haines (Bristol) and Dr. Majed Akhter (KCL)
- Abolition and Reparative Futures
Ruth Wilson Gilmore (CUNY), Anita Rupprecht (University of Brighton),Cameron Rowland (artist, MacArthur Fellow 2019).
- But what about Men? Gender Disquiet in International Criminal Justice
Dr. Leila Ullrich, Lecturer in Law, Queen Mary University of London
- Impact of an Australian influenced UK immigration system
Legal seminar discussing the U.K's adoption of an Australian influenced points-based immigration system and the impact on human rights law
- Rethinking climate change, uncertainty and transformation in South Asia’s ‘marginal environments’
Lyla Mehta (Institute of Development Studies, UK)
- The Future of International Solidarity in Global Refugee Protection
Professor Obiora Okafor
- Human Rights in Mass Atrocity Prevention: Making the Connection
Lutz Oette, Martin Mennecke, Kate Ferguson, Mariana Goetz and Clara Sandoval-Villalba
Panel discussion with Lutz Oette, Martin Mennecke, Kate Ferguson, Mariana Goetz and Clara Sandoval-Villalba, followed by drinks reception (Cloisters).
- The Transformation of Islamic Law: The Use of Legal Transplants in the MENA Region
Dr Jonathan Ercanbrack, Dr Amel Makhlouf, Dr Joséphine Hage-Chahine
- Access to Justice: China - UK Dalogues on Criminal Legal Aid and Effective Defence
This seminar aims to bring together influential scholars on criminal legal aid from both China and England, sharing experiences from the domestic systems and deepening the understanding of the operation of effective defence. There will be comparative themes focusing on the reforms on the criminal legal aid systems and the future of the legal aid scheme in the digital age, which will have a profound impact on the legal assistance.