SOAS University of London

LEDC Seminar Series

LEDC’s Twelfth Annual Public Evening Seminar Series (2018-2019)
For further information contact: ledc@soas.ac.uk

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Previous Events in this series

Geoengineering: Risks, Rights and Ethics

Speaker: Dr Sam Adelman, University of Warwick

LEDC’s Eleventh Annual Public Evening Seminar Series (2017-2018)

25 January 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Environmental Adjudication in the Anthropocene

Speaker: Prof. Gitanjali Nain Gill, School of Law, Northumbria University

LEDC’s Eleventh Annual Public Evening Seminar Series (2017-2018)

12 October 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bhopal and the elusive quest for justice

Speaker: Salil Tripathi (Institute for Human Rights and Business)

A seminar by Salil Tripathi, Senior Advisor on Global Issues at the Institute for Human Rights and Business.

2 December 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sustainable Development as Climate Injustice

Dr Sam Adelman (Warwick Law School)

A seminar examining the relationship between sustainable development and sustainability.

7 October 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Resource Curse

Prof Janet Dine (Queen Mary University of London)
10 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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).

20 May 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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.

28 January 2014, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, L101, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Towards Rio+20: Business, Natural Resources and Human Rights

Keren Adams (Leigh Day & Co)

Holding the giants to account: transnational human rights litigation in practice

For further information contact Virginie Rouas: ledc@soas.ac.uk

21 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Towards Rio+20: Business, Natural Resources and Human Rights

Krystyna Swiderska (Int'l Institute for Environment and Development)

Implementing the Nagoya Protocol's provisions on community protocols and prior informed consent: lessons and challenges.

For further information contact Virginie Rouas: ledc@soas.ac.uk

14 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Towards Rio+20: Business, Natural Resources and Human Rights

Salil Tripathi (Institute for Human Rights and Business)

Ending complicity in conflict: how international efforts have attempted to break the link between extractive industries and human rights abuses.

For further information contact Virginie Rouas: ledc@soas.ac.uk

21 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Towards Rio+20: Business, Natural Resources and Human Rights

Peter Frankental (Amnesty International)

Holding transnational corporations accountable for human rights - is the tide beginning to turn?

For further information contact Virginie Rouas: ledc@soas.ac.uk

8 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

New Developments in Indian Environmental law

Professor Upendra Baxi, Professor of Law in Development, University of Warwick

Chair: Dr Philippe Cullet, LEDC, SOAS

26 February 2009, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, The Council Chamber, Charles Clore House, 17 Russe, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

International Environmental Governance - Where From Here?

Joy Hyrvarinen, Director, Foundation for International and Environmental Law (FIELD)

Chair: Feja Lesniewska, LEDC, SOAS

19 February 2009, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, The Council Chamber, Charles Clore House, 17 Russe, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Indigenous Peoples and Natural Resources in the Artic

Professor Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Queen Mary College, University of London

Chair: Kristin Hausler, Research Fellow, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

5 February 2009, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, The Council Chamber, Charles Clore House, 17 Russe, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM