Category Archives: Conferences Seminars and Lectures

‘Postponement of British Legal History Conference (BHLC) 2021’

“As a result of continuing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, in particular in relation to international travel, the organisers of the British Legal History Conference 2021 have decided to postpone the conference to 6-9 July 2022. This decision has been taken in consultation with the BLHC Continuation Committee …” (more) [John Cairns, Edinburgh Legal […]

‘Conference and Call for Papers: Frontiers in Civil Justice, Erasmus University Rotterdam’

“The conference Frontiers in Civil Justice will take place at Erasmus University Rotterdam on 16 and 17 November 2020. The conference will address four key issues in civil justice, which require a deeper and renewed reflection in light of their contribution of facilitating access to justice. These are the shaping of the interaction between formal […]

‘Online Program Announcement: Oxford Seminars in Jurisprudence’

“This notice is to draw your attention to a new online seminar series in legal philosophy. Beginning this July, Oxford Seminars in Jurisprudence will seek to bring together scholars working in legal philosophy, broadly defined, on a monthly basis to discuss engaging working papers. Attendance is free and open to anyone (meeting links provided upon […]

Diamond v Chakrabarty at 40’

“Webinar: Patents on Life: Diamond v Chakrabarty at 40 (June 17, 1pm EDT), Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 1:00-2:30 PM (EDT). This webinar is free and open to the public. No advance registration is required. In June 1980, the US Supreme Court ruling in Diamond v Chakrabarty authorized the first patent on an intentionally genetically modified […]

The Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2020: Registration now open

“The SLS Conference will take place virtually from 1-4 September 2020, hosted by the University of Exeter. The price includes: Access to all sessions within the programme during the times outlined on each ticket type; opportunity to network with other delegates virtually and the ability to arrange 121 meetings; meet with publishers via our virtual […]

Global Public-Private Law Approaches to the Covid-19 Pandemic: School of Law, Singapore Management University, 10 September 2020

“We are pleased to invite submissions that aim to further comparative insight and learning on the ways in which different legal systems have grappled with particular public law and private law aspects of the pandemic, such as (but not limited to): In public law: Checks and balances on the creation and use of emergency powers; […]

‘Call for Papers: Paradigmatic Shifts in the History of Private Law (25th Ius Commune Workshop) (Maastricht University, 26-27 November 2020) (Deadline 15 July 2020)’

“The 25th Ius Commune Conference will take place in Maastricht (26-27 November 2020), and a Workshop will be devoted to the impact of paradigmatic shifts in the history of private law. The workshops on ‘Comparative Legal History – Ius Commune in the Making’ aim to reveal and understand the nature and effects of various legal […]

‘CELS 2020 – Call For Papers’

“Spearheaded by CELS 2020 co-presidents Andrew Green, Anthony Niblett, and Albert Yoon, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) are pleased to announce the 15th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on October 2-3, 2020, in Toronto, ON, Canada. Paper Submission Deadline: June 5, 2020 (midnight, […]

Call for Papers: ‘The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform’: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, 16 October 2020

The 2020 conference explores topics in commercial contract law with a focus on sustainability, not only to combat climate change by contracts to promote the use of green energies but by supporting an ethical approach to supply chains. Commercial contract topics may also cover the impact of contemporary and post-Brexit international trade law on trade […]

Webinar: ‘Consumer Rights, Scams and Coronavirus’: Christine Riefa, Brunel University, 2 April 2020 11am

At difficult times, countries pull together. Or so you would think. This webinar explores the darker side of our national emergency. It explores how scammers and unscrupulous retailers are exploiting the crisis. Boxes of eggs at £9.99 in the corner shop, pasta on Amazon for £25 a packet, fake vaccines sold on the doorstep … […]