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Past Law Research Seminars

February 2018 - Re-engineering Children-Adult/Parents Dyad (Chiu Man-Chung Andy, Hong Kong Shue Yan University)

February 2018 - Why Stay, Why Leave? Traversing ‘The New Sovereigntism’ and its Impact on International Human Rights Institutions (Frederick Cowell, Birkbeck, University of London)

January 2018 - Reparations for Colonial Wrongs: What Is the Appropriate Measure of Loss for a Transhistorical Debt of Conscience? (Ulele Burnham, Doughty Street Chambers)

December 2017 - Coal Seams and Bit Streams: Two Recent Cases On the Conceptual Difficulty of Being and/or Having (Nathan Moore, Birkbeck, University of London)

November 2017 - Foucault's First Choice: Of Biopolitics, the Canon and Doing History Otherwise (Maria Drakopoulou, University of Kent)

November 2017 - Confronting Conscription: On the Possibilities of Ottoman Rebellions (Samera Esmeir, Berkeley, University of California)

November 2017 - Conditions of Carriage: Formulations of Office and Place in Minor Jurisprudences of London ( Shaun McVeigh, University of Melbourne)

May 2017 - Palais de Justice (Carey Young, Honorary Research Fellow, Birkbeck School of Law)

March 2017 - The Power of Discretion: Regimes of Exception in the Late Ottoman Empire (Noémi Levy-Aksu, Boğaziçi University)

February 2017 - Without Law (Elena Loizidou, School of Law, Birkbeck)

January 2017 - Letters from the Hawthorn Archive (Avery Gordon, UC Santa Barbara)

November 2016 - Law and Body Secrets: The Fantasy Structure of Genes and Brains (Renata Salecl, University of Ljubljana/School of Law, Birkbeck)

October 2016 - Lives That Slide Out of View: Law and Poverty (Adam Geary, School of Law, Birkbeck)

March 2016 - Violence and Spirituality: Cosmography Beyond Governmentality at the Turkish/Syrian Territorial Interface (Yael Navaro-Yashin, University of Cambridge)

February 2016 - Feminist Literary Theory, Legal Texts: An Encounter (Marco Wan, The University of Hong Kong)

January 2016 - Sovereignty Enisled (Stewart Motha, School of Law, Birkbeck)

December 2015 - Accusation and Expanding Crime-control Networks (Professor George Pavlich, University of Alberta)

October 2015 - Stop & Search: Drawing the Line Between Submission and Consent (Josephine Ross, Howard University School of Law)

September 2015 - What the Police Saw?: The Camera, Domestic Violence and Viewing Interpersonal Violence (Dawn Moore, Carleton University, Canada)

February 2015 - Public Legal Education and Social Justice: Connecting University and Community (Lois Gander QC, University of Alberta)

December 2014 - The Ambivalent Subject of Criminal Law (Henrique Carvalho, City University)

November 2014 - Academic Judgement and the Force of Law (Patricia Tuitt, School of Law, Birkbeck)

October 2014 - Urban Commons and Communities (Maja Bruun, Aalborg University)

January 2014 - Offices, Dignities, Jurisdictions and Jurisprudences (Shaun McVeigh, Melbourne Law School)

October 2013 - If We Know, Then We Must Fight: Legacies of 1970s Radical Criminology in the United States (Tony Platt, San Jose State University)