‘Domination, privacy and the intrusive state’ – Seminar with Andrew Roberts, 27 November 2013

27 November 2013, 1pm, Room AG06, College Building The new Centre for Crime and Justice Research has an exciting series of seminars this academic year.  The first talk will be Andrew Roberts from the University of Melbourne will be presenting on “Domination, Privacy, and the Intrusive State”. Abstract Recent revelations concerning the extent to which … Continue reading

The darling dogma of bourgeois Europeanists

Speaker: Professor Alexander Somek Date: 11th December 2013 Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm Venue: D112, Social Sciences Building We are excited to announce that Professor Somek will join us in December for an extraordinary seminar on ‘The darling dogma of bourgeois Europeanists’. The presentation will examine the belief that national democracies are inherently deficient on … Continue reading

‘From Friends to Foes: Foreign Troops in Post-Conflict Situations’ – Dr Aurel Sari

Seminar report by Dr Ioannis Kalpouzos 13 November 2013 Our International Law and Affairs seminar series continued with what proved to be a very rigorous talk – and ensuing discussion – on the legal status of foreign troops in post-conflict situations. The talk was given by Dr Aurel Sari, a Lecturer at the University of … Continue reading

A tremendous start to the ISEL seminar season

Dr Steven Truxal – steven.truxal.1@city.ac.uk On 16th October 2013, the Institute for the Study of European Laws (ISEL) convened its first event in the 2013—2014 seminar season. Two distinguished scholars joined us, one from academia and the other from practice, to share their research and experience with pressing issues in the EU ‘lawspace’ First up … Continue reading

Seminar on Aviation Law with Dr Steven Truxal, 20th November 2013

The City Law School’s International Commercial and Transport Law Group is delighted to announce that Dr Steven Truxal will give the first seminar in this year’s seminars series. On 20th November 2013, Dr Truxal who will give a talk on ‘The proliferation of domestic and regional air passenger rights regimes: a global regulatory response on the … Continue reading

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: a wasted opportunity for victims of sexual and gender-based violence?

6 November 2013 1pm Room AG06 in College Building. We are delighted to welcome Professor Sarah Williams of the University of South Wales to give the next seminar in our research seminar series. Sarah’s paper will discuss the ‘Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: a wasted opportunity for victims of sexual and gender-based violence?’ … Continue reading

Holy Land tourism and international law – mapping a ‘real world’ clash of perspectives

On 9 October, the International Law and Affairs group were delighted to welcome Dr Gearoid O Cuinn from the University of Lancaster Law School to give a seminar on Holy Land tourism and international law – mapping a ‘real world’ clash of perspectives. His paper compares two modes of ordering relevant to occupied Palestinian territory:  … Continue reading

Seeking Justice for Extraordinary Renditions: Recent Developments before Domestic and International Courts

Seminar Report by John Stanton On Wednesday 2nd October, Dr Silvia Borelli (University of Bedfordshire) visited City Law School to give a paper entitled ‘Seeking Justice for Extraordinary Renditions: Recent Developments before Domestic and International Courts’. The seminar – the first of the new academic year – was very well received and attended by staff. … Continue reading

Second Annual Postgraduate Forum at The City Law School

On 9th May 2013 Prof Jason Chuah, Head of School, Prof Lorna Woods, Associate Dean for Research, and Dr Mauro Barelli, Senior Tutor for Research, welcomed research students and members of staff to the second annual Postgraduate Forum of The City Law School. The event provided an opportunity for PhD students to present their work-in-progress … Continue reading

By Enrico Bonadio The relationship between standardization processes, intellectual property rights and competition rules has increasingly become of interest in the recent years. Recent investigations of the European Commission confirm that standardization processes and in particular ownership of IPRs that cover standardized technology might in certain circumstances infringe competition rules. The article first explores the … Continue reading