Lectureship in Law, Innovation and Society, Newcastle

Newcastle University

LECTURESHIP in Law, Innovation and Society

Newcastle Law School seeks to introduce into its strong research environment a Lectureship in Law, Innovation and Society.  The Lecturer will work to develop this theme, and generate momentum towards building a University Research Centre in this area. Full details and application information available here: https://vacancies.ncl.ac.uk/ViewVacancyV2.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmO/ntnf2Ug8FYLOsiycyJ8NKLUSGZp++enKGffg5iBFVU08iowxUDXyTCnDvJru8d5h2HhSluYp0eXWeEZYFxDtZno+zeZKHHqZIYH5v8SXc
For further information please contact  Professor Chris Rodgers on (0191) 208 7612 or by email at c.p.rodgers@ncl.ac.uk.

Closing date: 24 November 2015

2 x Graduate Teaching Assistants in Law, Leicester

Leicester University

Graduate Teaching Assistants in Law (0.2FTE) x 2
College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Leicester Law School
Package worth up to £14,057 per annum, together with a UK/EU tuition fee waiver.
Ref: SAH01052-53

Closing Date: Tuesday 12th December 2015
Full details: http://www2.le.ac.uk/research/degrees/funding/humanities-law/law-gta

Chair in Common Law and Queen Victoria Chair, University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Law and Social Justice

Chair in Common Law and Queen Victoria Chair

We are seeking to appoint two Professors in Law to join our thriving group of active researchers. You will provide academic leadership in both teaching and research activities within the Law School.  You will have a well-established track record with world-leading publications in international peer reviewed journals and a proven ability in obtaining external research funding.

Further information: http://www.liv.ac.uk/working/jobvacancies/currentvacancies/professiorial/a-588105/
Closing Date: Friday 4th December 2015

Stefan Cross Chair in Gender Discrimination Law, Southampton

Southampton University Law School

Stefan Cross Chair in Gender Discrimination Law

Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:   Sunday 13 December 2015
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  647515JJ
Full details here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/47624183ad52dd8428c97d3f6/files/647515JJ_Stefan_Cross_Chair_in_Gender_Discrimination_Law.docx

Advert: Gresham Professor of Law

Gresham College, City of London

Professor of Law

Gresham College is currently seeking a Professor of Law to replace Professor Sir Geoffrey Nice QC whose term of appointment is nearing its end. The appointment is offered for a period of three years and will commence on 1 August 2016. The first Gresham Professor of Law was appointed in 1597.

All applicants should submit a letter of interest, including a brief curriculum vitae (maximum 10 pages, or the first 10 pages only will be used), and the names and addresses of at least two referees to whom enquiries may be addressed as to their record and standing. A CV only will not be considered. Applicants must also provide an outline of the programme of activity that they would use the appointment to advance, and indicate in detail what their programme would be for the academic year 2016-17 (ie Titles and 200-250 word abstracts of six lectures for the first year, 2016-7, and an outline for the 6 lectures per year for each of the following two years).

Closing Date:  14 January 2016.
Interviews will be held in London on 25 February 2016.

Further details: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/47624183ad52dd8428c97d3f6/files/Gresham_Professor_of_Law_Specification_Dec_2015_.doc

and: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/47624183ad52dd8428c97d3f6/files/Professor_of_Gresham_College_Appointment_Brief_November_2015.docx

Seminar Series – Jurisdiction, Queen Mary, starts 19 Nov

Queen Mary, University of London

School of Law Seminar Series  –  Jurisdiction.

Date of 1st Seminar: Thursday 19th November 2015

Full details are available at:  http://www.law.qmul.ac.uk/research/centres/clsgc/events/index.html.

For more information, please contact our events team via lawevents@qmul.ac.uk or the Series co-convenors, Dr Stephen Allen (s.r.allen@qmul.ac.uk) and Dr Paul Gragl (p.gragl@qmul.ac.uk).

Harry Weinrebe Annual Memorial Lecture @BIICL, 30 Nov


Harry Weinrebe Annual Memorial Lecture

‘The Protection of Cultural Property, the Maintenance of International Peace and Security, and Public International Law’

Date:  30th November 2015
Time: 18:00-19:00 (Registration from 17:15)

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Grotius Library, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

Full details: http://www.biicl.org/event/1138


Leicester University Law School  –  CELI


Speakers:  Dr Loveday Hodson, University of Leicester: The UK and European Human Rights – A Strained Relationship?
Dr Merris Amos, Queen Mary University London: The United Kingdom’s new Bill of Rights
Dr Ed Bates, University of Leicester: Positive arguments for a UK Bill of Rights
Date: Wednesday, 2nd December 2015, 5pm-7.00pm
Venue: Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 1
University of Leicester
Further Details: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/47624183ad52dd8428c97d3f6/files/HR_Reform_UK_poster.pdf

UKAEL 41st Annual Lecture: Brexit – Process, substance and consequence: Paul Craig, @KCL_Law, 16 Dec

Kings College London

UKAEL 41st Annual Lecture: Brexit – Process, substance and consequence

Date: 16 December 2016

Venue: Safra Theatre, King’s College London

Speaker: Professor Paul Craig, Oxford University

This is the annual lecture of the UK Association for European Law. To book your free place, contact Kerstin Wachholz. The lecture is followed by a drinks reception. All welcome.

Iraq: Legal-Political Legacies Conference, Northumbria, 15 Jan

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Iraq: Legal-Political Legacies Conference

Partly funded by the SLS Small Projects and Events Fund

Date: 15th January 2016
Venue: Northern Design Centre
This conference focuses upon the legal and political issues generated by military action in Iraq, with specific reference to its legacies across a range of areas. It brings together leading scholars with research interests in human rights, international law, constitutional law, legal theory and history.
To access conference details and to register, please visit:  https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/news-events/events/2016/01/iraq-legal-political-legacies/