Monthly Archives: July 2015

Latest editions of law books authored by Law School academics

Three revised editions of books for law students, authored by academics at Kent Law School, have been published this month. Kent Senior Lecturer in Law Dr Kirsty Horsey is the co-author of the thirteenth edition of Kidner’s casebook on Torts … Continue reading

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Medway law student interviewed by Sky news and national radio

Medway law student Gemma Blythe has been interviewed by Sky News and a national radio station this week, both broadcasters seeking her perspective on the latest cuts to legal aid. Gemma, a stage 2 LLB Law student studying part-time at … Continue reading

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New book on Agamben and Law edited by Dr Thanos Zartaloudis

A new book edited by Dr Thanos Zartaloudis draws together a selection of previously published work on Giorgio Agamben’s thought in relation to law. The book Agamben and Law, published by Ashgate, offers a range of varied readings, reflections and … Continue reading

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£10,000 bursaries for taught Master’s study at Kent

In an important update to the Postgraduate Support Scheme 2015, anyone who lives in Kent and Medway (and meets all other criteria) is now eligible to apply for a £10,000 bursary. If you are a UK resident, completing a three-year … Continue reading

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Kent law students recognised for feminist scholarship

The essays of two Kent law students have won awards in the Student Prize for Feminist Scholarship 2015. Jessica Elias, a Kent LLM in International Law with International Relations student, secured the runner-up position in the postgraduate competition with her essay … Continue reading

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Professor Davina Cooper wins Charles Taylor Book Award 2015

Kent Professor Davina Cooper has been awarded the Charles Taylor Book Award 2015 for her book Everyday Utopias: The Conceptual Life of Promising Spaces. The annual award recognises the best book in political science that employs or develops interpretive methodologies and … Continue reading

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Photographs by Dr Luis Eslava featured in exhibition in Rio

Photographs taken by Kent international law expert Dr Luis Eslava have been featured in an exhibition at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Dr Eslava was invited to contribute images to ‘Rio: 450 years of exclusion’ an exhibition of … Continue reading

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New book for international law expert Dr Luis Eslava

A new book by Kent international law expert Dr Luis Eslava offers an innovative account of the operation and everyday effects of international law and the development project. In his book Local Space, Global Life: The Everyday Operation of International … Continue reading

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New book analyses territorial boundary disputes in African continent

A new book by Kent Public International Law expert Dr Gbenga Oduntan critically examines the application of contemporary international law to the resolution of territorial boundary disputes in the African continent. In International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa, published … Continue reading

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Annual graduation and prize-giving reception

The academic successes of final year law students at Kent were celebrated on Tuesday with a Congregations ceremony at Canterbury Cathedral and an annual prize-giving reception on campus. Families, friends and staff took their seats in the Cathedral’s beautiful vaulted … Continue reading

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