Monthly Archives: January 2016

Professor Stefano Rodotà to deliver guest lecture at Kent

Distinguished Italian legal scholar and politician Professor Stefano Rodotà will deliver a guest lecture on ‘Reinventing the Body’ at the invitation of the Centre for Critical Thought at Kent Law School. The lecture on Tuesday 2 February will explore the concept of the … Continue reading

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Complete the NSS by 15 February for chance to win an iPad Air!

Law School students have the chance to win one of two iPad Airs from today if they complete the National Student Survey (NSS) before Monday 15 February 2016. All students eligible to participate in this year’s survey, which opens today, … Continue reading

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Housing law reform by Professor Helen Carr contributes to new Renting Homes Act in Wales

Research into housing law reform by Kent academic Professor Helen Carr has contributed to a new law aimed at protecting the rights of both tenants and landlords in Wales. The new Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016, granted Royal Assent this … Continue reading

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Scholarship success for Kent Law School students

A total of 38 scholarships have been awarded to first year law students at Kent Law School for this academic year, with 29 students receiving Academic Excellence Scholarships; five students receiving a Partner Scholarship; two students awarded a Music Scholarship; and two … Continue reading

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Call for stream proposals for national Critical Legal Conference 2016 at Kent  

A call for stream proposals has been issued for the UK’s annual Critical Legal Conference, a gathering of international legal scholars to be held at Kent in September 2016. The Critical Legal Conference (CLC) attracts critical and radical legal scholars from … Continue reading

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Dr Gbenga Oduntan’s expertise in space law referenced in House of Commons

Dr Gbenga Oduntan’s expertise in space law has been referenced in a parliamentary debate in the House of Commons. Patrick Grady MP, member for Glasgow North, quoted Dr Oduntan during a debate about Space Policy on 14 January. With reference … Continue reading

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Speakers confirmed for transformative progressive politics workshop

Scholars from across the UK, Europe and the US will be contributing to a two-day workshop in May, interrogating the question of whether states have a place within a transformative progressive politics. The workshop, to be held on Kent’s Canterbury campus on 19/20 … Continue reading

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Guest lecture by Baroness Stern marks launch of new Criminal Justice Group

A guest lecture on corruption by Baroness Vivien Stern CBE will mark the launch of a new interdisciplinary research group at Kent Law School – the Criminal Justice Group. Barnoness Stern, who has policy interests in crime, civil law and … Continue reading

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Unique new specialism in Law and the Humanities for Kent LLM students

A unique new specialism in Law and the Humanities is now on offer to graduates studying the Kent LLM, a one-year taught Master’s in Law. Law and the Humanities is the latest in a suite of 11 LLM specialisms to … Continue reading

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Professor Sally Sheldon awarded £0.5m for biographical study of Abortion Act

Professor of Law Sally Sheldon has been awarded more than £0.5m to conduct a unique two-year biographical study of the Abortion Act. The grant of £512,000 has been awarded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to Professor Sheldon for … Continue reading

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