Monthly Archives: June 2016

Vice-Chancellor affirms Kent’s commitment to remain a European University

Following the UK referendum on membership of the EU, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent and President of Universities UK, Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow, issued a statement on Friday 24 June affirming Kent’s commitment to remain a European University: ‘The … Continue reading

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Prof Harm Schepel appears on BBC Newsnight ‘Life After Brexit’ Special

Professor Harm Schepel of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies appeared on BBC Newsnight’s ‘Life After Brexit’ special on Saturday 25 June, following the UK referendum on membership of the EU. Contributing to a special programme which examined the implications … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Conference sparks lively debate

Kent Law School’s annual two-day interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference sparked lively debate, offering scholars an opportunity to celebrate research diversity whilst exploring the overarching conference theme: Who needs law? Kent LLM students, PhD students and staff from the Law School, … Continue reading

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International workshop on law and materiality  

An international workshop on law and materiality was hosted at Kent’s Paris centre this month by Kent Law School Lecturers Dr Hyo Yoon Kang and Dr Sara Kendall. Scholars met to discuss the rise of ‘new materialism’ and to consider … Continue reading

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Conference exploring time, law and regulation to make innovative use of Lego

A Kent conference exploring the relationship of time to law and regulation will be making innovative use of Lego to help participants visualise key concepts. The Lego will feature in a plenary session entitled ‘Visualising Law and Time’ during the … Continue reading

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Two awards for outstanding learning support at Kent Law School 

Dedicated staff in Kent Law School’s Skills Hub and Student Advice Office have been recognised for their provision of outstanding learning support to law students in the annual University Teaching Prizes . Both teams have been awarded a £1,000 Barbara Morris … Continue reading

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Bingo under threat and in need of regulation

A hundred years after the first mention of bingo, as ‘housey housey’, research carried out at Kent warns safeguards are needed to protect its future. Already the game and its distinctive environment, as a social and community experience, are threatened … Continue reading

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Kent academics invited to migration and refugee law conference

Kent academics are invited to attend a conference on migration and refugee law taking place on our Canterbury campus during Refugee Week from Monday 20 June to Friday 24 June. The Migration and Refugee Law Conference  has been organised by the … Continue reading

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Kent Lecturer coaches Syrian refugees in mediation tournament in Greece

Kent Law School Lecturer Janie Clement-Walker has described a surprise opportunity to coach a team of Syrian refugees for a mediation tournament in Greece as one of the ‘most emotional and heart-warming experiences’ of her life. The request was sprung upon … Continue reading

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Come and work for Kent Law School: three lectureship positions available

Kent Law School is currently seeking applications for two permanent lectureships/senior lectureships and a one-year fixed term lectureship. Ranked 8th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, the School has an excellent reputation for … Continue reading

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