Monthly Archives: September 2017

Two-day film festival on migration and borders

Kent Law School’s research group, Social Critiques of Law (SoCriL), and the Gulbenkian Cinema are collaborating to hold a two-day film festival focusing on migration and borders. The festival, ’CineMigrante’, will be held on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 October … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Intense and collaborative experience at Kent Summer School in Critical Theory

PhD students and early career researchers enjoyed an intense and collaborative experience at this year’s interdisciplinary Kent Summer School in Critical Theory (KSSCT) held in Paris. For two weeks in June and July, junior scholars were immersed in critical thought with … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Open Day for students considering research degrees in Law

Graduate students considering either a PhD in Law or an LLM by Research are encouraged to come to a Postgraduate Research Funding Open Day at Kent Law School on Friday 17 November. The event, which runs from 11am to 3.30pm, … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, news, research | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Baroness Shami Chakrabarti CBE to give annual Keith Tucker Memorial Lecture

Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales Baroness Shami Chakrabarti CBE will give the annual Keith Tucker Memorial Lecture at Kent on Thursday 19 October. The lecture ‘Women and the Law; institutional inequality and the case for radical change’ will … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, news | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Law School maintains top 20 position in three national league tables for 2018

Kent continues to be ranked among the top 20 law schools in the country in all three major subject league tables after being placed 14th out of 100 in The Times Good University Guide 2018. The Law School is also ranked 15th in … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, news | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Kent alumnus Jonathan Cohen QC appointed Justice of the High Court

Kent alumnus and Kent Law Campaign Patron Jonathan Lionel Cohen QC has been appointed a Justice of the High Court. Jonathan’s appointment, approved by the Queen last month, follows the retirement of Sir Anthony Edwards-Stuart. He will be assigned to … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, news | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book offers perspectives on nature and history of intellectual property law

A book edited by Kent Law School Senior Lecturer Dr Jose Bellido offers new perspectives on the nature and history of intellectual property law. Landmark Cases in Intellectual Property Law (Hart Publishing) draws together the contributions of 13 different scholars, each … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Law students jet off to Japan for international moot

Three Kent Law students are jetting off to Japan today, on their way to compete in the 12th LAWASIA International Moot Competition 2017. Law students Maariyah Baig, Cara Hall and Keegan Adsett-Bowrin (pictured en route from two different airports), are accompanied by Kent Law School’s … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, news | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Focus on critical indigenous jurisprudence for collaborative network’s 2018 events

A collaborative, worldwide network of socio-legal scholars founded by two Kent Law School academics will focus on critical indigenous jurisprudence for its next annual international meeting to be held in Toronto in 2018. Earlier this year, the Collaborative Research Network … Continue reading

Posted in CeCIl, news, research | Tagged , , | Leave a comment