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Free CeCIL public talk on Turkey’s state of emergency and human rights

The Kent Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL) will hold a free public talk in Canterbury later this month, to address questions raised by the state of emergency currently in place in Turkey. Entitled State of Emergency: On Turkey’s Gulenist … Continue reading

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CeCIL event to highlight careers in public international law

Students considering a career in public international law are invited to a special Careers’ Panel event on Tuesday 28 March organised by Kent Law School’s Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL). Leading lawyers from the world of international law will … Continue reading

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CeCIL lecture offers critical re-examination of reparations

Public international law scholar Professor Vasuki Nesiah from New York University will offer a critical re-examination of the issue of reparations when she delivers the Centre for Critical International Law’s annual lecture at Kent on Thursday 23 March. In her talk, entitled … Continue reading

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Free public talk on representing Marshall Islands case before International Court of Justice

Law School Professor Nick Grief will reflect on his experiences of representing the Marshall Islands before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) when he delivers a free public talk and discussion in Canterbury next month. Professor Grief’s talk on Tuesday … Continue reading

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CeCIL Speaker Night: International Law and the Making of Palestine

Islamic Law expert Dr John Strawson from the University of East London spoke about ‘International Law and the Making of Palestine’ for this year’s fourth ‘Speaker Night’ organized by Kent’s Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL). The event, hosted on … Continue reading

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International cultural heritage law talk on Al-Mahdi case

International cultural heritage law expert Dr Marina Lostal will speak about the arrest of Ahmad Al Faqi Al-Mahdi in connection with the destruction of mausoleums and a mosque in Timbuktu at a talk to be held at Kent on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Kent Law School launches new free public lectures

International legal issues in the news are the focus of free lectures from the Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL) at the University’s Law School. In the first on Tuesday 1 November, Dr Sophie Vigneron’s talk The Destruction of Cultural … Continue reading

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Guest lecture on relevance of 1951 Refugee Convention

A guest lecture exploring the relevance of the 1951 Refugee Convention will be given by Alan Deve, a Protection Associate at the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), on Tuesday 18 October. The lecture, entitled The 1951 Refugee Convention 65 years on … Continue reading

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ISIS Crimes against the Yazidis – Law Lecture

A specialist in international humanitarian and human rights law gives a lecture for Kent’s Centre for Critical International Law on Tuesday 4 October. Sareta Ashraph is currently chief analyst on the Commission of Inquiry on Syria and will deliver a … Continue reading

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International Law and Politics network hosting sessions in New Orleans

A Collaborative Research Network (CRN) organised by Kent Law School academics is hosting 22 sessions at the Law and Society Association’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans next week. Established last year by Kent Law School Lecturers Dr Luis Eslava and Dr Rose Parfitt, the CRN … Continue reading

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