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CeCIL talk: Prosecuting the Prime Minister over Trident

Professor Nick Grief, Kent Law School and Dean for Medway, is one of the barristers instructed by citizens groups who want to prosecute the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Defence for conspiracy to commit a war crime. During … Continue reading

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International law scholar Professor Anne Orford to give CeCIL Annual Lecture

International law scholar Professor Anne Orford will examine punitive responses to the current migrant and refugee crisis from a longer legal and social historical perspective for the 2017/18 Centre for Critical International Law’s (CeCIL) Annual Lecture. The talk on ‘Surplus … Continue reading

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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

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Redefining international law through prism of selected WWI artefacts

In a special issue of the London Review of International Law, Dr Luis Eslava and Dr Rose Sydney Parfitt from Kent Law School are amongst five scholars exploring the impact of World War I through the prism of individually selected … Continue reading

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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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