Category Archives: research

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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Research Assistantship Scheme for students culminates in day of presentations

Kent Law School’s Research Assistantship Scheme culminated in a day of presentations last week for more than more than 20 law students who had been selected to work on short-term research projects. The scheme, now in its fourth year, enables … Continue reading

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New book edited by Dr Simone Wong

A new book co-edited by Kent Reader in Law Dr Simone Wong explores the distribution of wealth and poverty in traditional and non-traditional familial relationships. Wealth and Poverty in Close Personal Relationships (Routledge, 2017) is co-edited with Professor Susan Millns, … Continue reading

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Kent Law School is partner in €2.2M grant for investigating patents and their role in scientific infrastructure

Senior Law Lecturers Dr Hyo Yoon Kang and Dr Jose Bellido will lead Kent Law School as a research partner institution in a European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant of Eur 2.2 million for investigating patents and their role in scientific infrastructure. The five-year project ‘Patents as Scientific … Continue reading

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Book by Dr Asta Zokaityte offers innovative thinking on financial literacy education

A new book by Kent Law School lecturer Dr Asta Zokaityte presents an original contribution to the understanding of an under-researched area of financial education. Financial Literacy Education: Edu-Regulating our Saving and Spending Habits (Palgrave Macmillan) introduces new conceptual frameworks … Continue reading

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£724,000 grant explores gender status in English law

Kent Law School Professor Davina Cooper, working with a team of colleagues, has secured a grant of £724,000 for a three-year study investigating and evaluating the regulation of gender status in the law of England and Wales. Reforming Legal Gender … Continue reading

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New book explores personal insolvency and over-indebtedness

Professor of Law Iain Ramsay has authored a book which provides a comparative analysis of the development of personal insolvency law since the late 1970s, and questions its contemporary impact at a time where a significant number of people live … 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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Kent first with PhD exchange agreement with the University of Melbourne

The University of Kent has established an exciting new doctoral student exchange agreement with the Law School at the University of Melbourne (MLS), which will enable research students at Kent Law School to spend a period of their research studies at … Continue reading

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Two SLSA prizes for outstanding socio-legal scholarship

Outstanding socio-legal scholarship at Kent Law School has been recognised by the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) with the award of two prizes – the Socio-Legal Article Prize to Professor Helen Carr and the Socio-Legal History and Theory Prize to Dr … Continue reading

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