Category Archives: research

Professor Davina Cooper made Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

Professor of Law and Political Theory Davina Cooper has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, the representative body of the social sciences in the United Kingdom. Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the … Continue reading

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Dr Gbenga Oduntan awarded $50,000 to run anti-corruption training in Nigeria

International commercial law expert Dr Gbenga Oduntan has been awarded $50,000 from the MacArthur Foundation for a project to run two training workshops in Nigeria on tracing funds transferred as a result of corrupt practices. The workshops will offer practical strategies … Continue reading

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Kent 50th in the world for law in latest global rankings

Kent Law School is placed 50th in the world in a new subject ranking by Times Higher Education (THE) published today. The THE World University Rankings 2018 for law judged 100 leading research-intensive law schools for teaching, research, knowledge transfer … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Power, property and the law of trusts revisited: Roger Cotterrell’s contribution to critical trusts scholarship

A two-day symposium exploring Professor Roger Cotterrell’s critical scholarship in the field of trusts law will be held at Kent on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 October 2017. Organised by Kent Law School Lecturers Dr Hayley Gibson and Nick Piška, … 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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