A list of upcoming events for Lent Term 2019.
21 February 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Seventy Years of Nuclearism: a Cold War retrospective
This instalment of the Cold War International Law project will explore the implications of nuclearism for international law, for planetary survival and for cold wars, old and new.
Speakers: Professor Ruth Buchanan, Professor Matthew Craven, Professor Sundhya Pahuja
Chair: Professor Gerry Simpson
06 March 2019 | 6-8pm | Weston Café, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, LSE
Book Launch Party with Dr Insa Koch
Join us in celebrating Dr Insa Koch's new book Personalizing the State: an anthropology of law, politics and welfare in austerity Britain.
Speakers: Dr Insa Koch, Professor Nicola Lacey, Professor Deborah James, Professor Tim Newburn
14 March 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Security Council Resolutions as Evidence of Customary International Law: the case for Non-International Armed Conflicts
New data reveals the UN Security Council has consistently imposed similar obligations on parties to non-international armed conflicts. These obligations differ in important ways from accepted customary international law. Professor Greg Fox's lecture will question what the normative consequences of these patterns in Council activity should be. And in particular, whether Council resolutions can serve as evidence of customary law.
Speaker: Professor Greg Fox
Chair: Dr Chris O'Meara
15 March 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Taking Back Control? Brexit and the future of Europe
At this critical political moment, Professor Wolfgang Streeck will ask if European states can regain control of markets, and whether Brexit offers any lessons on how this can be done.
Speaker: Professor Wolfgang Streeck
Chair: Professor Peter Ramsay
25 March 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Next week's law
It doesn’t happen very often that almost a whole legal system changes from one week to the next. A week before the Brexit date, we explore the legal implications of Brexit.
Speaker: Professor Niamh Moloney
Chair: Dr Floris de Witte