Forthcoming Events

LSE Law hosts events that play a major role in policy debates & in the education of lawyers and law teachers from around the world.

Browse our events for Michaelmas Term 2019: 


14 October 2019    |    6.30pm-8pm    |    Moot Court Room, New Academic Building, LSE

Book Launch:
Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Speakers: Professor Oren Yiftachel; Professor Sandy Kedar; Dena Qaddumi; Dr Romola Sanyal
Chair: Dr Joseph Spooner




15 October 2019  |   6.30pm to 8pm   |   32L.G.03, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields 

Veiled Threats: prevent, populism and patriarchy

Speakers: Dr Naaz Rashid (University of Sussex), author of Veiled Threats (Policy Press, 2016); Fatima Ahdash (LSE Law) 
Chair: Dr Suki Ali (LSE Sociology)




23 October 2019  |  6.00pm to 8pm  | Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE 

Book launch:
Bankruptcy: the Case for Relief in an Economy of Debt

Speakers: Professor Niamh Moloney, Professor Iain Ramsay, Dr Joseph Spooner




25 October 2019   |  9.00am to 5.00pm  |  Moot Court Room, 7.02, New Academic Building, LSE

Global Tax Symposium

The GTS aims to offer young researchers and more experienced scholars a forum where to discuss five papers every year in different cities on all continents. Each paper is discussed by an interdisciplinary and intercontinental panel whose members are leading tax academics, administrators, policymakers, and practitioners.




24 October, 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Shaw Library, LSE

2019 London Review of International Law Annual Lecture: Professor Danny Dorling 

'From Apology to Equality: making reparations for the harm done and the damage to come.' 




30 October 2019 | 6.30pm-8pm | Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building 

The View from the Bench: in conversation with Supreme Court Justice, Lady Black of Derwent   




6 November 2019  |  6.30-8pm  |  Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

Data and Democracy: in conversation with the Information Comissioners

Speakers: Elizabeth Denham and Dr Jay Fedorak with Dr Orla Lynskey & Professor Andrew Murray, LSE




6 November 2019  |  6.30-8pm  |  Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE

Women, Reproductive Rights and the Law: A conversation between judges and academics

Speakers: Deidre Fottrell QC; Dame Lucy Theis QC; Professor Emily Jackson





9 November 2019  |  9.30-5pm  |   Moot Court Room.7.02, New Academic Building, LSE 

State Accountability under Private, Public and International Law

The accountability of states for unlawful actions they commit or wrongful losses they inflict presents theoretical and practical challenges. This conference will examine the contested concept of state accountability from three distinct perspectives: private law, public law, and international law.




13 November 2019   |  6.30-8pm   |   Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

Code and Conduct: The Future of Legal Professions

Advances in IT have had a significant impact on lawyering and law. How can we harness the transformative power of digitalisation without sacrificing law’s humanity?

Speakers: Christina Blacklaws; Professor Veerle Heyvaert (LSE); Dr Orla Lynskey (LSE); Dr Eva Micheler (LSE); Lord Reed; Professor Richard Susskind, OBE