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

Michaelmas Term 2020



14 October 2020  |   6.30pm - 8.00pm

Climate Change, Displacement and International Justice

Speakers: Professor Conor Gearty (LSE Law); Professor Tahseen Jafry (Glasgow Caledonian University); Professor Chukwumerije Okereke (University of Reading) 

Chair: Dr Robert Falkner (Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment)



15 October 2020   |  4pm - 5.30pm

Is it Time to Cancel Household Debt?

Speakers:  Professor Laura Bear (Department of Anthropology, LSE); Sarah-Jayne Clifton (Director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign); Professor Deborah James (Department of Anthropology, LSE); Dr Johnna Montgomerie (Reader in International Political Economy, King’s College London) 

Chair: Dr Joseph Spooner (LSE Law)



21 October 2020   |   6.30pm - 8pm

The "State of Emergency" as the Rule and Not the Exception: crisis conditions and exploitative lawmaking during COVID-19 and beyond

Speakers: Dr Sinan Antoon (Gallatin School, NYU); Carly A. Krakow (PhD candidate, LSE Law); Professor Vasuki Nesiah (Gallatin School, NYU)

Chair: Professor Gerry Simpson (LSE Law)



29 October 2020   |   6pm - 7.30pm 

Occupying the Pedestal: cultural heritage, protest, and the law

Speakers: Dr Tatiana Flessas (LSE Law); Jonathan Jones; Dr Sarah Keenan (Centre for Research on Race and Law, Birkbeck); Dr Luke McDonagh (LSE Law)

Chair: Dr Siva Thambisetty (LSE Law)




Top 5 Event Podcasts from the LSE Department of Law – Most Downloaded

Listen back to our Top 5 Event Podcasts from the LSE Department of Law - Most Downloaded! 

1. Ending Wars and Making Peace: the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 re-examined (2019)


2.Countering Colourblindness: intersectionality and post-racialism (2019)


3.Defending Liberty and Democracy in the Age of Trump: the role of civil society (2018)


4. Hate: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship (2018)


5. 100 Years of Votes for Women: an LSE Law celebration (2018)




Summer Term 2020  |  Department of Law   |    Postponed Public Events



FinTech and the Shifting Sands of Regulation Conference Series
Rethinking Regulatory Fundamentals





Debating Equal Justice: Fair Legal Systems in an Unfair World

Join us for a panel discussion with guests: Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, Professor Sir Tim Besley and Frederick Wilmot-Smith 

Chair: Professor Nicola Lacey



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