Doctoral Research Seminar series
This information is for the 2022/23 session.
Professor Thomas Poole
This course is compulsory on the MPhil/PhD in Law. This course is not available as an outside option.
The course aims to equip students with the skills required to undertake advanced legal research. The focus in Michaelmas Term is on methodological and theoretical issues arising in legal scholarship (with readings of Foucault, Said, Butler and others). The focus in Lent Term is on the various stages of the PhD process, and on preparation for professional life in academic law beyond the PhD. In the Summer Term an Upgrade Conference is held at which first year research students present their work-in-progress.
There will be 22 hours in Michaelmas Term and 22 hours in Lent Term. There will be a Reading Week in Week 6 of Michaelmas and Lent terms.
There are no examination arrangements. However, attendance is compulsory for first year research students. Research students in other years may also attend.
Department: Law School
Total students 2021/22: 4
Average class size 2021/22: Unavailable
Value: Non-credit bearing
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