Events and Seminars


Presentations by members of the Centre

Wednesday 27th May 2020, 12-1pm, Teams Meeting: 'Recent German Constitutional Court Decisions' by Tamas Gyorfi; Professor Dirk Hanschel joined the disucssion

Wednesday 29th January 2020, 12-1pm, Taylor Building A36: ‘Global Administrative Law and Cities: The Perfect Couple that Never Was’ by Edouard Fromageau

Wednesday 4th December 2019, 12-1pm, Taylor Building A36: ‘Drone strikes on Saudi oil infrastructure and international law’ by Constantinos Yiallourides

Wednesday 6th November 2020, 12-1pm, Old Senate Room: ‘Implementing International Watercourses Law Through the WEF Nexus and SDGS: An Integrated Approach Illustrated in the Zambesi River Basin’ by Professor Zeray Yihdego and Julie Gibson

Wednesday 9th October 2019, 12-1pm, OA-Edward Wright Building G73: ‘The Explanation of Judicial Decisions: An Empirical Approach’ by Professor Tamas Gyorfi

Wednesday 27th February 2019, 12-1pm, MacRobert Building 810: ‘Towards a State-Private Actor Partnership in Securing Cyberspace’ by Irene Couzigou

Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 12-1pm, Sir Duncan Rice Library: ‘Due Diligence Obligation of States and Cyber-attacks: A Loose Cannon?’ by Enenu Okwori   

Presentations by external speakers

Wednesday 26 May, 1-2pm, Teams Seminar: 'Recent US Strikes in Syria: Broader Legal Issues' by Professor Christian Henderson

Tuesday 27 April, 2-3.30pm, Teams Seminar:'The Use of Force in Cyberspace and International Law' by Professor Nicholas Tsagourias

Thursday 1 April, 2-3pm, Teams Seminar: 'Non-discrimination and Equality in Covid 19 Responses' by Professor Diane Desierto

Thursday 19th November, 2-3,30pm, Teams Meeting: 'International Health Law: An Emerging Branch of International Law' by Dr Pedro Villarrea

Tuesday 1st December, 5-6,30pm, Teams Meeting: Participation in policy making and the duty to consult by Professor Janet McLean (Professor of Law, The University of Auckland)

Wednesday 24 June, 12-1pm, Teams Event: Rules-Based International Cooperation During a Global Pandemic: the Covid-19 Crisis and International Trade Law Lessons for developing countries’ by Professor Melaku Desta (Professor of International Economic Law, Leicester De Montfort Law School’Principal Legal Advisor, UN Commission for Africa)

Friday 28th February 2020, 2.30-6pm, Sir Duncan Rice Library, Meeting Room 1, Conference: ‘International Refugee Law: Comparative Policy Perspectives from Asia and Europe’ by Kivilcim Erkan (University of Kobe), Jean-Pierre Gauci (BIICL) and Irene Antonopoulos (De Montfort University)

Friday 7th February 2020, 4-5.30pm, Taylor C11: ‘The Fine Line between Collective Self-Defence and Intervention by Invitation’ by Professor Claus Kreß (University of Cologne)

Wednesday 15th January 2020, 1-2.30pm, Taylor Building C11: 'Climate Change and the Voiceless: Protecting Future Generations, Wildlife, and Natural Resources' by Professor Randall S. Abate (Monmouth University)

Friday 27th November 2019, 2-3.30pm, Regent Lecture Theatre: ‘One Hundred Years of Turpitude: A Century of War Crimes Trials’ by Professor Gerry Simpson (London School of Economics)

Wednesday 29th November 2019, 4-5.30pm: ‘The prospects for an ambitious treaty on marine biodiversity for the high seas’ by Joanna Mossop (Edinburgh Law School)

Wednesday 13th November 2019, 1-2.30pm: ‘The State Theory of Hugo Grotius: Lessons for our Time?’ by Professor Nehal Bhuta (University of Edinburgh)

Thursday 31st October 2019, 4-5.30pm, Taylor Building C11: ‘Environmental Rights in Cultural Context’ by Professor Dirk Hanschel (University of Halle-Wittenberg)

Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 1-2.30pm, Taylor Building C11: ‘Litigating Climate Change under UNCLOS’ by Professor Alan Boyle (University of Edinburgh)

Friday 1st March 2019, 4-5pm, Taylor Building C11: ‘The Right to Self-Defence under International Law: Reading and Re-reading the Caroline Correspondence, 1838-1842’ by Professor Dino Kritsiotis (University of Nottingham)

Friday 22nd February 2019, 4-5pm, Taylor Building C11: ‘Regulating Campaign Spending in the Age of the Internet’ by Professor Lori Ringhand (University of Georgia)

Wednesday 10th of October 2018, 1-3pm, Taylor Building C11: 'The Power(s) of Global Constitutionalism' by Professor Anthony Lang (University of St Andrews)