22 March 2017Time: 4:00 - 7:00pm
Venue: Room 313, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
Part of the seminar series on Global Jurists: Past, Present and Future, organised by the Centre for European and International Legal Affairs (CEILA) and the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC).
This series offers a multi-disciplinary exploration of ‘global jurists’, as they have acted in the past, as they are acting now, and as they may act in the future. Often crossing boundaries between theory and practice in various ways, a global jurist may be someone who has sought to articulate (and possibly act on / advocate in practice) an account of legal norms with global reach, or someone whose ideas / practices migrated and travelled globally, influencing law and legal thought. We understand the ‘global’ loosely, and thus seek to explore the figure of the jurist as a mediator between different kinds of communities, whether international, regional, transnational, imperial or colonial. The series will involve 5 seminars exploring a variety of aspects of the figure of the global jurist, with the following specific themes: The Idea of the Global Jurist; Global Jurists in History; Comparisons, Transplantations, Migrations; Radical/Activist Visions; and Adjudication and Global Jurists.
Organised by Isobel Roele
Chair: Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott (QMUL)
- Professor Bill Bowring (Birkbeck)
- Professor Mikael Madsen (University of Copenhagen)
- Ms Helen Brady (International Criminal Court)
- Professor Elaine Mak (Utrecht University).
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