School of Law Doctoral Research Seminar Series 2012-13
The law doctoral research seminar series at Queen Mary gives current second and third year PhD students the opportunity to deliver a presentation on the subject of their thesis. We also welcome external speakers.
The seminars are intended to foster the research community at Queen Mary, so postgraduate students from Queen Mary as well as other institutions are welcome to attend. For more information contact Hayley O'Hagan, PhD Administrator by email on
Time: 12 – 2pm
Venue: 3rd Floor Common Room (3.1), Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Centre, Lincoln’s Inn Fields.
A sandwich lunch will be provided at each seminar.
Date Speakers Title of Talk 2012 Monday 8 October 2012 Chris Reed Wendy Xia Advanced Presentation Skills. Tax Treatment for Indirect Equity Transfer in China. Monday 15 October 2012 Mary Gani-Ikilama Marta Diaz Pozo Philosophical Justification for Copyright. Biotechnology Patenting in Europe. Wednesday 7 November 2012 Tatjana Nikitina Yonit Percival (TBC) Regulation of over-the-counter derivatives in the European Union. China’s BITs Program and the Global BITs Architecture – Incorporation ‘with Chinese Characteristics’ TBC Monday 12 November 2012 Margaret Devaney Ehab Abu Gosh Rémy Gerbay Investment Treaty Arbitration: The Role of the Remedies Stage as a Public Interest Platform. The Dual-Membership in the WTO and OPEC, Conflict or Compatibility? Assessing the Status of International Arbitration Institutions. Monday 19 November 2012 Patrick Graham Sarah Singer Civil Disorder in Early Twentieth Century Britain: Policing and Military Intervention. Exclusion from Refugee Status: Asylum Seekers and Terrorism in the UK. 2013 Tuesday 5 February 2013 Robin Callender Smith Wai Kuan Hon (TBC) Nefissa Chakroun How the Prevention of Harassment Act 1997 Developed from an Anti-Stalking Crime to a Civil Privacy Remedy. Identity and Privacy in the Digital Economy. Transferring Patent Information to the Developing World: Is it an Overstated Hypothesis? Monday 11 February 2013 Andriani Kalintiri Aleksandra Jordanoska Standards of Review in EU Competition Case Law. Regulatory Enforcement in the Financial Services Industry: Tackling Financial Misconduct. Tuesday 19 February 2013 William Linton Mark Hanna TBC A Sociology of Law and Globalisation. Monday 18 March (12-4pm)* * This session will be followed by an end of series drinks and presentation of the prize for the best presentation of the year. Carla Teteris Aleksandra Jolkina Eda Sahin Maria Tymofiienko Fernanda Medina Pantoja Statements and Witness Credibility. Marriages of Convenience Contracted to Exploit a Loophole in the EU Free. Movement Directive: The Case of Ireland Collective Redress in the EU. Economic Functions of Trade-marks: US Perspective. Appeal in the Civil Law: an overview from Brazil example.