Sunday, November 25, 2007

Edinburgh Festival of Legal Theory

The website for this event has now been launched:

A five day event, from 28 May to 1 June 2008, this Festival will host:
  • Dead/Lines: Contemporary Issues in Legal and Political Theory - an AHRC Doctoral Colloquium, held on 28 - 29 May 2008.
  • New Directions in Legal and Social Theory - the UK IVR Conference, held on 30 May - 31 May 2008
  • Social Events
  • Independent Workshops
  • Research Project Pitches

Calls for abstracts for the Colloquium is available here and for the UK IVR Conference here.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Upendra Baxi and Sammy Adelman this Thursday

Upendra Baxi and SAmmy Adelman, both from Warwick, will conduct the following workshops at Edinburgh this Thursday, 8 November:

11am - 12pm - Teaching Jurisprudence as if the Third World Existed, Upendra Baxi - held in Sydney Smith Room, Medical School, Teviot.
12pm - 1pm - Reading Terror, Upendra Baxi - held in Sydney Smith Room, Medical School, Teviot.
4pm - 6pm - Postmodern Sovereignty, Sammy Adelman - held in Moot Court

All welcome

Legal/Political/Ethics Philosophy Group in Stirling Events

Here is the schedule for this semester's Stirling political philosophy group meetings. All are welcome to attend. The meetings are at 5.30pm in Room A7, Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling.

31 Oct. Rowan Cruft (Philosophy, Stirling), 'Assisted dying: law and the moral foundations of human rights'.

7 Nov. Andrew Hass (Religious Studies, Stirling), 'From One to O: the Venturing of Nothingl'.

21 Nov. Stephen Penn (English studies, Stirling), 'John Wyclif on Civil and Divine Dominion'

5 Dec. Bill Munro (Applied Social Science, Stirling), 'From Philosophy to Social Theory'