2017-18 Academic Year Events

 Martinmas Semester 2017


Centre for Global Constitutionalism Lecture (Organised jointly with the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies)

“Transitional Justice and Reconciliation: Conceptions and Misconceptions”

Paul Seils (International Centre for Transitional Justice)

27 September (5pm, Arts Lecture Theatre)


ILCR Academic Lecture

‘Sovereignty, RIP: Part of the Story’.

Don Herzog (Michigan Law)

28 September (5.15pm Old Class Library, 69 South Street)


The Law’s Two Bodies

Benjamin Earl (Procurator General of the Dominican Order)

3 October (12.30 lunch Room 9, 71 South Street; 1pm Old Class Library, 69 South Street)


Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Roundtable (jointly with MECACS)

“Schizophrenic Liberalisation? Post-authoritarian change and conflict in Myanmar”

5 October 4pm, Seminar Room 1, Arts Building


ILCR Seminar –CANCELLED

“Milton and the Problem of Belief.”

Professor Victoria Kahn (U. of California, Berkeley)

16 October (12.30 lunch Room 9, 71 South Street; 1pm Old Class Library, 69 South Street)


Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Seminar

“Shifting Legal Visions: Judicial Change and Human Rights Trials in Latin America.”

Dr. Ezequiel Gonzalez Ocantos (Professorial Fellow, Nuffield College, Associate Professor, University of Oxford)

18 October, 4.30pm, Arts Lecture Theatre, Arts Building


Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate seminar

“The Role of Domestic Courts in Human Rights Protection”

Dr. Ezequiel Gonzalez Ocantos (University of Oxford)

19 October, 5pm, location TBC


The Law’s Two Bodies

Angela Wilson (former Assistant Chief Constable, Tayside Police)

7 November (12.30 lunch Room 9, 71 South Street; 1pm Old Class Library, 69 South Street)


Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Seminar

“In Search of a Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey.”

Professor Payam Akhavan (McGill University / Oxford University (Former Judge, ICTY))

8 November, TBC


ILCR Reading group

Dr Jacqueline Rose

14 November, 1pm Old Class Library, 69 South Street (12.30 lunch Room 9, 71 South Street)


Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Seminar

“Confessions of Perpetrators of Human Rights Violations.”

Professor Leigh Payne (St Antony’s College/Latin America Centre, University of Oxford)

15 November, 5pm, Arts Lecture Theatre, Arts Building


Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate Seminar

“Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Violations.”

Professor Leigh Payne (St Antony’s College/Latin America Centre, University of Oxford)

16 November, 9.15am, Parliament Hall


Centre for Global Constitutionalism Roundtable

“Biases in International Justice”

22 November (5pm, location TBC)


Candlemas Semester 2018


Centre for Global Constitutionalism Lecture

“Mobilising under uncertainty in civil war”

Dr Anastasia Shesterinina (Sheffield)

6 Feburary (5pm, Arts Lecture Theatre)


The Law’s Two Bodies

Douglas Kinnear (Thorntons)

13 February (12.30 lunch Room 9, 71 South Street; 1pm Old Class Library, 69 South Street)


Seminar

“Thoughts on Ideology and Mass Atrocities”

Dr. Jonathan Leader Maynard (Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford)

21 February (5pm, Arts Lecture Theatre)


Lecture

“Genocide and Political Violence”

Professor Scott Straus (Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison)

1 March (5pm, Parliament Hall)


ILCR Annual Event – CANCELLED

International Law in the Contemporary World: A Conversation with Professor Stephen Toope

Stephen Toope (Vice-Chancellor, Cambridge University)

Chair: Tony Lang

2 March (2.30pm, School 5, St Salvator’s Quad)


Institute of Intellectual History Colloquium

Voices of Conscience in Early Modern Europe: A colloquium to discuss Nicole Reinhardt, Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

9 March (10am, Room 103, Medical and Biological Sciences Building)


SAIMS Annual Lecture

‘The Materiality of Credit: Debt Collection as Pawnbroking in Late Medieval Mediterranean Europe”

Professor Dan Smail (Harvard)

12 March (5.15pm Parliament Hall) 


Professor David Armitage (Harvard)

A conversation with Professor Nick Rengger to discuss Professor Armitage’s book Civil Wars

14 March (11am-1pm, Senate Room) 


Institute of Intellectual History Lecture

“The Dark Side of Enlightened Cosmopolitanism: Civilisation and Civil War”

Professor David Armitage (Harvard)

14 March (5.15pm, Room 1.10, St Katharine’s Lodge)


Institute of Intellectual History Conference

“Editing Early Modern Texts and Sources: Problems and Possibilities”

16 March (9.30am, Arts Lecture Theatre)


The Law’s Two Bodies

Stuart Pemble

17 April (12.30pm lunch Room 9, 71 South Street, 1pm Old Class Library, 69 South Street)


Butler/ILCR Lionel Butler Lecture

“The spread of Islam around the Indian Ocean”

Professor Michael Cook (Princeton)

Professor Cook will also give a lunchtime workshop on the same day (3pm, Old Seminar Room).

April 30 (5.15pm, Parliament Hall)


ILCR Lecture

“English Law in the Age of Blackstone: What Can We Learn from Sir Dudley Ryder?”

Professor Thomas Gallanis (Associate Dean for Research, Allan D. Vestal Chair in Law, and Professor of History at the University of Iowa)

May 4  (4.15pm followed by a drinks reception, Old Class Library, 71 South Street)


ILCR Conference

“Comparative Legal History 1050-1650”

11-12 May


Law And…, Law As…

Interview with Professor Lorna Hutson (University of Oxford)

28 May (4.30pm, Old Class Library, 69 South Street)


SAIMS Graduate Conference

“Identifying Governmental Forms in Twelfth-Century Europe”

Dr Alice Taylor (King’s College London)

7 June (3.30pm, Old Class Library, 69 South Street)