2015-16 Academic Year Events

Martinmas Semester, 2016

School of International Relations Seminar

Professor Roland Bleiker, (The University of Queensland)

‘Images, Emotions and Humanitarianism’

Monday October 5, 5- 6.30pm
The Arts Lecture Theatre

ILCR/CMEMLL Reading Group

‘Interpreting Literature, Law, and Constitution’ (i): Introductory Meeting

Reading: Christopher N. Warren, Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680 (Oxford, 2015). Chapter 1, “The Stakes of International Law and Literature”

Tuesday 6 October, 1.00 – 2.00 pm
Old Seminar Room, 71 South Street, School of History


Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Seminar

Narrating Emotions: Recognition, Empathy, Compassion and Trauma in the Construction and Transformation of Conflict

Professor Roland Bleiker, (UQ), Professor K.M. Fierke, (St Andrews), Dr Naomi Head, (Glasgow), Dr Ty Solomon, (Glasgow) and Professor Alison Watson, (St. Andrews)

Wednesday October 7, 5- 6.30pm
The Arts Lecture Theatre

ILCR Inaugural Lecture

Baroness Hale (Deputy President, Supreme Court of the United Kingdom)

‘The Supreme Court in the United Kingdom Constitution’

Thursday 8 October, 5.15 pm
School III, St Salvator’s Quad


The Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence

Dr Anthony Richards (University of East London)

Workshop focusing on Anthony Richards, Conceptualizing Terrorism (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Thursday 15 October, 5pm
Hebdomadar’s Room, St Salvator’s Quadrangle


Late Modern History Research Seminar

Emma Hunter (Edinburgh)

‘Concepts of Democracy in Mid-Twentieth-Century Africa: Re-Imagining Political Accountability from the Bottom Up’

Monday 19 October, 5.15pm
New Seminar Room, 71 South Street, School of History


School of International Relations Seminar

Professor Barry Buzan and Dr George Lawson (LSE)

‘The Global Transformation’ (a seminar based around their book of the same name)

Monday October 26, 5- 6.30pm
The Arts Lecture Theatre

Institute of Intellectual History, James Burns Memorial Lectures

Ian Hunter (Queensland)

The History of Dialectical History: The Case of International Law

and

Michael Bentley (St Andrews)

Dialectical History: An Update

Friday 30 October, 2.00- 5. 30pm
Parliament Hall


Institute of Scottish Historical Research

Dr Maks Del Mar (Queen Mary University, London) 

‘Is There a Scottish Tradition of Jurisprudence? Neil MacCormick and the Scottish Enlightenment’

Thursday 5th November, 5.30 pm (Drinks and nibbles served from 5:15pm)
New Seminar Room, St John’s House, School of History


ILCR Public Debate

Jim Naismith, Katie Stevenson and Alex Woolf (University of St Andrews)

‘If One Were Designing a Federal Britain, Where Would the Federal Capital Be Placed?’

Wednesday 11 November, 7.30pm
Parliament Hall


Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies (MECACS)

Dr Ewan Stein, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of Edinburgh

‘Sovereignty regimes and international relations in the Middle East’

Thursday 12 November , 11am-1pm
Seminar Room 7, New Arts Building


ILCR/CMEMLL Reading Group

‘Interpreting Literature, Law, and Constitution’ (ii)

Reading: Christopher N. Warren, Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680 (Oxford, 2015). Chapter 5, “From Imperial History to International Law”

Tuesday 17 November, 1.00 – 2.00 pm
Old Seminar Room, 71 South Street, School of History


 ILCR/CMEMLL Reading Group

‘Interpreting Literature, Law, and Constitution’ (iii)

Reading: Christopher N. Warren, Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680 (Oxford, 2015). Chapter 6, “From Biblical Tragedy to Human Rights”

Tuesday 15 December, 1.00 – 2.00 pm
Old Seminar Room, 71 South Street, School of History


Candlemas Semester, 2016


ILCR/CMEMLL Reading Group

‘Interpreting Literature, Law, and Constitution’ (iv)

Professor Tony Lang on China Mieville

Tuesday 16 February 1.00- 2.00 pm
Old Seminar Room, 71 South St, School of History


AHRC 10th Anniversary Debate

‘Is British culture a myth?’

Tuesday 1 March 6-8 pm 
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street


ILCR/CMEMLL Reading Group

‘Interpreting Literature, Law, and Constitution’ (v)

Professor Knud Haakonssen on Adam Smith and Natural Law

Tuesday 8 March, 1.00- 2:00 pm
Old Seminar Room, 71 South St, School of History


Annual Academic Lecture

Gadi Algazi and Steve White

‘Doing Law and Literature’

Monday 18 April, 5.15pm
Parliament Hall


ILCR/CMEMLL Reading Group

‘Interpreting Literature, Law, and Constitution’ (vi)

Professors Lorna Hutson and John Hudson: Conclusions

Tuesday 19 April, 1pm
Old Class Library, 69 South St, School of History


‘Transgression’: A Workshop to mark the 70th birthday of Professor Bill Miller

Thursday 28 April 2016: 2.30pm-4.30pm
Old Class Library


Academic Roundtable

‘Law and Drama in Early Modern England’

Quentin Skinner (Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary, University of London)

Andrew Zurcher (Queens College, Cambridge)

Lorna Hutson (Berry Professor of English Literature, University of St Andrews)

Thursday, 5 May 2016
(2-4pm Lawson Room , Kennedy Hall, The Scores)


Seminar

‘The Reality of the Fantastic: The Magical, Geopolitical and Social Universe of Late Medieval Saga Manuscripts’

Hans Jacob Orning (Oslo University)

Tuesday, 3 May 2016
(11am, Old Class Library, Department of Medieval History)


AHRC Funded Cultural Engagement Project: Talking Law

‘The Trial of Patrick Hamilton’

Friday, 6 May 2016
(7-9pm Byre Theatre, St Andrews)


Lecture

‘The Real Work of International Law’

Monica Hakimi (University of Michigan Law School)

Wednesday 22 June, 12 noon

Arts Seminar Room 2, New Arts Building


 ILCR Conference

Living with the Law: Society and Legal Disputes c.1200-1700

27-29 June 2016
(Department of Medieval History, St John’s House)