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Candlemas Semester, 2022 

Week 1
Thurs. 20 January, 4 – 5pm. ‘Reading Group’ 1: Reith Lecture by John McCluskey from the
1986 series “Law, Justice and Democracy” (full details circulated separately)

Week 2
Fri. 28 January, 5 – 6.30pm (In-person). “My Life in Law”, an interview with the Rt Hon.
Lord Campbell of Pittenween [In-person numbers limited – contact]

Week 3
Thurs. 3 February, 1.00-2.30pm. ILCR and Edinburgh Roman Law Group Seminar: “The Role of
Time in Roman Criminal Law”, Christine Lehne-Gstreinthaler (Innsbruck)
Registration required via link here:

Week 4
Fri. 11 February, 1 – 2.15pm (In-person / TBC). ILCR Seminar, Helen Duffy (Leiden) [Inperson numbers limited – contact] ***POSTPONED***

Week 5
Thurs. 17 February, 4 – 5pm. ‘Reading Group’ 2: Reith Lecture by Patricia Williams from the
1997 series “The Emperor’s New Clothes” (full details circulated separately) ***POSTPONED***

Week 6
Tues. 1 March, 5 – 6.30pm (In-person). Annual James Wilson Lecture in Law and
Government, Ambassador Susan D. Page (Michigan): “Never Ending Wars — Who
Decides?” [In-person numbers limited – contact]

Week 7
Thurs. 10 March, 4 – 5pm. ‘Reading Group’ 3: Reith Lecture by Jonathan Sumption from the
2019 series “Law and the Decline of Politics” (full details circulated separately)

Week 8
Thurs. 17 March, 1 – 2.15pm . Book discussion: Dramas at Westminster: Select
Committees and the Quest for Accountability (Manchester, 2020), with the author Marc
Geddes (Edinburgh) now online, MS Teams – with (optional) pre-circulated reading

Week 9
Thurs. 24 March, 1 – 2.15pm. SaintsLaw Seminar: Adam Bower “Preventing an Arms Race
in Outer Space: Current Challenges and Future Prospects” with response by Michael Byers  ***POSTPONED DUE TO UCU STRIKE***

Week 12
Thurs. 14 April, 1 – 2.15pm. ILCR Interview: Michael Byers (British Columbia)




Past events can be found here.