Global Law@City is an interdisciplinary research series which takes places annually in the Spring/Summer semester at City Law School. The seminars, dialogues, book talks and conferences have a broad mix of speakers approaching the idea of law beyond the State, from a variety of perspectives and approaches.
Global Law@City is additionally run as a collaboration between the Institute for International Law and Global Affairs and the Institute for the Study of European Law (ISEL).
Forthcoming Events 2016/2017
Tuesday 9th May, 16.00 - 18.00
Speaker: Professor Rosa Freedman, University of Reading
Speaker: Dr. Devika Hovell, Associate Professor in Public International Law, London School of Economics
Discussant: Dr.Elaine Fahey, Reader in Law and Associate Dean, City, University of London
Chair: Dr. Ioannis Kalpouzos, Lecturer in Law, City, University of London
Globallaw@city Research Dialogue Series - On the Relationship Between Law and Political Economy in the New Era of Globalisation
Tuesday 23rd May, 18.00 - 20.00
Speaker: Dr John Haskell, Manchester University
Speaker: Dr Grietje Baars, City, University of London
Speaker: Professor Poul Kjaer, Copenhagen Business School
Wednesday 5th July, 18.00 - 20.00
Speaker: Professor Andrew Murray, London School of Economics;
Speaker: Professor Mireille Hildebrandt, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Radboud University Nijmegen
Speaker: Dr Daithi Mac Sithigh, Newcastle Law School
Chair: Dr David Mangan, City, University of London
Past Events 2015/2016
Global Law@City in collaboration with ILAG and ISEL are delighted to host a talk with Max Schrems, the Austrian law student who initiated litigation against Facebook initially in Ireland then before the Court of Justice in Luxembourg and succeeded in having the Safe Harbour Agreement struck down.
This interdisciplinary book engages law, history, and political theory in a first attempt to crystallize the lessons the global 'refugee crisis' can teach us about the nature of international law.
This one-day seminar explores the phenomenon of institutions, institutionalisation and transatlantic relations. The seminar considers whether transatlantic relations in contemporary times a useful study of global governance? The seminar reflects upon contemporary understandings of institutionalisation as integration of regimes and orders from an EU perspective.
How do lawyers address global inequality through trade law, international law or through any other legal field? Why do the “haves” keep coming out ahead?
Where do we start when thinking about law and social transformation, and how do we articulate and address resistance to the reproduction of the concentration of power, wealth, authority, and prestige in the world?
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TTIP) is understood as one of the most controversial trade deals of all time. This dialogue involves scholars critically examining the negotiations from the perspectives of private law, civil liberties and international law to consider their approaches to methodology and their own critical method.
Global Law@City: On Global Law, Justice and Regulation Series
This inaugural dialogue focuses upon the relationship between global law and transnational law. In this dialogue, Professor Neil Walker and Professor Peer Zumbansen present their respective methods, methodologies and normative approaches to the place and definition of law beyond the State and how this influences the broader normative perspective.