Seminar

Research Seminars at the School of Law

Our seminars are open to anyone interested in Criminology and Law. Also as a modern law school we are committed to the long term training and support of people in practice and the public sector.
Everyone is welcome to attend and there is no need to register.

Our seminars take place in the School of Law, Bartolome House unless otherwise stated.

Date, time, venue Seminar title Speaker Host
Wed 20 March, 5-6pm, Moot Court The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Problematising the (S)Hallow Foundations of the Core of Legal Education Dr Steven Vaughan, UCL School of Law
Wed 3 April, 12-1.30pm, room BG03 The Power Behind the Thrown: Re-imagining Criminal Justice Reform (and Abolition) in an Era of Excess Dr David Hayes, University of Sheffield School of Law
Wed 1 May, 5.15-6.15pm, Moot Court Complex victims, responsibility and transitional justice in Northern Ireland Dr Sarah Jankowitz, University of Liverpool Centre for Criminological Research
Wed 8 May, 5.30-7pm, The Diamond Lecture Theatre 5 Annual James Muiruri International Criminal Law - The Road Less Travelled Judge Howard Morrison, International Criminal Court Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
Tue 14 May, 5.15-6.30pm, The Diamond Lecture Theatre 3 The Trump Administration and International Law Professor Harold Koh, Yale Law School Sheffield Centre for International and European Law






Past seminars

2018-2019 Seminars

2018-2019 Seminar Series

Seminar title Speaker Host
Ultra Realism: A Guide for the Uninitiated Prof Simon Winlow, Northumbria University Centre for Criminological Research
Estonia's digital transformation: Mission mystique and the hiding hand Professor Rainer Kattel, UCL Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Three Liberty Trees Professor Susan Marks, LSE The Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
Do we need a data property law next to traditional property law? Professor Sjef van Erp, Maastricht University Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Anti-Money Laundering and the UK Suspicious Activity Reporting Regime Dr Sarah Kebbell, University of Sheffield School of Law
Becoming Moral Actors and Better Citizens: Imprisonment and the Mosaic of Citizenship Dr Cormac Behan, University of Sheffield School of Law
40 Years of Purely Internal Situations Prof Amedeo Arena, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
New directions in hate reporting research: agency, heterogeneity and relationality Prof Catherine Donovan, Durham University Centre for Criminological Research
Proportionality as Fittingness: The Moral Dimension of Proportionality Prof George Letsas, University College London Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
‘Help me please’: Terror, Trauma and Self-Inflicted Deaths in Prison Prof Joe Sim, Liverpool John Moores Centre for Criminological Research
How to Save a Constitutional Democracy Prof Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
Regulating Police Detention: Voices from behind closed doors Dr John Kendall, Author. Centre for Criminological Research
Soldier, Contractor, Trauma: The Governance of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Private Military Labour Market Dr Adam White, University of Sheffield Centre for Criminological Research
All Staff Research Seminar | The immediate futures of health law after Brexit: Law, “A-legality Uncertainty’ Prof Tamara Hervey, University of Sheffield Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
Research Funding in Higher Education James Wilsdon FAcSS | Professor of Research Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield School of Law
Corporate Culture and Legal Liability Prof Jennifer Hill, University of Sydney, Australia Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Author Meets Critic: The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody, Circles of Support and Accountability Author Dr David Thompson, University of Sheffield meets critic Sarah Armstrong from the University of Glasgow Centre for Criminological Research
The National versus the Foreigner in South America: 200 Years of Migration and Citizenship Law Dr Diego Acosta, Bristol University Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
ESRC Festival of Social Science | In Maggie's Shadow: Thatcher’s Enduring Legacy Prof Stephen Farrall, University of Sheffield Centre for Criminological Research
Liability of Internet Intermediaries to Victims of ‘Revenge Porn’: Surprising Lessons from Good Faith Purchase Laws Prof Tsachi Keren-Paz with Dr Andreas Ruhmkorf acting as discussant, University of Sheffield School of Law

ESRC Festival of Social Science | Inside police custody

Dr Layla Skinns, University of Sheffield Centre for Criminological Research
European dimension of the Catalan sovereignist process Prof Ignacio Molina, Elcano Insitute, Spain Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
The Ritual Economy of Shenzen Prof Carsten Herrmann-Pillath,  Erfurt University, Germany Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law

2017-2018 Seminars

2017-2018 Seminar Series

Seminar Title

Speaker

Host

Military Human Enhancement and the Law of Armed Conflict Dr Rain Liivoja, Melbourne Law School Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation Dr Matthew Bacon with Professor Simon Holdaway (Nottingham Trent University) and Charlie Lloyd (University of York) Centre for Criminological Research
Policing Permissive Space: Rethinking sovereignty and statehood in South Africa Dr Sarah Jane Cooper-Knock, University of Edinburgh Centre for Criminological Research
Let's talk about the Elephant in the Room: Spying at the International Court of Justice Mr Iñaki Navarrete, McGill University Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
The evolution of vicarious liability Professor Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Good and bad choices in the early phases of an arbitration Mr Thierry P. Augsburger, Partner with the leading Swiss law firm Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
The European Harmonisation of Intermediary Liability in Copyright Dr Christina Angelopolous, University of Cambridge Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Brexit and the Future of EU-UK Civil Judicial Cooperation Professor Sophia Tang, University of Newcastle Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Send out a Signal, I’ll Throw You a Line”: Insights for Desistance Research from Signaling Theory  Professor Shadd Maruna, University of Manchester Centre for Criminological Research
Directors’ Duties and the ‘Best Interests of the Corporation' Professor Jean J de Plessis, Deakin University Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Veterans and violence: an exploration of pre-enlistment, military and post-service life Dr Katherine Albertson, Sheffield Hallam University Centre for Criminological Research
Patenting, invention and technological diffusion in Jamaica, 1664-1857 Dr Aaron Graham, University College London Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Jews in medieval England: Reflections on the construction of prejudicial archetypes and their relation to Law. Prof Ricardo Rabinovich-Berkman, University of Buenos Aires Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
QuadCOPters & Robbers: Constables, criminals and disruptive drones Philip Wane, Nottingham Trent University Centre for Criminological Research
A tale of two institutions: A journey from criminal to criminologist and prison to university. David Honeywell, York University Centre for Criminological Research
The Legal Effects of UN General Assembly Resolutions Revisited: An Empirical Analysis Dr Rossana Deplano, University of Leicester Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
Flexible Work: A Theory of the Firm Perspective Dr Marc Moore, University of Cambridge Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
Drug Prohibition, Inequality and Consumer Capitalism: A Toxic Trap Dr Keir Irwin Rogers, Open University Centre for Criminological Research
Abuse of Power in Administrative Law Professor Gordon Anthony, Queen’s University, Belfast
The contribution of the International Maritime Organization to the fight against climate change Mr Holger Martinsen Argentine General Consul in the UK Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
Freedom and Privacy or Surveillance and Control? Preserving Civil Liberties in the Age of Digital Fiat Currency Rohan Grey, Cornell Law School and Modern Money Matters Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law

Public Lecture | Securitization: Ten Years After the Financial Crisis - A lecture by Professor Steven Schwarcz

Professor Steven Schwarcz, Duke University, USA Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law

Queering the Pitch? LGBT Prisoners Rights, Needs and Experiences

Dr Nicola Carr,  University of Nottingham Centre for Criminological Research

Public Lecture | Scary Monsters: the Hopeful Undecidability of David Bowie (1947-2016)

Professor Alex Sharpe, Keele University small white rose

Public Lecture | Addressing Human Rights Violations: Repairing Past Wrongs or Looking to the Future?

Professor Photini Pazartzis, Kapodistrian University of Athens Sheffield Centre for International and European Law

2016-2017 Seminars

2016-2017 Seminar Series

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Seminar title

Speaker

School of Law UK Quo Vadis? The EEA as a Workable Framework Michael-James Clifton, Chef de Cabinet, Chambers of President Baudenbacher, EFTA Court
Centre for Criminological Research Investigating Child Sexual Exploitation - a Journalist's perspective Estella Hawkey, BBC Producer
School of Law Revaluating the Role of the Ombudsman Nick O'Brien (Tribunal Judge)
The Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law The International Money Problem Dr Dan Awrey, University of Oxford
Centre for Criminological Research Learning to Serve Time: Troubling Spaces of Working Class Masculinities in the UK(PDF) Dr David Maguire, University of Oxford
School of Law The Anonymisation of Research Data. - A pyrrhic victory for privacy that should not be pushed too far by the EU Data protection framework Paul Quinn, Brussels Free University
The Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law Addressing Tax Base Erosion caused by Excessive Corporate Leveraging: Tax Neutrality and Capital Structures Theory in Practice? Professor Kerrie Sadiq, Queensland University of Technology
The Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law Comparative Advertising: Indian and English Law Compared (PDF) Professor Arpan Banerjee, Jindal Global Law School, India
The Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law Trademarks & Private Environmental Governance (PDF) Professor Graeme Austin, Victoria University of Wellington
Centre for Criminological Research A People's History of Riots, Protest and the Law - Book Launch Dr Matt Clement, University of Winchester
The Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law Institutional Design for the EU Economic and Monetary Union: Financial Supervision and Financial Stability Professor Jenny Payne, Oxford University
School of Law Thinking through a parenthood paradigm for surrogacy law Dr Julie McCandless, London School of Economics
The Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law Foreign Relations and the Federal Reserve Professor David Zaring, University of Pennsylvania
The Sheffield Centre for International and European Law EU climate change regulation and its impact on global standard-setting Dr Melita Carevic, University of Zagreb
Centre for Criminological Research ‘Democracy’ between mystification and reality: the case of Bangladesh War Crimes Trials and the suppression of dissent. Professor Wayne Morrison, Queen Mary, University of London
The Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law Patent Law's Elephant: The 'Inventive Concept' Dr Julia Powles, University of Cambridge
Centre for Criminological Research Taming Coalition: Enduring rationalities of penal policymaking Dr Harry Annison, University of Southampton
School of Law European Public Order: What Does it Actually Mean Dr Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou, University of Liverpool
Centre for Criminological Research Masculinities and the Adult Male Prison Experience Dr Jennifer Sloan, Sheffield Hallam University
The Sheffield Centre for International and European Law Republican Non-Positivism and the Authority of International Law Professor Patrick Capps, University of Bristol