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.

April and May 2018

Date, time and Venue

Seminar Title

Speaker

Host

17th April
5pm-6pm
EG03

The Legal Effects of UN General Assembly Resolutions Revisited: An Empirical Analysis Dr Rossana Deplano, University of Leicester small SICCL logo

18th April
4pm-5pm,
Moot Court

Flexible Work: A Theory of the Firm Perspective Dr Marc Moore, University of Cambridge small SICCL logo

18th April
5:15pm-6:15pm
Moot Court

Drug Prohibition, Inequality and Consumer Capitalism: A Toxic Trap Dr Keir Irwin Rogers, Open University CCR Logo

20th April
4pm-5pm
EG03

Abuse of Power in Administrative Law Professor Gordon Anthony, Queen’s University, Belfast

24th April
4pm-5:30pm
Workroom 1
The Diamond

The contribution of the International Maritime Organization to the fight against climate change Mr Holger Martinsen Argentine General Consul in the UK small SICCL logo

24th April
12-1pm (NEW TIME)
DB07 (NEW VENUE)

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 small SICCL logo

25th April
5pm-6pm
LT02
The Diamond

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

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Professor Steven Schwarcz, Duke University, USA small SICCL logo

25th April
5:15pm-6:15pm
Moot Court

Queering the Pitch? LGBT Prisoners Rights, Needs and Experiences

Dr Nicola Carr,  University of Nottingham CCR Logo

26th April
5pm-6:30pm
LT09
The Diamond

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

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Professor Alex Sharpe, Keele University small white rose

2nd May
6pm-7:30pm,
LT02
The Diamond

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

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Professor Photini Pazartzis, Kapodistrian University of Athens small SICCL logo






Past seminars

September 2017-March 2018

Semester One | September to December 2017

Date and Venue

Seminar Title

Speaker

Host

25 September, 6:00pm, Moot Court Military Human Enhancement and the Law of Armed Conflict Dr Rain Liivoja, Melbourne Law School Sheffield Centre for International and European Law
11 October, 5:15pm, Moot Court 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
8 November, 5:15pm, Moot Court Policing Permissive Space: Rethinking sovereignty and statehood in South Africa Dr Sarah Jane Cooper-Knock, University of Edinburgh Centre for Criminological Research
15 November, 4:00pm, Moot Court 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
22 November, 4:00pm, Moot Court The evolution of vicarious liability Professor Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
4 December, 12:00 noon, Room DB13 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
4 December, 5:00pm, Moot Court The European Harmonisation of Intermediary Liability in Copyright Dr Christina Angelopolous, University of Cambridge Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
6 December, 4:00pm, Moot Court Brexit and the Future of EU-UK Civil Judicial Cooperation Professor Sophia Tang, University of Newcastle Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
6 December, 5:15pm, Moot Court 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
17th January, 4pm-5pm
DB07
  
Directors’ Duties and the ‘Best Interests of the Corporation' Professor Jean J de Plessis, Deakin University Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
7th February
17:15pm-18:15
Moot Court
Veterans and violence: an exploration of pre-enlistment, military and post-service life Dr Katherine Albertson, Sheffield Hallam University Centre for Criminological Research
14th February
4pm-5pm
Moot Court 
Patenting, invention and technological diffusion in Jamaica, 1664-1857 Dr Aaron Graham, University College London Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law
15th February
5pm-7pm
EG03 
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

21st February
5:15pm-6:15pm,
Moot Court
 

QuadCOPters & Robbers: Constables, criminals and disruptive drones Philip Wane, Nottingham Trent University Centre for Criminological Research

21st March
5:15pm-6:15pm
Moot Court
 

A tale of two institutions: A journey from criminal to criminologist and prison to university. David Honeywell, York University Centre for Criminological Research

2016-2017 Seminars

2016-2017 Seminar Series

Host

Seminar title

Speaker

Dr Joe Tomlinson 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 Euopean Law Republican Non-Positivism and the Authority of International Law Professor Patrick Capps, University of Bristol