Race, Mental Health and State Violence

Event Date: 9 – 10 April 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL Birkbeck School of Law presents: Race, Mental Health and State Violence A Two-Day Symposium There are many ways to understand how the state regulates and controls those within its domain along and between the lines of race and mental …

Crime and Global Justice: Book launch and discussion

Event Date: 2 May 2018 Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Crime and Global Justice: Book launch and discussion Daniele Archibugi and Alice Pease discuss with Alejandro Colas (Birkbeck College, UoL), Penny Green (Queen Mary, UoL) and William A. Schabas (Middlesex University London) their latest book Crime …

Does Justice Policy Listen to Criminological Research?

Event Date: 8 March 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL Birkbeck School of Law presents: Mike Hough Retirement Event: Does Justice Policy Listen to Criminological Research? Experiences of speaking truth to power An event to mark the retirement of Professor Mike Hough Mike Hough spent 20 years as a government researcher …

Law, Race and Brexit Britain – Launch Event for Birkbeck Centre for Research on Race and Law

Event Date: 15 May 2017 Room 421 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law presents: Law, Race and Brexit Britain – Launch Event for Birkbeck Centre for Research on Race and Law In recent years, racist nationalism and fascism have increasingly found havens in countries across the world. The vote …

Helena Kennedy – Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 3

Event Date: 11 May 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 3: Terrorism & State Power Speaker: Helena Kennedy QC Chair: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Birkbeck, University of London In this Masterclass, which is …

Helena Kennedy – Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 2

Event Date: 4 May 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 2: Gender, Sex & Trans Speaker: Helena Kennedy QC Chair: Sarah Lamble, Birkbeck, University of London In this Masterclass, which is …

Helena Kennedy – Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 1

Event Date: 27 April 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 1 Speaker: Helena Kennedy QC Chair: Jacqueline Rose, Co-Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities In this Masterclass, which is spread …

Drucilla Cornell – The Spirit of Revolution: Beyond the Dead Ends of Man

Event Date: 18 November 2016 Room B13 43 Gordon Square School of Arts Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and the Birkbeck School of Law present: Professor Drucilla Cornell (Rutgers) with Stephen D. Seely – The Spirit of Revolution: Beyond the Dead Ends of Man In recent years, some theorists have effectively disavowed both …

David Anderson – Terrorism and Tolerance

Event Date: 13 June 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London presents: The 2016 Magna Carta Lecture David Anderson QC (Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation) – Terrorism and Tolerance: UK’s independent ‘terror watchdog’ asks how we reconcile traditional freedoms with prevention of terrorism In Terrorism and Tolerance, David Anderson will …