Nottingham International Law and Security Centre
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Events

The Nottingham International Law and Security Centre (NILSC) is proud to host a variety of events which are of interest to academics, students, legal practitioners, industry experts, civil society and government personnel.

Lecture Series

Our events include our Lecture Series, which features high profile speakers presenting on topics of world-wide significance. This includes the Annual Lecture Series which is run by our International Humanitarian Law Programme.

Previous Lecture Series events include a lecture by Professor Anita Ramasatry (University of Washington School of Law and UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights), ‘Corporate and State Complicity for Human Rights Violations in Conflict-Affected and Fragile States’.

Seminar Series

We are also proud to host our Seminar Series, which is a programme of guest speakers, colleagues and doctoral researchers from law and related disciplines. Speakers present on topical or controversial issues in order to engage with the academic and wider community.

Previous Seminar Series events include:

  • Therese O’Donnell, University of Strathclyde, “Dispute Settlement and the ILC Draft Articles on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters: Is there a role for mediation?”, March 2020, rescheduled TBC.
  • Aniruddha Rajput, ILC, “Evidence before international courts and tribunals, March 2020
  • Dr Catherine Brolmann, University of Amsterdam, “Periodisation of the History of International Organisations”, 19 February 2020
  • Surhabi Ranganathan, University of Cambridge, “Worldmaking on the Sea”, 12 February 2020
  • Lisa Vanhala, UCL, “Governing Climate Change-related Loss and Damage”, 29 January 2020
  • Marie-Anne Birken, General Counsel, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, “Accountability of Multilateral Development Banks in the Wake of the Jam Case”, 6 November 2019

Conferences, workshops and rountables

NILSC also sponsors and runs a variety of different events which enable researchers in the area of international law and security to exchange ideas, develop agendas and increase the impact of their activities.

Previous events include workshops such as ‘Human Rights and the Privileges and Immunities of International Organisations Workshop’, which was co-hosted with the Human Rights Law Centre. Roundtables such as ‘2019 Annual LLM Roundtable: Fact, Truth, and Fact-Finding in Warfare’. Conferences including ‘70th Anniversary of Genocide Convention’, and symposiums such as ‘The Law and Politics of the Syrian Conflict’.

All events

NILSC Seminar - Guest speaker Sonam Gordhan, UCL

Date
17 March 2022 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
MS Teams live event
Description
NILSC Seminar with guest speaker.

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Imperialism revisited and the language of International Law

Date
04 March 2022 (17:00-18:00)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
School of Law, University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University - Talk on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

ILA Seminar: Cyber Operations in Armed Conflict

Date
26 November 2020 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
Via Teams

ILA Seminar: Global Equitable Access to Covid-19 Vaccines - Wednesday 28 October 2020

Date
28 October 2020 (13:00-14:15)
Location:
Via Teams
Description
ILA Seminar Wednesday 28 October.

Initial Thoughts on A Sociology of International Humanitarian Law

Date
28 November 2019 (17:15) - 29 January 2021 (18:45)
Location:
A21 (Council Room)
Description
Eighth Annual Lecture in International Humanitarian Law

The Law of Internally Displaced Persons Returns

Date
27 March 2019 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
C102, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Description
Nottingham International Law and Security Centre Seminar with Ben Hudson, Lecturer, University of Lincoln.

The Trial of the Kaiser

Date
20 March 2019 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
A100, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Description
International Law Regional Seminar with William Schabas (Middlesex University).

Governmental Illegitimacy Revisited: Crises of Political Authority in the Post-Post-Cold War Era

Date
14 March 2019 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Room D11, Teaching and Learning Building, University Park
Description
Nottingham International Law and Security Centre Seminar with Brad Roth, Wayne State University, Detroit.

The Trump Administration and International Law

Date
13 March 2019 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
B1, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
Book signing and seminar with Harold Koh (Yale University).

Court martial and military justice

Date
11 March 2019 (17:00-18:30)
Location:
B1, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Description
Nottingham International Law and Security Centre and The Bar Society present 'Court martial and military justice' seminar with Judge Blackett, Judge Advocate General.

Peeking beyond East West Street: What can international law learn from Jewish Legal Theory in a post-war setting

Date
27 February 2019 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
E02, Teaching and Learning Building, University Park
Description
Nottingham International Law and Security Centre Seminar with Sylvia Wittmer, NILSC Visiting Researcher and Humboldt University.

Exploring the Foundations of Disaster Risk Reduction

Date
20 February 2019 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
A42, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
Description
International Law Regional Seminar with Marie Aronsson-Storrier (University of Reading).

Nottingham International Law and Security Centre Interdisciplinary Conference

Date
09 November 2018 (00:00)
Location:
University of Nottingham
Description
The Nottingham International Law and Security Centre Interdisciplinary Conference will bring together scholars from across a range of disciplines to discuss topics broadly related to the topic of genocide.

Law and politics of the Syrian conflict

Date
04 May 2018 (09:30-18:30)
Location:
City Campus, Newton LT7, Nottingham Trent University
Description
This symposium on Syria aims to provide an inter-disciplinary forum for informed discussion and to increase the level of knowledge and debate on this important, pressing and relevant subject.

Non-UN sanctions and international law: legitimacy, effectiveness and impact

Date
10 November 2017 (08:30-17:30)
Location:
Law and Social Sciences, NILSC, University Park
Description
European Society of International Law Prague-Nottingham Symposium.

Maritime tensions in South East Asia – What are the implications?

Date
25 October 2017 (16:30-18:00)
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
Nottingham International Law and Security Centre seminar by David Letts, Associate Professor, College of Law, Australian National University.

Rules of engagement - military offences in operational conditions

Date
18 October 2017 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
Nottingham International Law and Security Centre seminar by Judge Jeff Blackett, Judge Advocate General.

Two day conference on Business, Human Rights and Security

Date
26 (11:00) - 27 January 2017 (13:00)
Location:
The University of Nottingham, University Park Campus
Description
HRLC's Business, Trade and Human Rights Unit and the Nottingham International Law and Security Centre (NILSC) conference on Business, Human Rights and Security.

Freedom of navigation, maritime militias and the South China Sea

Date
15 November 2016 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
NILSC is pleased to announce a special lunchtime seminar by Dr Rob McLaughlin, Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law.

Scholars and practitioners: a conversation on rights and justice for human security

Date
08 June 2016 (18:00-19:00)
Location:
A42 Sir Clive Granger Building
Description
Professor Lorraine Elliott in conversation with three scholar-practitioners whose work is about translating key ideas on human security into practice.

Scholars and practitioners: a conversation on rights and justice for human security

Date
08 June 2016 (18:00-19:00)
Location:
A42 Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park Campus
Description
In this public event, Professor Lorraine Elliott will be in conversation with scholar-practitioners.

Workshop on Rights and Justice in Governing for Human Security

Date
08 June 2016 (12:30-17:15)
Location:
A42 Sir Clive Granger Building
Description
A one-day workshop sponsored by the Rights and Justice Research Priority Area, the Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies and the Nottingham International Law and Security Centre at The University of Nottingham.

Identity, Crisis and Change

Date
12 June 2015 (09:00-18:00)
Description
The School of Politics and International Relations is hosting an international interdisciplinary postgraduate conference on 'Identity, Crisis and Change'.

Governing for Human Security in the Asia-Pacific

Date
11 (09:00) - 12 May 2015 (18:00)
Description
IAPS and NILSC are organising a two-day workshop on Governing for Human Security in the Asia-Pacific.

Governing for Human Security: Scale, Voice and Policy Practice

Date
11 (00:00) - 12 May 2015 (00:00)
Description
The Nottingham International Law and Security Centre(NILSC), based in the School of Law, and the Institute for Asia and PacificStudies (IAPS), based in the School of Politics and International Relations,are co-hosting a workshop on 'Governing for Human Security: Scale, Voice andPolicy Practice'.

Human security in the Asia Pacific: protection, empowerment and questions of scale

Date
19 March 2015 (16:00-17:30)
Description
Professor Lorraine Elliott will present to IAPS and NILSC on 'Human security in the Asia Pacific: protection, empowerment and questions of scale'.

The Fallacy of Democratisation: Human Insecurity and United Nations Peacebuilding - Christy Shucksmith

Date
20 February 2014 (14:00-16:00)
Description
Join the Nottingham International Law and Security Centre for a talk on the International Committee of the Red Cross, the UN, and peace building by Christy Shucksmith.

Annual lecture to be delivered by Kimberley Prost

Date
17 February 2014 (18:00-19:00)
Description
Kimberly Prost will deliver the Nottingham International Law and Security Centre annual lecture

Human Rights Film Series presents 'The Whistleblower'

Date
23 January 2014 (18:00-21:00)
Location:
A48 Sir Clive Granger Building

Detention of Civilians in International Armed Conflicts - Masoud Zamani

Date
23 January 2014 (14:00-16:00)
Description
Join Masoud Zamami for a talk on the detention of civilians in international armed conflict.

The US Drone Programme, Publicity and the Development of Jus ad Bellum - Marie Aronsson

Date
16 January 2014 (14:00-16:00)
Description
Join NILSC for a talk from Marie Aronsson on the US drone programme.

The human rights obligation to protect soldiers during active military obligations abroad

Date
20 November 2013 (16:00-18:00)
Description
Join PhD candidate Stuart Wallace for a talk on the human rights obligation to protect soldiers during active military operations abroad

The role of the military lawyer in conflict and post-conflict operations - David Letts

Date
05 November 2013 (12:30-13:30)
Description
David Letts will be speaking at the School of Law on the role of the military lawyer in conflict and post-conflict operations.

 

Nottingham International Law and Security Centre

School of Law
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


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