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Events in the School of Law

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Law.

The Political Economy of Killer Robots

16:00 - 17:30 16 July 2018

Frank Pasquale is professor of law at the University of Maryland, an affiliate fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project, a member of the Council for Big Data, Ethics and Society, and a founding board member of the Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and Law (APPEAL). After the talk and Q/A, participants are..

Illicit drug user support, stigma and urban effects: debating injecting and consumption rooms in South Western Sydney

13:00 - 14:30 11 September 2018

The wide consumption of illicit drugs such as heroin and crystal methamphetamine results in ongoing division about whether these practices are criminal law or public health matters. To date, Sydney’s MSIC (Medically Supervised Injecting Centre – opened on a trial basis in 2001) has been the only operating Australian urban location that..

International Law and Universality - 2018 Conference of the European Society of International Law

12 - 15 September 2018

Join us for the 14th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law. The 2018 conference, hosted by the Manchester International Law Centre at The University of Manchester, will take a hard and unflinching look at the multitude of roles and functions played by universality in international legal discourses as well as the in it..

Annual Harry Street Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 15 November 2018

This year's Harry Street lecture will be delivered by Lucy Powell, MP for Manchester Central. She is an extremely active member of Parliament and served as a Shadow Education Secretary from 2015 to 2016. Since her election Lucy has campaigned hard against the Government’s cuts to Manchester’s public services, the privatisation of the am..

Healthcare Disparities: disruptive healthcare technologies and the patient

13 - 15 June 2019

The question of health inequalities has become increasingly significant as certain population groups expand. With the overall global population ageing, this marks one of the most significant social and economic challenges facing the world. These demographic trends will impact on many policy areas in the health and social care field. While unde..

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