LCD Workshop (2013) What Role for International Law in the Policy of Post-Conflict Reconstruction?
2013's workshop will take place on 7th June 2013, 12:30 to 17:30 in the Pennington Room, Grey College and will focus on post-conflict reconstruction and the impact of changing policy and what is considered best practice. This debate has produced a host of best practice postulates on topics such as local involvement in decision making, accountability for past atrocities, sensitivity to context, and the construction of democratic institutions of governance. Full details may be found here.
(6 Mar 2013)
Prof Mary Footer Comes to Durham
Prof. Mary Footer will present a paper entitled "Changing Ideologies in Trade, Technology and Development: The Challenge of China for International and European Trade Law" on Friday 26th April in the Hogan Lovells Lecture Theatre, at 4:00 pm.
(6 Mar 2013)
Postgraduate Research Opportunities
A number of generous funding opportunities have opened for applications to undertake doctoral research in Durham University, including at LCD.
As a research intensive and world leading institution, Durham University is committed to the recruitment of the very best doctoral students engaged in innovative and highly original research towards award of the degree of PhD. Two schemes to fund incoming doctoral students have now opened in Durham University through which new researchers in the field of human rights might also be supported. These are the Durham Doctoral Studentships funded by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health and ESRC Studentships funded through the North East Doctoral Training Centre for which people undertaking interdisciplinary research (primarily with social science and politics/government/international affairs) may be eligible.
(5 Dec 2012) » More about Postgraduate Research Opportunities
LCD Seminar Series
Thursday 25 October 2012, 4.30-6.00: Introductory Session and Nobel Peace Prize
Thursday 15 November 2012, 6.00 -7.30: Colin Murray, Newcastle University
Thursday 6 December 2012, 4.30 - 6.00: Special LCD-GLAD collaboration on the feminist critique of international law
Thursday 24 January 2013, 4.30-6.00: Lars Waldorf, York University
Thursday 14 February 2013, 4.30-6.00: Alan Greene, University College Dublin
Thursday 7 March 2013, 4.30-6.00: Catherine O'Rourke, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster
Thursday 9 May 2013, 5.30-7.00: Phil Clark, School of Oriental and African Studies
Thursday 6 June 2013, 5.30-7.00: Philippa Webb, King's College London
(21 Nov 2012)
Law and Conflict at Durham Hosts Interdisciplinary Dialogue
Discussion Group Meetings
(9 May 2011) » More about Discussion Group Meetings
Durham Academic Trains Ukrainian Supreme Court.
(4 Apr 2011) » More about Durham Academic Trains Ukrainian Supreme Court.
Dr Matthew Saul publishes new article on local ownership of post-conflict reconstruction in international law
Professor Schmitt speaks at US Naval War College Conference
Law and Conflict at Durham goes to Azerbaijan
(16 Jul 2010) » More about Law and Conflict at Durham goes to Azerbaijan
Dr James Sweeney invited to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
James Sweeney discusses immigration on BBC Radio Tees
(21 Apr 2010) » More about James Sweeney discusses immigration on BBC Radio Tees
LCD begins project
New research group Law and Conflict at Durham (LCD) begins project in Estonia
(9 Feb 2010) » More about LCD begins project