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Gender and Law at Durham

About GLAD

Gender and Law at Durham (GLAD) supports, develops and enhances research and teaching in the broad field of law and gender. Based in Durham Law School, it provides an institutional framework for the production, dissemination and support of scholarship and teaching in law and gender. GLAD members regularly engage with national and international scholarly communities, governments and activist organisations.

GLAD supports, develops and enhances the research and teaching of Durham academics in the broad field of law and gender.

GLAD aims to:

  • support the production of high quality and internationally recognised research on law and gender;
  • raise the visibility of Durham University's excellent research and teaching in the field of law and gender;
  • facilitate and encourage collaboration between colleagues in the Law School and the broader University who are engaged in work in law & gender;
  • continue and develop undergraduate teaching in the field of law & gender;
  • continue to attract and supervise postgraduate students in law & gender;
  • foster engagement between students and staff both formally and informally; and
  • develop links with the legal professions, judiciary and activist organisations.

In so doing, GLAD will:

  • strive to offer undergraduate modules in law and gender which are interesting, relevant and encourage the dissementation of research into teaching;
  • continue to supervise MJur and PhD students;
  • respond to Government consultations and disseminate research in a wide range of academic and non-academic forums;
  • organise seminars, workshops and conferences to encourage debate and discussion about important issues;
  • host informal staff seminars and enhance research support for colleagues working in these fields; and
  • work towards establishing student-staff collaboration and networks.