Law and Global Justice (LGJ) provides a forum for the development and dissemination of research in the field of Global law and justice. We are a community of academics and postgraduate researchers within Durham Law School with links to colleagues throughout the University and beyond.
Law and Global Justice is an inclusive research group that promotes and supports a broad range of research interests across a diverse range of questions and issues. These areas include globalisation and development, Global constitutionalism, the law of armed conflict, international terrorism, broad questions of international human rights, Global legal theory and history.
Our group provides a forum for cultivating research ideas and projects and encouraging collaborative research and funding applications.
Law and Global Justice aims:
- To encourage research, scholarship and engagement with questions of Global justice
- To assist in the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers
- To establish and maintain links with external institutions and to disseminate the work of its members to a wide Global audience
- To contribute to high quality research led teaching and supervision in the field of Global justice on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
- To engage with undergraduate students to foster awareness and consciousness of important Global justice questions
LGJ PGR Seminar: Comparing Historical Trauma in Autobiography: Bolshevik Russia, the Holocaust and Martinican Slaves’
World Heritage Centre on the 21st May from 5-7pm
Law and Global Justice is pleased to welcome Sara Louise Cooper from the University of Oxford as invited speaker for the final LGJ PGR Seminar of the year to take place in the World Heritage Centre on the 21st May from 5-7pm. Sara Louise Cooper will be delivering a paper entitled: ‘Comparing Historical Trauma in Autobiography: Bolshevik Russia, the Holocaust and Martinican Slaves’
PGR Conference: Managing Rights and Freedoms: the UK, Europe and the World
1st May 2014, 09:00 to 2nd May 2014, 17:00, Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College, Durham
On May 1 and 2, 2014 the Human Rights Centre will co-host a PGR conference, which will take place in Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College, Durham.