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Lacuna publishes three award-winning short stories written by Warwick students

Student writers have produced creative non-fiction about Palestine, memoir about art as protest, and journalism about the right to health in response to the annual Lacuna Writing Competition’s call for short stories about human rights.

Mon 08 Apr 2024, 12:00 | Tags: Student Achievement, Lacuna

Alumna writes captivating article for Lacuna Magazine

Wajma Zazai, who studied on our Law 3 Year LLB, and graduated in 2022, has written our latest Lacuna article titled: 'The Screen: Watching Afghanistan suffer from afar.' Wajma was awarded the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Scholarship from the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple to support her Bar Vocational Studies at City, University of London.

Fri 07 Jul 2023, 14:00 | Tags: Alumni, Lacuna

Alumna writes for Lacuna Magazine

Ruby Turok-Squire, who studied her LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights at Warwick Law School, and graduated in 2021, published an article last month for our Lacuna magazine titled: 'Building a human rights career: How to be a human rights lawyer, journalist or humanitarian.'

Tue 16 May 2023, 10:00 | Tags: Alumni, Lacuna

WLS Alumna writes touching piece for Lacuna Magazine

Emma Tetsill, who studied on our Law 3 year LLB degree and graduated in 2022, has written a touching story titled 'My Grandad and Covid - with underlying health conditions in care home, his life was no less valuable'. The heartfelt piece was recently published by our Lacuna Magazine and addresses the tragic human cost of the pandemic and government neglect.

Fri 12 May 2023, 07:31 | Tags: undergraduate, Alumni, Lacuna

Lacuna Magazine publishes student story on the impact of Black role models and Black creative spaces

Xaymaca Awoyungbo, a final year undergraduate student studying History at the University of Warwick, has written an article for our Lacuna magazine titled: "If you can see it, you can be it: The impact of Black role models and Black creative spaces." Xaymaca speaks with author Sandra A Agard and explores Britain’s young Black creative networks.

Thu 27 Apr 2023, 11:12 | Tags: Student Achievement, Lacuna

Alumnus writes for Lacuna Magazine

M Sanjeeb Hossain, who studied at Warwick Law School for his PhD has published an article this month for our Lacuna magazine titled: 'Bhasan Char: Prison Island or paradise? Are Rohingya refugees being denied their right to freedom of movement?'

Mon 16 May 2022, 15:28 | Tags: Alumni, Lacuna

Lacuna publishes LLM student's competition winning story

'Window-dressing' in the COVID-19 pandemic: The troubling story behind the rainbows in the windows has been published in our Lacuna Magazine. The author, Amanda Kowalczyk, who is currently studying part-time on our LLM in Advanced Legal Studies, won Lacuna's 2021 Warwick Law School Writing Competition for her story about the impact of the Covid lockdown on children.

Fri 25 Mar 2022, 08:27 | Tags: Award, Student Achievement, PG News, Lacuna

A shot in the dark: A three-part podcast about Covid vaccines and human rights

This new podcast asks what access to Covid-19 vaccines shows us about global health inequalities, why the at-risk are being neglected and how young people are being affected. Dr Sharifah Sekalala and Belinda Rawson have compiled the series to explore the human rights issues that have evolved, and which have been exacerbated, during the pandemic.

Thu 03 Feb 2022, 13:00 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Lacuna, Podcast

Inside the mind of an International Criminal Court judge: Sir Howard Morrison QC

Sir Howard Morrison QC has been appointed an honorary professor at Warwick Law School. In his new role he will be teaching on the Law School's undergraduate and postgraduate International Criminal Law modules. He will also be an invaluable contributor to other courses including practical advocacy. Lacuna Magazine has interviewed Judge Morrison about his extensive law career and his experience as a judge in the International Criminal Court, asking what advice he has for today's law students.

Mon 17 Jan 2022, 11:35 | Tags: Alumni, Lacuna

Lacuna Covid stories expose inequalities around the world

To mark 12 months since the global pandemic was declared, when the UK, and many other countries around the world, went into lockdown, this collection of stories investigates how the pandemic is affecting communities around the world. The articles are written by Warwick staff and students, some of which studied on our Global Health Law module.

Wed 31 Mar 2021, 14:00 | Tags: Student Achievement, Lacuna

Law School Students Award Winning Human Rights Stories

In 2020, as the world was getting to grips with life in lockdown, we launched a writing competition for students at Warwick Law School, the home of Lacuna. We are delighted to share our four winners, who have each created stories we are proud to publish.

Mon 29 Mar 2021, 10:00 | Tags: Student Achievement, Lacuna, Feature

Lacuna Writing Competition 2020/21

We are very excited to announce the winners of the 2020/21 Lacuna Writing Competition. We were impressed by the number and standard of the submissions. Each submission is worthy of praise and the competition has shown a real talent for storytelling in the Law School which is fantastic to see.

Fri 15 Jan 2021, 13:28 | Tags: Award, Student Achievement, Lacuna

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