Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
James Harrison has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowships for the 2021-22 academic year. The fellowship allows James to work exclusively for a year on a project entitled ‘Reconceptualising international trade law: In search of a bounded, socially embedded and re-connected regime’.
Dr Simon Behrman, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant of £9,752 towards his project “Assessing Rights to Bangladeshi Citizenship of Stateless Rohingya Children.”
Released this month and published by Manchester University Press, the new book Reclaiming Migration: Voices from Europe's 'Migrant Crisis' was co-authored by Warwick Law School’s Dallal Stevens, Vicki Squire and Nick Vaughan-Williams (Department of Politics and International Studies) and Nina Perkowski (University of Hamburg).
The UK government's Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has today announced a new system for people seeking asylum in Britain. Professor Dallal Stevens, an expert on asylum, claims much of what she is proposing is either (a) inaccurate, (b) unrealistic, (c) existed previously or (d) unlikely to achieve her goals.
Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School, has been awarded a £5k ISRF grant to support her project: ‘There is no app for that, regulating health apps in Sub Saharan Africa.’
The European Law Institute (ELI), an independent non-profit organisation that connects over 1,600 legal professionals and organisations from Europe and beyond, published an Innovation Paper on ‘Guiding Principles for Updating the Product Liability Directive for the Digital Age’ prepared by the Law School's Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner.
The Fair Chance Foundation Project has been awarded over £42,000 of Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Account funding in order to complete a more in-depth impact phase.
Despite the global pandemic, Law School colleagues have still continued with their research and exploring what they are passionate about. Here is a selection of some of the books they have published this year.
Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor in Warwick School of Law, will be taking on two significant projects aimed at ensuring that human rights don’t get eroded in the national and international response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Congratulations to Assistant Professor, Dr Laura Lammasniemi who has been awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship for her project, “Narratives of sexual consent in criminal courts, 1870-1950”.
Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School was part of an international working group on a two year in-depth inquiry into the ethical issues relating to research in global health emergencies. The aim of the report is to identify ways in which research can be undertaken ethically during emergencies, in order to promote the contribution that ethically-conducted research can make to improving current and future emergency preparedness and response.
Co-edited by Warwick Law Schools Dr John Snape, ‘Landmark Cases in Revenue Law’ will be launching in London on Tuesday 25 February 2020, 17:45 – 21:00. Landmark Cases in Revenue Law is a book which tells the story of 20 leading revenue law cases. It goes well beyond technical analysis to explore questions of philosophical depth, historical context and constitutional significance. The editors have assembled a stellar team of tax scholars, including historians as well as lawyers, practitioners and academics, to provide a wide range of fresh perspectives on familiar and unfamiliar decisions.