Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
Professor Sharifah Sekalala, an expert in global health law is part of an international team exploring how we define the end of a crisis in a new project funded by the Wellcome Trust’s new Discovery Award scheme.
Warwick Law School’s Dr Christine Schwöbel-Patel has taken up a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt fellowship for experienced researchers. For the next year, Christine will be based at the Humboldt University of Berlin, where she is working on the topic ‘Making States “Safe” for Investment: International Criminal Law and Imperial Rentier Capitalism’.
Warwick Law School's Dr Rajnaara Akhtar has written a piece for The Conversation UK (published on the 2 August 2022) on marriage laws in England and Wales and the need to update outdated legislation. 'Your dream wedding might not be legal - time to update England's old-fashioned marriage laws.'
Warwick Institute of Public Engagement (WIE) to present three public lectures on philosophical ideas of Difference, Authenticity and Love. All will be presented by WLS's Alex Sharpe. All events will be free and all are welcome. The first lecture, On Difference, will take place 7 November 2002. Find out more and register.
'Assessing the Role of Digital Finance for Gender Equality’ by Dr Serena Natile, is the latest in a series of briefs, bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues and contemporary concerns, published by GLOBE, a research centre within Warwick Law School.
Artwork Credit: Pawel Kuczyński
Warwick Law School’s Widening Participation Officer Becca Kirk had the honour of carrying the Baton in the Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2022 Commonwealth Games this week. Becca was nominated to take part due to her years of dedicated service to St John Ambulance.
Dr Stephen Connelly and Dr Celine Tan provide written evidence to UK Parliament inquiry on debt relief in low-income countries
Dr Stephen Connelly and Dr Celine Tan submitted evidence to a parliamentary inquiry on debt and development. The inquiry examines the impact of high levels of debt on development in low-income countries and the tools and strategies employed to reduce the debt burden.
Warwick Law School's Dr Andi Hoxhaj has written a piece for The Conversation UK (published on the 18 July 2022) on Russia's increasing influence on the Balkans just as the region's fragile peace is threatened.
Congratulations to Warwick Law School’s Professor Vanessa Munro who has been awarded funding to work with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in implementing and evaluating changes to improve responses to complaints and complainants of rape.
Law School colleagues Professor Sharifah Sekalala and Professor Ann Stewart attended the launch of the Warwick Africa Hub last month, in support of its initiatives. Sharifah and Ann were invited to speak at the event and were joined by Ms Bience Gawanas, one of the Law School’s most distinguished and inspiring African female graduates.
The Law School has seen significant success in the latest Warwick Awards for Teaching ExcellenceLink opens in a new window (WATE) with four of our colleagues winning awards in different categories. Head of School, Professor Victor Tadros commented "It is terrific to see our staff and postgraduate community receiving recognition for the brilliant teaching they do."
Western Balkans expert Dr Andi HoxhajLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window of Warwick Law SchoolLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window comments:-
"On Monday 6th June Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov planned to visit Serbia to sign a new three year gas agreement provided by the Russian energy company Gazprom. Under the agreement Serbia would pay approximately $400 per 1,000 cubic meters of Russian natural gas — almost four times less than other European countries pay."