Law School Research Seminar Series: 'The Role of Rights in Abortion Law Reform in Ireland'

12 February 2020, 1.00 PM - 12 February 2020, 2.00 PM

Prof. Fiona de Londras

1.12, 8-10 Berkeley Square, BS8 1HH

On Wednesday 12th February 2020 Professor Fiona de Londras, Chair of Global Legal Studies, University of Birmingham will be presenting a talk 'The Role of Rights in Abortion Law Reform in Ireland', as part of the University of Bristol Law School Research Seminar Series.

The aim of the Law School Research Seminar Series is to foster the research culture within the Law School and to enhance the research networks between the Law School and external speakers/institutions. The talks aspire to address current big questions in the field of law.

Fiona de Londras is the Professor of Global Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School and Honorary Professor at the Australian National University (2019-2022). She has published extensively on rights, constitutionalism, and comparativism, usually focusing on the role (if any) of rights in shaping legal responses to contentious policy challenges. Her work has been funded by the British Academy, Leverhulme Trust, European Commission, Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, and World Health Organisation. She is co-editor of the Irish Yearbook of International Law and currently pursuing a research agenda funded by the 2017 Philip Leverhulme Prize in Law.

All Law School staff and doctoral students are welcome. This is a great opportunity to learn more about other scholars on-going research and potentially foster the creation of collaborative projects in the future.

Contact information
For more information, please contact the Law School Research Administrator t: 0117 39 40042 e: Suzanne Mills.

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