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Professor Marco Roscini from Westminster Law School has been awarded an additional €23,000 grant by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation to fund the third year of his research project on International Law and Foreign Intervention in Civil Wars.

On 8 and 9 February 2018, Ruth Mackenzie participated in the second meeting of the legal working group on liability for environmental harm arising from mining activities in the seabed area beyond national jurisdiction.

Ruth Mackenzie, Reader in International Law, participated in the GQUAL conference Changing the Picture of International Justice held in The Hague from 3-5 October 2017.

Reader in International Law Ruth Mackenzie recently participated in the first meeting of a legal working group on liability for environmental harm arising from mining activities in the seabed area beyond national jurisdiction.

As a member of the research group International Law at Westminster, Professor Hélène Lambert took part in three recent events about the status of refugees.

Two postgraduate students from Westminster Law School, Livia Carlini Schmidt and Manvir Grewal, presented at the Second International Symposium on Gender, Law and Constitutions on 12-13 April in Washington, DC, alongside student researchers from universities worldwide.

On 10 March 2017, Marco Roscini, Professor of International Law at Westminster Law School, participated in a workshop as an invited expert at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva.

On 5 April, Westminster Law School hosted a seminar titled Peacetime Espionage and International Law with Asaf Lubin.

Professor Hélène Lambert is to speak at a seminar hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law on ‘The “refugee crisis”: Challenges and implications for international and EU law’.

Senior lecturer in Law Dr Ioannis Glinavos recently wrote a piece about Brexit and its effect on the wider economic and socio-political landscape for The Conversation and contributed to an interview for Raconteur Magazine.

Professor Hélène Lambert participated in an expert meeting organised by the International Rescue Committee, with support from TrustLaw and Latham and Watkins, on accelerating legal pathways of refugees from Greece on Wednesday 25 May.

The academic year 2015-16 ended on a high note for the International Law Research Group, with Professor Marco Roscini being awarded a research grant for a new research project, International Law and Foreign Intervention in Civil Wars, and Professor Hélène Lambert's participation at a symposium in All Souls College.

Professor Marco Roscini, from the Westminster Law School, has been awarded a €53,900 grant to fund a research project into foreign intervention in civil wars.

Professor Hélène Lambert spoke on the theme of Temporary Refuge Towards War Refugees in the Context of Syria at a recent symposium in All Souls College, Oxford.

International Affairs Forum (Centre for International Relations, Washington DC) has recently published its Winter 2016 issue, titled 'A World on the Move: Migration and Statelessness'.

As it is the start of the new academic year, we thought it a good time to reflect on the Group’s most successful recent activities.

A panel discussion titled 'Iran Nuclear Deal: Problems and Prospects' was organised by International Law at Westminster Research Group on 17 November 2015. The aim was to consider the legal, political and diplomatic implications of the Iran nuclear deal, signed in July 2014 by the P5+1 (UK, France, US, Germany,...

Westminster Law School PhD student Eliza Watt has had an article on US and UK surveillance powers published in The Conversation.

Professor of International Law at the University of Westminster Dr Hélène Lambert will be responsible for one third of a significant project aiming to develop a new theoretical approach to understanding the role of imminence as both a function of time and probability in international law in the field of...

The conference ‘Adrift in the European Crisis: interrogating the impact of global and regional legal reforms on economic rights’ emphasised the role of law in planning for a return to growth.

Professor Lambert is blogging for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, read her post on The Mass Flight of Syrian Refugees: What are the Legal Obligations of States?

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, researcher in International Law at Westminster, was interviewed by Sky News on whether the Greece referendum should go ahead.

The academic year 2014-15 was very active and successful for the International Law at Westminster Team.

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