Law, Society and Popular Culture
Entertainment Law: Theory Meets Practice 2014
13 December 2013
First up is Professor Danny Nicol, returning his interest in Doctor Who. This is a precursor to the Dr Who symposium in September 2014, and is based around a screening of Episode 10 of the War Games story from 1969.
Following this we have David Griffiths, also known as King Cnut, fresh from a sold-out run of shows at the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2013, who has agreed to perform his award-winning show 'C U In Court' for us on 5 February 2014 at 6pm.
We are also delighted to announce that Professor Christian Armbruester, visiting us on an Erasmus exchange, has agreed to deliver a session on merchandising rights on 17 February 2014.
Finally, PhD student and football agent Serhat Yilmaz is organising an event entitled ‘The Regulation of Sports Agents’ on 27 February 2014 at 1pm. More details to follow on this, but make a note of the date and time.
These events are open to everyone in and outside the University. If you are not a member of staff or student at the University of Westminster, please contact Ian Blake to register your attendance and guarantee your place, at firstname.lastname@example.org
A turning point for Dr Who: the War Games Revisited
Prof Danny Nicol
Date/time: 22 January 2014, 2-4pm
Venue: Room 2.01 LTS
This will comprise an introduction from Danny Nicol, a screening of the pivotal episode 10 of Dr Who’s The War Games (1969) and will be followed by a discussion.
C U In Court
Dave Griffiths, CEO King Cnut Enterprises and purveyor of fashion for the fearless
Date/time: 6 March 2014, 6-8pm
Venue: 2.05A, LTS
A Civil Law Perspective on Merchandising – celebrity and image
Prof Christian Armbruester, Free University of Berlin
Date/time: 17 February 2014, 5-6.30pm
Venue: Room 306, 32-38 Wells Street
The Regulation of Sports Agents
Serhat Yilmaz, football agent and PhD candidate at the Westminster Law School
Date/time: 27 February 2014, 1-3pm
Venue: Room 2.05A LTS
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