Law, Society and Popular Culture

Law, Society and Popular Culture: September news

26 September 2014

September news from the Centre.

Guy Osborn delivered a paper at the Interdisciplinary.Net Re-Imagining the Olympics Workshop. The paper was entitled 'Re-imagining the IOC: The recalibration of Host City Contracts' and he presented this with Professor Mark James from University of Northumbria.

The Centre was delighted to host The Politics and Law of Doctor Who Symposium organised by Professor Danny Nicol.

Stephanie Roberts convened the Practice, Profession and Ethics section of the SLS at their conference in Nottingham in September. She also gave a paper entitled "Why do appeal processes fail the factually innocent? Lessons from the US and England and Wales." In addition, Stephanie has been added
to the newly created Advisory Board of FACT (Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers) and gave a presentation at their conference in Birmingham in September entitled 'Difficulties Faced by the Factually Innocent on Overturning Their Convictions.'

This month Steve Greenfield and Guy Osborn are visiting research colleagues at North Western University in Potchefstroom, South Africa - a report will follow in October News.

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