Law, Society and Popular Culture


Law, Society and Popular Culture: June news

2 July 2015

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June news from the Centre.

Guy Osborn had a chapter, ‘The legal history of the Old Cinema: from “disorderly house” to high class cinematograph’, published in The Magic Screen: The History of Regent Street Cinema. This  was the latest book concerning the University’s history to be published as part of the University History Project, and was launched as part of a Gala Event at the beginning of June to celebrate the opening of the Regent Street Cinema. The chapter is available via Guy Osborn’s page on the University Research Repository, and the book can be purchased from the Archives or at the Cinema Box Office.

Steve Greenfield gave a paper at Bulgarian Comparative Education Society Annual Conference in Sofia, his paper was entitled ‘A game for all sizes: safeguarding children from sporting mismatches’, download the full conference programme (PDF format).

With June seeing both the furore surrounding Sepp Blatter and FIFA, and debate around the inaugural European Games taking place in Baku, Guy Osborn had a couple of short opinion pieces published. The first  piece was published in the Australian online journal The Ethics Centre, and the second, ‘Can international sports federations change the law in host nations?’ was published in The Justice Gap.

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