27 February 2018
Sir Richard Arnold, Visiting Professor at Westminster Law School, gave his second annual lecture on 19 February. Titled Issues and Developments in Entertainment Law, it focused on recent decisions about sport broadcasting and streaming. Chris Paget of Sheridans also gave an excellent talk on Management Contracts on 20 February.
Three members of the Centre discussed their papers at Westminster Law School’s research series, Danny Nicol on The Politics of Agatha Christie’s Novels, Francis Sheridan on Developing Grey Space Guidelines and Christian Weiss on EU Sport Law.
In other news, Steve Greenfield and Guy Osborn visited India as part of ongoing project developing links. They visited the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in Kolkata, Jindal Global University (JGU) in Sonipat and the National Law University, Delhi discussing their papers, doing a staff development session and meeting staff and students. Related to this, Arpan Banerjee (JGU) accepted our offer to become an Associate Fellow. More on the India project to follow as it unfolds.
Guy Osborn appeared on Soho Radio to discuss the Difference Festival. A Spotify playlist of Soho Songs of Difference, put together from the suggestions of listeners and Pete Paphides, is available.
Paresh Kathrani had a piece entitled Should Robots Have the Same Rights as Humans? published in The Times' The Brief.
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