June/July news from the Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture.

In June, Dr Paresh Kathrani presented a session on the 'Virtual spaces of law' to students interested in pursuing a course in languages, as part of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures' Routes programme. He also delivered a taster session called 'Why study law' to sixth formers at the City of London Academy in Southwark.

In July, he attended a meeting in Madrid, Spain, as part of the EU Tempus-funded project that he is working on with European and African colleagues about a rights-based approach to education. Together with colleagues, he discussed the third and final phase of the project: designing a Masters programme in human rights and education. 

Danilo Mandic took part in the 8th Annual International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP) workshop that was hosted by CREATe, the RCUK Copyright Centre, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK (6-8 July 2016). This year's theme was 'Intellectual Property and Resistance' and Danilo took the role of a commentator on one of the research papers.

Russell Orr had a piece entitled ‘Speaking with different voices: the problems with English law and psychiatric injury’ published in Legal Studies.

The Centre arranged a screening of the Battle of the Somme, in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum.

We were delighted to be successful with our Quintin Hogg Trust grant application for the project Lost in Music, an online music resource to be launched in 2017. More details are to follow in due course.

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