Registration & Coffee
Register and mingle with presenters and guests over a cup of coffee in LG 1.
Any bags or coats can be left in the cloakroom in LG 2.
Welcome & Keynote Speech
Conference Organising Committee Welcome
Opening Remarks from Merris Amos & Costanza Russo, Directors of Graduate Studies, QMUL
Get inspired by guest speaker and renowned QC and barrister, Gregory Jones in the Lecture Theatre, speaking on "‘Silver Linings in the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive.”
Constitutionalism, Justice and the Rule of Law 1
Chair: Mario Mendez, Reader in Law QMUL
Uriah Bajela, PhD Candidate, University of Brighton - Criminal Justice, Politics and Democracy in Nigeria in the Context of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015. The Politics of Law or Law in Context
Jasmine Osabutey, PhD Candidate, Coventry University Mob Justice and the Rule of Law: A Case Study of Ghana
Shweta Kalmegh Band, PhD Candidate, University of Reading - Sabarimala and the Pandora’s Box: The Constitutional Controversies Surrounding the Freedom to Practice Religion and the Right to Pray in India
Chair: Alan Dignam, Professor of Corporate Law, QMUL
Yanzhe Li, PhD Candidate, QMUL - Investment-based Crowdfunding and Investor Protection in the UK and the US
Fahad N. Alshammari, PhD Candidate, Washington University in St.Louis Understanding Minority Shareholders Protections in Relation to Mandatory Bids Rule: A Comparative Study Between Kuwait law and US Law
Lunch & Poster Exhibition
View this year’s selected posters highlighting our theme, “Silver Linings”.
Rooms 3.1 & 2.1.
Chair: Niovi Vavoula, Lecturer in Migration & Security, QMUL
Fazle Elahi, LLM Student, De Montfort University - Deprivation of British Citizenships of Shamima Begum, other ISIS Brides and Fighters: An Autopsy of the Secretary of State’s Power under Section 40 of the British Nationality Act 1981
Manjida Ahamed, PhD Candidate, Middlesex University London - Revisits the Definition of ‘Deportation’ as Crime Against Humanity Reflecting the Decision of Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court on Rohingya Crisis
Chair: Philip John Rawlings, Roy Goode Professor of Commercial Law, QMUL
Shaylla Shabbir, PhD Candidate, QMUL - Is the Interrelationship between Sharia Law and English Common Law through the Modern Commercial Era, Workable or Unworkable?
Babatunde Baniamin Olayiwola, PhD Candidate, University of Lagos - Towards African Economic “Silver Linings”: The Impacts of Laws of Contract
Ingrid Rosdahl, PhD Candidate, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - Silver Linings in Formal Requirements: Focus on Operations That Facilitate Credit
Coffee Break & Poster Exhibition
A chance to refresh with a cup of coffee and light snack, and view the Posters.
Human rights 1
Chair: Merris Amos, Director of Graduate Studies, QMUL
Mattia Pinto, PhD Candidate, The London School of Economics and Political Science - When Human Rights Go Violent: Expanding the Penal Field in the Name of Humanity
Adriano Koslides Mitre, PhD Candidate, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne; Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (Paris XIII) - The Paradox between Sanctions and Human Rights Protection: An outlook on the European Sanctions and Lessons to Latin American
Caroline Omari Lichuma,PhD Candidate, University of Göttingen - Now is (not yet) the Winter of our Discontent: The Unfulfilled Promise of Economic and Social Rights
Chair: Neve Gordon, Marie Curie Fellow and Professor of International Law, QMUL
Linlan Huang, PhD Candidate, SOAS University of London - Protecting Audiences from Product Placements in Audiovisual Contents: A Comparative Study between EU, UK and US Law
Aygun Mammadzada, PhD Candidate, University of Southampton Substantive - Validity Of Choice Of Court Agreements under The Hague Convention 2005 On Choice Of Court Agreements
Drinks, Canapes & Poster Exhibition
A chance to unwind, mingle with attendees and view the Poster Exhibition.