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Professor Lobban has sent the following notice in relation to the London Legal History Seminar Series:
The first of this year's London Legal History seminars will be held on Thursday, 24 January at 6 pm at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Russell Square, London. The speaker will be Dr John D. Ford (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge) who will speak on 'The Emergence of Privateering:
the seventeenth century foundations of prize law'.
Our second meeting will be on 22 February, when David P. Waddilove (St John's College, Cambridge) will speak on 'Emmanuel College v Evans and the true origins of mortgage law'.
I have also been asked to draw your attention to a conference at the University of Greenwich on children and the law this coming Saturday (details below).
Children and the Law
26 January 2013, Queen Anne 075, Maritime Campus
Centre for the Study of Play and Recreation and the London Network for the History of Children, University of Greenwich, with the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past, the University of Greenwich Safeguarding Hub, and the Life-Cycles seminar, Institute of Historical Research, London
9.45 Welcome and Introductions
Dr Mary Clare Martin,(University of Greenwich) , Introducing children and the law-concepts and contexts
10.15-11.30 a.m. Sexuality and the law
Dr Ishita Pande (Queen's University, Ontario) Sexology, the Education of Desire and the Conduct of Childhood in Late Colonial India Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt (barrister and human rights lawyer) Courtrooms and truth telling-What chance a child?
11.30- 11.50 Coffee and tea
11.50- 12.30 Children, law and war
Dr Lily Chang (Magdalene College, Cambridge) Adjudicating War: Juvenile Offenders in Wartime China, 1937-1945 Dr Lucy Bland (King's College, London) Adoption and Ethnicity: thoughts on the study of mixed-race GI babies in 2nd World War Britain
12.30-1.00 p.m. Children's rights: international perspectives Professor Dr Grigore Ungureanu-(Romania ) God's Children and Man's Laws:
Special protection of children by International Humanitarian Law
1.00-2.00 p.m. Lunch (available at nearby cafes)
2.00-4.00 p.m. Youth justice and youth welfare in the UK Penny Wilcox (solicitor) Changes in Youth Justice post 1998: A Practitioner's View Matt Ventrella (Academic & Welfare Adviser (Students' Union, University of
Greenwich) ) , with peer educators from St Christopher's Fellowship, Young, Single and Homeless - Too old for care, and too old to care about?
4.00 p.m. Tea and coffee
4.30 p.m. Roundtable and concluding remarks
The conference is free, but to register please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org"
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