Student Reading Groups
A number of student reading groups and discussion groups relating to Global Justice issues, often organized by doctoral students, exist. Below we identify some of them, as they all encourage inter-disciplinary participation. Please contact us if you have others you would like to see listed.
Commercial Law Postgraduate Discussion Group
The Commercial Law Postgraduate Discussion Group is a graduate community dedicated to the discussion of commercial law issues (i.e. company law, intellectual property, banking, IT law, telecommunication and financial law issues.). Topics will involve contemporary and challenging issues in commercial law which are of interest.
Contact Persons: Katarzyna Chalaczkiewicz and Humberto Carrasco
Constitutional Law Discussion Group (CLDG)
The Constitutional Law Discussion Group (CLDG) is co-ordinated by PhD students at Edinburgh Law School and aims to provide a structured forum for debate on constitutional issues in the Law School, especially at the student level. The Group operates with support from the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law.
Contact Persons: Tom Daly and Silvia Suteu
Criminology Postgraduate Research Group
The Criminology and Criminal Justice Postgraduate Research Group is run by PhD students for postgraduate students within the university with an interest in criminology and criminal justice. The aim of the group is to foster a criminology community within the university by encouraging student participation in the each other’s research, and to build ties between the students who are scattered across different schools.
Contact Persons: Cara Jardine and Jessica Bird
Ethnicity, Nationalism, and National Identity Network (ENNIN)
ENNIN brings together students and staff across the disciplines at the University of Edinburgh whose research explores the issues of ethnicity, nationalism and national identity. The aim of the network is to provide students and professors with a forum where they can discuss their research interests and exchange ideas with their peers from the University of Edinburgh, as well as other universities, research centres and academic programmes that focus on similar issues and topics.
Contact Person: Marie-Eve Hamel
International Law Discussion Group (ILDG)
The Edinburgh International Law Discussion Group organises seminars and discussions on a wide range of issues in public international law. The Discussion Group is co-ordinated by PhD students with the aim of complementing the Edinburgh Law School’s strong record of research and scholarship in international law.
Contact Persons: Giedre Jokobauskaite and Diogo de Sousa e Alvim
Legal Theory Reading Group
The Legal Theory Reading Group is organised by PhD students involved in research on legal theory at the School of Law. The Group selects a reading list for every semester and meets for two hours every fortnight.
Contact Person: Alex Latham