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Back in the USSR…Russia Actually

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 07:55

(thanks to sobaka.ru) In this photograph I’m comparing glasses with another delegate at the St Petersburg International Legal Forum. Actually we were at Legal Street, an event held by the Forum and the Russian Ministry of Justice and were being shot by a fashion magazine–Sobaka.ru, as you do. The last few months have been active, […]






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Harvey Miller RIP

Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 21:45

(thanks to New York Times) The New York Times reported the death of Harvey Miller at 82 from Lou Gehrig’s disease. E.H. Carr who wrote a little book called “What is History?” years ago in the 1960s argued against the great man version of history or otherwise the theory of Cleopatra’s Nose (on the basis […]






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Fully Funded PhD Positions in Environmental Governance and Compliance

Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 16:38

(thanks to esg)My colleague, Suzanne Kingston, has just won a €1.5 million grant from the European Research Council for five years. Within it are three PhD positions and one post-doc. Here’s a brief description: This is an exciting opportunity for talented students to play an important role in a cutting-edge project at the intersection of […]






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Value of Uncertainty–Luciano Floridi at UCD CITO

Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 18:45

The UCD Centre for Innovation, Technology and Organisation (CITO) hosted Luciano Floridi, an Oxford philosopher interested in information and the internet, to talk about the value of uncertainty. I, Donncha Kavanagh and Niamh O Riordan reflected on Luciano’s talk afterwards from the perspectives of our own disciplines. I should add that the seminar was devised and organised by […]






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Malodorous Regulation and Why It Should Be Reformed….

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 19:06

(Thanks to Ben Whishaw in Perfume) I was asked to provide a comment on Dave Edmonds call for a single regulator for legal services by the Solicitors Journal. This is what I said (only you get an extra video in this version): During a recent TEDx talk in Sydney a UNSW law lecturer friend of mine, […]






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