The LEX Research Network is delighted to announce the schedule for its new virtual Seminar Series. The Series provides members with a platform to present research at different stages of development. Two events, lasting up to approximately one hour, will be scheduled each month.
Wednesday 3rd February 16:00 (GMT), Professor Leigh Goodmark ‘Imperfect Victims: How the Criminal Legal System Punishes Survivors of Gender-Based Violence’. This session will be chaired by Dr Sharron FitzGerald
Wednesday 17th February 16:00 (GMT), Professor Davina Cooper, will lead in a facilitated conversation around ‘Sex-based rights v gender-as-identity: The challenge for contemporary feminism’. This session will be chaired by Dr Sharron FitzGerald.
Wednesday 3rd March 14:00 (GMT) Professor Jill Marshall will present her paper: ‘Infusing Law with the Voices of Survivors of Conflict Related Sexual Violence: a Ugandan project’. Chair Dr Anna Carline
Wednesday 17th March 13:00 (GMT) Paper 1: Professor Jane Freedman and Dr Tamaryn Crankshaw ‘Commercial sex work or transactional sex? Thinking about definitional and conceptual boundaries in understanding gendered vulnerabilities in the economic-sexual exchange’.
Paper 2: Ms Molly Ackhurst ‘Speaking, Listening, Interpreting: The Lure of the Carceral Analysis in Narratives Around Sexual Violence and Justice’.
Chaired Dr Mitch Travis.
Wednesday 7th April 14: 00 (GMT) Dr Max Morris ‘Bareback Sex in the Age of Preventative Medication: Rethinking the ‘Harms’ of HIV Transmission’. Chaired Professor Chris Ashford .
Wednesday 21st April 14:30 (GMT) Paper 1: Professor May-Len Skilbrei : ‘Teaching Gender, Sexuality and Law’.
Paper 2: Dr Sorcha McCormack ‘Should England & Wales adopt the Canadian approach to sexual offences? A critical exploration of autonomy-based frameworks, a shift to vulnerability’. Chaired Professor Chris Ashford.
Wednesday 5th May 13: 00 (GMT), Professor Vanessa Munro, Professor of Law and Professor Sharon Cowan: ‘Sexual Histories and Sexual Futures: Reforming Rape Trials in Scotland’. Chair Professor May-Len Skilbrei.
Wednesday 19th May 08:30 (GMT): Paper 1: Dr Mary Iliadis, ‘The merits of police body-worn cameras in response to domestic and family violence’.
Paper 2: Dr Lynsey Mitchell, ‘Difficult Women? Uncovering Legal Academics’ Views on Teaching Women’s Rights’ Chair Ms Laura Graham
Wednesday 2nd June TBA (GMT) Professor Alison Phipps, A facilitated conversation around ‘ (How) could we develop an abolitionist approach to sexual harassment and violence in universities and other institutions? . Chaired Dr Nikki Godden-Rasul
Wednesday 16th June 15:00 (GMT) Paper 1: Professor Lina M. Céspedes-Báez, ‘Constitutional continuities and discontinuities between criminalization and legalization of sex work in Colombia’.
Paper 2: Dr Helen Mary Rizzo, ‘Redefining Masculinities in Anti Gender Based Violence Initiatives in Egypt’. Chair Dr Miranda Horvath.