Seminar and Salon Speakers
Full abstracts and bio available on the Seminar and Salon pages

 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.

FEBRUARY PAPERS

 Traditional Seminar

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

 

 LEX Salon

 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.

MARCH PAPERS

 

Traditional Seminar 

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

LEX Salon 

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. 

 

APRIL PAPERS

 

 Traditional Seminar 

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 .

 

 LEX Salon 

 

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.

 

MAY PAPERS


 Traditional Seminar

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.

 LEX Salon 

 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

 

JUNE PAPERS 


 Traditional Seminar

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

 LEX Salon 

 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.

NO PAPERS BETWEEN MID JUNE AND MID OCTOBER 2021