Events at the School of Law and Social Justice

A lively environment...

From prominent guest speakers to open days, international conferences, and seminars we have a rich and varied events calendar.

For further information, you can contact the Events Team.

Upcoming Conferences & Events


8 Nov 17

Festival of Social Science; Working Together in times of Austerity

13 Nov 17

 ‘Large’ families, poverty & welfare reform

20 Nov 17

Being Human Festival 2017 - Ireland’s Lost Children – A Screening of Philomena

22 Nov 17

Being Human Festival 2017 - Childhood Memories and Philanthropy

23 Nov 17

Contracts, Acquisitions and Piracy: A General Counsel explains why the coast is clear for Liverpool lawyers seeking exciting careers overseas and what to expect if you choose this path

24 Nov 17

Being Human Festival 2017 - Suffer the Little Children – EU Asylum and Human Rights Protection For Unaccompanied Minors

29 Nov 17

Punctum: Reflections on Sociology in Public

5 Dec 17

School of Law and Social Justice - Winter Graduation Reception 

6 Dec 17

Eleanor Rathbone Lecture Series 17/18 - Economic Justice: A Moral Economic Approach

7 Dec 17

Some Challenges for UK Trade Policy post Brexit - LEGU Guest Seminar

12 Jan 18

Symposium - 'Regulating Healthcare: The NHS at 70'

18 - 19 Jan 18

Being There: Ethnography and the Study of Policing

25-26 Jan 18

Nutrition Information as a Tool of Consumer Empowerment and Public Health Protection?

Past Conferences & Public Lectures

27 Oct 17 Book Launch: Children's Rights Judgments: From Academic Vision to New Practice (Foreword by Lady Brenda Hale)
5 Oct 17 Tackling Sexism on Campus
22 Sept 17 Embodying the gender regime: health, illness and dis-ease across the life course
13-15 Sept 2017 The Digital Panopticon 2017 Conference 
13-14 July 2017 Twenty Years On: Assessing the State and Legacy of New Labour’s Constitution 
19-20 June 2017 Contemporary Challenges in Constitutional Theory: International, European and Domestic Perspectives
14 June 2017 Emotions and State Power: Brexit, Trump and ‘Taking Back Control’ 
14 June 2017 Brexit and the (Northern) Law School
7 June 2017 Exhibition explores identity and belonging in Liverpool 8
11 May 2017 From ‘doctor knows best’ to dignity: placing adults who lack capacity at the centre of decisions about their medical treatment
11 May 2017 Violence, Culture and Victimhood
27 Apr 2017 Threads from the Refugee Crisis
26 Apr 2017 The Defining Down of Britain: How an entire country was made to work for the enrichment of a small elite in London
20 Apr 2017 New Challenges in Medical Negligence Law
10-12 Apr 2017 Critical Approaches to Risk and Security: East, South, North and West
30 Mar 2017 Healthy food provision: stranded between corporate power and corporate powerlessness
23 Feb 2017 Repudiatory breach of leases – Hard lessons for ‘contractualisation’ of leases
15 Feb 2017 Hillsborough Law Symposium
17 Jan 2017 Taxation and other economic incentives as health-promoting tools: a focus on tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy diets