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Dr Christian Bueger speaking at the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia meeting this July.

Cardiff delegation participates in multilateral meeting on piracy

31 July 2017

A research team that studies maritime security capacity building in the Western Indian Ocean attended the 20th plenary meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia this July.

The Blue Economy

International Law lecturer speaks at UN meeting on African Blue Economy

27 July 2017

Dr Edwin Egede, Senior Lecturer in International Law & International Relations was recently invited by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Capacity Development Division to speak as a panel member at high level meeting on the African Blue Economy.

Graduation 2017

Class of 2017 honoured in graduation ceremony and reception

27 July 2017

The School of Law and Politics held its 2017 Graduation ceremony on 17 July 2017 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.

Law and Welsh student, Swyn Llyr who has been awarded a scholarship to visit Patagonia

Law student wins scholarship for Patagonian adventure

26 July 2017

A second year Law student is getting ready for the trip of a life time after being awarded a scholarship to visit Patagonia.

Making sense of a changing Wales

25 July 2017

Turbulent times examined by University experts at National Eisteddfod

Professor Marysia Zalewski has been named as the new editor of the International Feminist Journal of Politics

Cardiff academic wins bid for feminist journal editorship

13 July 2017

A School of Law and Politics academic has been named as the new home base editor of a unique journal which explores international politics using feminist and gender theory.

The School has a well-established international profile and has been very successful in attracting excellent scholars from around the world

Centre for Law and Global Justice awarded two Vice Chancellor Scholarships

7 July 2017

Two new international students will join the School of Law and Politics this September after being awarded prestigious Vice Chancellor Scholarships.

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Rugby Football Union appoints former Cardiff student as Head of Judiciary

5 July 2017

A Cardiff Law alumnus, Philip Evans, has been appointed as the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) independent Head of Rugby Judiciary.

Jac Larner

Prestigious Fulbright Award for student

30 June 2017

Scholarship takes politics student to Michigan, the home of the American National Election Study

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Tackling the threat of cyber-security

23 June 2017

New research from Cardiff and Coventry universities to underpin policy-making

Professor John Harrington (pictured centre) with Professor Martin Kayman, Professor Gary Watt, Professor Marie-Andrée Jacob and Professor Jiri Priban.

Rhetorical look at Medical Law book launched by Centre for Law and Society

19 June 2017

The Centre for Law and Society recently held a launch event for a new book described as “an interdisciplinary tour de force” that “sheds new light on debates in medical ethics and law”.

Lisa-Marie Knight, named Junior Lawyer of the Year by the Cardiff and District Law Society.

Law alumnus awarded Junior Lawyer award at annual celebration

15 June 2017

A former Law student was recently celebrated by the Cardiff and District Law Society who named her Junior Lawyer of the Year at their annual dinner.

Employment Law book and hammer

Employment law reform needed to fix social care in the UK

14 June 2017

Cardiff research provides timely insights into the UK’s crisis of social care

David Lloyd George, the first solicitor to become Prime Minister, is to be honoured by the Law Society.

Law Society former council chamber renamed in honour of UK Prime Minister

14 June 2017

A senior law lecturer has secured a motion to rename a meeting room at the Law Society’s Hall in Chancery Lane, London, in honour of the only solicitor in the UK to be made Prime Minister.

Hands casting votes

What’s the state of democracy today?

9 June 2017

World renowned philosopher opens major European international studies conference at Cardiff University

The Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers

Ecumenical law colloquium holds annual meeting in Rome

2 June 2017

The Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers held its 18th meeting in Rome this May at the Venerable English College.

Rhodri Morgan

Rhodri Morgan 1939 – 2017

18 May 2017

The School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University is sad to note the passing of Rhodri Morgan, who was the First Minister of Wales from 2000-2009.

 Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations, David Boucher

Learned Society of Wales appoints Professor as Vice –President for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

17 May 2017

Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations, David Boucher has been appointed as Vice-President (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) of The Learned Society of Wales.

A neglected child

Health and Social Care Law specialists draft response to Welsh Government guidance

4 May 2017

The Centre for Health and Social Care Law (CHSCL) has recently submitted a response to Welsh Government on draft guidance for practitioners who work on cases of neglect or abuse.

Dr Sara Drake with speaker Adam Wagner and June Milligan, Equality and Human Rights Commissioner for Wales.

School hosts annual lecture and showcases human rights work to stakeholders

28 April 2017

This March, the School of Law and Politics partnered with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in Wales to host their Annual Lecture.