60th Anniversary of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies celebrations
On Tuesday 13th May 2008 the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the Institute. Professor Harry Arthurs (formerly Dean of Law, University Professor Emeritus and President Emeritus, York University, Canada) delivered the John Coffin Memorial Lecture in the History of Ideas on "Constitutionalism: an idea whose time has come ... and gone?" (PDF 154KB). A video of the lecture may be viewed online. The Memorial Lecture was followed by a reception in celebration of the Institute held in the Council Chamber at IALS and attended by many invited friends and supporters who have all furthered their work and studies in the Institute's unique legal research facilities.