6 July 2017, 15:00 to 17:00, The Legal Challenges of Social Media, IALS, London. Chairs: David Mangan (City Law School) and Lorna Gillies (University of Strathclyde). Discussants include Lorna Woods, (University of Essex), Ian Walden, (Queen Mary, University of London), Daithí Mac Síthigh, (University of Newcastle), Edina Harbinja, (University of Hertfordshire and University of Strathclyde). Free event - advance registration required. Book on the SAS events website.
11 May 2017, 17:30 to 19:30, Where to after Watson: The challenges and future of data retention in the UK, Simmons and Simmons, London. Chair: Lorna Woods, (University of Essex), The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, (Chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee), Max Hill QC, (Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation), Dr Nora Ni Loideain, (Director, Information Law and Policy Centre, IALS), Renate Samson, (Chief Executive, Big Brother Watch). Book online using the BIICL website.
8 March 2017, 18:00 to 20:00, IALS, London, The Bubble Reputation: Protecting, Inflating, Deflating and Preserving It (or a Right to be Known, Unknown and Remembered?) Speaker: James Michael, Senior Associate Research Fellow, IALS. Register online using the IALS Events Calendar.
9 February 2017, 18:00 to 20:00, IALS, London, Book Launch: Network Neutrality: From policy to law to regulation. Speaker: Professor Christopher T. Marsden: Professor of Internet Law, (University of Sussex Law School). Discussants: Dr Angela Daly, Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow, (Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Law); Research Associate, Tilburg Institute of Law, Technology and Society; Professor Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law, (Queen May, University of London.) Register online using the IALS Events Calendar.
8 December 2016, 14:30 to 20:30. Freedom of Information at 250. This Article 19 event supported by the Information Law and Policy Centre and the embassies of Sweden and Finland celebrates 250 years since the world’s first-ever freedom of information statute was signed into law in Sweden and Finland. The event will be held at the Free Word Centre and is comprised of two moderated discussions and a panel discussion in the format of a conversation. It will end with a drinks and canapés reception for all participants after the panel discussion. Book a place for the moderated discussions hereand for the panel discussion here. (N.B. Those wishing to attend both parts of the event must book each part separately.)
9 November 2016, 18:00 to 19:00 Information Law and Policy Centre Annual Lecture Rosemary Jay, Senior Consultant Attorney at Hunton & Williams, Former head of the Legal Office of the Data Protection Registrar (now the information Commissioner), and author of Sweet & Maxwell's Data Protection Law & Practice. Booking open for this event at the IALS.
9 November 2016, 11.00 to 17:00 Information Law and Policy Centre Annual Workshop (sponsored by Bloomsbury Professional on behalf of the Communications Law journal). Booking open for this event at the IALS.
12 July 2016, 18:00 to 19:00, 3D Printing in Law and Society. With Dr Angela Daly, Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow, Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Law; Research Associate, Tilburg Institute of Law, Technology and Society.
29 June 2016, Senate House, View and launch of ‘The Body of Law’, an exhibition by Isobel Williams, Senate House (runs until July 2016).
28 June 2016, IALS, Launch of Anonymous Speech: Law, Literature and Politics by Eric Barendt (Hart Publishing, 2016).
21 June 2016, Friends House (London), UK in a Changing Europe stakeholder workshop on cross-border data transfer.
23 May 2016, IALS, Roundtable meeting on open justice and courts data.
20 May 2016, 10:15 to 16:30, Intellectual Property and the Politics of Knowledge, workshop with Hyo Yoon Kang (Kent Law School, University of Kent) and Jose Bellido (Kent Law School, University of Kent), IALS, London, UK. More information available at this link.
20 May 2016, 14:30 to 17:00, Workshop on a Draft Convention on Electronic Evidence - workshop with Stephen Mason (Barrister and IALS Associate Research Fellow). Further information.
13 May 2016, Friends House (London), UK in a Changing Europe stakeholder workshop on cross-border broadcasting and audio-visual media.
8 April 2016, “Accommodating freedom of expression within copyright: independent exception?”, CREATe “Copyright and Free Speech” workshop, with Daithí Mac Síthigh (Newcastle Law School, member of the Advisory Board of the Information Law and Policy Centre at IALS) and Emily Laidlaw (University of Calgary), IALS, London, UK.
16 March 2016, 18:00-19:30, IALS, London: Openness in Britain 2016: Where Are We Now? With Ben Worthy (Birkbeck), Maurice Frankel (Campaign for Freedom of Information) and Heather Brooke (City University London). Further information.
8 March 2016, 18:00 - 20:00, Senate House, London: Surveillance and Human Rights - evening seminar with Kirsty Brimelow QC (Doughty Street Chambers) and Silkie Carlo (Liberty). Further information.
4 December 2015, 09:00-17:00: Law and Ethics for Social Science and Humanities Research - all-day training course with specialist practitioners and researchers. Further information.
2 December 2015, 09:15-18:00: Pathways into Public Policy Engagement (PPPE): Government, Civil Society and Law workshop - all day AHRC funded workshop for Year 2 and 3 PhD students and early career researchers in arts & humanities within the London Arts & Humanities Partnership institutions (UCL, KCL, SAS and QMUL). Further information.
27 October 2015, 09:30-17:00: Universities and Counter-terrorism: PREVENT in Practice. Organised by the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Hosted by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Further information.
19 October 2015, 18:30: Whose Investigatory Power Is It Anyway? Security, Source Protection and Surveillance debate at Reed Smith LLP. The Media Society and the Information Law and Policy Centre, IALS. Further information.
28 September 2015, 17:30: Freedom of Information: Extending Transparency to the Private Sector at Baker & McKenzie LLP – presented by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law jointly with the Information Law and Policy Centre at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, and hosted by Law Firm, Baker & McKenzie (Further information).
25 September 2015, 2-3.30pm: The Right to be Forgotten: Removal Criteria and Procedures with Professor Bernd Holznagel, Director, University of Münster Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law. Hosted by the Information Law and Policy Centre at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Further information.
25 June 2015: A half-day discussion seminar hosted by the Information Law and Policy Centre at IALS and ARTICLE 19 with special guest Frank LaRue, former UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression.
17 June 2015: Evening lecture on Thinking spaces: the exclusion of deliberative matter from FOI disclosure by Judith Bannister, Senior Lecturer at Adelaide University Law School in South Australia and IALS visiting fellow.
24 February 2015: the Information Law and Policy Centre, based at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, launched with a two-part event on 24 February 2015, an evening lecture by Timothy Pitt-Payne QC asking ‘Does Privacy Matter?’, preceded by an academic afternoon workshop entitled ‘Information flows and dams’.
Please follow this link to see what other events are taking place at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.