2016-2017 Masterclasses

Thursday 27 October 2016, 2.00-3.00pm  
IALS Room L104 
Sirajo Yakubu, Chukwuemeka Golding, Calvin Jackson (current IALS research students); Alan Brener (QMUL research student), Dr Ahmet Mustafa Osam, who recently completed his PhD at IALS  
Subject is: ‘Top Tips’ Session – A panel discussion. The panel will discuss with current and continuing research students some suggested ‘Top Tips’ for carrying out research studies. The Panel will also be joined by Paolo Biondi, Deputy Editor of IALS Student Law Review, who will additionally talk about the Review.
Thursday 24 November 2016, 1.00-2.00pm
IALS Room L104 
Professor Diamond Ashiagbor 
Subject is: ‘Your PhD programme and careers in legal academia’ The newly-appointed Head of Research at IALS will discuss with new and continuing research students their experience of the PhD programme, aspirations and suggestions for changes to the programme; plus guidance on career development and careers in legal academia.
Thursday 26 January 2017, 2.00-3.00pm  
IALS Room L104 
A panel of IALS research students 
Subject is: 'Pastoral Session' A panel of current IALS research students, supplemented by one or more who have recently completed their research studies will discuss any issues/problems that fellow students may wish to raise in connection with their own studies; such as accommodation or immigration status, how best to work with supervisors, promoting the highest levels of work motivation, plus commitment and completion skills. .
Thursday 23 February 2017, 2.00-3.00pm  
IALS Room L104  To be confirmed 
Dr Mazhar Ilahi (Associate Research Fellow at IALS)  
Subject is: ‘How to Construct a PhD Thesis’.
Thursday 30 March 2017, 2.00-3.00pm 
IALS Room L104 
Professor Helen Xanthaki (University College London)  
Subject is: ‘Legislative Research for a PhD’.
Presentation slides: ‘Legislative Research for a PhD’ (PDF)
Thursday 4 May 2017, 2.00-3.00pm 
IALS Room L104 
Professor Diamond Ashiagbor (Head of Research at IALS), Dr Bahar Hatami (GSM London) and Sirajo Yakubu
Subject is: ‘Viva sessions’.
Thursday 25 May 2017, 2.00-3.00pm 
IALS Room L104 
Dr. Ahmet Mustafa Osam 
Subject is: ‘Jurisprudential Methodologies’.
Monday 26 June 2017, 2.00-3.00pm 
IALS Room L104 
Professor Susan Edwards (Buckingham University)
Subject is: ‘Editing and publishing while completing a PhD’.
Thursday 13 July 2017, 2.00-3.00pm CANCELLED
IALS Room L104 
Panel of Alan Brener, Calvin Jackson and two others TBC
Subject is: 'What Next Career-wise? - Legal Practice, General Counsel, Academia and NGOs'.
This seminar has been CANCELLED and will be rescheduled in the next academic year.


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