The Regulation of Hate Speech Online and its Enforcement in a Comparative Perspective

Call for Papers for the British Association of Comparative Law’s Annual Seminar Regulators around the world are grappling with the problem of hate speech online. Definitions of hate speech, the appropriate balance between regulation and freedom of expression, and the mode of regulation adopted, vary considerably across jurisdictions with distinct media and socio-political environments. The … Continue reading The Regulation of Hate Speech Online and its Enforcement in a Comparative Perspective

Call for contributions to an edited edition on white-collar crime

Draft book title: Corporate Economic Crime - A Contemporary Review of White-Collar Crime   Goal: Comparative analysis of various corporate economic crimes across jurisdictions, exploring international and European law    Proposed deadline for submission of draft chapter by 1 June 2022   Professor Nicholas Ryder of UWE and Ms Michala Meiselles, Senior Law Lecturer at the University of Derby are in the process of developing a … Continue reading Call for contributions to an edited edition on white-collar crime

CALL FOR BLOG POSTS – REGULATION OF FAKE NEWS AND ITS ENFORCEMENT

The British Association of Comparative Law (BACL) invites submissions for its blog on the theme “The regulation of fake news and its enforcement” (click here for BACL blog). Fake news has been brought to prominent attention with recent election campaigns such as the presidential electoral campaign in the USA in 2016 and again in 2020, … Continue reading CALL FOR BLOG POSTS – REGULATION OF FAKE NEWS AND ITS ENFORCEMENT

International and pluri-disciplinary symposium

Coronavirus – Covid-19 Constitutional, political and social threats and challenges in France and the United Kingdom Hosted by: Panthéon-Assas University (Paris – France) on 27 May 2021 & Centre for British Politics and Government, King’s College (London – UK) on 10 June 2021 Co-organised by Aurélien Antoine (Jean-Monnet St Étienne University/Lyon University), Andrew Blick (King’s … Continue reading International and pluri-disciplinary symposium

Covid-19 in comparative perspective – CALL FOR BLOG CONTRIBUTIONS

The current covid-19 pandemic is bringing into sharp focus two key questions at the core of comparative law research: first, globalisation and how increasing and intense are our political, social, cultural and economic interactions with countries, public and private organisations and fellow humans across the world; secondly, the distinctiveness of national reactions to this shared … Continue reading Covid-19 in comparative perspective – CALL FOR BLOG CONTRIBUTIONS