Centre for European Law and Internationalisation (CELI)
CELI brings together researchers with an interest in the fields of all aspects of European law in the widest sense and in trends of internationalisation, for example in relation to global trade or in relation to human rights. It promotes academic research (including postgraduate research), holds seminars and conferences, and receives visitors wishing to conduct research in this area.
News, Events and Publications
Ms Andrea Harrison, Deputy Legal Advisor at the ICRC and Mr Michael Mazliah, Legal and Protection Officer at the ICRC will be explaining the work of the ICRC during the visits to detainees held at the Guantánamo detention facility. Afterwards, they will discuss career opportunities and their own experience within the ICRC.
Lecturer appointed as a legal expert for the provision of independent external expertise to the European Parliament
Dr. Anne Witt has been appointed as a legal expert for the provision of independent external expertise to the European Parliament in the area of EU law until 15 July 2021. Dr. Witt’s particular area of expertise is EU competition law.
Dr. Rachel Marangozov, Mr Chris Moses and Ms Andrea Broughton (Institute for Employment Sudies) will be discussing the consequences of Brexit on the labour market.
Professor Peter Rowe (Lancaster University) will examine the possibility of holding Members of Parliament accountable for the decision to use military force abroad.
Adam Isaacs, Head of the Transatlantic Relations and G8 Unit at the European Parliament, will be analysing how the European Parliament is handling the Brexit process at its early stages.
Professor Elizabeth Wicks will lead a discussion on the constitutional implications of the Supreme Court judgment in the case of Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
Leicester Law Lecturer Featured on President of the European Society of International Law's List of Five Most Influential Books read in 2016
Rossana Deplano's, The Strategic Use of International Law by the United Nations Security Council – An Empirical Study featured on the list of the five most influential books selected by Professor André Nollkaemper (President of the European Society of International Law).
The Leicester unit of the CharterClick! Consortium held an executive workshop at the Trinity College, Dublin on 12 January 2017. Participants included representatives of national human rights bodies, such as the Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission, NGO’s and specialised lawyers.