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

Applications open! Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU applicants

Applications open! Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU applicants

Posted by csp12 at Nov 17, 2019 11:07 PM |

We are accepting applications in the areas of European, international and human rights law.

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Women’s Non-Refoulement Claims: Gendering Article 3 ECHR Risk Assessment

Women’s Non-Refoulement Claims: Gendering Article 3 ECHR Risk Assessment

Posted by csp12 at Nov 13, 2019 02:30 PM |

Dr Lourdes Peroni (University of Sheffield Hallam) will analyse the way in which the European Court of Human Rights assesses women asylum seekers’ non-refoulement claims under Article 3 ECHR.

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Citizenship Stripping in the UK: A Short Introduction (Pending reschedule)

Citizenship Stripping in the UK: A Short Introduction (Pending reschedule)

Posted by csp12 at Nov 07, 2019 08:50 PM |

Prof Matthew J Gibney (University of Oxford) will analyse the legal framework of citizenship stripping in the UK.

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Wishful thinking or common sense? Arguing for a new EU approach to unlawfully present migrants (4 December 2019, 3-4 pm)

Wishful thinking or common sense? Arguing for a new EU approach to unlawfully present migrants (4 December 2019, 3-4 pm)

Posted by csp12 at Nov 04, 2019 02:05 PM |

Mr Alan Desmond (University of Leicester) will argue a common EU approach to regularisation of undocumented migrants.

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I Vow to Thee, my Country: International Law and The Chagos Islanders' Quest for Justice

I Vow to Thee, my Country: International Law and The Chagos Islanders' Quest for Justice

Posted by csp12 at Nov 01, 2019 05:45 PM |

Dr Loveday Hodson will analyse the ICJ's Advisory Opinion on the Chagos Island on Wednesday, 20 November 2019.

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A history of exclusionary policy: the case study of post WWII migration from the Caribbean to Britain, 6 November 2019, 4:30-6 pm

A history of exclusionary policy: the case study of post WWII migration from the Caribbean to Britain, 6 November 2019, 4:30-6 pm

Posted by csp12 at Oct 27, 2019 02:55 PM |

Dr Margaret Byron (University of Leicester) will examine the impact of the ‘hostile environment’ policy over the past 10 years.

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Peace talk: Living in Hostile Environments – Illegality Assemblages and Everyday Experiences of ‘Illegality’, 23 October 2019

Peace talk: Living in Hostile Environments – Illegality Assemblages and Everyday Experiences of ‘Illegality’, 23 October 2019

Posted by csp12 at Oct 15, 2019 11:45 AM |

Prof Nando Sigona (School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham) offers a useful framework for the development of comparative research on how ‘illegality’ is constructed.

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Postcolonial Trojan Horse or genuine agent for change? An inquiry into postcolonial engagement between Third World States and the United Nations,  17 October 2019

Postcolonial Trojan Horse or genuine agent for change? An inquiry into postcolonial engagement between Third World States and the United Nations, 17 October 2019

Posted by csp12 at Sep 30, 2019 04:50 PM |

Dr. Thamil Venthan Ananthavinayagan (Griffith College, Dublin) will present a paper analysing the UN's engagement with Third World countries.

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CELI
Leicester Law School
Fielding Johnson Building
University of Leicester
LEICESTER
LE1 7RH

E: celi@le.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)116 252 2363