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Professor Peter Kunzlik - Upcoming lectures and conference

On 13 November 2104, Professor Peter Kunzlik, the Head of the UEA Law School will be giving a lecture on 'The New European Approach to the Regulation of Public Procurement' at the Asia Institute of International Financial Law at the Law School of the University of Hong Kong. On 17 November he will deliver a lecture at the Law School of the Shandong University, China on "The Regulation of the Award of Public Contracts in the European Union." On 16 June 2015 he will chair the session on...

Dr Paul Bernal - ‘The Right to be Forgotten in the Post Snowden Era’

    Dr Paul Bernal had an article ‘The Right to be Forgotten in the Post Snowden Era’ published in the October edition of the German magazine ‘Privacy in Germany - looking at the interaction between the right to be forgotten and mass surveillance, particularly in the light of the Google Spain ruling.                  

Dr Paul Bernal - 'Round table sessions'

On Tuesday 14th November, Paul Bernal took part in the ‘round table sessions’ of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament’s ‘Privacy and Security Inquiry’, an investigation into the many issues surrounding mass surveillance and the intelligence community.  

Law School Professor delivers keynote speech on "The UK Media and Human Rights" at the University of Liverpool - Friday 19th September

David Mead, Professor of UK Human Rights Law, spoke about the distorting effect of tabloid coverage of both domestic claims, under the Human Rights Act, and from Strasburg under the ECHR in a talk entitled "They offer you a feature on stockings and suspenders next to a call for stiffer penalties for sex offenders: do we learn more about the media than about human rights from tabloid coverage of human rights?". In it, David outlined ongoing research - a content analysis of reporting of...

International Summer School – Global Media and Communications Law, July 2014

In July, the Law School ran a module entitled ‘Global Media and Communications Law’ as part of the University-wide International Summer School which is organised by the International Office. We welcomed 9 students from across the world, including the United States, Australia and the Republic of Korea, for a 4 week course which covered a range of topics such as digital copyright law, the patent smartphone wars, free speech & hate speech, and internet privacy. The students also got...