Symposium: Law and Compassion

1 July 2015, 09.15 am – 4.45 pm

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

This symposium will provide a forum for presentations and discussion on the relationships between law and compassion, focussing on the conceptual and theoretical approaches to compassion and the relationship of compassion to litigation, judging and regulation, with particular concern to learn from critical inter-disciplinary and socio-legal approaches.

Speakers include: Keynote Professor Susan Bandes, DePaul University, USA; Maks Del Mar PhD, School of Law, Queen Mary, London; Iain Wilkinson PhD, Sociology, University of Kent; Marinos Diamantides PhD, School of Law, Birkbeck; Victoria Butler-Cole, Barrister; Professor Hazel Biggs, Southampton; Judge Anselm Eldergill, Court of Protection; Professor Jonathan Herring, Faculty of Law, Oxford.; Professor Jonathan Montgomery, Faculty of Law, University College London; Professor Bettina Lange, Faculty of Law, Oxford.

Registration: SLSA Full Members: £59.00; SLSA Student Members: £30.00; Non-members: £79.00

To view the programme and book a place go here.

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