Visiting Fellows to the School of Law:
Dr Michelle Welsh from Monash University visited the department from 19th to 21st June 2013. Her research addresses issues of corporate enforcement and compliance, regulatory theory, public and private enforcement mechanisms and criminal and civil penalty regimes. Whilst here Michelle held a research seminar on ‘The Public Interest and Issues of Fairness in the Regulation of Financial Markets’. Dr Welsh also discussed possible future research collaborations with Lorraine Talbot and the possibility of strengthening the links between Monash University and the University of Warwick.
Dr Tekla Papp from University of Szeged, Faculty of Law, visited the department from 11th May 2013 until 25th May 2013. Whilst here she was advised by Professor Hugh Beale on her research project analysing the similarities and differences between Hungarian and English contract law (especially the types of contracts, the legal grounds of making contracts' types, the usage of the legal phrase of "atypical contract", which contract can be classified as "atypical" in England, and the timesharing contract: the characteristics of the special use).
Dr Asher Flynn, an early career researcher from the Department of Criminology at Monash University, visited the department from 23rd April until 3rd May 2013. Asher’s research interests encapsulate a diverse range of socio-legal and critical criminology concerns, with a particular focus on plea bargaining and criminal prosecutions, prosecutorial discretionary powers, sentencing and the complexities of justice, power and inequality in the administration of the criminal law. She has also been involved in informing the Victorian Government's decision to review and reform their homicide laws, particularly in relation to the problems surrounding the volume of plea deals currently being made to accommodate the offence of defensive homicide. Her academic profile can be viewed here: http://profiles.arts.monash.edu.au/asher-flynn/
Stephan Ebnar visited the department from Monday 14th May for 3 weeks, through our visiting PhD students programme. Whilst in the department Stephan carried out research for his doctorate thesis on ‘The protection of trade secrets within the international taxation procedure: About the question of modifying German standards of the rule of law in the context of transnational tax information exchange’.
Charra Tesfaye Terfassa, who is a lecturer at Mekele University visited the department from 30th June- 1st August 2012. The centre for Human rights in practice is undertaking a joint project with Mekelle University for Human rights to identify the human rights and equality impacts of trade agreements in Ethiopia. The study aims to undertake a scooping study on human rights impact of Ethiopian accession to the WTO and the Economic partnership agreement between African Caribbean and Pacific countries and the European Union. This visit was funded by the IAS.
Professor Shan Feng visited us from the University of Nanjing in China and was here from October 2010 until May 2011. He is Associate Professor of Law and Director of Teaching and Research on Jurisprudence at the Law School, Deputy Secretary General of the Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law Society of Jiangsu Province and Deputy Director of Real Estate and Housing Law Research Centre at Nanjing. Among his many works is a monograph (in Chinese) on Public Interest Litigation from an Economic Law Perspective 2007. He was researching the Relevance of English approaches to Judicial Law Making for the Chinese Legal System.
Professor Kent Roach came to Warwick 3rd-12th May 2011 as an IAS Visiting Fellow. He is an eminent scholar whose academic and policy work spans both law and political science. He holds a cross appointment in the Departments of Criminology and of Political Science at the University of Toronto. His visit to Warwick allowed him to establish research links with those working in criminal justice (through the Law School’s Centre for Criminal Justice), evidence and terrorism in the Law School, as well as colleagues within WISI on issues of security (especially Aldrich and Croft, PAIS) and resilience (Sullivan-Taylor, WBS). This was achieved through a range of events that will bring together colleagues across the faculty, including PGRs. Professor Roach’s international and comparative approach to research, coupled with his major influence on policy-making, make him a very good fit with Warwick.
Erica Genova is an Italian student from the University of Bologna who visited the Law School for two months. She was researching evidence and procedure in the adversarial criminal system, with a particular focus on cross- examination. She worked in the university, as well as interviewing barristers and carrying out some court observations.
2009 - 2010
- Mari Katayanagi from Sarajevo. Point of contact was Istvan Pogany. Visited from 15th-16th October 2009.
- Professor William Schabas from NUI, Galway. Visited from 1st-10th and 19th-27th December 2009.
- Abida Bano from Pakistan. Point of contact was Shaheen Ali. Visited from 18th January-28th February 2009.
- Dr Ichar Ali from Palistan. Point of contact was Shaheen Ali. Visited from 8th-22nd March 2010.
- Dr V.J Hegde from New Delhi. Point of contact was Ann Stewart. Visited from 18th June-18th July 2010.
- Dr Monika Csonass from Hungary. Point of contact was Hugh Beale. Visited from 15th September to 15th December 2010.
- Karolina Lyczowska from Hungary. Point of contact was Hugh Beale. Visited from 6th September-10th December 2010.
2008 - 2009
- Professor Abdullahi An-Na'im (Professor at Emory Law School and a pre-eminent authority on Islamic Law) visited from 26th May to 8th June 2009.
- Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos, (Director of the Institute for Social Studies at Coimbra and Distinguished Legal Scholar at the University of Wisconsin Law School and a world authority on the relationship between law, globalisation and social justice), visited from 9th-20th February, 2nd-6th March and 27th April-14th May 2009.
- Professor William Schabas (Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the University of Galway and a world authority on the International Criminal Court and Genocide) visited 25th November and 1st-3rd December 2008; 13th-20th January 2009.
- Professor Hans Christian Roehl (University of Konstanz, Germany) visited from 20th April-15th July 2009. Point of contact was Lydia Schulz.
- Professor Asha Bajpai (Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai, Bombay) visited from 5th-11th October 2008. Point of contact at the School of Law was Reena Patel and Ann Stewart.
- Professor Roehl (Department of Public, European and Comparative Law, University of Konstanz) visited from 16th-17th October 2008. Point of contact at the School of Law was John McEldowney.
- Asha Alam (Department of Gender Studies, University of Peshawar, India) visited from 29th September-20th November 2008. Point of Contact at the School of Law was Reena Patel.
- Anthony Anghie (University of Utah) visited from 26th-27th October 2008. Point of Contact at the School of Law was Sammy Adelman.
- Hope Ashiabor (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia) visited from 1st-9th December 2008. His point of contact at the School of Law was John Snape.
- Carlos Eduardo Japiassu (State University of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) visited from 28th December-16th February 2009. His point of contact at the School of Law was Octavio Ferraz.
2007 - 2008
Amy Shupikai Tsanga from Zimbabwe. Visited from 2nd-23rd October 2007.
Professor M Shi from China. Visited from end of February 2008 for 3 months.
Professor Anthony Chamboredon from the University Rene Descartes, Paris V. Visited from 3rd-5th March 2008.
Professor T Meles from Ethiopia. Visited from 11th-12th March 2008.
Professor Jill Hunter from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Visited from 24th April-16th May 2008.
Rubina Khiliji from the University of Peshawar, Pakistan. Visited from the 25th April-17th May 2008.
Professor Peter Fitzpatrick from Birkbeck College, London. IAS Visiting Fellow, from 5th -17th May 2008.