We gratefully acknowledge the Small Grant awarded by the UCL Grand Challenge of Global Health in support of this colloquium.

UCL Current Legal Issues Colloquium 2012 - Law and Global Health
2 - 3 July 2012

Law and Global Health

The 2012 Current Legal Issues Colloquium is on Law and Global Health and is convened by Professor Michael Freeman (UCL Faculty of Laws) with Dr Sarah Hawkes (UCL Institute of Global Health) and Professor Belinda Bennett (University of Sydney).

The conference will be held at UCL's Faculty of Laws on Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd July 2012.

The keynote will be delivered by:

  • Professor James Orbinski (University of Toronto)

The speakers, amongst others, include:

  • Professor George Annas (Boston University School of Medicine, and School of Law)
  • Professor Richard Ashcroft (Queen Mary, University of London)
  • Professor Belinda Bennett (University of Sydney)
  • Professor Gregg Bloche (Georgetown University)
  • Professor Scott Burris (Temple University)
  • Professor Angus Dawson (University of Birmingham)
  • Professor Lawrence Gostin (Georgetown Law School)
  • Professor Mark Heywood (Section 27, South Africa)
  • Professor John Harrington (University of Liverpool)
  • Professor Florencia Luna (University of Buenos Aires)
  • Professor Jeffrey Kahn (Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics)
  • Professor Jean McHale (University of Birmingham)
  • David Patterson (International Development Law Organization)
  • Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy)

To date, Current Legal Issues has held international colloquia (and subsequently published volumes) on:

  • Law and Language (publication date tbc)
  • Law and Childhood Studies (pub. 2012)
  • Law and Neuroscience (pub. 2010)
  • Law and Anthropology (pub. 2009, colloquium jointly held with the UCL Department of Anthropology)
  • Law and Bioethics (pub. 2008)
  • Law and Philosophy (pub. 2007)
  • Law and Psychology (pub. 2007, event jointly held with the Department of Psychology at Birkbeck College)
  • Law and Sociology (pub. 2006)
  • Law and Popular Culture (pub. 2005)
  • Law and History (pub. 2004, with participation by Professor David d’Avray, History)
  • Law and Geography (pub. 2003, jointly organised with Dept of Geography)
  • Law and Religion (pub. 2001)
  • Law and Medicine (pub. 2000)
  • Law and Literature (pub. 1999. with participation by Professor John Sutherland, English)
  • Law and Science (pub. 1998, with participation by Professor Lewis Wolpert, Anatomy)

Current Legal Issues are published by Oxford University Press.