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Autumn/Winter 2012 workshop series line up

The schedule of workshops is as follows:

Thursday 25 October – Oran Doyle, “Constitutions, Conventions and
Ultimate Rules of Recognition”
Thursday 8 November – Gerard Downey, “The Legal Theory Surrounding
Definition; Religion and Religious Expression”
Thursday 22 November – John Danaher, “The Normativity of Semantic
Originalism: A Speech Act Analysis”
Thursday 6 December – Tom Hickey, “Responsible Government and the
Distribution of Political Power: Lessons from Ireland”

The workshops will run from 7pm to 9pm in the Law School, House 39,
Trinity College.

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Philip Pettit to give IJS lecture

IJS Public Lecture 2012

The Irish Jurisprudence Society in association with School of Law, Trinity College Dublin presents a public lecture by  Professor Philip Pettit, Princeton University:

‘The Responsibilities and Rights of Corporations’

to be chaired by Dr Iseult Honohan, UCD School of Politics and International Relations

Pettit IJS lecture poster

This lecture will take place at 7.30pm on 27 June 2012 in the Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. It is free to attend and open to all. No advance registration is required.

Renowned philosopher Philip Pettit is currently the Laurance S Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. His books include The Common Mind, Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government and, with Christian List, Group Agency. Professor Pettit is from Ballygar, Co Galway, near Roscommon town, and studied at NUI Maynooth and UCD. He has taught philosophy around the world, including at Cambridge University and Australian National University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and honorary member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Workshop: Padraig McAuliffe

On 10 May 2012 Dr Padraig McAuliffe, Law School, University of Dundee will present his paper
‘Parallel Conversations: Why Peace-Builders and Transitional Justice
Practitioners Mean Different Things When they Talk about the Rule of
Law.’

The workshop will take place from 7pm on 10 May in The Law School, House 39, Trinity College Dublin.

Workshop: Brian O’Beirne

On 26 April 2012 Brian O’Beirne, PhD Candidate, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin will present his paper ‘On the vanity of normative legal positivism’

The venue will be Room 11 in the School of Law, House 39, TCD and the workshop will start from 7pm.

Workshop: Alan Brady

On 12 April 2012, 7pm in House 39, TCD, Dr Alan DP Brady, School of Law, Trinity
College Dublin,  will present his paper:

‘Honesty is the Best Policy: Human Rights Norms, Epistemological
Uncertainty and Political Choices in Adjudication’

Workshop: Shane Glackin

On Thursday, 29 March 2012, Dr Shane Glackin, School of Social
Sciences and Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin,  will present his
paper:

“Back to Bundles: Deflating Property Rights, Again”

This will be the first event in the IJS’s Spring/Summer workshop series 2012.
The venue will be Room 11 in Trinity College Dublin Law School (House
39 in New Square in Trinity) with the usual start time of 7pm. The
workshop will follow the usual format of presentation followed by
discussion.

Spring workshop series 2012 line up

We are very pleased to announce the line up of the forthcoming IJS Spring/Summer 2012 workshop series:

29 March
Dr Shane Glackin, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Trinity
College Dublin
‘Back to Bundles; Deflating Property Rights, Again’

12 April
Dr Alan Brady, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin
‘Honesty is the Best Policy: Human Rights Norms, Epistemological
Uncertainty and Political Choices in Adjudication’

26 April
Mr Brian O’ Beirne, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin
‘On the Vanity of Normative Legal Positivism’

10 May
Dr Padraig McAuliffe, Law School, University of Dundee,
‘Parallel Conversations: Why Peace-Builders and Transitional Justice
Practitioners Mean Different Things When they Talk about the Rule of
Law. ‘

Workshops will take place in the Law School, House 39, Trinity College Dublin from 7pm.

Call for Papers: Spring Workshop Series 2012

This is a call for papers for the Irish Jurisprudence Society’s
Spring/Summer Workshop Series 2012.

The workshops will follow the usual format: the author’s paper is
circulated in advance; at the workshop, the author has up to
40 minutes to present their paper  followed by an hour or so
of discussion.

The venue for these workshops will be the Law School, House 39, Trinity
College Dublin. The time will be 7pm on Thursdays. The dates for
individual workshops are flexible and will be worked out with
speakers.

If you would like to present at a workshop please email IrishJurisprudenceSociety  [  at ] gmail.com
with a provisional title and a short abstract as soon as you can.
Papers can be on any topic in legal theory, in the wide sense of that
phrase.

See here for details of past workshops. Inter-disciplinary work is especially
welcome.

Workshop: Ronan Sheehan

On 15 December 2011 Mr Ronan Sheehan, writer and lawyer, will present his paper:
‘Downloading the Book of Kells: a view of Irish Copyright’

 

The venue is Trinity College Dublin Law School (House 39 in Trinity) and the event starts from 7pm.

Workshop: David Prendergast

On 1 December 2011 David Prendergast, Lecturer and PhD candidate at Trinity College Dublin, will present his paper:

 

The judicial role in constitutional change.

 

The venue will be Room 11 in the Law School, House 39, Trinity College Dublin. Workshop will commence at 7pm.