A warm welcome to our new and returning students!

As the new academic year begins, we would like to extend our warmest welcome to all our new students joining us at Edinburgh Law School, as well as those who will continue their studies in the coming year.

We are delighted to announce that the IP/IT/Media Law Discussion Group will go on to present a series of events this semester. We are still working on finalising the details, but here is a glimpse of what we are going to offer in the next couple of months:

  • Surveillance and the Common Good: Why Privacy Concerns Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg
    Dr Eric Stoddart (St Andrews) – 31 Oct 2016 (2pm, Neil MacCormick Room (Room 9.01), David Hume Tower)
  • How Does Article 102 TFEU Regulate the IT Industries? The Microsoft Case, the Intel Case, and Recent Developments
    Dr Kuo-lien Hsieh(National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan) – 8 Nov 2016 (2pm, Room 1.203, 7 Bristo Square)
  • A Bridge Too Far? The Investigatory Powers Bill, Oversight and Human Rights
    Dr Nora Ni Loideain (Cambridge) – 11 Nov 2016 (5pm, Neil MacCormick Room (Room 9.01), David Hume Tower)
  • Understanding Cryptocurrencies as Political Devices
    Pablo Velasco (Warwick) – 14 Nov 2016 (2pm, Room 11.01, David Hume Tower)
  • The Logical Space of Algocracy: A Guide to the Territory
    Dr John Danaher (NUI Galway) – 25 Nov 2016 (4pm, Room 1.18, David Hume Tower)

All venues and times will be confirmed very soon. A handful of more speakers are also in touch and we will provide further updates once they are available. So stay tuned, and subscribe to our mailing list (if you haven’t):

This year, our fellow PhDs Laurence Diver, Matthew Jewell and Wenlong Li have joined the team as co-convenors.

We hope to see many of you soon in our events!