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ISRU Seminar/Lecture Series Autumn 2019

16 October 2019

ISRU has a terrific program of work-in-progress (WIP) seminars lined up for the autumn semester (see below). Additionally, we are excited to announce that Professor Kate Bedford from Birmingham University will deliver our annual Frontiers in International Relations Lecture. She will be speaking on “Gambling, Law, and Political Economy” on Wednesday 20 November at 4pm in LT0.22. This event is open to all members of staff, students and PGRs. Please register for this event here.

Upcoming ISRU events – Autumn 2019

WIP Seminar series: 30th October 

Speaker:  Dr Engin Akcay (Cardiff University)

Time and location: 4pm-5.30pm, Room 1.28, Law Building

Title:  Turkish Foreign Policy Towards Sub Saharan Africa: The Case of African Students in the Turkish Capital

No registration needed.

20th November

ISRU Frontiers Lecture

(co-hosted with the Centre for Critical Global Politics)

Speaker:  Prof Kate Bedford (University of Birmingham)

Title:  Gambling Law and Political Economy, Revisited: Bingo Regulation and 

Diverse Economies of Speculation

Time and location: 4pm-7pm, LT 0.22, Law Building

Registration required:

Followed by a reception in the Probono/PG Study Space, Law Building

WIP Seminar Series: 27th November

Speaker:  Dr Sara Dezalay (Cardiff University)  

Title:  Africa’s lawyers: Between imperial Legacies and Transformations in Global Capitalism

Time and location: 4pm-5.30pm, Room 1.28, Law Building

No registration needed.

WIP Seminar Series: 4th December

Speaker:  Lyla Latif Khan (Cardiff University)  

Title:  Trimming Strong Legal Pluralism in Kenya

Time and location: 4pm-5.30pm, Room 1.28, Law Building

No registration needed.

 For more information please contact the ISRU director Dr Hannes Hansen-Magnusson ( or the ISRU WIP seminar convenor Dr. Alena Drieschova (