Centre for Legal Theory

The Singapore Symposium in Legal Theory 2018
(funded by Singapore Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund Tier1)

The Singapore Symposium in Legal Theory is an initiative supported by the Faculty of Law to promote discussion of current research in the field of legal theory, broadly conceived. It consists of occasional seminars and a formal programme of papers held in Semester 2 each year, in which those working in legal theory from around the world join with colleagues at NUS to present work in progress and explore contemporary debates.

Date Paper Titles & Presenters Slides Videos
5 February 2018 Monday, 5-7pm The Very Modern Value of Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld - A Centennial Appraisal
Professor Kit Barker
The University of Queensland
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12 February 2018
Monday, 5-7pm
A Liberal Theory of Property
Professor Hanoch Dagan
Tel Aviv University
19 February 2018 Monday, 5-7pm The Postcolonial Politics of International Organizations Law
Dr Guy Sinclair
Victoria University of Wellington
2 April 2018
Monday, 5-7pm
Privatizing Border Control
Dr Ashwini Vasanthakumar
King's College London
9 April 2018
Monday, 5-7pm
Consent and Intentions
Dr Massimo Renzo
King's College London