Centre for Legal Theory

The Singapore Symposium in Legal Theory 2019
(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
28 January 2019 Monday, 5-7pm Economic Liberty and the Fragmentation of Contract Law
Dr Arie Rosen
The University of Auckland
11 February 2019 Monday, 5-7pm The Epicurean Universe of Jeremy Bentham
Professor Philip Schofield
University College London
25 March 2019 Monday, 5-7pm Legal Positivism as a Realist Theory of Law
Professor Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
1 April 2019
Monday, 5-7pm
The Pardon Paradox
Associate Professor Adam Perry
University of Oxford
8 April 2019
Monday, 5-7pm
Independence and Accountability in the Charity Sector
Professor Matthew Harding
The University of Melbourne