- Theoretically informed empirical research;
- Bottom up perspectives to the study of law and legal phenomena;
- A range of disciplines including Law, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Art History, European Studies;
- Regional specialisms most notably Tibet, East Africa, Russia and Eastern Europe; and
- Research led engagement with policy makers, practitioners and the public.
Our research considers some of the most important global issues of the day including the impact of technology on lived experiences of law, the global environmental crisis, access to justice and migration. Whether working individually or in groups there are important themes that run across our work and can be divided into five main clusters:
- Access to civil and administrative justice;
- Law Beyond the State;
- Regulation and governance;
- Law in a digital world: The programme in comparative media law and policy; and
- Lived experiences of human rights.
You can also find out more about particular funded projects hosted by the Centre for Socio- Legal Studies here.