Environmental Law in the Time of Covid: Journal of Environmental Law 2020 Workshop

Event date
25 November 2020
Event time
13:00 - 16:45
Oxford week
General Public
LIVE ONLINE SEMINAR - Please register below

Environmental Law in the Time of COVID

A Webinar: The 2020 Journal of Environmental Law Workshop 

Wednesday 25 November 2020, 1 pm-4.30 pm, Online

The Journal of Environmental Law is pleased to announce details of its 2020 Workshop. Given the ongoing pandemic, it will be held online this year as a webinar. The programme is below. The webinar is free, but places are limited. To sign up, please email liz.fisher@law.ox.ac.uk with ‘JEL Workshop’ in the email title. Please include your title and affiliation.

Before the workshop, we will be posting a number of short comments on ‘Environmental Law in the Time of COVID’.


1 pm-2 pm: Session One: The Big Picture

Chair: Professor Liz Fisher (University of Oxford)

‘The Corona Pandemic and Environmental Policy’: Professor Gerd Winter, (University of Bremen)

‘COVID and Climate Change: Risk, Age, and Law’, Professor Chris Hilson, (University of Reading)

‘Public Participation in the Climate and Health Crises’: Assistant Professor Chiara Armeni (Universite’ Libre de Bruxelles)


2.10 pm-3.10 pm: Session Two: Exploring Linkages

Chair: Professor Eloise Scotford (UCL)

‘COVID-19 and Climate Litigation - Exploring Impacts and Linkages’: Associate Professor Jolene Lin (National University of Singapore)

‘COVID-19 and Climate Change: Impacts on COP26, National Policies, Green Recovery’:

William Wilson, Barrister and Director Wyeside Consulting

‘COVID and Streamlining Resource Management’: Associate Professor Trevor Daya-Winterbottom (University of Waikato)


3.20-4.20pm: Framing and Governing

Chair: Professor Ben Pontin (University of Cardiff)

‘Framing COVID’: Dr Charlotte Elves (University of Oxford)

‘COVID-19, Soft Law, and Environmental Governance’: Professor Ole Pedersen (Newcastle University) and Professor Steven Vaughan (UCL)

‘Agri-food democracy, Multilevel Governance and COVID-19’: Dr. Ludivine Petetin (University of Cardiff)


4.20 pm Announcement of Richard Macrory Best Article Prize

Associate Professor Sanja Bogojević (University of Oxford)


4.30 pm Close

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