The Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group would like to invite all to our opening lecture with Professor Nicola Lacey. On Wednesday, February 5th, Professor Lacey will present her work on 'Women and Crime in Law and Literature' and will then lead an open discussion. The event will be held at the Criminology Centre at the Faculty of Law from 18:00 and will be followed by a wine reception.
About the Speaker
Professor Nicola Lacey is School Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy at the London School of Economics. From 1998 to 2010 she held a Chair in Criminal Law and Legal Theory at LSE; she returned to LSE in 2013 after spending three years as Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, and Professor of Criminal Law and Legal Theory at the University of Oxford. She has held a number of visiting appointments, most recently at Harvard Law School. She is an Honorary Fellow of New College Oxford and of University College Oxford; a Fellow of the British Academy; and a member of the Board of Trustees of the British Museum. In 2011 she was awarded the Hans Sigrist Prize by the University of Bern for outstanding scholarship on the function of the rule of law in late modern societies and in 2017 she was awarded a CBE for services to Law, Justice and Gender Politics.
About the Discussion Group
The Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group also welcomes offers to present papers or other work-in-progress to the group or to lead a discussion. Please contact one of the convenors if you are interested in talking to the group or if you have an idea for an informal discussion.