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ICLQ Annual Lecture 2016: Foreign Fads Or Fashions? The Role Of Comparativism In Human Rights Law

Date: 22nd March 2016

Time: 17:30 - 19:30

Venue: Allen & Overy LLP (London), One Bishops Square, LONDON, E1 6AD

Event Details

Time: 17:30-19:30 (Registration open from 16:45)

Venue: Allen & Overy, Bishops Square, London E1 6AD

The 2016 Annual ICLQ Lecture this year will be given by Professor Sandra Fredman of the University of Oxford, on the subject 'Foreign Fads Or Fashions? The Role Of Comparativism In Human Rights Law', based on her article published in the ICLQ in July 2015.

The event will also provide the opportunity to present the 2015 Young Scholar with their award of £250 worth of Cambridge University Press titles of their choice. This year the prize is awarded to Matthew Nicholson of the University of Southampton for his article 'The Political Unconscious of the English Foreign Act of State and Non-Justiciability Doctrine(s)' in the October 2015 issue.

The lecture is being hosted by Allen & Overy and will be followed by a reception generously sponsored by Cambridge University Press, who publish the ICLQ.


  • Sandra Fredman, University of Oxford


  • Professor Sir Malcolm Evans OBE KCMG, Editor in Chief (Joint) of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, University of Bristol

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The text of the Annual Lecture is free to access along with a number of other articles in a new online collection 'International and Comparative Law in Practice'. This special collection can be accessed free of charge here and includes a range of articles published in International and Comparative Law Quarterly since 2010 that are relevant to legal practice, both private and public practice, as well as governmental and intergovernmental activities.

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