All events take place
at the

School of Oriental and African Studies

Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

For further information, contact Dr Philippe Cullet at



Terrorism: The Imperfect Excuse - From India's Prevention of Terrorism Act to Guantanamo Bay

Dr. Usha Ramanathan, Law Researcher, New Delhi

21 November 2003, SOAS, Room G52, 1pm-2:30pm



The Developments of Environmental Law in Pakistan: Judicial Activism to the Rescue

Dr Parvez Hassan
Advocate, Supreme Court and High Courts of Pakistan, President of the Pakistan Environmental Lawyers Association

Monday, 19th May 2003, 5:30-7:00pm, Room G3



Exiling to conserve: A judiciary's agenda in India

Dr Usha Ramanathan, Law researcher, New Delhi

Tuesday, 13th May 2003, 5:30-7:00pm, Room G52



Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law - The Case of Climate Change

Lavanya Rajamani, Fellow in Law, Queen's College, Cambridge University

Tuesday, 18th March 2003, 5:30-7:00pm, Room B103
(Brunei Gallery, opposite SOAS main building)



Plant variety protection: Is there a threat to biodiversity?

Dr Dwijen Rangnekar, Senior Research Fellow, University College London

Tuesday, 11th March 2003, 5:30-7:00pm, Room B103 (Brunei Gallery, opposite SOAS main building)


Water as a human right: future challenges

Dr Jona Razzaque, Staff lawyer, Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development, London

Tuesday, 4th March 2003, 5:30-7:00pm, Room 116



The Global Environment Facility in practice

Zoe Young, Co-Director, Conscious Cinema Productions, London

Tuesday, 11th February 2003, 5:30-7:00pm, Room FG01 (Faber building, inside North-west corner of Russell Square)



Implementation of the Kyoto Protocol - A legal landscape

James Cameron, Of Counsel, Baker & MacKenzie, London

Thursday, 5th December 2002, 5:30-7:00pm, Room 116



The Johannesburg Summit on Sustainable Development

Alexandre Dufresne, MA candidate - Graduate Institute of Development Studies, Geneva and
Nick Francis, MA candidate - Law Department, SOAS

Friday, 29th November 2002, 3:00-5:00pm, Main School Lecture Theatre (basement)



Climate change negotiations and the perspectives from the South

Dr Saleemul Huq, Director, Climate Change Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development, London

Thursday, 7th November 2002, 5:30-7:00pm, Room G60



Human Rights and the Environment

Public lecture by Professor Dinah Shelton, Notre Dame University, USA

Thursday 21st February 2002, 11:00am-1:00pm, Room G2



Investment and the environment

Kevin Gray, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Tuesday 26th February 2002, 5:30-7:00pm, Room G50



Development of renewable energy

Magnus Rodrigeus, lawyer

Thursday 7th March 2002, 5:30-7:00pm, Room 379



South Africa: Asbestos Cases

Sapna Malik, Leigh Day, London

Thursday 14th March 2002, 5:30-7:00pm, Room 379