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Events in 2020

Some featured events are listed below. For a full listing of CPL events in 2020 please refer to the events calendar.

In Conversation with Alexandra Wilson, author of 'In Black and White'

On 9 November 2020, CPL sponsored the Cambridge Law and Race Group to host a webinar featuring Alexandra Wilson, author of 'In Black and White: A Young Barrister's Story of Race and Class in a Broken Justice System'.

CELS/CPL/LCIL webinar: Rapid response on the UK Internal Market Bill

On 30 September the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS), Centre for Public Law (CPL) and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (LCIL) jointly held an online Rapid Response Seminar on the UK Internal Market Bill.

CPL Seminar: 'Is Foreign Policy Special?'

On 28 February 2020 Dr Ewan Smith (University of Oxford) gave a seminar entitled "Is Foreign Policy Special?"

Ganshof van der Meersch Chair Opening lecture: 'Brexit and the United Kingdom Constitution'

In 2019/2020 the holder of the Ganshof van der Meersch Chair was Alison Young, Sir David Williams Professor of Public Law at the University of Cambridge, on the recommendation of Prof. Julien Pieret, Director of the Department of Public Law, and of Prof. Emmanuel Slautsky, an Alumnus of the Foundation.

The opening lecture of the Chair, entitled: "Brexit and the United Kingdom Constitution". was delivered on February 13, 2020.

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CELS/CPL Seminar: 'Withdrawal Agreement Bill/Withdrawal Agreement'

On 16 January 2020, the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS) and the Centre for Public Law (CPL) jointly held a seminar on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill/Withdrawal Agreement.


  • Professor David Howarth;
  • Professor Alison Young; and
  • Stevie Martin.


  • Catherine Barnard

Other formats of this recording are available on the University Streaming Media Service.