What is it about?
On the 13th of September 2019, I convened at the Law School, University of Bristol, a conference titled, ‘Decolonisation and the Law School.’ The purpose of the conference was to bring together some of the vast array of work legal academics across the UK were doing with reference to decolonial thought, in particular how they were bringing this work into their teaching and their research. This editorial gives some context to the special issue.
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Why is it important?
Decolonial thought in legal education, in my opinion, gives us an opportunity to look at our law schools and re-examine what is present, what is absent, what is silent and where our hope lies.
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This page is a summary of: Decolonising the law school: presences, absences, silences… and hope, The Law Teacher, October 2020, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/03069400.2020.1827774.
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