Property and Empire: From Colonialism to Globalisation
Professor Patrick McAuslan, of the School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London, has worked throughout the developing world, including India, Vietnam, Jamaica, South Africa and Uganda, as a policy adviser to governments on land and environmental matters and as a drafter of new laws on land and natural resources. He studied law at Oxford and was a founding member of the Faculty of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam from 1961 to 1966 and of the Warwick School of Law. He was Professor of Public Law at LSE and Professor of Urban Management at UCL. He has wide-ranging research interests and is the author and co-author of several books and many articles, including Bringing the Law Back In: Essays on Land, Law and Development (Ashgate, 2003).
The lecture will take place in The Law School, Trinity College Dublin (map here); all are welcome to attend; please RSVP by 1pm on Monday, 5 November 2007 to