On 19 May 2023, King’s hosted the sixth UCL-KCL Doctoral Environmental Law Symposium. Continuing the tradition of collaboration between UCL and KCL doctoral candidates in environmental law, Mara Wendebourg (KCL) and Kenta Tsuda (UCL) organised the conference together.
Dr Emily Barritt, founded the first symposium and delivered the introductory remarks on the value of academic friendships, setting the tone for the day. Twenty six early career researchers from various universities in the UK, Europe and abroad participated in the symposium, sharing their research and providing an engaged audience.
The conference explored various critical themes of environmental law including re-examining environmental institutions, environmental law and courts, rethinking categories, questioning assumptions, the law of the sea and climate change governance.