20th November 2006




The University of Lincoln will play host to the Jean Monnet Research Seminar Series, starting with ‘The Role of National Parliament’ on Friday 24th November.


The seminars have been organised by the university’s School of Law to discuss the topic of law, justice and democracy in Europe.


Speaking at the first seminar will be Edward Leigh who is the Member of Parliament for Gainsborough and Chair of the Public Accounts Committee. The theme of his lecture will be ‘Responsible Government’.


Future speakers include Dr Andrew Defty, Chris Heaton-Harris, Professor the Lord Norton of Louth, Dr Jenny Fairbrass and Professor Jo Carby-Hall.


Pam Barnes who is Principal Lecturer for the university’s School of Law said: “The seminar series will offer a broad insight into law, justice and democracy in Europe. The seminars will be interactive and very useful for law and business students.”


The seminar will take place at the university’s Co-op Lecture Theatre at 2.00pm. The seminar is free and everyone is welcome to attend.


For further information contact Pam Barnes on 01522886218 or email pbarnes@lincoln.ac.uk


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