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Keeping up-to-date with the law: Events

Tips for keeping up-to-date with the law in your research area

Keeping up to date with the law

Introduction: Events

This part of the guide suggests how you can find out about upcoming legal events.

Key organisations  - websites and social media

If there a key organisation in your area of research, make sure you subscribe to its mailing list and join its social media platforms. This is a very good way of letting yourself be informed about relevant upcoming events.

The IALS calendar of forthcoming events can be viewed at

If the organisation doesn't have a social media presence, you can either check their website regularly for details of new events, or set up a web page monitoring alert, as described in the introduction to this guide.

Inner Temple Current Awareness Blog

As mentioned in the News & Current Awareness section of this guide, the Inner Temple Library produces a legal current awareness blog and one of the sections is Forthcoming Events. To sign up for this RSS feed, click on the RSS icon and choose the following:

Lawbore Professional Events Calendar

City University's Lawbore website provides a selection of upcoming events that may be of interest to law students. There is a London / professional focus but some events may be still be useful to researchers and academics.

Conference Alerts

The Conference Alerts website lists upcoming conferences by discipline. It is possible to subscribe to the website and set-up an events email alert based on keywords of your choosing. You can also limit the alerts only events taking place in specific countries.

Advance HE

Advance HE is a charity that works to improve higher education for students, staff and society. Advance HE runs training and events in different areas of law all around the country. Follow them on Twitter @AdvanceHE.