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3rd Kay Everett Memorial Lecture

Date posted: 23 December 2019

Kay Everett

3rd Kay Everett Memorial Lecture

“Defending migrants in the era of Trump”

by Professor David Cole

National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union

6.30 pm Monday 9th March 2020

The Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
SOAS University of London,
Thornhaugh Street
London, WC1H 0XG

The Memorial Lecture is a free event and open to the public.

Please register for your ticket with Eventbrite here. Tickets are available on a first-come first served basis.

Kay Everett

Wilsons, in conjunction with SOAS, have established a Lecture Series and Prize in Kay’s memory. Kay was a human rights lawyer, specialising in immigration and public law challenges against the Home Office.

The annual prize is awarded to the highest marked human rights dissertation on a Masters course of studies at SOAS. The 2020 winner is Pat De Brun with, LGBT Rights Discourse and Postcolonial Queer Subject Formation in Cambodian Queer Politics

Further information about Kay’s career and previous memorial lectures is
available here.

David Cole

David Cole is the National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Before joining the ACLU in July 2016, Cole was the Hon. George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University.

David Cole has taken several significant First Amendment cases in the US Supreme Court (see for example Irap v Trump) and the ACLU has been at the forefront of litigation challenging Trump administrations targeting of immigrants.