Meeting on October 16, 2020—Dr. Sara Ramshaw

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Sara Ramshaw (University of Victoria) to CDI for a presentation on her work on improvisation and Law.

The meeting will take place on October 16 at 3pm EST online. For the meeting link please RSVP here:

Sara Ramshaw was appointed Associate Professor at the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in 2017 following previous appointments at the University of Exeter (England) and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) (Northern Ireland).  After receiving her B.A. (Hons) from the University of Toronto, Sara obtained both a LLB and a LLM from the University of British Columbia. She then clerked at the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division) and was called to the Bar of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2000. Sara worked for the Ministry of the Attorney General at the Superior Court of Justice, Family Court in Toronto before commencing postgraduate studies at the University of London (Birkbeck College) in England.

More recently, Sara was the principal investigator of a large UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded project, entitled Into the Key of Law: Transposing Musical Improvisation. The Case of Child Protection in Northern Ireland. Sara has published widely in numerous international journals and given invited talks throughout the Commonwealth and beyond. She has also held Visiting Fellowships at the Sonic Arts Research Centre (Queen’s University Belfast), the Institute for International Law and the Humanities (Melbourne Law School) and the Center for Globalization and Cultural Studies (University of Manitoba).