Webinar COVID-19 Symposium Webinar Part two


COVID-19 Symposium: Constitutional, political, social and health threats and challenges in France and the United Kingdom.

 On 28 May 2021 Start at 08.45am  to 1pm 

COVID-19 Symposium Webinar Part Two

This symposium is co-organised by Aurélien Antoine (Jean-Monnet Saint Étienne University and Lyon University), Andrew Blick (King’s College London), Géraldine Gadbin-George (Panthéon-Assas University) and Elizabeth Gibson-Morgan (Poitiers University) in association with the Franco-British Lawyers Society (FBLS).


08:45 am: Plenary session during which Lord Morgan will elaborate on the History of pandemics from the plague to Covid-19 via the Spanish Flu. This session will be moderated by Anne Cousson, Senior Lecturer in British Studies, at the University of Poitiers.

Lord Morgan

is a Labour Peer and former member of the House of Lords Constitutional Committee.

Anne Cousson

Senior Lecturer in British Studies, at the University of Poitiers.

09:00 am –11:00 am, Round Table 3 – “ Health sector (national and global) issues”

Professor Cazenave-Roblot

Head of Department of Infectious Diseases at the University Hospital Centre, CHU Poitiers. Expertise: “Dealing with Covid in a French Hospital: Threats and Challenges”

Doctor Anne-Emmanuelle Gibson

coordinating doctor. Expertise : “ Un an de Covid en maison de retraite entre accompagnement bienveillant des personnes âgées et contrôle sanitaire”

Charles Couédic de Kérérant

Secretary of the FBLS and Lecturer in Private Law at the University Paris Dauphine. Expertise: “Covid caregiver reinforcement /volunteering at the French Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital”

Yseult Marique

Lecturer in Law at the Essex Law School. Expertise: “Sciences and politics in times of Covid-19: Comparison between the UK and France”

Pascal Cudicio

Lecturer in British Studies at the University of Pantheon-Assas. Expertise: “Covid and global health diplomacy. The case study of Britain and France”

11:00 am –12:45 pm, Round Table 4 – “What has changed and changes across different sectors and international perspective.”

Marta Wojciechowska

Postdoctoral Research Associate at King’s College, London. Expertise : “Democratic innovations and the post-pandemic recovery ”

Professor Daniel Susskind

Fellow in Economics at Oxford University and Visiting Professor at King’s College, London. Expertise: “Covid and work policies”

Stephanie Bory

Professor-Elect in British Studies at the University of Lyon. Expertise: “Covid-19: Boosting or killing calls for Welsh independence?”

Elizabeth Sheppard-Sellam

Senior Lecturer of Political Science and US civilisation at the University of Tours. Expertise: “Coronavirus cybercrime et cyberterrorism proceedings”

Leonardo Carpentieri

Solicitor (England & Wales), Avocat à la Cour (Paris), Head of the Management Committee of the Franco-British Lawyers Society for England and Wales. Expertise: “Covid-19 and international arbitration: key procedural and substantive considerations”

12:45 pm – 1 pm:  Questions & Answers and concluding remarks.

To register please contact Sophia Administrator at fbls@outlook.com


This event was organised with the support of the following research centres


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