About the Critical Legal Conference 2021
The Critical Legal Conference 2021 is being hosted by the University of Dundee, organised in collaboration between the School of Law and the Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy.
Please use as much or as little of the information links as you need to make the most of your stay. The information below has been especially tailored to your conference with the aim of making your visit to Dundee and Angus as easy as possible. Using the links below you can find the most relevant information to help you plan your trip.
Our Duty of Care
We are hopeful that everyone will be able to come together in Dundee for this year’s Critical Legal Conference. This document contains resources and key information about what we are doing to keep the in-person side of the event as safe as possible.
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Guidance and information on Travelling Safely in the UK and Scotland
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Active Travel - Getting around Dundee
Get active out and about in Dundee city. A compact city bursting with places of interest, history, and things to see, it is so easy to get around.
Dundee’s active travel routes in and around the city have been developed over the last few years with a key objective to encourage active travel through walking, cycling and public transport, and deploy sustainable alternatives to decarbonise transport. Read more on Dundee.com Active Travel website.
Explore our Destination - Dundee, Angus, Fife & Perthshire
We would have loved to have met you all in person at our event, but for now, we have put together a collection of virtual visitor experiences of our beautiful corner of Scotland and hope to welcome you one day soon.
Dundee is home to V&A Dundee, the first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London. Housed in a world-class building at the heart of Dundee’s waterfront, it hosts major exhibitions, celebrating Scotland’s design heritage, inspiring, and promoting contemporary talent, and encouraging design innovation for the future.
Dundee is just 90 minutes away from 90% of the Scottish population and is officially Scotland’s sunniest city with 1,523 hours of sunshine per year. The city is compact making it easy for delegates to navigate – at the same time, Dundee is closer to the countryside than any other Scottish city with St Andrews, the Angus Glens and Perthshire only minutes away!
Dundee and the surrounding region are also renowned as a centre of excellence across several sectors including life sciences research, computer games and digital media, arts, business, education, hi-tech manufacturing, and telecommunications.
Dundee is the UK’s first City of Design – recognised by UNESCO for its diverse contributions to several fields including medical research, comics, and video games. It joins only 12 cities around the world which have been awarded this designation – such as Beijing, Berlin, Montreal, Helsinki, and Bilbao.
Some Facts about Dundee
- The population of Dundee is currently 148,710 with approximately 306,300 people living within a 30 minute drive time.
- Dundee is one of the sunniest cities in Scotland and enjoys an average of 1,523 hours of sunshine every year. Dundee is positioned close to the sea which means that winters can be quite mild. The average temperature for December – February is 1°C and the temperatures can reach highs of 20°C in July and August. For the rest of the year temperatures are mild and compare favourably with other cities.
- The River Tay is the longest river in Scotland.
- Dundee has been named "the coolest little city in the UK" by GQ magazine
Visit Dundee.com and discover more about Dundee