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Lecture Series and Outreach Workshops

    Spring 2016

    • February 1, 2016: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law. A light lunch will be provided. Invitation only
    • February 9, 2016: GLS/Human Rights Program speaker, "The Global Refugee Crisis and Challenges for Moving Forward," Alice Farmer, Protection officer, UNHCR's US Protection Unit, 11:30am – 1:00pm. Co-Sponsored by CES, Middle Eastern Studies, and the Political Science Department, Lubar Commons

    • February 11, 2016: Follow-Up Information Session on Study Abroad and International Internships, Conducted by Directors of Exchange Programs and Internships, Noon-1:00pm, Lubar Commons. Co-Sponsored by GLS and EALSC, pizza will be served

    • February 12, 2016: "International Law Day: Bringing Professors, Students and Practitioners Together," sponsored by WILS and co-sponsored by GLS and EALSC. Noon-3:00pm. Lunch will be served. See program

    • February 15, 2016: GLS speaker series on Global & Comparative Law, “Transformative Constitutionalism: A Framework for Emancipation or a Hope-Filled Project of (Post)Liberal Legalism?,” Sanele Sibanda, University of Witwatersrand and GLS visiting scholar, a light lunch will be served

    • March 7, 2016: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law. A light lunch will be provided. Invitation only
    • March 8, 2016: Slesinger lecture delivered by Professor Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, sponsored by the Department of Community & Environmental Sociology, co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program, 4pm, Health Sciences Learning Center.

    • March 10, 2016: “Refugees or Migrant Workers? L.M., and Others (Syrian Nationals) v. Russia [ECHR 2015],” Dr Agnieszka Kubal, visiting scholar, Harvard University, hosted by Professor Kathie Hendley. Noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons, a light lunch will be provided. Co-Sponsored by CREECA
    • March 14, 2016: GLS speaker series on Global & Comparative Law, “Buyer Power Regulation in EU Competition Law,” Ignacio Herrera-Anchustegui, University of Bergen and GLS visiting scholar, a light lunch will served.

    • April 4, 2016: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law. A light lunch will be provided. Invitation only

    • April 5, 2016: GLS Speaker Series on Global & Comparative Law, "New State Activism in Brazil: Continuing Concerns and New Challenges," Professor Diogo Coutinho, University of Sao Paulo, with comments by Professor David Trubek. Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall. Co-sponsored by LACIS Nave Fund. A light lunch will be served

    • April 8, 2016: Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium, "Stamping Privacy's Passport: The Role of International Law in Safeguarding Individual Privacy." Organized by WILJ and GLS, Keynote speaker: Professor Joe Cannataci, University of Malta and UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Privacy, 8:30am-5:30pm, 2260 Law, multiple sponsors.  Register here

    • April 18, 2016: “The Eurozone: Clean-Up Time” Professor Charles Wyplosz, Graduate Institute, Geneva, 4:00-6:00pm, Lubar Commons, sponsored by the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, the Center for European Studies, and the Department for Political Science and co-sponsored by GLS, followed by an informal reception

    • April 20, 2016: Mildred Fish Harnack Lecture, "From Auschwitz to International Law and International Human Rights," Professor Thomas Buergenthal, George Washington Law School, former judge of the International Court of Justice and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Sponsored by the Human Rights Program, the International Division and GLS, 4pm, Room 325/326, Pyle Center, followed by an informal reception


    Fall 2016

    • October 19, 2016: Academic workshop and Launch of Marc Galanter Digital Archives on Bhopal, keynote address by Professor Jayanth Krishnan, Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law, details pending

    • October 20, 2016: South Asia Legal Studies workshop, 10th anniversary celebration, details pending
      Call for panel proposals, deadline April 15, 2016


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