GLS Events

Fall 2006

  • Sept. 7, 2006: "Law and Politics in Global Governance Struggles Over Access to Water" by Bronwen Morgan, Professor of Sociolegal Studies, University of Bristol. Noon lecture in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all; registration not required.
  • Sept. 12, 2006: "The Chilean Pension System" by Andres Cuneo, Dean, Diego Portales Law School, Santiago. Noon lecture in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all; registration not required.

  • October 13, 2006:“Nuclear Security in Northeast Asia” workshop sponsored by Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) and co-sponsored by GLSI. Speakers and moderators include: Mitch Lerner, Associate Professor of History, Mershon Center for International Security, Ohio State University; Bruce Cumings, Professor of History, University of Chicago, John Ohnesorge, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin and Jon Pevehouse, Associate Professor of Political Science, UW-Madison. Friday, 10/13/2006, 8.30AM – 5.30PM in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). For more details, contact Trudy Fredericks at fredericks@wisc.edu

  • October 16, 2006: Recent Developments in Legal Education in Japan by Colin P.A. Jones Associate Professor, Doshisha University Law School, Monday, October 16, 2006 at noon, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), Hosted by Professors Charles Irish and John Ohnesorge, cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and the Global Legal Studies Initiative. For details, contact Susan Katcher

  • October 18, 2006: "A Comparative Study on Self Reported Delinquency: Preliminary Results from a Survey of Law Students in Giessen (Germany), Izmir (Turkey), and Madison, Wisconsin" by Prof. Dr. Arthur Kreuzer, Director, Institute of Criminology, University of Giessen, Germany, Wednesday, 10/18/2006 from Noon - 1:00 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Hosted by Associate Dean Walter Dickey and sponsored by the Remington Center, the Institute for Legal Studies, and the Global Legal Studies Initiative. For details, contact Pam Hollenhorst at pshollen@wisc.edu

  • October 18, 2006: Law-Dependent Public Goods: A Proposed Strategic Framework for a Results-Based Approach to Legal and Judicial Reform” by Professor Mohan Gopal, Head, National Judicial Academy, Bhopal, India, and formerly, Vice Chancellor, National Law School, Bangalore, India and Legal Advisor, Operations Policy, World Bank Wednesday, 10/18/2006 1.20-3.20 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), Hosted by Professor John Ohnesorge and sponsored by GLSI, ILS, EALSC and CSA. Open to all, no registration required. For details, contact Sumudu Atapattu

  • October 26, 2006: "The Art of Forgetting and Other Ways of Remembering: A Dialogue on Political Violence and Memory,” documentary film on Sri Lanka and presentation by Lisa Kois, human rights lawyer, writer and film maker, the inaugural lecture in the series Law, War and Human Security, hosted by Professor Heinz Klug, UW Law School and Professor Helen Kinsella, UW Political Science, co-sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Initiative, the Transnational Feminism Research Circle and UW Political Science Department, Thursday, 10/26/06, 3.30-5.00 pm, Room 3260 Law. Open to all, no registration required.

  • October 27, 2006: Information Session on Study Abroad Programs of the Law School hosted by Professor Heinz Klug. Professors Steve Barkan and Nina Camic of the UW law school and Professor Walter Gropp of Giessen Law School, Germany will be available for questions. Friday, 9/27/06 at noon in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all interested law students. For details, contact Sumudu Atapattu at saatapattu@wisc.edu

  • November 2, 2006:Rules of Engagement: Norms, Civilian Casualties, and U.S. Conduct in Iraq” by Colin Kahl, Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, University of Minnesota, the second lecture in the series Law, War and Human Security, hosted by Professor Heinz Klug, UW Law School and Professor Helen Kinsella, UW Political Science, co-sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Initiative, the Transnational Feminism Research Circle, and UW Political Science Department, Thursday, 11/2/06, 3.30-4.30 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all, no registration required.

  • November 16, 2006: “How to Govern Backward People: International Law and Nation Building in Historical Perspective,” Professor Anthony Anghie, Professor of Law, SJ Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, will be delivering the third lecture in the series Law, War and Human Security, hosted by Professor Heinz Klug, UW Law School and Professor Helen Kinsella, UW Political Science, co-sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Initiative, the Transnational Feminism Research Circle and UW Political Science Department, Thursday, 11/16/06, 3.30-4.30 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all, no registration required.

  • Nov. 17-18, 2006: "Legal Culture and the Judicialization of Politics in Latin America" Interdisciplinary workshop hosted by Javier Couso (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, and 2006 UW Visiting Tinker Professor) Alexandra Huneeus (Stanford and Wisconsin), and Pablo Rueda (University of California, Berkeley JSP Program). Sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Initiative, the Institute for Legal Studies, the Wisconsin Project on Governance and Regulation (WISGAR), the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program (LACIS), the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), and the UW Law School, in conjunction with the Law and Society Association Program on International Research Collaboration (PIRC). This event will include free public sessions in Law School room 7200 on Friday from 10-6:15 and on Saturday morning, 8:30-12:15. Additional Information and Program
    Due to space limitations, registration is required. Please contact Pam Hollenhorst.

  • November 30, 2006: "Judges Joining Revolutions: The Role of Courts in Georgia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan" by Alexei Trochev, Research Associate, Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen's University, Canada, Thursday, 11/30/2006 4:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, sponsored by CREECA and co-sponsored by GLSI. For details contact Jennifer Tishler

  • December 5, 2006:Abyssal Legal Thinking: Global Legal Lines Versus the Ecology of Legal Knowledge - Toward a Post-colonial Theory of Law,” Professor Boa Santos, University of Coimbra, School of Economics, Department of Sociology, Portugal, and ILS Distinguished Scholar, Sponsored by GLSI and hosted by Professor Heinz Klug, Tuesday, 11/22/06 – 12.00-1.00. Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all – no registration required.

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