South Asia Legal Studies Working Group

Events 2009-2010

 

Fall 2009

Intenstive Course on Law, Pluralism and Women's Studies by Flavia Agnes

The Global Legal Studies Center together with several departments and Centers on campus received funding from the International Institute under its Distinguished International Visitor Fund to bring Flavia Agnes to campus to teach an intensive course on Law, Pluralism and Women's Studies.  Details

Speaker series

  • October 8, 2009:"From Shabhano to Kausar Bano - Contextualizing the 'Muslim Woman' within a Communalized Polity," by Flavia Agnes, Center for South Asia fall lecture series, co-sponsored by GLS and the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, part of the speaker series on "Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries," sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute and Global Studies, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall.

  • October 22, 2009: "Justice to the People" - Public Interest Litigation and the Supreme Court of Pakistan, by Professor Martin Lau (SOAS), part of the speaker series on "Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries," sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute and Global Studies, co-sponsored by Center for South Asia and the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law).

    Spring 2010

    Speaker Series


  • February 24, 2010: "Intellectual Property Rights Regime and the Creation of Innovation-Based Enterprises in India," by Professor Rakesh Basant, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, part of the speaker series on "Remaking the Developmental State" Research Collaborative sponsored by GLS and WAGE, 12:00-1:00pm, 2435 Social Sciences.

  • April 15, 2010: Outreach workshop on "Legal Aspects of Doing Business in India" for local attorneys, policy makers, and civil society groups, workshop series on Current Issues in International Law: Implications for Wisconsin, sponsored by GLS and WAGE, April 15, 2010, 2:45-6:00 pm (reception from 5:30-6:00pm), Lubar Commons (7200 Law).  Approved for 2.0 hours of CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys.  Register by April 9, 2010 by contacting Sumudu Atapattu.
    Speakers: Professor Mike Koehler (Butler University, Indiana), Attorney Ajay Mago (Mayer Brown, Chicago), Attorney Tushna Thapliyal (India) and 4th speaker tbc.
    Details

  • April 22, 2010: "Sri Lanka: A Crisis of Institutions and Constitutions," by Dr Mario Gomez (Independent consultant and formerly, University of Colombo Law School & consultant, Law & Society Trust, Colombo, Sri Lanka), Center for South Asia spring lecture series, co-sponsored by GLS and the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, part of the speaker series on "Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries," sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute and Global Studies, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall.

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