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Spring 2018

  • February 5, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. 11am-12pm in Room 7205, by invitation.

  • February 5, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Lecture (title TBA), by Professor Menaka Guruswamy, Columbia Law School. Hosted by Mitra Sharafi.
  • February 12, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Room 3260. Follow up information session on study abroad.

  • February 19, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). "Detaining Families: A Study of Asylum Adjudication in Family Detention," by Human Rights Program Speaker Professor Ingrid Eagly, UCLA Law School. Hosted by Alexandra Huneeus. (GLS/HRP)

  • February 22, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). "Democratic Competition: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," by Professor Ian Shapiro, joint ILS/GS/EALSC event and co-sponsored by the Jean Monnet EU Center of Excellence and the Center for European Studies.

  • February 26, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200).“Punishing the ‘Others:’ Citizenship and State Social Control in the United States and Germany,” by Professor Michael Light, Sociology Department, UW-Madison, co-sponsored by Center for European Studies. Hosted by Alexandra Huneeus. (GLS/HRP) 

  • March 5, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. 12pm-1pm in Room 7205, by invitation.
  • March 6, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). "Only the Clothes on Her Back: Textiles, Law, and Governance in the Nineteenth-Century United States," by Professor Laura Edwards, History Department, Duke University. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi.

  • March 13, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). "International Courts as Coordination Devices for Opposition Parties: The Case of the East African Court of Justice," by Law and De-Globalization Series Speaker, Professor James Thuo Gathii, Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Hosted by Alexandra Huneeus.
    A copy of the paper is available here.
  • March 16-17, 2018: "Confluence of Rights of Nature and Indigenous Sovereignty," Coming Together of Peoples’ Conference, panel on Rights of Nature. Keynote speaker, Dr Maria Andrade, sponsored by Indigenous Law Students Association and co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program, Mendota Room, Dejope Hall, UW-Madison, 8:00am -4:00pm

  • April 2, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. 12pm-1pm in Room 7205, by invitation.

  • April 6, 2018: Room 2260. "Sustainable Development Goals and International Law: Intersections of Environmental Law, Human Rights and Environmental Justice," Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium.

    Keynote speaker: Commissioner Margarette May Macaulay
    Visit symposium page for details
  • April 7, 2018: 9:00am-1:30pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Workshop on "Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development." This is not a public event, but if you are interested in attending please contact Sumudu Atapattu
    Visit workshop page for details

  • April 12, 2018:  Annual Soffa Lecture by May Sabe Phyu. "Gender Inclusion for Lasting Peace." sponsored by the Human Rights Program, the International Division and the Global Legal Studies Center, 4pm-5:30pm Chazen Museum of Art Auditorium, followed by a reception

    This also serves as the keynote of the annual 4W Summit on Women, Gender and Well-being. (GLS/HRP)

  • April 20, 2018: Symposium on "The Many Faces and Facets of Immigration Activism" 12:00-4:00pm, Room 3250. Speakers: Chhaya Chhoum, Montha Chum, Gabrielle Jackson, Sarjo Barrow, Esq., and Lee VanderLiden, moderated by Professor Sara McKinnon, UW-Madison, sponsored by HRP, the International Division, GLS, Comparative US Studies, and Freedom Inc. Program

    Fall 2018
  • September 13, 2018: Mildred Fish Harnack lecture delivered by Navi Pillay, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, 4 pm, Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center, details pending. (HRP)

  • October 11, 2018: 12th Annual South Asia Legal Studies workshop. Call for proposals (deadline passed)

  • October 16, 2018: 12pm - 1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Human Rights Program speaker Loren Landau, Wits University. More details TBA.

  • October 25, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Marcella David, Florida State University College of Law. More details TBA. 

  • November 29, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Pablo Rueda Saiz, UW-Madison Visiting Scholar. More details TBA. 

Spring 2019

  • April 5, 2019: Annual WILJ symposium, details pending

Past Events

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