GLS Events

Spring 2015

  • January 29, 2015: "The PPSG International Pain Policy Fellowship: Successes in South and Southeast Asia" by Asra Husain, Policy and Legal Analyst, University of Wisconsin Pain and Policy Studies Group and member, HRP Health Cluster, 12-1 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, sponsored by Center for South Asia and co-sponsored by HRP Health Cluster

    Description: The Pain Policy Studies Group works internationally and domestically to improve access to opioid pain medications for patients suffering from cancer, HIV/AIDS and drug addiction. The International Pain Policy Fellowship (IPPF) is one of many programs administered by PPSG. The IPPF identifies champions in low and middle income countries and offers a stipend and mentorship to those individuals to help them work on an in-country project to improve access to opioid medications. This talk will discuss IPPF Fellows from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Vietnam and the successes they have accomplished in their respective countries, focusing on accomplishments made in India. 

  • February 2, 2015: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Sandeep Kindo, reading tbd, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law, a light lunch will be provided
  • February 12, 2015: Information Session on Study Abroad including internships in Asia, 12:00-1:00pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), pizza will be served. Sponsored by GLS and EALSC, open to all interested law students
  • March 3, 2015: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Cynthia Farid, reading tbd, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law, a light lunch will be provided
  • March 13, 2015: Wisconsin International Law Journal annual symposium, "International Law Walks the Line: Border Disputes and Resolution for the 21st Century," details pending

    Concept paper
    Symposium page
  • April 6, 2015: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Mitra Sharafi, reading tbd, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law, a light lunch will be provided
  • April 9, 2015: "Humanitarian Scripts in the World Novel," by Debjani Ganguli, Jay C. and Ruth Halls Visiting Scholar, UW-Madison and Head, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, sponsored by the Human Rights Program and GLS, 12-1pm, 5223 Law, a light lunch will be served

  • April 13, 2015: "Dogs of Empire: Canine Scent Tracking in the British Empire 1909-1953" by Dr Binyamin Blum, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Law, hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi, 12-1:15pm, Foley and Lardner Room (3260 law)

  • April 22, 2015: Mildred Fish Harnack Human Rights and Democracy Lecture: “The International Law of Secession and the Protection of the Human Rights of Oppressed Sub-State Groups: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” by Professor Obiora Okafor, Osgood Hall Law School, York University, Wednesday, April 22, at 4 p.m., in the AT&T Room, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., University of Wisconsin–Madison, followed by an informal reception

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