- Mar. 11, 2005 Laurie Carlson Progressive Ideas Forum in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the South African Constitution: "Building New Nations: The South African and United States Experiences and Lessons for the 21st Century." Guest speakers included Barbara Masekela, South Africa's Ambassador to the United States, U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, and Prof. John Kaminski, moderated by Prof. Heinz Klug.
- April 29-30, 2005 Workshop on Disputes and Development Cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Initiative and the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy. Hosted by Professors Charles Irish, Heinz Klug and David Trubek. For more information, go to: /ils/gls i/disputesanddevelopment.htm
- May 20-21, 2005 Conference on WTO Dispute Settlement and Developing Countries: Use, Implications, Strategies, Reforms Sponsored by the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), and the Global Legal Studies Initiative of the Institute for Legal Studies. Hosted by Professors Gregory Shaffer and Robert Staiger.