Selected Conferences, Retreats, Symposia, Institutes and Workshops:
- Jan. 31, 2005 Environmental Law in a Connected World One-day conference hosted by Governor Jim Doyle and UW Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs featuring experts from around the world. At the Monona Terrace Convention Center.
- Feb. 7, 2005 Symposium: Wisconsin's Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage and Prohibit Civil Unions Hosted by the Project on Law and the Humanities and moderated by Prof. Len Kaplan.
- 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 include 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 (WAGE). Hosted by Prof. Dave Trubek.
- 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.
- May 20-21, 2005 Berkeley-Wisconsin History of Copyright Workshop Hosted by Pam Samuelson, Professor of Law and Information Management; Chancellor's Professor; Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, and Anuj Desai, Assistant Professor of Law, UW Law School. Program
- June 19-July 1, 2005 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History
For more information consult the following page: /ils/hurstinstitute.htm
- June 27-28, 2005 Workshop on Competition Policy and Merger Analysis in Deregulated and Newly Competitive Industries. Hosted by Peter Carstensen, Young-Bascom Professor of Law.
- Sept. 9, 2005 Courting Failure? The Effects of Venue Choice on Big Bankruptcies Bankruptcy scholars will present papers and discuss Professor Lynn LoPucki's controversial book about how competition for big cases is corrupting the bankruptcy courts. Program hosted by Prof. Bill Whitford. Approved for 3.0 CLE credits.
- Oct. 15-16, 2005 GLSI Workshop: Constitution-building in Africa post-1989
A distinguished group of academics and practitioners will focus on constitution-building and conflict resolution in Africa. Hosted by Yash Ghai, Sir Y K Pao Chair in Public Law and Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong and Visiting Knowles Professor at the UW Law School, and Heinz Klug, Professor of Law and Director of the Global Legal Studies Initiative.
- Oct. 19, 2005 Fundamental Rights as Guidelines and Inspiration -- German Constitutionalism in International Perspective. Mildred Fish-Harnack Human Rights Lecture by Prof. Dr. Brun-Otto Bryde, Judge of the German Constitutional Court. Cosponsored by the International Institute and the Global Legal Studies Initiative.
- Oct. 21-22, 2005 GLSI Workshop: Constitution-building in Comparative Perspective An international field of scholars will examine the processes surrounding the building of new constitutions. Hosted by Yash Ghai, Sir Y K Pao Chair in Public Law and Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong and Visiting Knowles Professor at the UW Law School, and Heinz Klug, Professor of Law and Director of the Global Legal Studies Initiative.
- Feb. 6-8, 2004 Wisconsin Law Review Symposium: Freedom from Contract
- Mar. 5-6, 2004 WAGE/Wisconsin International Law Journal Symposium honoring Prof. Richard Bilder
- June 25-26, 2004: New Legal Realism Conference cosponsored by the American Bar Foundation For more information about New Legal Realism: http://www.newlegalrealism.org
- Sept. 10-11, 2004: Conference on Comparative Institutional Analysis
Hosted by Neil Komesar. CIA Conference Program (RTF) or CIA Conference Papers (Word or WP)
- Oct. 1-2, 2004: Midwest Law and Society Retreat Interdisciplinary opportunity for regional grad students and faculty: weekend of intellectual exchange and community building. Draft Program: /ils/2004MidwestRetreatProgram.htm
- Nov. 5, 2004: Conference on Japan and Law & Development in Asia Inaugural interdisciplinary conference of the Global Legal Studies Initiative (GLSI) and the first in a series of events addressing "Law and Global Transformation." Cosponsored by the East Asian Legal Studies Center.
- Nov. 10, 2004: Workshop on New Approaches to Environmental Regulation in Wisconsin
Hosted by Profs. David and Louise Trubek; speakers include Scott Hassett, Kristine Euclide, and Howard Bellman.
- Nov. 13, 2004: Wisconsin Legal History Symposium -- "Owning Knowledge: The History of Modern U.S. Intellectual Property Law"
Hosted by Prof. Richard Ross / Symposium Announcement and Registration Information Program
- Nov. 13-14, 2004: Wisconsin-Harvard Workshop on International Economic Law and Transnational Regulation Chaired by David Trubek (Wisconsin) and David Kennedy (Harvard). Cosponsored by the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) and Harvard Law School's European Research Center.
- Nov. 15, 2004: Workshop on Power, Law and Global Transformation Speakers: David Kennedy of Harvard Law School and John Braithwaite of Australian National University.
- Apr. 25-26, 2003 The Liberal State and its Mental Health Power
- June 9-20, 2003 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History
- Sept. 27-29, 2002 Midwest Law & Society Retreat
- Oct. 11-12, 2002 The Place of Theology in the Liberal State and the Globalized World
- Nov. 2, 2002 Law, Family and State Organization in the Early Modern Atlantic World: Wisconsin Symposium on Legal History