Research Centers Events

A combined list of events organized by the Institute for Legal Studies (ILS), Global Legal Studies Center (GLS), East Asian Legal Studies Center (EALSC), the UW Human Rights Program (HRP) and the Dean's Office is below.

Fall 2017

September

  • September 6, 2017: "Acting Muslim: Muslim Identity Performance During the War on Terror," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Khaled Beydoun, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (ILS)
    An abstract is available here
  • September 11, 2017: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • September 13, 2017: "The Constitution and the New U.S. Expansion: Debating the Status of the Islands," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Sam Erman, University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)
    An abstract is available here

  • September 14, 2017: "Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act's Evolving Genocide Exception to Immunity," Professor Vivian Curran, University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Hosted by Professor Jason Yackee. Co-sponsored by ILS, GLS, EALSC, and the EU Center. 4:00pm. (ILS/GLS/EALSC)  
    An abstract is available here
  • September 14-16, 2017: Workshop on Climate Engineering: Conceptualizing Law, Governance, Science, and Human Rights. Details pending. (GLS/HRP)

  • September 18, 2017: "Conflict, Institutions, and Public Law: Reflections on Twentieth Century America as a Developing Country," Constitution Day Speaker Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, Supreme Court of California. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Admissions Office and co-sponsored by ILS. (ILS)
    An abstract is available here

  • September 20, 2017: "Where Did the Dream Go," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Francis Buckley, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. Hosted by Associate Dean Susannah Tahk. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (ILS)
    An abstract is available here

  • September 22, 2017: Big Ideas Cafe. 12:00pm - 2:30pm in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Details TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • September 25, 2017: GLS Speaker Sara Hossain, Supreme Court of Bangladesh. Hosted by Cynthia Farid. (GLS)

  • September 26, 2017: ILS Speaker Professor Larry Solan, Brooklyn Law School. Hosted by Professor Peter Carstensen. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)

  • September 27, 2017: "Democracy's Deficits," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Samuel Issacharoff, New York University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)
    An abstract is available here

October

  • October 2, 2017: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • October 6-7, 2017: Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism. Invitation-only faculty workshop (aka "Schmooze"). Hosted by Professors David Schwartz, Heinz Klug, Anuj Desai, and Asifa Quraishi-Landes. Friday afternoon and all day Saturday in Lubar Commons. Click here for more details(Dean's Office)

  • October 11, 2017: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Joseph Fishkin, University of Texas School of Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)
  • October 12, 2017: De-Globalization Series Speaker Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Professor at the School of Economics at the University of Coimbra, Distinguished Legal Scholar at the University of Wisconsin School of Law. Hosted by Professor Alexandra Huneeus. (GLS)

  • October 17, 2017: Mildred Fish Harnack lecture by Farhana Khera. 4:00pm, Law School Room 2260. Details pending. (HRP/GLS)

  • October 18, 2017: "Agency Settlements and Legal Change," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Urska Velikonja, Emory University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (ILS)
    An abstract is available here

  • October 20, 2017: Lecture by Louise Trubek with comments by Marsha Mansfield. Details pending. (GLS)

  • October 25, 2017: GLS Speaker Anup Surendranath. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. Co-sponsored by ILS. (GLS)
  • October 26, 2017: Eleventh Annual South Asia Legal Studies Workshop. 8:30am-6:00pm, Lubar Commons, other details pending. (HRP/GLS)

  • October 27, 2017: Wisconsin Law Review Symposium. Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito. Details pending. (ILS)

  • October 28, 2017: Access to Justice Discussion Group. Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito. Details pending. (ILS)

November

  • November 6, 2017: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • November 8, 2017: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Jon Sands, Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Hosted by Professor Michele LaVigne. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)
  • November 16, 2017: De-Globalization Series Speaker Professor Thierry Cruvellier, Hosted by Professor Alexandra Huneeus. (GLS)

December

  • December 4, 2017: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

Spring 2018

February

  • February 5, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • February 7, 2018: UW Press Event with Professor Joseph Ranney, Marquette University Law School. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Details TBA. (ILS)

  • February 21, 2018: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon, University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • February 28, 2018: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Jennifer Chacon, University of California, Irvine School of Law. Hosted by Professor John Ohnesorge. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)

March

  • March 2, 2018: John Kidwell Memorial Lecture with Professor Bill Whitford. Commentary by Professor Christopher Peterson, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Chaired by Professor Jonathan Lipson, Temple University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Kathie Hendley. At 2:30pm in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available. Title TBA. (ILS)

  • March 5, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • March 7, 2018: Junior Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Christopher Roberts, University of Minnesota Law School. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)
  • March 15, 2018: Lecture by Max Chester, Foley Law Firm at 4:00pm in Lubar. Co-Sponsored by CREECA (GLS) 

April

  • April 2, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • April 4, 2018: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Nestor Davidson, Fordham University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • April 6-7, 2018: "Sustainable Development Goals and International Law: Intersections of Environmental Law, Human Rights and Environmental Justice," Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium. Details pending. (GLS)

  • April 14, 2018: Annual Soffa Lecture. 4:00pm, Pyle Center. Details pending. (GLS)

  • April 18, 2018: Junior Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Andrea Schneider, Marquette University Law School. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • April 25, 2018: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Traci Burch, Northwestern University. Hosted by Professor Michele LaVigne. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)

May

  • May 7, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

Past Events

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