Lecture Series and Outreach Workshops
- Outreach Workshops on Global Legal Issues
- Reconceptualizing the Role of Law in Human Rights
- Legal Pluralism
- Series on Laws Response to Consequences of Violent Conflict
- Comparative EU Law
- February 1, 2016: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law. A light lunch will be provided. Invitation only
- February 9, 2016: GLS/Human Rights Program speaker, "The Global Refugee Crisis and Challenges for Moving Forward," Alice Farmer, Protection officer, UNHCR's US Protection Unit, 11:30am – 1:00pm. Co-Sponsored by CES, Middle Eastern Studies, and the Political Science Department, Lubar Commons
- February 11, 2016: Follow-Up Information Session on Study Abroad and International Internships, Conducted by Directors of Exchange Programs and Internships, Noon-1:00pm, Lubar Commons. Co-Sponsored by GLS and EALSC, pizza will be served
- February 12, 2016: "International Law Day: Bringing Professors, Students and Practitioners Together," sponsored by WILS and co-sponsored by GLS and EALSC. Noon-3:00pm. Lunch will be served. See program
- February 15, 2016: GLS speaker series on Global & Comparative Law, “Transformative Constitutionalism: A Framework for Emancipation or a Hope-Filled Project of (Post)Liberal Legalism?,” Sanele Sibanda, University of Witwatersrand and GLS visiting scholar, a light lunch will be served
- March 7, 2016: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law. A light lunch will be provided. Invitation only
March 8, 2016: Slesinger lecture delivered by Professor Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, sponsored by the Department of Community & Environmental Sociology, co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program, 4pm, Health Sciences Learning Center.
- March 10, 2016: “Refugees or Migrant Workers? L.M., and Others (Syrian Nationals) v. Russia [ECHR 2015],” Dr Agnieszka Kubal, visiting scholar, Harvard University, hosted by Professor Kathie Hendley. Noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons, a light lunch will be provided. Co-Sponsored by CREECA.
March 14, 2016: GLS speaker series on Global & Comparative Law, “Buyer Power Regulation in EU Competition Law,” Ignacio Herrera-Anchustegui, University of Bergen and GLS visiting scholar, a light lunch will served.
March 17, 2016: "Trafficking Injustice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom," hosted by Professor Lauren McCarthy. Noon-1:15pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, a light lunch will be provided. Co-Sponsored by CREECA, Political Science, GLS, and Human Rights Program.
March 31, 2016 "The Legal and Humanitarian Implications of the Saudi War on Yemen." Guest speaker, Mr. Ali-Ahmed (Institute for Gulf Affairs, Washington D.C.), hosted by MELSA and GLS. Noon-1:00pm, UW Law School Room 2211. Sponsored by JD Grants Committee.
April 1, 2016: Criminals Actors in the Americas Mini-Conference, Union South, Industry Room, 9:00am-4:00pm. Co-Sponsored by the Political Science Department, Global Legal Studies Center, the Human Rights Program, LACIS, and the Anonymous Fund. For more information, please click here.
April 4, 2016: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:00pm, 7205 Law. A light lunch will be provided. Invitation only
- April 5, 2016: GLS Speaker Series on Global & Comparative Law, "New State Activism in Brazil: Continuing Concerns and New Challenges," Professor Diogo Coutinho, University of Sao Paulo, with comments by Professor David Trubek. Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall. Co-sponsored by LACIS Nave Fund. A light lunch will be served
- April 8, 2016: Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium, "Stamping Privacy's Passport: The Role of International Law in Safeguarding Individual Privacy." Organized by WILJ and GLS, Keynote speaker: Professor Joe Cannataci, University of Malta and UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Privacy, 8:30am-5:30pm, 2260 Law, multiple sponsors. Register here
April 18, 2016: “Bahrain: The Reign of Repression” Guest Speaker: Mr. James Suzano, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, Washington D.C., 12:00pm-1:00pm, Lubar Commons, hosted by the Middle Eastern Law Student Association (MELSA), Global Legal Studies Center (GLS) and sponsored by the JD Grants Committee.
- April 18, 2016: “The Eurozone: Clean-Up Time” Professor Charles Wyplosz, Graduate Institute, Geneva, 4:00-6:00pm, Lubar Commons, sponsored by the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, the Center for European Studies, and the Department for Political Science and co-sponsored by GLS, followed by an informal reception
- April 20, 2016: Mildred Fish Harnack Lecture, "From Auschwitz to International Law and International Human Rights," Professor Thomas Buergenthal, George Washington Law School, former judge of the International Court of Justice and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Sponsored by the Human Rights Program, the International Division and GLS, 4pm, Room 325/326, Pyle Center, followed by an informal reception
- October 19, 2016: Academic workshop and Launch of Marc Galanter Digital Archives on Bhopal, keynote address by Professor Jayanth Krishnan, Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law, details pending
- October 20, 2016: South Asia Legal Studies workshop, 10th anniversary celebration, details pending
Call for panel proposals, deadline April 15, 2016