Fall 2009

All Events for Fall 2009
  • September 25, 2009: "Positive Vibrations: Later Generations Rights North and South of the Border," by Professor Angel Oquendo (University of Connecticut), hosted by Professor Alexandra Huneeus, part of the Ideas and Innovations in Legal Scholarship lecture series, sponsored by the Office of the Dean, UW Law School and the Institute for Legal Studies and co-sponsored by GLS, noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons.

  • September 29, 2009: "The Teaching of Law, Peru: A Vision from the PUCP" by Professor Walter Alban, Dean, University of Catolica Law School, 4:00 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), reception to follow.  All are welcome.

  • September 30, 2009: "Piracy, Terrorism and UN Treaties: International Maritime Law," by Attorney Coleen Higgins (Bakken, Higgins & Taylor, LLP and formerly at the International Maritime Organization, London), noon-1:00pm, Lubar Commons.  All are welcome.

  • October 6, 2009: Information Session on Study Abroad, conducted by Professors Heinz Klug, Steven Barkan and Nina Camic, noon-1:00pm, Lubar Commons.  Open to all interested Law Students.
  • October 8, 2009: "From Shabhano to Kausar Bano - Contextualizing the 'Muslim Woman' within a Communalized Polity," by Flavia Agnes (director, Majlis & Distinguished International Visitor, UW-Madison), Center for South Asia fall lecture series, co-sponsored by GLS and the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, part of the speaker series on "Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries," sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute and Global Studies, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall.

  • October 9, 2009: "The Paradox of the Weak State Revisited: Industrial Policy, Network Governance, and Political Decentralization" by Professor Josh Whitford (Department of Sociology, Columbia University), part of the Sociology of Development brown bag series and the speaker series on "Remaking the Developmental State" WAGE Research Collaborative sponsored by GLS and WAGE, 12:15pm, Havens seminar room, 8108 Social Sciences. 

  • October 9, 2009: "Smart Regulation: Can New Types of Governance Improve Health?" An Interdisciplinary Symposium. 8:00 am-4:30 pm at the Health Sciences Learning Center. Event Flyer

  • October 9, 2009: "Illegal Peace? Power-sharing, Impunity and Gender Justice in Africa," by Professor Jeremy Levitt (Florida A&M University College of Law), hosted by Professor Linda Greene, part of the Ideas and Innovations in Legal Scholarship lecture series, sponsored by the Office of the Dean, UW Law School and the Institute for Legal Studies and co-sponsored by GLS, noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons.

  • October 15, 2009: "Catching a Korean Wave from Bollywood to Nollywood: What the Cultural Exception Can Learn From Copyright" by Professor Sean Pager, Michigan State University College of Law, Noon-1:15, Lubar Commons, hosted by Professor Shubha Ghosh. See abstract.

  • October 20, 2009: "Can Lawyers Produce the Rule of Law?" by Professor Robert Gordon (Yale Law School), part of the speaker series on "Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries," sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute and Global Studies, Noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law).  A light lunch will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.
    See paper.

  • October 22, 2009: "Justice to the People" - Public Interest Litigation and the Supreme Court of Pakistan, by Professor Martin Lau (SOAS), part of the speaker series on "Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries," sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute and Global Studies, co-sponsored by Center for South Asia and the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law).

  • October 22, 2009: South Asia Legal Studies Pre-conference workshop, 2:00-6:00pm, Lubar Commons, followed by dinner for speakers and participants. Workshop details

  • November 6-7, 2009: LANDS workshop hosted by Professor David Trubek.  If you would like to participate in the open sessions (Day 1 - 8:30am-4:00pm), please contact Sumudu Atapattu by October 28, 2009.

  • November 13, 2009: "Trade, Power, Law: Disputing at the World Trade Organization" by Professor Joseph Conti (UW-Madison), part of the Ideas and Innovations in Legal Scholarship lecture series, sponsored by the Office of the Dean, UW Law School and the Institute for Legal Studies and co-sponsored by GLS, noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons.

  • November 14, 2009: Workshop on "After the Violence: Crimes, Prosecutions and Then What?", hosted by Professors Frank Tuerkheimer and Heinz Klug, speakers include: Wolfgang Form (University of Marburg, Germany), Lisa Laplante (Marquette University Law School), Michael Bryant (Bryant University, Rhode Island), Francine Hirsch (UW-Madison), Al McCoy (UW-Madison) and Alexandra Huneeus (UW-Madison), 9:00am-5:00pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), sponsored by GLS and CGES. 
    Program and speaker bios.

  • November 17, 2009: "Globalization and Food Security with a Human Face" by Professor Aminur Rahim, Associate Professor, Department of Development Studies, University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape, South Africa and Visiting Fulbright Scholar, UW-Madison, Noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), hosted by Professor Shubha Ghosh.

  • November 20-21, 2009: "Transatlantic Conference on New Governance and the Transformation of Law" Friday, Nov. 20th and Sat. Nov. 21st, All day in Pyle Center room 325, by invitation only.  Multiple sponsors. See conference details

  • December 2, 2009: "The Global Financial Crisis and the Global South: The Experience of South Africa," Neva Makgetla, Lead Economist, Development Bank of Southern Africa, part of the speaker series on "Remaking the Developmental State" Research Collaborative sponsored by GLS and WAGE and co-sponsored by African Studies Program, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall.  All are welcome.

  • December 4-5, 2009: Workshop on Reconceptualizing Law and Human Rights, hosted by Professors Heinz Klug and Alexandra Huneeus.  Speakers: Mark Goodale (George Mason University), Daniel Brinks (University of Notre Dame), Helen Stacy (Stanford Law School), Jens Meierhenrich (Harvard University), Lisa Laplante (Marquette University Law School), Cecilia Naddeo (Stanford Law School), and Bernadette Atuahene (Chicago-Kent Law School), Scott Straus (UW), Steve Stern (UW), Boaventura Santos (UW), Heinz Klug (UW), Alexandra Huneeus (UW) and Sumudu Atapattu (UW), sponsored by GLS, WAGE and the Human Rights Initiative. 

    Workshop Website (password required)
    Agenda

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