GLS Events

Fall 2011


  • September 20, 2011: Lecture  on "Libya and the Arab Revolution" by Professor Thilo Marauhn (Giessen University, Germany), part of the speaker series on "Laws Response to Consequences of Violent Conflict," sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center, 12:00-1:15, Lubar Commons (7200 Law).

  • September 22, 2011: Lecture on "Global Health Diplomacy and Law: Pandemic Influenza Negotiations" by Ambassador John E. Lange (retired), Senior Program Officer for Developing Country Policy & Advocacy, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, sponsored by UW Law School, GLS, Global Health Initiative, Center for Global Health and African Studies Program, Noon-1:15, Lubar Commons (7200 Law)

  • September 24, 2011: Workshop on Immigration, Labor and the Dairy State, sponsored by the National Lawyers' Guild-Madison Chapter, GLS, National Lawyers' Guild, UW Chapter and other sponsors, 10:00am -1:30pm, approved for 3.0 hours of CLE credit for WI Attorneys.
  • September 26, 2011: Lecture on "The Legislative Dismantling of a Colonial and an Apartheid State," by Professor Sally Moore, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Anthropology Emerita, Harvard University, Noon-1:15, Lubar Commons, UW Law School, sponsored by Department of Anthropology with support from the Brittingham Visiting Scholars Program, Global Legal Studies Center and African Studies Program.  Paper
  • October 4, 2011: Information Session on Study Abroad, with program directors, Professors Heinz Klug, Steven Barkan, Alexandra Huneeus, Shubha Ghosh and Nina Camic, open to all interested law students, Noon-1:00pm, Lubar Commons

  • October 6, 2011: A panel discussion on Common-Pool Resource Systems featuring Nobel Laureate Professor Elinor Ostrom, 12:30-2pm, Lubar Commons, sponsored by the Law School's program in Real Estate, Land Use and Community Development.
  • October 13, 2011: Lecture on "Russian Legal History: Does It Matter?" by William E. Butler, John Edward Fowler Distinguished Professor of Law and International Affairs at Penn State University School of Law, sponsored by the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia, Madison Committee on Foreign Relations (MCFR), 4:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall

  • October 14, 2011: Lecture on "Everyday Law in a Socialist State" by Professor Inga Markovits, University of Texas, sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies and GLS, part of the speaker series on "Laws Response to Consequences of Violent Conflict," noon-1:15pm Lubar Commons (7200 Law)

  • October 20, 2011: 5th Annual South Asia Legal Studies Pre-conference workshop, 8:30am-6:00 pm,  Lubar Commons, UW Law School, multiple sponsors, Contact Mitra Sharafi or Sumudu Atapattu

    Final program 
  • October 20, 2011: Lecture on "India's Judicial Elite: Who are Those (Under-Appreciated) Supreme Court Judges?" by George H. Gadbois, Jr, (Professor Emeritus, Political Science, University of Kentucky), author of the book "Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950-1989" (Oxford University Press, 2011), 12:30pm-1:30pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Lunch will be served on a first come first served basis.

  • October 26, 2011: Lecture on Self Determination and Unity: Sudan - an Update or Conclusion? by Professor Abdullahi A An-Na'im (Emory Law School), Noon-1:15, Lubar Commons, hosted by Professor Heinz Klug, sponsored by UW Law School and GLS.
    Background paper
  • November 18-19, 2011: Law Review Symposium, "Who is in the House?: Changing Role of In-House and General Counsel," multiple sponsors, details

  • November 29, 2011: GLS inhouse workshop on "Legal Innovations" 2-4pm, Lubar Commons

    Workshop Theme


    Background reading:

    John F. Duffy
    , pp 1-6
    John Quigley, pp 3-11
    Robert F. Blomquist, pp 1-5
    Roberta Romano, pp 201-211 and pp 214-220
    Thomas S. Ulen & Nuno Garoupa, pp 3-8

    Recommended reading:

    Alfred S. Konefsky
    David M. Trubek and Patrick Cottrel
    Boaventura de Sousa Santos

  • December 1, 2011: Lecture on "Some Thoughts on the Link Between Sexual Violence During Armed Conflict in Africa and the African Union's Right to Humanitarian Intervention" by Ntombizozuko "Zozo" Dyani, senior lecturer of law, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, part of the speaker series on "Laws Response to Consequences of Violent Conflict," sponsored by GLS, African Studies, The Center for Research on Gender and Women and the Department of Gender and Women's Studies, noon-1:15pm Lubar Commons (7200 Law)

  • December 5, 2011: Lecture on "Transitional Justice or Just Transitions: The German Case, 1945-1950" by Professor Devin Pendas, Department of History, Boston College, sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies and GLS, part of the speaker series on "Laws Response to Consequences of Violent Conflict," noon-1:15pm Lubar Commons (7200 Law), a light lunch will be served on a first come, first served basis



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