GLS Events

Spring 2010

  • February 10, 2010: Follow up information session on Study Abroad - The program directors, Professors Heinz Klug, Nina Camic and Steve Barkan, will explain the application and selection process, Noon-1:00pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), open to all interested law students.  Questions? contact Sumudu Atapattu
  • February 18, 2010: Outreach workshop on "Innovation: Role of the University, Industry and Intellectual Property Law," for local attorneys, policy makers, and civil society groups, workshop series on Current Issues in International Law: Implications for Wisconsin, sponsored by GLS and WAGE, February 18, 2010, 2:45-6:00 pm (reception from 5:30-6:00pm), Lubar Commons (7200 Law), Approved for 2.0 hours of CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys.  Register by February 15, 2010 by contacting Sumudu Atapattu (details pending)
    Speakers: Professor Shubha Ghosh (UW-Madison), Professor Christopher Holman, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and Attorney Jonathan Fritz, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Madison with comments and discussion by Professor John Wiley (Former Chancellor, UW-Madison & Interim Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery)
    Details

  • February 24, 2010: "Intellectual Property Rights Regime and the Creation of Innovation-Based Enterprises in India," by Professor Rakesh Basant, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, part of the speaker series on "Remaking the Developmental State" Research Collaborative sponsored by GLS and WAGE, 12:00-1:00pm, 2435 Social Sciences.

  • March 9, 2010: "Innovation Policy in Brazil: New Approaches in the Lula Government," by Professor Glauco Arbix (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), part of the speaker series on "Remaking the Developmental State" Research Collaborative sponsored by GLS and WAGE and co-sponsored by LACIS, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall (details pending).

  • March 12-13, 2010: Workshop on States, Development and Global Governance, under the WAGE Research Collaborative on Remaking the Developmental State, sponsored by GLS and WAGE, other sponsors pending, 2 day workshop, Lubar Commons (7200 Law)
    Speakers
    : Professor Rob Howse (New York University), Professor Mark Copelovitch (UW-Madison), Professor Cynthia Roberts (Hunter College), Professor Glauco Arbix (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Professor Andrew Schrank (University of New Mexico) and Professor Shireen Hassim (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) and Professor John Echeverri-Gent (Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, University of Virginia).

    Visit workshop website for details.
     
    If you are interested in attending, please contact Sumudu Atapattu by March 8, 2010.

  • March 22, 2010: Lecture on Climate Change by Dr Charlotte Streck (title tba), Director, Climate Focus, Washington DC and Lead Counsel, Climate Change, Center for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), Montreal, noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law).

  • March 22, 2010: Outreach workshop on "Beyond Copenhagen: Climate Change and Wisconsin" for local attorneys, policy makers, and civil society groups, workshop series on Current Issues in International Law: Implications for Wisconsin, sponsored by GLS and WAGE, March 23, 2010, 2:45-6:00 pm (reception from 5:30-6:00pm), Lubar Commons (7200 Law), Approved for 2.0 hours of CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys.  Register by March 15, 2010 by contacting Sumudu Atapattu (details pending)
    Speakers: Dr Charlotte Streck (Climate Focus & CISDL), Professor Tracey Holloway (UW-Madison) and Attorney Marney Hoefer (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources) and Attorney Kay Pashos (Alliant Energy).
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  • March 25, 2010: Lecture by Professor Linda Senden (title tbc), visiting professor Michigan Law School, Noon-1:15, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), details pending, multiple sponsors.

  • April 15, 2010: Outreach workshop on "Legal Aspects of Doing Business in India" for local attorneys, policy makers, and civil society groups, workshop series on Current Issues in International Law: Implications for Wisconsin, sponsored by GLS and WAGE, April 15, 2010, 2:45-6:00 pm (reception from 5:30-6:00pm), Lubar Commons (7200 Law).  Approved for 2.0 hours of CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys.  Register by April 9, 2010 by contacting Sumudu Atapattu.
    Speakers: Professor Mike Koehler (Butler University, Indiana), Attorney Ajay Mago (Mayer Brown, Chicago), Attorney Tushna Thapliyal (India) and 4th speaker tbc.
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  • April 22, 2010: "Sri Lanka: A Crisis of Institutions and Constitutions," by Dr Mario Gomez (Independent consultant and formerly, University of Colombo Law School & consultant, Law & Society Trust, Colombo, Sri Lanka), Center for South Asia spring 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.
  • April 22, 2010: "Developmental State Strategies Before the WTO Dispute Settlement System: The Case of Brazil," by Professor Michelle Ratton-Sanchez (FGV, Sao Paulo, Brazil), part of the speaker series on "Remaking the Developmental State" WAGE Research Collaborative sponsored by GLS and WAGE, and co-sponsored by LACIS, CIBER and UW-Madison Brazil Initiative, 4pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), followed by a reception.  Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit for Wisconsin Attorneys.

  • April 23-25, 2010: Conference on "Laws Locations: The Textures of Legality in Developing and Transitional Societies," part of the Research Circle on "Role of Law in Developing and Transitional Countries," sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute and Global Studies and co-sponsored by the Wisconsin International Law Journal.  All plenary sessions and panels will be held at the Law School, times and room numbers tba, multiple sponsors.

    Visit the conference web page for details.

    Day 1 of conference approved for 6.0 hours for CLE credit for Wisconsin Attorneys.

  • April 26, 2010: " Law as s Social Construct: Cross-National Comparison," by Dr Marina Kurkchiyan (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford), 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, and co-sponsored by CREECA. Noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law).

  • April 30-May 1, 2010: Islamic Constitutionalism workshop hosted by Professor Asifa Quaraishi, details pending (by invitation only).

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