GLS Events

Spring 2011

  • February 8, 2011: Follow up information session on Study Abroad, the program directors, Professors Heinz Klug, Nina Camic, Steven Barkan and Shubha Ghosh, 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 9, 2011: “International Constitutional Courts” by Professor Karen Alter, Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University, GLS international law speaker series, hosted by Professor Alex Huneeus, Noon-1:15pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), all are welcome, no registration necessary.  Draft paper

  • February 17, 2011:“Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India” by Narendra Subramaniam, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, McGill University, 206 Ingraham Hall, 12-1, part of the Center for South Asia spring lecture series and 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.  This lecture is co-sponsored by the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group.  See abstract

  • February 25, 2011: “Gender, Justice and Victim Rights: Gendered Perspective of Victims in the Criminal Justice System," WI Journal of Law, Gender and Society annual symposium, 9-11:30 and 2-4pm, Lubar Commons,  speakers: Tim Gruenke, LaCrosse County District Attorney and member of the Wisconsin Crime Victims Rights Board; Ben Greer, former VAWA Webinar Coordinator & Research Attorney for the California District Attorneys Association; Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis, San Joaquin College of Law; Seema Mohapatra, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Barry University School of Law; and Benedetta Faedi Duramy, Associate Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, Co-Sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center under its seminar series "Reconceptualizing the Role of Law in Human Rights" with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute and Global Studies.

  • March 25, 2011: "The Vermont-Karelia (Russia) Partnership for Legal Reform: Reflections on Two Decades of Experience" by Hon. John Dooley, Associate Justice, Vermont Supreme Court, in the faculty workshop series Ideas and Innovations in Legal Scholarship, hosted by Associate Dean Kathryn Hendley sponsored by the Office of the Dean and the Institute for Legal Studies and cosponsored by CREECA and the Global Legal Studies Center.  Friday, March 25, 2011 at noon, Lubar Commons (7200 Law).  Open to faculty, students, staff, and visiting scholars. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is not required.

  • March 31, 2011: “Parsi Legal Culture in British India” by Mitra Sharafi, Assistant Professor of Law & History, University of Wisconsin – Madison, part of the Center for South Asia Spring Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center and South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, 12-1 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall.

  • April 8, 2011: “Do Constitutions Matter?” by Professor Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Law School, in the faculty workshop series Ideas and Innovations in Legal Scholarship, sponsored by the Office of the Dean and the Institute for Legal Studies and cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center.  Friday, April 8, 2011 at noon, Lubar Commons (7200 Law).  Open to faculty, students, staff, and visiting scholars. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is not required.

  • April 12, 2011: “French-German Relations: A contribution to the European Union”  by French Consul General Graham Paul and German Consul General Onno Huckmann, sponsored by the European Union Center of Excellence and co-sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center, April 12, 2011, Noon-1:15pm in Lubar Commons (7200 Law).  A light lunch will be served on a first come first served basis.

  • April 13, 2011: Outreach workshop on Renewable Energy and WI, 2:45-6:00pm, Lubar Commons, details

  • April 18-21, 2011: Enhancing Access to Justice and Strengthening the Rule of Law, South Asia Judges Training Program (4 days), part of the Research Circle 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, Lubar Commons.
    Program

  • April 21, 2011: "China's Turn Against Law" by Professor Carl Minzner, Washington University School of Law, hosted by Professors John Ohnesorge and Sida Liu, sponsored by the East Asian Legal Studies Center, and co-sponsored by Institute for Legal Studies and Global Legal Studies Center, April 21, 2011, 12:00-1:15pm, Lubar Commons.  A light lunch will be served on a first come first served basis.

  • April 25, 2011: Outreach workshop on Global Health Law & WI, 2:45-6:00pm, Lubar Commons, details

  • April 27, 2011: "The Displaced and Dispossessed of Darfur: Explaining the Sources of a Continuing State-Led Genocide", John Hagan, John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Law, Northwestern University, Co-Director, Center on Law & Globalization, American Bar Foundation in Chicago, Wed., April 27, 2011 from 12:15 to 1:30, Social Science Room 8417, Hosted by Joseph Conti, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Law, sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center.

  • April 28, 2011: “Understanding India's Rise as a Great Power” by Kishan Rana Distinguished International Visitor, UW-Madison and former Ambassador, part of the Center for South Asia Spring Lecture Series, sponsored by the Lectures Committee and Center for South Asia and co-sponsored by WAGE and Global Legal Studies Center under its Research Collaborative on Remaking the Developmental State and South Asia Legal Studies Working Group, 12-1 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall.

  • April 29-30, 2011: Workshop on “Social Life of Legal Innovations,” part of the Research Circle 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, 3-6pm on April 29th and 9-5 on April 30th, Lubar Commons, speakers include: David Engel, Javier Couso, Mario Gomez, Rachael Sieder, Sindiso Mnisi, Cesar Rodriguez, Sida Liu, Heinz Klug, Sumudu Atapattu, Alexandra Huneeus and Shalanda Baker. 

    Workshop description

    Program

  • May 5, 2011: "Blasphemy Laws in Pakistan" by Professor Osama Siddique, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan and Harvard 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 and co-sponsored by the South Asian Legal Studies Working Group, Noon-1:15, Lubar Commons, all are welcome.

  • May 5, 2011: Outreach workshop on Law and Emerging Economies: The WI Connection," 2:45-6:15, Lubar Commons, details

  • May 6-7, 2011: Workshop on States, Development and Global Governance part of the Research Collaborative on Remaking the Developmental State, Lubar Commons, 2 day event

    Call for papers.

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