GLS Events

Fall 2005

  • Oct. 5, 2005 "Law, Public Policy, and Black Holes in Russia" by William B. Simons, Professor of East European Law, Institute for East European Law and Russian Studies, University of Leiden, Visiting Professor of Law, University of Trento. Hosted by Kathryn Hendley, Professor of Law and Political Science. Sponsored by the Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia (CREECA) and cosponsored by the Global Legal Studied Initiative.
  • Oct. 15-16, 2005 GLSI Workshop on Constitution-building in Africa post 1989: A distinguished group of academics and practitioners focused on constitution-building and conflict resolution in Africa. Hosted by Yash Ghai, Sir Y K Pao Chair in Public Law and Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong and Visiting Knowles Professor at the UW Law School, and Heinz Klug, Professor of Law and Director of the Global Legal Studies Initiative. Workshop Program; Group Photos

  • Oct. 19, 2005 Fish-Harnack Human Rights Lecture by Prof. Dr. Brun-Otto Bryde (Judge of the German Constitutional Court): Cosponsored by the International Institute and the Global Legal Studies Initiative. Photos

  • Oct. 21-22, 2005 GLSI Workshop on Constitution-building in Comparative Perspective An international field of scholars examined the processes surrounding the building of new constitutions. Hosted by Yash Ghai, Sir Y K Pao Chair in Public Law and Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong and Visiting Knowles Professor at the UW Law School, and Heinz Klug, Professor of Law and Director of the Global Legal Studies Initiative. Photos Program

  • Nov. 15, 2005 In Search of a "European Contract Law" and its Implications for Eastern Europe by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Norbert Reich (Faculty of Law, Bremen University, and Ex-Rector, Riga Graduate School). Hosted by Professor David Trubek with introductions by Professor Stewart Macaulay. Sponsored by the European Union Center for Excellence, the Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia (CREECA), the European Studies Alliance, GLSI, the Wisconsin Project on Governance and Regulation (WISGAR), and the Wisconsin Contracts Group.

  • Nov. 16, 2005 Old vs. New Europe -- Social Stability vs. Labor Mobility: The Laval Litigation by Norbert Reich (Faculty of Law, Bremen University, and Ex-Rector, Riga Graduate School) Sponsored by the EU Center of Excellence, the Institute for Legal Studies, the Center for East Europe and Central Asia, GLSI, the Wisconsin Project on Governance and Regulation, and the Wisconsin Contracts Group.

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