GLS Events

Fall 2007

  • October 4, 2007: Professors Oren Gross & Fionnuala Ni Aolain, University of Minnesota Law School, will give a lecture/hold a workshop in theseries on Law, War and Human Security hosted by Professors Helen Kinsella (Political Science) and Heinz Klug (Law).
  • October 9, 2007: Professor Stephen Toope, President, University of British Columbia and former Dean, Faculty of Law, McGill University, will deliver a lecture in the series Law, War and Human Security hosted by Professors Helen Kinsella (Political Science) and Heinz Klug (Law). It is part of the Canadian Studies Initiative (sponsored by the Division of International Studies, UW-Madison & Canadian Embassy, Washington DC).

  • October 11, 2007: Workshop on “South Asian Legal Issues” to coincide with the South Asia Conference held annually at UW-Madison, hosted by Professors Marc Galanter and Mitra Sharafi of the Law School . Contact Professor Mitra Sharafi or Sumudu Atapattu for details. See the tentative schedule and the call for participation.

  • October 19 -20, 2007: “Law & Democratization in S. Korea and Taiwan” Hosted by Professor John Ohnesorge. Cosponsored by EALSC and others. Link to Overview, Program, Papers and Photos.

  • November 7, 2007  “Global Governance” by Professor Kerry Rittich of Toronto University, part of the Global Legal Studies Seminar Series on Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries, November 7, 2007, Noon - 1.00 pm in Lubar Commons (7200 Law), cosponsored by the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE). All are welcome, no registration required.

  • November 8, 2007  “The Role of the Court of Appeals in Tanzania” by Professor Chris Maina Peter, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, part of the Global Legal Studies Seminar Series on Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries, Noon-1:00, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), All are welcome, no registration required.

  • November 9-10, 2007 “Law and Society in Transition and Developing Countries” workshop sponsored by Global Legal Studies Center with support from the Division of International Studies and the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), Lubar Commons (7200 Law).  Participants include: Professor Scott Cummings, UCLA; Professor Kerry Rittich, University of Toronto, Professor Chris Maina Peter, University of Dar es Salaam, Professor Diogo Coutinho, University of Sao Paulo and many UW-Madison faculty members, 8:30-5:15 on 11/9/07 and 8:45-2:30 on 11/10/07.  Program

  • November 12, 2007  “A New Role for the State in Brazilian Development: Prospects and Challenges,” Professor Diogo Coutinho, University of Sao Paulo, part of the Global Legal Studies Seminar Series on Role of Law in Developing and Transition Countries, Noon-1:15 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center and the Institute for Legal Studies and co-sponsored by the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) & the Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies (LACIS).  All are welcome, no registration required.

  • November 15, 2007  Information Session on Study Abroad Programs of the Law School hosted by Professor Heinz Klug, with Professors Steve Barkan and Nina Camic of the UW law school.  Thursday, November 15 at noon in Room 2211 Law.  Open to all interested law students.  For details, contact Sumudu Atapattu at saatapattu@wisc.edu.

  • November 15, 2007  “Treaties’ End: The Past, Present and Future of International Lawmaking in the United States,” by Professor Oona Hathaway, a lecture in the series “Law, War and Human Security” hosted by Professors Helen Kinsella (Political Science) and Heinz Klug (Law), 3.30 pm in Lubar Commons (7200 Law), sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center and Department of Political Science with generous support from the UW Lectures Committee.

  • November 15, 2007  “Justice Sector Reform in a Post-Conflict Environment: A Case Study from Kosovo" by Suren Avanesyan, Project Director, International Programs, National Center for State Courts (UW JD '99) Thursday, November 15, 2007, 4:00 PM , 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, sponsored by Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia (CREECA), Institute for Legal Studies & the Global Legal Studies Center.

  • November 19, 2007:  "AIDS, Freedom and the Law: Thoughts of a Human Rights Activist" by Mark Heywood, Senior Researcher and head of the AIDS Law Project (ALP) at the Center for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and National Secretary, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). Cosponsored by the African Studies Program and the Center for Global Health at UW-Madison.  Open to all; registration is not required. 3:30-5:00 in Lubar Commons (7200 Law).

  • November 28, 2007  Roundtable on “The New Developmental State in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa : Implications for Law and Policy” with David M. Trubek (Law), Kathryn Hendley (Law and Political Science), Aseema Sinha (Political Science), John Ohnesoge (Law), and Heinz Klug (Law), cosponsored by The Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), the East Asian Legal Studies Center (EALSC), and the Emerging Powers and the Global Economy Research Circle. At noon in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all; registration not required; lunch provided.

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