GLS Events

Spring 2007

  • January 25, 2007: “The Soviets at Nuremberg: International Law. Propaganda, and the Making of the Postwar Order,” Francine Hirsch, Associate Professor, UW Department of History, sponsored by GLSI and co-sponsored by Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA). 1/25/07, 4.00-5.00 pm in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all, no registration required.
  • February 5, 2007: Study Abroad follow-up session – Professors Heinz Klug, Steve Barkan and Nina Camic will explain the application and selection process. 12-1.00 in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Contact Sumudu Atapattu for further information.

  • February 6, 2007: “Between Protocol and Ethics: State Funerals for Past Dictators,” Professor Javier Couso, Professor of Law and Politics, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile and 2006 Tinker Visiting Professor at UW, 2/15/06, Noon – 1.00 in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all, no registration required.

  • February 8, 2007: "The Changing Horizon of Human Rights in Sri Lanka: The Ethnic Conflict, the Role of the Supreme Court and the influence of International Law" Sumudu Atapattu, Associate Director, Global Legal Studies Center, Center for South Asia Spring Lecture Series, sponsored by the Center for South Asia and co-sponsored by the GLSC, 2/8/07, noon – 1.00, 206 Ingram Hall. For details contact Rachael Weiss.

  • February 15, 2007: Coffee and Donuts with Faculty – Panel discussion on Careers in International Law with Professor Heinz Klug, Professor Richard Bilder and Assistant Dean Kevin Kelly. 9-10 AM, Lubar Commons. All interested law students are welcome. Co-sponsored by WILJ and WILS.

  • February 15, 2007: German and American Models for Gender Equality in Law and Policy,” by Professor Myra Marx Ferree, Professor of Sociology and Director, Center for German and European Studies, UW-Madison. Sponsored by GLSI and hosted by Professor Heinz Klug, 2/15/07 – 12.00-1.00. Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all – no registration required.

  • March 2, 2007: Symposium on "Regulation and Governance of Health Care; Alternative Practices, Theoreis and Visions," Hosted by Louise Trubek, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Health Law Project. Sponsors: Health Law Project, Global Legal Studies Initiative, European Union Center of Excellence, WISGAR, and WAGE Governance Circle. Approved for 8.0 hours of general Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for Wisconsin attorneys. Registration is free, but space is limited. Please note that there is no more space left to participate in the symposium and registration is now closed. Contact Sumudu Atapattu for details.
    See speaker profile and Program.

  • March 2, 2007: Wisconsin International Law Journal Symposium "Islamic Law in a Globalized World: Implications for Contemporary Finance Law" Open to UW students and faculty and the legal community. Approved for 5.5 general CLE credits for Wisconsin attorneys. Multiple cosponsors. Registration and Program Details

  • March 6, 2007: “International Human Rights Law and Public Interest Litigation,” Paul Hoffman, partner, Schonbrun, De Simone, Seplow, Harris & Hoffman LLP, Los Angeles, California, sponsored by the Public Interest Law Group and co-sponsored by Global Legal Studies, Tuesday, 3/6/07, Room 2260 Law at 5.00 pm (details pending) with support from the Lectures Committee.

  • March 16, 2007: US Colonial Rule & Constitutional Change: Case Studies from the Philippines and Puerto Rico, --Dr. Vicente Rafael (University of Washington), "The Afterlife of Empire: Sovereignty and Revolution in the Philippines" and --Dr. Christina Duffy Burnett (Princeton), "The Constitutionalization of the Subject: Citizens, Nationals, and American Empire." Introduction by Professor Heinz Klug, UW Law School and Director, Global Legal Studies Center and Professor John Ohnesorge, UW Law School and Assistant Director, East Asian Legal Studies Center, will participate as a discussant. Sponsored by Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies Program (LACIS) and Global Legal Studies Center, 3/16/07, Noon - 2.00 pm, Room 2260 Law, Open to all, no registration required. Contact Peggy Choy for details.

  • March 29, 2007: Workshop on Nationalism featuring presentations on “Nationalism, Fascism and the Family: Remembering the Past in Japanese Comix,” by Professor Mary Layoun and “Early Modern Nationalism and Patriotism: John Milton to Thomas Paine,” by Professor David Loewenstein, Thursday, 3/29/07, 3:30-5:00pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), hosted by Professor Len Kaplan, Director of the Project for Law and the Humanities, sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities and the Global Legal Studies Center. Contact Pam Hollenhorst at pshollen@wisc.edu

  • April 10, 2007: “Iraq: A Constitutional Perspective,” by Brady Williamson, Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn, S.A., and adjunct faculty, UW Law School, sponsored by the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), Wisconsin Veterans Museum and Department of History, UW-Madison, and co-sponsored by Global Legal Studies Center, Global Security Program and the Division of International Studies, Tuesday, 4/10/07, 7:00-8:30 pm, Wisconsin Veterans Museum (30 W. Mifflin Street). For details email: wage@intl-institute.wisc.edu.

  • April 11, 2007: “A European Constitutional Patriotism? The Case Restated,” by Professor Jan-Werner Mueller, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics at Princeton University. Professor Mueller’s areas of specialization are: political theory; history of modern political thought; and European politics and society. 4/11/07, Noon – 1.30 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), Sponsored by Global Legal Studies and the European Union Center of Excellence.

  • April 16, 2007: Workshop on “War on Cancer and Accountability for Outcomes: A Transatlantic Dialogue on How and Why of Success,” Monday, 4/16/07, 2.00-6.00, Health Sciences Learning Center Auditorium (Room 1325), sponsored by UW European Union Center of Excellence, Center for Global Health and co-sponsored by Global Legal Studies. For details contact Sebnem Ozkan at eucenter@intl-institute.wisc.edu

  • April 17, 2007: "Indivisibility of Rights," Roundtable on Human Rights with Larry Cox, Executive Director, Amnesty International USA, Noon - 1.30 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), details pending. By invitation only

  • April 17, 2007: "War on Human Rights", Mildred Fish-Harnack Human Rights Lecture delivered by Larry Cox, Executive Director, Amnesty International USA, 4-5 pm at Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center, sponsored by the Division of International Studies and Global Legal Studies Center. Open to the public. See details.

  • April 20 and 21, 2007: "Responses to Atrocity: International and Domestic Judicial Mechanisms", Conference sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center & Humanitarianism and World Order. Friday, April 20 - 9:00 am - Noon - 3250 Law, 1:00-6:00 pm - Lubar Commons (7200 Law). See Conference agenda and biographies and abstracts. Saturday, April 21 - 9:00-5:00 - Lubar Commons (7200 Law).

  • April 24, 2007: Outreach workshop on “International Environmental Law: Global Climate Change” - speakers: Professor Jonathan Foley, Professor of Environmental Studies & Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences & Director, SAGE, UW-Madison; Professor Stephanie Tai, UW Law School, Professor Doug Macdonald, Centre for Environment, University of Toronto, Canada, and Sumudu Atapattu, Associate Director, Global Legal Studies Center. Approved for 3.0 hours of CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys. See workshop agenda and biography of speakers Sponsored by Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) and Global Legal Studies Centre and co-sponsored by the International Practice Section, State Bar of Wisconsin, Environment Section, Wisconsin Bar (to be confirmed), Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), UW-Madison, 2.45-6 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law). To register, contact Sumudu Atapattu before 4/16/07. This is part of a series of workshops on Global Legal Issues on the theme: “When Global Society Meets Local Society: The Impact of Globalization on National Law."

  • April 25, 2007: “A North American Perspective on Global and Domestic Climate Change Politics,” Professor Doug Macdonald, Centre for Environment, University of Toronto, Canada, April 25, Noon-1.00 in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center and hosted by Professor Heinz Klug. Open to all, no registration required.

  • April 26, 2007: "Law in Denial or Law in Control?: Reflections on War in the Twilight of an Era,” Professor Nathaniel Berman, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School, Lecture Series on Law, War and Human Security hosted by Professors Heinz Klug and Helen Kinsella, Sponsored by the Lectures Committee, Thursday, 4/26/07, 3.30-4.30 pm in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Open to all, no registration required.

  • April 27, 2007: Phil Anisman lecture, hosted by Professor Len Kaplan, Friday, 4/27/07, Lubar Commons, Noon-1.00 pm, part of the Canadian Studies Lecture Series, sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and Global Legal Studies. Details pending, contact Pam Hollenhorst at pshollen@wisc.edu.

  • May 1, 2007: Outreach workshop on “International Human Rights Law” – speakers: Professor Angel Oquendo, Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law; Professor Francine Hirsch, Associate Professor of History, UW-Madison; Professor Heinz Klug, Professor of Law, UW Law School & Director, Global Legal Studies Center; Kevin Kelly, Assistant Dean, Curricular Affairs, UW Law School. Approved for 3.0 hours of CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys. See workshop agenda and biography of speakers.
    Sponsored by Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) and Global Legal Studies Center and co-sponsored by the International Practice Section, State Bar of Wisconsin and Humanitarianism and World Order Research Circle, UW-Madison, 2.45 -6 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law). To register, contact Sumudu Atapattu before 4/23/07. This is part of a series of workshops on Global Legal Issues on the theme: “When Global Society Meets Local Society: The Impact of Globalization on National Law.”

  • May 2, 2007: “Struggle for Rights in Latin America,” Professor Angel Oquendo, Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, Noon – 1.00 pm, Wednesday, 5/2/07, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), hosted by Professor Joe Thome, sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center and co-sponsored by the Latin American, Carribbean & Iberian Studies Program (LACIS), open to all, no registration required.

  • May 3, 2007: Empirically Evaluating Claims About Investment Treaty Arbitration,” Professor Susan Franck, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Noon – 1.00 pm, Wednesday, 5/2/07, Lubar Commons (7200 Law), hosted by Professor Allison Christian and sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and Global Legal Studies Center, open to all, no registration required (pizza will be served).

  • May 16, 2007: Outreach workshop on “International Trade Law and Intellectual Property Law” – speakers: Professor Colin Picker, Associate Professor of Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law; Professor David Trubek, Voss-Bascom Professor of Law, UW Law School & Senior Fellow, Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), UW-Madison, Attorney Erik Ibele, Neider & Boucher, S.C., Attorneys & Counselors, Madison & Lecturer, Adjunct Faculty, UW Law School; Attorney Elisabeth Townsend Bridge Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., Milwaukee. Approved for 3.0 hours of CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys. See workshop agenda and biography of speakers. Sponsored by Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) and Global Legal Studies Center and co-sponsored by the International Practice Section, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2.45 -6 pm, Lubar Commons (7200 Law). To register, contact Sumudu Atapattu before 5/7/07. This is part of a series of workshops on Global Legal Issues on the theme: “When Global Society Meets Local Society: The Impact of Globalization on National Law.” Please note that the deadline for registration has been extended to Monday, May 14th, 2007.

  • June 17-20, 2007 "An International Dialogue on Ecological Policy" Annual workshop of the Multi-State Working Group on Environmental Performance. At Monona Terrace. Registration information and program details can be found at the MSWG website: http://www.mswg.org/
    Approved for 21 hours of CLE credit for Wisconsin Attorneys.

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