WILJ Annual Symposium, April 4-5, 2014

Schedule

Creation of International Law: Exploring the International Law Components of Peace
Draft Program (as of 3/13/14)
Approved for 16.0 hours of CLE credit for WI Attorneys

Program


Day 1: Friday, April 4, 2014 (Room 2260, UW Law School)

8:30                         Breakfast and Registration
9:00                         Welcome
                               Kenny Ho & Justin Regan
                               WILJ Symposium editors, UW Law School, USA
9:05                         Remarks by Associate Dean Heinz Klug
                               Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development &
                               Director, Global Legal Studies Center, UW Law School, USA

9:10                         Remarks by Dean Margaret Raymond
                               Fred W. & Vi Miller Dean and Professor of Law, UW Law School, USA

9:15-10:00                Keynote Address 1
                               “Justice, Reconciliation and the Masculinist Way: What Role for Women in           
                               Truth Commissions?
                               Penny Andrews
                               President and Dean, Albany Law School, USA

10:00-12:00                Panel 1: Negative Peace - The Role of the UN Security Council, the Prohibition
                                      of the Use of Force, Humanitarian Intervention & Counter-Terrorism

                                      Chair: Helen Kinsella
                               Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, UW-Madison

                              “Towards a Right to Peace?: The Individual Dimension of the Prohibition of the Use
                              of Force”
                              Katja Ziegler
                              Sir Robert Jennings Professor of International Law, School of Law, University of
                              Leicester, U.K.

                              “Use of Force and the ‘Humanitarian’ Face of Intervention in the 21st Century”
                              Rohini Sen
                              Research Associate, Jindal Global law School, India

                             “Uniting for Peace: Expanding Beyond the Dependency on the Security Council to
                             Resolve Conflicts”
                             Troy Lavers
                             Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Leicester, U.K.

                             “State Failure, Sovereign Equality and Non-Intervention: Assessing Claimed Rights to
                              Intervene in Failed States”
                             Hannah Woolaver
                             Lecturer in Public International law, University of Cape Town, South Africa

12:00-1:15              Lunch for speakers, chairs, WILJ members, and invited guests
                             Served in Room 2211 Law

1:15-2:45                  Panel 2: Post Conflict Positive Peace - Building from a Gender Perspective

                                   Chair: Aili Tripp
                            Professor of Political Science and Gender & Women’s Studies, UW-Madison

                            “Women and Children and Elephants: Robust Peacekeeping and Protection
                            Narratives”                          
                            Gina Heathcote
                            Center for Gender Studies, School of Law, SOAS, University of London, UK

                            "Women and Post-conflict State-building: The Stories Indicators Tell"
                            Doris Buss
                            Associate Professor, Department of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University,
                            Canada

                            “Creation of International Law by the United Nations: Human Rights Implementation
                            through UN Peace Operations”
                            Sylvia Maus
                            PhD Candidate, University of Dresden, Germany

                            “A Peace of Her”
                            Karima Bennoune
                            Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law, California, USA

2:45-3:00               Break

3:00- 4:30                Panel 3 – Positive Peace

                                  Chair: Cecilia Bailliet

                           Professor, Department of Public & International Law, University of Oslo, Norway

                           “Positive Peace in Theory and Practice”
                           Tuba Turan
                           PhD Candidate, University of Essex, UK

                            “The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law: A
                            Potential Framework for the Promotion of a Comprehensive Vision of Peace?”
                            Shireen Daft
                            PhD Candidate, Macquarie Law School, Sydney, Australia

                            "The Right to Health and International Humanitarian Law: Parallel Application for the
                            Prevention of Armed Conflict"
                            Amrei Muller
                            Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Public & International Law, University of Oslo,
                            Norway

4:30-4:45               Break 


4:45-5:30                 Panel 4 - Reflections on the Right to Peace and Teaching

                                   Chair: Penny Andrews

                            President and Dean, Albany Law School, USA

                            “Peace: Hybrid Human Rights or Political Aspiration?
                            Rosa Freedman
                            School of Law, University of Birmingham, UK

                            “Teaching International Law of Peace”
                            Cecilia Bailiet
                            Professor, Department of Public & International Law, University of Oslo, Norway


7:00pm                  Dinner (location tba)


Day 2: Saturday, April 5, 2014 (Room 3250, UW Law School)

8:30                      Breakfast

9:00-9:45               Keynote address 2                             
                            "Negotiating a Feminist Convention: The European Convention on Preventing and 
                            Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence"
                                   Christine Chinkin
                            Professor of International Law, London School of Economics, University of London,
                            UK.

9:45-11:15               Panel 5 - The Role of Dispute Resolution Regimes in relation to Peace
                            Chair: Rosemary Rayfuse
                            Professor of International Law, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

                            “The Inter American Court of Human Rights and Peace”
                            Alexandra Huneeus
                            Assistant Professor of Law and Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

                            “The Contribution of International Law and State of Law in Peru”
                            Elizabeth Salmon
                            Professor of International Law, Pontifical Catholic University, Peru

                            “Inheriting Reparations"
                            Edda Kristjansdottir
                            PhD Candidate, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

11:15-11:30           Break

11:30-1:00              Panel 6: Regulation of Arms, Disarmament, Economic Development, and
                                  Investment

                                  Chair: Christine Chinkin

                           Professor of International Law, London School of Economics, University of London, UK

                           “Developing Effective Public International Law Approaches – Towards Conceptualizing a
                           Steering of Business Activities”
                           Myriam Senn
                           University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

                           “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Humanization from International Humanitarian Law”
                           Hitomi Takemura
                           Associate Professor, Aichi Prefectural University, Japan

                           “An Analysis of the United Nations’ New Arms Trade Treaty: The Challenges of
                           Enforcing International Military Use-Technology Export Control Regimes”
                           Cindy Whang
                           Assistant Professor, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

                           "Post-conflict Reconstruction: An Exercise in Constitutionalization"
                           Lisa Markdikian
                           PhD Candidate, School of Law, University of Bristol, UK

1:00-2:00              Lunch

2:00-3:30                Panel 7: Protection of the Environment, Access to Resources and Peace
                                  Chair: Alexandra Huneeus
                            Assistant Professor of Law and Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

                           “Environmentally Sustainable Development and Peace: What Role for International Law?”
                           Christina Voigt
                           Professor, Department of Public & International Law, University of Oslo, Norway

                           “Redefining Progress to Substantive Equality – A Case Study on the Elimination of
                           Inequalities in Access to Water and Sanitation”
                           Inga Winkler
                           German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin, Germany

                           “Climate Change, Access to Resources and conflict: Implications for International Peace
                           and Security”
                           Sumudu Atapattu
                           Associate Director, Global Legal Studies Center, UW Law School, USA

3:30-4:00              Video Message from Hilary Charlesworth
                           Professor and ARC Laureate Fellow, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and ANU
                           College of Law, Australia

6:30                      Dinner (venue tba)

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