Lectures


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Fall 2017- Spring 2018

“Square Peg in a Round Hole or the Perfect Fit? Cultural and Genetic Resource Protection Issues at the World Intellectual Property Organization” - Margo Bagley
19 February 2018
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“Making Modern War: Tensions & Teleologies” - Mike Newton
5 February 2018
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The Israeli Supreme Court and the Palestinian Citizens of Israel  - Rifat Azam
14 November 2017
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Enhancing Democratic Values: Balancing Liberty and Security in Modern France - Christiane Taubira
24 October 2017
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Fall 2016- Spring 2017

"Citizenship as a Human Right - The Fundamental Right to a Specific Citizenship" - Gonçalo Matias 
10 April 2017
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"Law’s Global Adaptive Systems: The Human Rights Example" - David J. Gerber 
4 April 2017
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"East West Street: On The Origins of ‘Genocide’ and ‘Crimes Against Humanity - Philippe Sands
30 March 2017
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"The Global Refugee Crisis" - Firas Kayal
28 March 2017
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"The Legacy and Challenges of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia” – Judge Liu Daqun   
22 February 2017
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"Film Screening of Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today - Sandra Schulberg   
21 September 2016
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"International Criminal Law: A View from the Trenches - The Accidental Jurist" - Brenda Hollis
12 September 2016
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Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

"Fireside Chat with Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Louis B. Susman"   
8 March 2016
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"
Chinese Constitutionalism at the Crossroads: Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects" - Wen-Chen Chang
22 February 2016
Building Hope and Moving Forward in Uganda - Frank Mugisha
19 February 2016
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"
What’s Fair: Street Art, Appropriation Art, and the Law” - Kevin Ray
4 February 2016
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Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

"International Human Rights Law in Action: Lessons from the Field”  
Stephanie Farrior, Vermont Law School - April 1, 2015 

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“LGBT Rights in International and Comparative Law: Progress and Contestation”
Larry Helfer, Duke Law School - February 20, 2015
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“International Justice: Beginning of the End, or End of the Beginning?”
Prosecutor Serge Brammertz, ICTY - March 3, 2015
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"Party-State, Inc: Chinese Corporate Capitalism in the 21st Century” 
Curtis J. Milhaupt
, Columbia Law School - February 17, 2015
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"No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” 
Callum Macrae, Award-winning filmmaker - February 9, 2015
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"Fires, Fuel and the Fate of 3 Billion: The State of the Energy Impoverished" 

Gautam Yadama, Washington University Brown School of Social Work - October 13, 2014
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"Constitutional Implications of the Financial Crisis in Europe"  
Gonçalo Matias, Catholic University of Portugal - September 22, 2014 

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"Legal Globalization and Efficiency: Towards Standardization or Jurisdiversity" 
Bertrand du Marais, Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense - August 28, 2014 

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Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

April 3, 2014
Karen Hall
, U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
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February 24, 2014
Prof. Madeleine Zelin
, Columbia University
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February 11, 2014
Ambassador David Scheffer
, former U.S. Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues
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November 18, 2013
Fiona Lloyd-Davies, Award-winning Filmmaker and Photojournalist
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Fall 2012 - Spring 2013

September 13, 2012
Ambassador Louis Susman, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom
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October 15, 2012
Kim Prost, Ombudsperson for the UN Security Council's Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee
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February 20, 2013
Raj Bhala, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law, University of Kansas School of Law
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March 04, 2013
Robert Petit, Counsel at Justice Canada, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Section
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March 7, 2013
Tae-Ung Baik,
William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii
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March 25, 2013 
Hélène Ruiz Fabri, Sorbonne Law School
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April 1, 2013
Mini-Colloquium on Conceptualizing a New Institutional Framework for International Taxation
Speakers include: Allison Christians, Itai Grinberg, Michael Lennard, Diane Ring, and Lee Sheppard
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Fall 2011 - Spring 2012

September 22, 2011
Fatou Bensouda, Deputy Prosecutor, International Criminal Court - 2011 World Peace Through Law Award Recipient - "Looking Back, Looking Ahead - Reflections from the Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court"
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October 7, 2011
Dr. Andreas Schloenhardt, Associate Professor, The University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law - "Be Careful What You Pay For: Trafficking in Persons in Australia"
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October 27, 2011
Andrew Cayley, International Co-Prosecutor of the ECCC - Prosecuting Mass Atrocities at the ECCC
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April 11, 2012
Judge Xue Hanqin,
International Court of Justice - The International Court of Justice and Judicial Settlement of International Disputes: Changes and Challenges
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2010-2011

Arsalan Iftikhar, B.A.’99, J.D.’03 - "Islamic Pacifism" [more] [view video]

Debate Series: " Are U.S. Drone Attacks in the 'War on Terror' Lawful? [more][view video]

Dawn Johnsen, Professor of Law, Indiana Law School - "Reflections on Promoting Liberty and the Rule of Law" [more] [view video]

Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, "Downstream: Untold Stories on Water, Sanitation and Wetlands" [ more ]

Rebecca Hamilton, Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, - "Sudan Divided: What Next for the People of Africa's Newest Country?" [more] [view video]

Kristin Kalla, Senior Programme Officer, Trust Fund for Victims, International Criminal Court - "Hope, Empowerment and the Experience of Justice in Northern Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Lessons from the International Criminal Court’s Trust Fund for Victims" [more][view video]

Leonard Rubenstein, Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - "Getting Serious about Protection of Health Workers and Facilities in Situations of Conflict" [more]

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