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The Harvard European Law Association
cordially invites you to an event with:
Professor Miguel Maduro (EUI)
Professor Maduro will give some insights into the dynamics of European integration and will take questions from the audience.
Thursday, March 25 at FIVE pm
(note: the time of this event changed and is now definitely at 5 p.m.)
Hauser 101, Harvard Law School
Food will be served
Professor Maduro is a Professor of European Law and the Director of the Global Governance Program at the European University Institute. He is a former Advocate General for the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg . Professor Maduro specializes in European Union law, international economic law, constitutional law, and comparative institutional analysis. He has been a visiting professor at several academic institutions including Yale Law School, the University of Chicago Law School and the London School of Economics. Professor Maduro is a graduate of the European University Institute and the University of Lisbon.
Passion and Reason in European Integration
Professor Miguel Maduro (EUI), former Advocate General of the ECJ
Professor Grainne de Burca (Harvard Law School)
Friday March 26, 10am – 12pm
Boston University School of Law
765 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA 02215
Professor Glendon is the Former U.S.to the Holy See.
The Institute for Global Law and Policy is proud to announce our first annual Workshop on Global Law and Economic Policy June 2-11, 2010 at Harvard Law School
THE INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL LAW AND POLICY is proud to announce our first annual Workshop on Global Law and Economic Policy June 2-11, 2010 at HARVARD LAW SCHOOL.
IGLP: THE WORKSHOP is an intensive ten day residential program designed for DOCTORAL AND POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLARS. The Workshop aims to promote innovative ideas and alternative approaches to issues of global law, economic policy and social justice in the aftermath of the economic crisis. The initiative will bring young scholars and faculty from around the world together with leading faculty working on issues of global law and economic policy for serious research collaboration and debate. Hosted by Harvard Law School, The Workshop aims to bring together specialists from across the arts and sciences as well as the professional schools who are interested in the intersections between law, economics and global policy.
The Workshop is funded with generous support from SANTANDER UNIVERSITIES and SOVEREIGN BANK.
It is co-sponsored by the SCHOOL FOR ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES (SOAS) in London, the BERNARD AND AUDRE RAPOPORT CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE at the University of Texas and SCIENCES PO LAW SCHOOL in Paris
Professor DAVID KENNEDY will serve as Faculty Director for the Workshop. He is Director of The Institute for Global Law and Policy and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where he teaches international law, international economic policy, legal theory, law and development and European law. His research uses interdisciplinary materials from sociology and social theory, economics and history to explore issues of global governance, development policy and the nature of professional expertise.
The Core Faculty for the 2010 Workshop will include:
MATTHEW CRAVEN, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Professor of International Law and Director, Centre for the Study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; DENNIS DAVIS, Judge of the High Court of Cape Town, South Africa; CHRISTINE DESAN, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; KAREN ENGLE, Cecil D. Redford Professor in Law and Director, Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, University of Texas; JORGE ESQUIROL, Professor of Law and Director of International & Comparative Law Programs, Florida International University College of Law; ROY KREITNER, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University; SUSAN MARKS, Professor of Public International Law, King’s College London; VASUKI NESIAH, Lecturer in Law, Brown University; KERRY RITTICH, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law and the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto; ALVARO SANTOS, Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center; CHANTAL THOMAS, Professor of Law and Director of the Clarke Initiative for Law and Development in the Middle East and North Africa, Cornell Law School; GUILLAUME TUSSEAU, Professor of Law, Sciences Po Law School; ROBERT WAI, Associate Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto; MIKHAIL XIFARAS, Professor of Law, Sciences Po Law School.
The Core Faculty will be joined by speakers and discussants from Harvard and other leading universities.
While in residence at Harvard, participants will review current scholarly developments and reconsider canonical texts with the aim of strengthening our ability to understand and influence the shape and direction of global economic policy and law. Afternoon pro-seminars will offer participants the opportunity to share their own work in progress with colleagues and leading scholars in their field.
IGLP: THE WORKSHOP will be organized around five broad themes:
THE STRUCTURE AND HISTORY OF GLOBAL LAW
GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY: THE ARCHITECTURE OF MONETARY AND FINANCIAL INTEGRATION
HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY AND TRANSNATIONAL REGULATION
LAW AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Exploration of each theme will be led by a team of senior scholars and will be designed to promote discussion on recent scholarly trends as well as classical texts. In addition there will be several plenary talks by leading scholars and policy makers. All participants in The Workshop will have an opportunity to participate in exploration of each thematic area and to share their own scholarship.
Our goal will be to understand the history and structure of our contemporary world political and economic system. We will aim to map modern money, finance, development, governance, regulation and social justice, opening them to contestation and debate.
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO APPLY TO IGLP: THE WORKSHOP
The Institute for Global Law and Policy is committed to keeping the Workshop as cost-free as possible for admitted applicants, including travel, meals and lodging.
Click HERE for information about traveling to Harvard.
In honor of Best Foreign Language Film and is seen by many to be the most beautiful movie made by a German studio in the last decade.weekend, we’ll be showing Nirgendwo in Afrika (2001) this Friday. It won the 2002 Oscar for
Nirgendwo in Afrika
Friday, March 5
Barker 133 (Plimpton Room)
In the Humanities Center
The film follows a Jewish family that moves to a farm in Kenya in the 1930s. History, drama, a fascinating collision of cultures, and beautiful cinematography of the Kenyan landscape!
This movie won all of the major German film prizes in addition to the Oscar! One must see this film!
We’ll decide on English or German subtitles depending on the audience.
A Forum Featuring:
James Whitman, Yale Law School
Paul Friedland, Bowdoin College
Moshik Temkin, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Discussant: Carol Steiker, Harvard Law School
Friday, February 26, 2010
2:15 – 4:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA
Thursday, March 4 at 7PM, Reception at 8PM
Professor Glendon will speak for a half hour, and then take questions for a half hour. A reception will be held immediately after. We will serve hors d’oeuvres, dessert, beer and wine.
Professor Glendon is the Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.