Institute for International Law and Public Policy





Institute Past Events
2003 - 2004

 

Distinguished Scholars-in-Residence

"A New World Order"

Anne Marie Slaughter, Institute Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence; Dean, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University President, American Society of International Law

"Islamic Law and Feminism: The Story of a Relationship "

Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Institute Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence; Research Assistant in Centre for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; Independent consultant, researcher, and writer on Middle Eastern issues.

"A Challenge to the United Nations and the World: Developing the Rule of Law"

Hans Corell, Institute Distinguished Diplomat-in-Residence; Ambassador, Swedish Foreign Ministry; Former Under-Secretary General for Legal Affairs and the Legal Counsel of the United Nations

 

Current Developments in International Relations

"Roman Roots: Where Does Law Come From?"

Francisco Parisi, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law and Professore Ordinario per Chiara Fama at the University of Milan, School of Law

"The Making of International Criminal Law"

Judge Patricia M. Wald, Institute Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence; Formerly Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia; Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

"Turkish Legal Harmonization Packages for Accession to the EU"

Yesim Durak, Institute Visiting Researcher

"Presidential Systems and Their Weaknesses"

Professor Pablo Riberi, Institute Visiting Scholar; Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Cordoba

"Women in War"

Heike Alefsen, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for the Advancement of Women.

Co-sponsored by Temple's Women's Studies Program

"Prosecuting Gender Crimes in International Tribunals"

Kelly Dawn Askin, Esq., Director, International Criminal Justice Initiative

"Islamic Republic in Iran: An Unfinished Project

Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Institute Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence; Research Assistant in Centre for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; Independent consultant, researcher, and writer on Middle Eastern issues.

"Exit, Escape and Commitment in International Agreements: Introducing a Theoretical and Empirical Research Agenda"

Laurence R. Helfer, Visiting Professor and Research Fellow, Law and Public Affairs, Princeton University; Professor of Law and Lloyd Tevis Fellow, Loyola Los Angeles School of Law

"Human Rights, Rule of Law and Democracy: Linkages and Contradictions" "Career Paths in International Law"

Patrick Merloe, Senior Associate and Director of Programs on Election and Political Processes at the National Democractic Institute (NDI) for International Affairs in Washington; Temple University Graduate

"Current Developments Relating to the Freedom of Information Act in China"

Cheng Jie, Secretary-General and vice director of the Center for Constitutional Law and Civil Rights, Tsinghua University Fulbright Scholar, Yale University

"From the Ground Up: Rebuilding Iraq's Legal Structure"

Stephen M. Orlofsky, former Judge, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey; Partner, Blank Rome LLP

"The Origins of the Human Rights Movement

Benjamin Nathans, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

 

Transnational Law Luncheons

"Is Judicial Reform in Japan Real?: A View from the Front Line"

Professor Setsuo Miyazawa, Waseda University, Japan

"The Role of International Law in U.S. Courts"

Judge Patricia M. Wald, Institute Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence; Formerly Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia; Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

"Judicial Reform in Japan"

Justice Itsuo Sonobe, Institute Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence; Supreme Court of Japan

"Gendered Citizenship: Debating Reproductive Rights in Ireland"

Professor Siobhan Mullally, University College Cork; Visiting Professor, Cornell Law School

"The Design of International Agreements"

Professor Andrew Guzman, Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

"The Future of Humanitarian Intervention"

Hans Corell, Institute Distinguished Diplomat-in-Residence; Ambassador, Swedish Foreign Ministry; Former Under-Secretary General for Legal Affairs and the Legal Counsel of the United Nations

 

Faculty Colloquia

"An Insider's View of International Courts"

Judge Patricia M. Wald, Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence; Formerly Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia; Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

"Mistrust, Pessimism and the Structure of Constitutional Norms"

Professor Pablo Riberi, Institute Visiting Scholar; Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Cordoba.

"Collective Duty to Prevent Non-Proliferation"

Anne-Marie Slaughter, Institute Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence; Dean, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University President, American Society of International Law

"Internationalization of the Law School Curriculum"

Hans Corell, Institute Distinguished Diplomat-in-Residence; Ambassador, Swedish Foreign Ministry; Former Under-Secretary General for Legal Affairs and the Legal Counsel of the United Nations

Open Faculty Discussion with Hans Corell: "Combating Terrorism"

Hans Corell, Institute Distinguished Diplomat-in-Residence; Ambassador, Swedish Foreign Ministry; Former Under-Secretary General for Legal Affairs and the Legal Counsel of the United Nations

 

Brown Bag Discussion Series

"Careers in International Law"

Professor Matthew Wilson, Director, Temple Law Program, Tokyo, Japan

"How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Clerking for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda"

Eleanor Breslin, Temple 3L

Co-sponsored by the International Law Society and SPIN, the Student's Public Interest Network

"Job Opportunities in International Law"

Brendan Newnam, Open Society Justice Initiative
Rosy Kandathil, South Asia Human Rights Documentation

Co-sponsored by the International Law Society

"Ghana's Position in the 21st Century"

Professor John Atta Mills, Former Vice President of Ghana; Former Professor at Temple Law School

"China at the Crossroads: Political, Economic, and Constitutional Reform in the PRC Today"

Cao Siyuan, China's most prominent constitutional reformer; President of Beijing Siyuan Research Center for WTO and Social Sciences, and Director of the Beijing Siyuan Merger and Bankruptcy Consultancy

Discussion

David Sugarman, Professor of Law at Lancaster University, England; Fellow, Royal Historical Society

 

Institute Film Series

"Passionate Voices: American Jews and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"

Following the viewing, the directors of this documentary, C. Burstein, T. Heriza, and W. Univer, led a discussion about the film.

"Divorce Iranian Style"

Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Institute Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, Research Assistant in Centre for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; Independent consultant, researcher and writer on Middle Eastern issues

"Suing States for Human Rights Violations: The Timorese Experience" Beth Stephens, Professor of Law, Rutgers University

 

Temple University Women's Studies Program International Speaker Series
"Women and Conflict"

"Prosecuting Crimes of Genocide and Gender-Based Violence in Rwanda"

Eleanor Breslin, Temple University School of Law, 3L

 

Conferences

"Compliance with European Union Data Protection Requirements: The Safe Harbor and Other Options"

Co-sponsored by the United States Department of Commerce, IMS Health, and Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering, Washington, D.C.

SARS, Public Health, and Global Governance Conference

A two-day meeting of leading scholars focusing on the challenges that emerging public health threats -- including AIDS and SARS -- pose to global governance (and to new theories of global governance)

Co-sponsored by the Center for Law and the Public's Health based at The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health

Delaware Valley International Law Day

Delaware Valley International Law Day consisted of a series of presentations, based on current research (either research-in-progress or completed drafts), by faculty members from area law schools. The presentations were followed by brief comments by area law faculty; after these comments the floor was opened for questions from and dialogue with all participants. Mark Tushnet delivered the keynote address.

Keynote Speaker:

Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School

"Transnational Constitutional Law"

 

 

Past Institute Events

2011 - 2012
2010 - 2011
2009 - 2010
2008 - 2009
2007 - 2008
2006 - 2007
2005 - 2006
2004 - 2005
2003 - 2004
2002 - 2003
2001 - 2002