Institute for International Law and Public Policy





Institute Past Events
2004 - 2005


 

Distinguished Scholars-in-Residence

"Contemporary International Law: Has its Reach Exceeded its Grasp?"

Professor W. Michael Reisman, Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law, Yale Law School; President, Arbitration Tribunal for the Bank for International Settlements.

 

Public Lecture Series

 

"Pioneer Feminist: Susan Glaspell and the First Greenwich Village Avant Garde"

Linda Ben-Zvi, Professor Emerita in English and Theatre, Colorado State University, is currently Professor of Theatre Studies at Tel Aviv University. She was the first woman president of the International Samuel Beckett Society and is the convener of the Beckett Working Group of the International Federation of Theatre Research. Ms. Ben-Zvi has published more than 90 articles and reviews on modern and contemporary drama. She is a leading authority on Susan Glaspell, the author of A Jury of Her Peers. A prolific writer, Ms. Ben-Zvi has written a number of books including Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times and Theatre in Israel.

"The AIDS Crisis in China "

Dr. Wan Yanhai, Founder of one of China's most active AIDS organizations; Well-known educator and defender of the human rights of AIDS - afflicted people in China.

Scott Burris, Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law; Senior Associate, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Law and the Public's Health.

Co-Sponsored with AIDS Policy Project

 

Current Developments in International Relations

"Gender Jurisprudence as it is Developing in International Law"

Roberta Baldini, International Prosecutor with the Department of Justice, Criminal Division - UN Mission in Kosovo.

"The Doha Trade Negotiations"

Welber Barral, Professor of International Economic Law at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brazil; Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Georgetown University Law Center. Professor Barrel has written widely on international trade issues and is a leading expert on the effecct of the WTO on developing states.

"Targeted Crimes and South Asian Profiling: Legal Implications and Perspectives"

Nadeem Bezar, Partner at Kolsby, Gordon, Robin, Shore & Bezar, P.C.

Co-Sponsored with the South Asian Student Law Association

"The Legitimacy of the Advisory Function of the World Court in the Shadow of the Wall"

Tomer Broude, Professor of Law at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

"Representing the Abu Ghraib Detainees"

Susan Burke, Partner, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads LLP.

"Lawyering Inside the Green Zone in Baghdad"

Eric Pelofsky, Attorney Advisor in the Office of the Legal Advisor at the U.S. Department of State, concentrating on legal matters relating to the United Nations

"Crisis in Sudan"

John Predergast, Special Advisor to the President at the International Crisis Group. The International Crisis Group is a leading independent group that works to prevent international conflict. Prior to joining ICG, Mr. Prendergast, a Temple graduate, served as Director of African Affairs at the National Security Council and worked for a variety of think tanks, UN agencies, and NGOs on African issues. His latest book is God, Oil & Country: Changing the Logic of War in Sudan.

"After the War: Customary Law in Liberia"

Peter Sevareid, Emeritus Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law

"What is Atrocity Law"

David Scheffer, Visiting Professor of Law, George Washington University

 

Transnational Law Luncheons

"Genocide"

Juan Mendez, United Nations Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide; President, International Center for Transitional Justice.

 

Faculty Colloquia

"The International Court of Justice Opinion on the Israeli Security Wall: Does it Change International Law?"

W. Michael Reisman, Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence; Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law, Yale Law School; President, Arbitration Tribunal for the Bank for International Settlements.

 

Brown Bag Series

"Creating an International Law Practice"

Margaret McClellan Gatti, Founder of Gatti & Associates, an international law firm.

Co-Sponsored with Career Planning Department

"Trademarks, Language, and the Web"

Cedric Manara, Profesor and Deputy Head, Legal Department at EDHEC Business School, Nice, France; Temple Law School Institute Visiting Scholar 2004. Professor Manara's primary teaching and research interests are legal e-commerce and intellectual property issues.

"(Mis)understanding Islamic Law"

Umar Moghul, Private Practitioner who specializes in Islamic law and finance, including the structuring of retail banking financial products, acquisition financing and estate planning.

"From Dispute Settlement to the International Judicial Function: International Courts and Tribunals in the Contemporary World"

Cesare P.R. Romano, Assistant Director of the Project on International Courts and Tribunals at the Center on International Cooperation at New York Uniersity; Visiting Professor at Duke University.

"American Legal Imperialism in China: 1844 - 1943"

Teemu Ruskola, Assistant Professor of Law at American University, Washington D.C.

"Summer Break: Student Jobs in International Law"

Student Panel Discussion: Temple Law Students Erin Moore, Anisa Rahim, and Gulai Wang spoke about their experiences practicing international law in the United States and abroad during the Summer, 2004.

"The AIDS Crisis in China: The Role of Law and Advocacy"

Dr. Wan Yanhai, Founder of one of China's most active AIDS organizations; Well-known educator and defender of the human rights of AIDS - afflicted people in China. He is the recipient of the Award for Action on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and Human Rights Watch.

Scott Burris, Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law; Senior Associate, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Law and the Public's Health

 

Delaware Valley International Law Day II

Keynote Address "American Exceptionalism"

Jose Alvarez, Professor, Columbia Law School

Delaware Valley International Law Day II is designed to provide to international law faculty in the tri-state area the opportunity to exchange ideas about their scholarship as well as to promote dialogue on emerging international legal issues. The one-day event consisted of a series of presentations by faculty members from area law schools.

Presentations by:

Prof. Ari Afilalo, Rutgers (Camden) School of Law
Prof. Larry Cata Backer, Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law
Prof. Erin Daly, Widener University School of Law
Prof Joseph W. Dellapenna, Villanova University School of Law
Prof. Jeffrey L. Dunoff, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Prof. Donald Harris, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Prof. Duncan Hollis, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Prof. J. Patrick Kelly, Widener University School of Law
Prof. Beth Lyon, Villanova University School of Law
H. Geoffrey Moulton, Jr., First Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Prof. Edward Swaine, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; University of Pennsylvania Law School

 

 

Past Institute Events

2012 - 2013
2011 - 2012
2010 - 2011
2009 - 2010
2008 - 2009
2007 - 2008
2006 - 2007
2005 - 2006
2004 - 2005
2003 - 2004
2002 - 2003
2001 - 2002