S.J. Quinney College of Law

Celebrating 100 Years of
Legal Education (1913-2013)

International Law Colloquium

This scholarly Colloquium presented by the Center for Global Justice examines major theoretical issues in international law. The Spring 2014 Colloquium focuses on relations between global and national/local political, legal and institutional order.

As part of College of Law course 7877-1, The International Law Colloquium brings leading scholars in international law and related fields to present works in progress.  Faculty, students and members of the community are welcome to attend any or all speaker sessions.  Papers are available 7-10 days in advance via the Colloquium website.  The paper will be presented by one of the conveners, the speaker replies, and general discussion among all present follow. Scholars featured at the Colloquium once again include colleagues from Pac-12 schools, with the aim of carrying forward academic links among the Pac-12 universities. 

Colloquium Conveners are Visiting Professor Benedict Kingsbury, and 
Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law Tony Anghie

 

2014 International Law Colloquium
Speaker Calendar and Study Documents


Friday, January 10, 2014
Sally Merry, New York University, Keynote Speaker
Borchard Conference Room, 12:15pm – 1:30pm

Center for Global Justice
Human Trafficking Workshop

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, January 24, 2014
James Gathii, Loyola University Chicago
Borchard Conference Room, 12:15pm – 1:30pm

Challenges of the East African Court of Justice’s Human Rights Strategy

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, January 31, 2014
Patricia Bromley, University of Utah Political Science Department
Borchard Conference Room, 12:15pm – 1:30pm

Why are for-profit, non-profit and religious organizations burgeoning and formalizing in similar ways worldwide? A Global Social Order Perspective

Paper | Encyclopedia | Video | Event info


Friday, February 14, 2014
Odette Lienau, Cornell University
Borchard Conference Room, 12:15pm – 1:30pm

Are Governments Ever Justified in Repudiating their Predecessors’ Odious Debts?

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, February 21, 2014
Karen Knop, University of Toronto
Borchard Conference Room, 12:15pm – 1:30pm

James Lorimer and the Possibilities of
‘Private Citizens of the World’

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, February 28, 2014
Rene Uruena, Universidad de los Andes
Borchard Conference Room, 12:15pm – 1:30pm

Relations Between Institutions in Global Governance

Paper | Video | Event info


Thursday, March 20, 2014 (co-sponsored by the Stegner Center and NRLF)
Daniel Bodansky, Arizona State University
Okazaki Community Meeting Room, Goodwill Humanitarian Building, College of Social Work11:30am – 12:45pm

Climate Change: Law and Science in Global Negotiations

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, March 28, 2014
Brent White, University of Arizona
Borchard Conference Room, 12:15pm – 1:30pm

A Global Study of Cities:
Urban Physical Disorder and its (Negative)
Effects on Rule of Law

Paper | Video | Event info


 

 

2013 International Law Colloquium
Speaker Calendar and Study Documents

As part of College of Law course 7877-1, The International Law Colloquium brought leading scholars in international law and related fields to present works in progress.  Faculty, students and members of the community were welcome to attend any or all speaker sessions.  Papers were available 7-10 days in advance via the Colloquium website.  The paper were presented by one of the conveners, the speaker replied, and general discussion among all present followed. Many of the speakers in this semester’s Colloquium are from Pac-12 schools, carrying forward academic links among the Pac-12 universities.

Colloquium Conveners are Visiting Professor Benedict Kingsbury, and 
Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law Tony Anghie

 


Friday, Jan 11 2013
Tariq Banuri 
– University of Utah, former Director, United Nations Division for Sustainable Development. Co-sponsored by the Wallace Stegner Center

Sustainable Development:
Financing Renewable Energy and Low-Carbon Growth

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, Jan 18 2013
Karen Engle
 – University of Texas at Austin; Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law, Founder and Co-Director, Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

Anti-Anti Impunity:
On the Criminalization of Human Rights

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, Jan 25 2013
Anita Ramasastry
 – University of Washington; D. Wayne & Anne Gittinger Professor of Law, and recently served on the US Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force

Legal Responsibility of Businesses for Violations of International Human Rights

Paper | Video | Event info


Monday, Jan 28 2013
Greg Shaffer – University of Minnesota; Melvin C. Steen Professor of Law 

Transnational Legal Orders

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, Feb 1 2013

Utah Law Review Symposium
The Legal and Ethical Limits of Technological Warfare

Video


Friday, Feb 15 2013
Tony Anghie
 – University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law; Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law

Human Rights and Developing Countries 

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, Feb 22 2013
Michael Fakhri
 – University of Oregon; Assistant Professor of Law

The Way Forward on Agriculture:
Revisiting International Commodity Agreements 

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, March 1 2013

Austerity in Europe Symposium


Friday, March 22 2013
Kevin Davis
 – NYU; Vice Dean and Beller Family Professor of Business Law

Anti-Corruption:
Transnational Enforcement and Stolen Asset Recovery 

Paper | Video | Event info


Friday, March 29 2013
Asli Bâli
 – UCLA; Assistant Professor of Law

Negotiating Iran’s Nuclear Program: 
Law and Policy Issues

Paper | no video shot for this event | Event info