George Participates in Panels on Human Rights, International Law

On Friday, April 12, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will participate in a panel discussion titled “Feminist Approaches to International Law — The Legacy of Two Decades” at Albany Law School.  The panel will be chaired by Professor Mary Lynch, Albany Law School. In addition to George, panelists include Professor Val Napoleon, University of Victoria School of Law, Canada; Professor Johanna Bond, Washington and Lee School of Law; Professor Siobhan Mullally, Cork University, Ireland; and Professor Judith Resnik, Yale Law School.

According to program materials, “the panel will discuss the endearing legacy of the most intellectually pioneering and one of the most cited international law articles of the 20th century.”  The panel is part of the Stoneman/Katz Conference: Human Rights, Gender and the Law: The State of Equality in Comparative Perspective.

Additionally, on April 5, George was part of a panel at the 107th ASIL Annual Meeting, International Law in a Multipolar World, which was held in Washington, D.C.  Her panel, “The Past and Future of African International Law Scholarship,” also included Uche Ewelukwa-Ofodile, University of Arkansas; Chris Maina Peter, University of Dar es Salaam; and Makau Mutua, SUNY Buffalo Law School.

The panel “critically appraise[d]” several important new books on Africa and international law, according to the ASIL program.